Tag: AIME

AIME Welcome Reception to pop-up in secret location

| February 2, 2014

The location for the highly anticipated Asia‐Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) Welcome Reception is veiled in secrecy and will only be revealed on Friday, 14 February, Karen Bolinger, Chief Executive Officer of the Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) announced today.

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ICCA’S STRENGTHENS AIME TRAINING PROGRAM: “THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME”

| January 15, 2014

ICCA’s unique training program, the Forum for Young Professionals, has expanded its stellar line-up of senior industry speakers.  

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ICCA’s Specialised Industry Training for Young Professionals at AIME 2014

| December 5, 2013

In conjunction with AIME 2014, ICCA will once again be running its popular Forum for Young Professional from Feb 16-17 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. 

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AIME and CIBTM welcome new event director

| May 9, 2013 | 0 Comments
AIME and CIBTM welcome new event director

 Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) announced the appointment of Jacqui Timmins as the new Director for the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) and the China Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (CIBTM).

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AIME Awards celebrate stand excellence and innovation

| February 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

27 February 2013: The 2013 winners of the coveted Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) Awards have been announced, recognising excellence in stand design and presentation, and acknowledging Roslyn McLeod for her significant contribution to the industry. 

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AIME 2013 Melbourne pre-tours

| February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments
AIME 2013 Melbourne pre-tours

Almost 250 hosted buyers and media were treated to a taste of regional Victoria last weekend during the AIME pre tours.

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AIME 2013 opens with enhanced program

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
AIME 2013 opens with enhanced program

25 February, 2013: The Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) will open tomorrow at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), amongst much buzz about the newly launched Business Events Week, and promises to impress with new initiatives and a substantial focus on technology.  

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AIME’s social program to jump start the year’s networking

| February 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

18 February, 2013: Simmering paella stations replicating Melbourne’s inner-urban gastronomic scene; authentic flavours from Malaysia, Korea, India and the Philippines;

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Technology and education take centre stage with new initiatives announced for AIME

| February 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

13 February, 2013: The Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) has announced seven, exciting new initiatives, developed in response to attendee feedback and industry trends, intended to help visitors get maximum value out of time spent at the annual event.

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Meeting of the minds at inaugural AIME CEO Summit

| February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

11 February, 2013: Top level executives from the Asia-Pacific region will come together to discuss key challenges being faced in today’s macro business environment at the AIME Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Summit, which will be held during the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) in Melbourne, on 26 February, 2013.

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New Visitor Appointment Diaries announced for AIME 2013

| February 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

8 February, 2013: This year, for the first time, visitors to AIME will have the opportunity to line up Pre Scheduled Appointments with their top choice of exhibitors through new Visitor Appointment Diaries, a system that was previously only available to Hosted Buyers.

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AIME 2013 introduces new mobile app for instant show information

| February 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

6 February 2013: Attendees at this year’s Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) will be able to access vital information about the show instantly and easily with a new mobile app launched today.

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Young Professionals Set to Shine at AIME 2013

| February 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

4th February, Kuala Lumpur: Once again, 28 young professionals will join their peers from across the world on 24 – 25 February 2013 at the annual Forum for Young Professionals (FYP), held in conjunction with the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) show. 

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Stellar talent line up for Saxton Ultimate Event Experience at AIME 2013

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

30 January 2013: Saxton Speakers Bureau has announced an impressive 10-act line-up for its famous, Saxton Ultimate Event Experience, returning on Tuesday, 26 February, to the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) in Melbourne.

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Experts to take the stage at new AIME Knowledge seminars

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Personal and professional development will be a major focus of the 2013 Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) with the announcement of a refreshed education program – AIME Knowledge – now offering two streams of insightful sessions over the two days of the show. 

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AIME 2013 Awards to celebrate innovation

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

17 January 2013: Organisers of the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) have announced the judges for this year’s highly coveted AIME Awards, as well as a new award category for ‘Best Innovative Stand’.

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Welcome Reception set to bring AIME 2013 to life

| January 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Melbourne LIVE! will be the theme for the highly anticipated Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) 2013 official Welcome Reception, the Melbourne Convention + Visitors Bureau (MCVB) announced today.

