micenet March 2016
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April 14, 2016
In this issue
Boots an' all at Wolgan Valley
Funny business at Luna Park
Hilton to open a second hotel in New Caledonia
A little luxury for you…
Global Meetings Industry Day
Global Meetings Industry Day today
For the first time, the greater meetings and events industry around the world is today celebrating Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) (April 14).
Spearheaded by the US-based Convention Industry Council and the Meetings Mean Business Coalition, the initiative was created to raise greater awareness of the value of meetings.
Click here to learn more. 
Andrew Hiebl
AACB presents its Forward Calendar
Andrew Hiebl, CEO of the of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB), the Australian key representative body for the business events industry, kicked off the Global Meetings Industry Day by delivering a copy of its Forward Calendar report to the nation’s parliament in Canberra.
The Forward Calendar is the most comprehensive audit of future business events attached to Australia ever produced and comes after an unprecedented data sharing exercise between the nation's convention bureaux.
Click here to read more. 
SongDivision creates GMID song
SongDivision has created a song to promote Global Meetings Industry Day - a completely original piece, written for the industry, by the industry in a world first online live-stream via Periscope.
You can read how it all happened and view the Global Meetings Industry Day anthem by clicking here. 
Mindful Meetins by Mercure Hotels
Emirate One&Only Wolgan Valley
Boots an' all at Wolgan Valley
Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley and R.M.Williams have come together to offer a quintessentially Australian weekend experience.
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Luna Park Sydney
Funny business at Luna Park
Luna Park, not just for fun but also for business, trade and consumer events has given a full upgrade to their audio-visual systems across a number of venue spaces, including the Crystal Ballroom, the Ted Hopkins Room and the Sunset Room, with leading audio-visual and event technology specialists Microhire, investing over $100,000 in the partnership.
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Manuka Oval
Canberra's $800M Manuka Oval
A proposal of an $800million re-development of Canberra’s Manuka Oval is being seen as a major boost to the ACT economy by Canberra hoteliers. It is a bid that would see upgrades to the current stadium including a moderate increase in capacity, improved media and corporate facilities, upgraded public facilities, improved food and beverage facilities and the creation of more public open space.
AHA national CEO Stephen Ferguson said, "Any development that kick-starts the economy to bring more people to Canberra is a win for hospitality and tourism, and the sector is excited to see the proposal become a reality."
Bungalow Lagune
Hilton to open a second hotel in New Caledonia
Following the opening of Hilton Noumea La Promenade Residence in 2013, a second Hilton hotel – the Hilton Lifou Wadra Bay Resort is to be built in New Caledonia.
The announcement comes after the signing of a franchise agreement with Société de Développement des îles Loyautés (SODIL).
The 50-room resort, due to open in 2019 on Lifou Island will be the first hotel of this standard on this largely undiscovered island with its features a combination of Melanesian culture, unique nature, and magnificent beaches. Lifou is accessible by air or by boat from Noumea.
Vivid Aquatic ANMM
Vivid's action station at the Maritime Museum
Corporate visitors to Sydney looking for a relaxed and quiet environment during Vivid, yet are still part of the action, need look no further than the Australian National Maritime Museum.
Photo: Australian National Maritime Museum
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Four Points by Sheraton
Four Points by Sheraton gets rigged
When Four Points by Sheraton Darling Harbour opens on June 1, they will have the only car hoist in Sydney able to display vehicles or suspend them from the ceiling.
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Hong Kong - The World's Meeting Place
Hong Kong – The World's Meeting Place
Join over 30 Hong Kong partners at our Hong Kong Travel Mission, May 2016. Learn more about unique venues, sightseeing activities and hotels. Why not discuss your next meeting, incentive or conference with our experts on the ground. Amazing prizes will be on offer.
  • Sydney - May 17. Evening Cocktail Reception
  • Melbourne - May 19. Afternoon Free Flow Workshop
To register your interest, contact Belinda Shillcock.
