Things are only getting better in Australia
6 November 2020 • Industry News
There’s no shortage of happy little vegemites in Australia as things are looking up! With restrictions easing and borders opening, our nation is getting back on track and working towards an exciting new normal. AIME is proud as punch of how far we’ve come as a country and would like to celebrate our full week of 0 coronavirus cases by highlighting all of the great Australia-wide news!
It’s good to be back in Western Australia!
Following the successful launch of their local campaign, Event Here Now, in August, Western Australia supported more than 50 business events. Gareth Martin, Chief Executive at Business Events Perth said that they’ve brought together “over 18,000 West Aussies to connect, collaborate and share ideas and knowledge”. There are also another 47 State-based events in the pipeline that are excited to welcome interstate delegates as WA is set to open their borders to interstate visitors!
Speaking of Australian borders…
We are (nearly) all together again!
- NSW opening their borders to Victoria, meaning their borders are now open to all states (woohoo!)
- Tasmania has now opened their borders to Australia and are welcoming travellers from low-risk areas without having to quarantine.
- Travellers from regional Victoria and Greater Sydney are now allowed to enter the Northern Territory without quarantining for two weeks.
- Victorian borders are well and truly open to all Australian states!
The show will (definitely) go on
Future events are being confirmed all around Australia and filling us with confidence about the recovery of our industry. Just to name a few…
- The Melbourne Cricket Ground will be hosting the Boxing Day Test this year.
- The Sydney Hobart yacht race has been given the go ahead!
- The Australian Open will go ahead it’s rightful home (Melbourne).
ICC Sydney given the green light
International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has been given the go ahead to proceed with public exhibitions, subject to one person per 4 square metres of space and no capacity limit! The centre is certainly not wasting any time, with two of Sydney’s most popular exhibitions already on the cards for 2021.