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Visitor registrations for AIME 2013 now open

| December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

17 December 2012: Visitor registrations are now open for the 2013 Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME). Business events organisers of all experience levels are encouraged to register to attend this valuable networking and educational event. Anyone involved in planning or booking business events and incentive trips can register as a visitor for free at [...]

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New initiative brings AIME 2013 into the future

| December 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

13 December 2012: A new technology zone is set to launch at the 2013 Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME). The Future Events Experience will showcase the latest concepts and innovations for the MICE industry and provide an interactive experience for attendees eager to stay at the forefront of technological developments. In partnership with Newtonstrand and Eventskills, [...]

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AIME 2012 shortlisted for Excellence award

| November 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) has been named as a finalist in the Exhibition and Event Association of Australia’s (EEAA) 2012 Awards for Excellence, cementing its position as an industry leader. AIME, the largest annual exhibition in Australia for meetings, incentives, business travel and events, is one of four finalists in the category [...]

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The A LIST Guide goes live at AIME

| October 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

The comprehensive events Guide will launch the A LIST Open House at AIME 2013; a dedicated area where visitors can meet with new event suppliers and venues to gain inspiration for special events and functions. Sally de Swart, Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) Director for AIME said, “Now in its 21st year, AIME continues to bring [...]

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AIME awards travel management contract to Bay Travel

| September 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

10 September 2012: The Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) held annually in Melbourne, Australia, has signed a partnership with travel management company, Bay Travel, to organise travel arrangements for its 2013 Hosted Buyer program. Founded in 1988, Bay Travel is one of the largest privately owned travel management agencies in Australia and will be responsible [...]

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AIME 2013 Hosted Buyer Early Bird rates announced

| September 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 21st anniversary AIME will be held on 26-27 February 2013 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre 03 September 2012: Prospective buyers looking to join the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo’s (AIME) popular Hosted Buyer Program in 2013 can now benefit from significant savings, with the organisers announcing a 10 per cent ‘Early Bird’ application fee discount [...]

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New dates announced for AIME 2013

| April 30, 2012

Organisers of the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME), Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE), today announced new show dates for AIME 2013, which will now take place on the 26 and 27 February 2013. Previously announced March 2013 dates have been revised as exhibition space at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) became available in [...]

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Impressive turnout at 20th anniversary AIME

| March 1, 2012

1 March 2012: The show floor was buzzing at the 20th anniversary Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) 2012 with more quality Hosted Buyers undertaking Pre Scheduled Appointments (PSAs) with exhibitors than in 2011. 500 Hosted Buyers from 27 countries attended AIME, which is an increase of 16.5 per cent compared to 2011. Furthermore, 779 exhibitors were [...]

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One of a kind convention and exhibition centre launched at AIME

| February 21, 2012
One of a kind convention and exhibition centre launched at AIME

A one of a kind convention centre, currently under construction at the RNA Showgrounds in Brisbane, has been officially launched to the industry during the Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo in Melbourne today. RNA Chief Executive Jonathan Tunny was joined by Brisbane Marketing Convention Bureau Director Annabel Sullivan to unveil Brisbane’s newest convention centre, which is [...]

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AIME 2012 award winners announced at Nightcap Networking

| February 21, 2012

22 February 2012: The award winners for the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) 2012 were announced last night at a jazzy event, Nightcap Networking, held at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) and hosted by the Melbourne Convention + Visitors Bureau (MCVB) and the Atlantic Group. The awards, presented by Sally de Swart, [...]

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20th anniversary and still going from strength to strength

| February 20, 2012

21 February 2012: The organisers of the 20th anniversary Asia-Pacific Meetings & Incentives Expo (AIME), which opens today at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), are expecting a successful two-day event with preliminary figures looking positive. With more than 500 Hosted Buyers set to attend AIME 2012, organisers are expecting at least a 15% increase [...]