Amber Meeting Room 
Limited Time Offer – "Meetings with More"
Macao "Meetings with More" provides a selection of Special offers from your next meeting or event at Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel and The St Regis Macao. Our experienced sales, entertainment, technical and events service teams are dedicated to providing our personalized support to ensure your event is a great success. Book more to enjoy more benefits.
• 5% off master bill
• Complimentary rooms and room upgrades
• 20% off Audio Visual equipment
• Complimentary 30-minute “Meet and Greet” entertainment performance
• Buy one get one free ferry ticket
Booking period until December 31, 2016. Terms and conditions apply.
Phone +853 8113 0700 or email.
Events by Luxperience
Styling secrets to be revealed at Events by Luxperience
Styling is at the heart of any event and, if it's done well, it can have a direct impact on an event's success. Events by Luxperience 2016 will be introducing a new series of business sessions, one of which will focus on styling. It will feature presentations from innovative and thought provoking industry specialists. They will give attendees their insights and trend predictions for event styling, as well as the knowledge and inspiration to create a truly one of a kind, #solxuperience event.
Click here to read more. 
National Museum of Australia
The National Museum of Australia is the ideal venue for your next event
Enjoying one of the best locations in Canberra right on the water's edge, The National Museum of Australia is a venue with a spectacular difference. With its stunning architecture and magnificent location, the National Museum of Australia, Canberra, is an ideal venue for conferences, corporate events, gala balls, lakeside dining and cocktail functions. The Museum boasts sweeping decks, expansive windows and imposing indoor and outdoor spaces with mountain, lakeside and city views, providing a versatile and memorable setting for any occasion.
Spice up your corporate event with BridgeClimb
What better way to reward your staff or impress your clients than with a climb to the summit of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
BridgeClimb is dedicated to tailoring a Climb experience for all groups. How about canapés on the summit, or a private space to celebrate post climb with our Enhancement Packages?
Contact our dedicated corporate sales representative to find out how we are more than a Climb!
Click here to visiti the website. 
Australian Technology Park
A little luxury for you…
Looking for that perfect space for your next event? ATP is home to stand-out events – it's all about the location and our second-to-none service.
All new bookings for events held before June 30, 2017, which include a catering spend above $35,000, will receive a $4,000 voucher to spend at Louis Vuitton.*
Contact us via email or call us on 02 9209 4220 to find out more about our fabulous event space and how you can receive this one-time only special offer!
Click here to watch their video. 
* Terms and conditions apply.
Dentists – not just patients – have reason to smile
The second run of the biennial ADX16 Sydney – Australia's premier dental event – at Sydney Exhibition Centre @ Glebe Island (SEC@GI) in March generated smiles all around, thanks to record-breaking visitor numbers.
Crowd pleasers included the latest in 3D dental technology, a crèche, and on-stand novelties like a juice bar and gelato cart. Serious business was tackled in three custom-built theatrettes and on the floor with sales exceeding targets.
See for yourself what a successful SEC@GI event looks like. Check out this page. 
Last chance to register for MEETINGS 2016!
For 20 years MEETINGS has provided conference and event planners an opportunity like no other to discover the very best of New Zealand's growing business events sector. Come along as our guest and meet with over 190 exhibitors, from over 19 regions who will ensure your next event, conference or incentive programme is a resounding success!
Take up this exclusive offer to attend FREE as a Hosted Buyer and enjoy the added benefits including complimentary air and ground travel, accommodation, registration and networking activities.
"It is the most worthwhile event in the NZ event industry calendar." Rebecca Smith, Avenues Event Management.
Positions are filling fast so apply now to make one yours. Applications close this April 18 so get in quick!
Click here to register. 
Associations Forum National Conference
Associations Forum National Conference 2016: Registrations Open
Registrations have opened for Associations Forum National Conference, to be held at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on July 4-5, 2016.
The conference is one of the largest gatherings of associations in Australia.
World Vision's CEO, Tim Costello, and Philip Dalidakis, the Victorian Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade, are among this year's impressive line-up of speakers.
Register before May 20, 2016 to access discounted rates.
Take advantage of the 3-for-2 Offer: Register two delegates from your NFP organisation and bring a third delegate FREE.
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