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Ita Buttrose to open AIME’s 20th anniversary show

| February 20, 2012

20 February 2012: Media personality Ita Buttrose will open the 20th anniversary Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) tomorrow at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), marking the beginning of the renowned, two-day, meetings and incentives event. Ms Buttrose, who attended the first AIME back in 1993 where she presented as part of the Education [...]

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AIME’s 20th anniversary bigger than ever

| February 16, 2012
AIME’s 20th anniversary bigger than ever

17 February 2012: The 20th anniversary Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) will take place next week and is expected to be bigger than ever, with a huge turnout by exhibitors and strong support from existing and new sponsors, allowing for exciting initiatives both on and off the show floor. Joined again by big name, major [...]

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AIME 2012 launches Smartphone App

| February 12, 2012

13 February 2012: Organisers of the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME), Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE), today launched its official Smartphone event application with ShowGizmo. Registered visitors, exhibitors and media attending the show in Melbourne on the 21 and 22 February 2012 can download the event app for free starting today. The introduction of AIME’s [...]

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Last chance to nominate for AIME Awards 2012

| February 8, 2012

08 February 2012: With the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) less than two weeks away, nominations for the highly coveted AIME Awards will close this week, giving attendees one last chance to nominate potential winners. Attendees are able to nominate in two categories: Best Environmentally Sustainable Stand and AIME Industry Person of the Year. [...]

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Saxton’s Ultimate Event Experience AIME 2012 line up announced

| January 31, 2012

01 February 2012: Saxton Speakers Bureau has announced the impressive 11 act line-up for its spectacular Ultimate Event Experience, which is returning to the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) for the third consecutive year. The complimentary event presents a range of quality Australian and international entertainers and speakers to an expected audience of over 1000 meetings [...]

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J-Team and Granvia Hotel to promote Kyoto at AIME

| January 30, 2012

Kyoto, one of Japan’s most popular business destinations, will be represented at the Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) by the J Team and the Hotel Granvia. The J Team – one of Japan’s most original and creative DMCs – and the Hotel Granvia will work in partnership at the event in Melbourne (February 21-22) [...]

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Young professionals to benefit from AIME and ICCA partnership

| January 22, 2012

23 January 2012: Ambitious young professionals and newcomers to the global meetings industry are being offered valuable career development at the annual International Congress and Conventions Association’s (ICCA) Forum for Young Professionals, which takes place over two days prior to the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) in Melbourne. The Forum, which will be held [...]

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New social events spice up AIME 2012

| January 18, 2012

18 January 2012: Organisers of the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) have refreshed the show’s social program this year and are offering new networking opportunities on and off the show floor. Building on popular annual events such as the official Welcome Reception, AIME is holding a new Tuesday night event, “Nightcap Networking”. The show [...]

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Experience a taste of South Africa at AIME’s Globe restaurant in 2012

| January 9, 2012
Experience a taste of South Africa at AIME’s Globe restaurant in 2012

 Organisers of the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) welcome South African Tourism as the 2012 sponsor of Globe, the show’s restaurant and meeting hub – a move that will give attendees the opportunity to sample South Africa’s unique cuisine. Globe’s centrally located dining venue will give AIME’s attendees an opportunity to experience a true [...]

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New Education Program announced for AIME 2012

| December 15, 2011

15 December 2011: Organisers of the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) have released the 2012 Education Program schedule and speakers, which for the first time, has been developed in collaboration with major industry association partners, in an effort to make content even more relevant and useful to attendees. AIME has worked with its new [...]

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AIME partners with Ozaccom Plus to offer new booking portal

| December 4, 2011

2 December 2011: Organisers of the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) have launched a partnership with Ozaccom Plus, allowing AIME attendees travelling to Melbourne to compare a range of preferable hotel and flight rates via a simplified online booking tool. AIME attendees will now be able to easily book their flights and accommodation via [...]

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AIME 2012 visitor registrations now open

| November 29, 2011

29 November 2011: Visitor registrations have now opened for the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) 2012, providing an affordable and beneficial networking opportunity for anyone involved in planning or booking business events and incentive trips. The 20th anniversary AIME will be held on 21-22 February at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) in [...]

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