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From national institutions to iconic Canberra landscapes and regional vistas, we have you covered with a range of Canberra backgrounds that will make your Zoom audience wish they were in the nation’s capital!

To help you help our community, we have developed a list of Canberra Convention Bureau members and will be updating on an ongoing basis to provide the latest information. We encourage you to buy direct from each supplier, to reduce third party fees and help keep their staff employed.

Australia’s peak professional organisation for orthopaedic surgery, the Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA), is hosting its 79th Annual Scientific Meeting (AOA ASM 2019) in Canberra, at the National Convention Centre Canberra.

Held for the first time in Australia and bringing together delegates and speakers from 20 nations, the 13th International Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology (i-CREATe 2109) will take place at the National Convention Centre Canberra from 26-29 August 2019.

“Canberra’s modern, stylish and practical facilities, including the purpose-built National Convention Centre Canberra, make it a great location to host Associations Forum’s most significant annual event. Our delegates will also be in close proximity to the Federal Government should they wish to take advantage of the opportunity to pursue advocacy matters” John Peacock, Chief Executive Officer, Associations Forum

Lonely Planet thinks you should visit Canberra in 2018. The city was announced as a top ten city in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel for 2018.

You know those spam emails you get enticing you to click on a link? More than just plain annoying, these are cyber security attacks that steal information off your computer.

Australia’s capital city, Canberra hosts the largest cyber security conference in the Southern Hemisphere each year.

June 2017 - Canberra Convention Bureau is pleased to announce that John Russell, Director of Pialligo Estate and Canberra Rex Hotel & Serviced Apartments, has joined the Board, bringing 25 years of business and product development experience.

CIM’s Canberra feature shows there’s more to our city than meets the eye for business events and incentives.

Biz Events Asia - A National Cultural Pride

Micenet April - May: The cat's out of the bag

National professional conference organisers arrive in Canberra today to experience for themselves the cultural and foodie revolution underway in the capital.

Delegates representing 18 organisations from around Australia flew into Canberra last week for Canberra Convention Bureau’s annual familiarisation event ‘Top Secret’.

Canberra’s fashion-forward hotels plus events in one-of-a-kind national monuments

In it's December - January 2017 edition, Executive PA Magazine promotes Canberra.

Business Events Australia have recently updated their Association Fact Sheets for international meeting planners. Each major Australian destination has a separate profile with up to date information on priority industry sectors and key facts.

Canberra Convention Bureau has announced its 2015/2016 annual results which are up 10.1% on last year, winning business worth more than $46 million to the ACT economy. This equates to a 46:1 return on government investment.

Coinciding with the launch of new direct flights to Canberra this week by Singapore Airlines, Tourism Australia is hosting a business events-led Greater China educational visit to Australia’s capital city, in partnership with the Canberra Convention Bureau.

Canberra has laid the groundwork in becoming an events capital

One good thing after the other on our Top Secret Program

International flights opening up Canberra to the lucrative Asia and New Zealand markets.

International flights opens the door to new business events market

Canberra’s Top Secret familiarisation is an annual look at the best the nation’s capital can offer the meetings sector. CIM was in on the secret.

Canberra is set to welcome over 180 international scientists and leading experts representing 34 countries as the International Society of Root Research (ISRR) prepares to hold its global Symposium from 6-9 October, 2015.

Canberra’s Intellectual And Cultural Expertise Secures Major Conferences

Canberra Convention Bureau Appoints Chief Executive Officer

Australia Forum Convention Centre Designed Unveiled

Canberra Convention Bureau Welcomes Decision To Upgrade NCCC

Canberra To Host International Conference on Nanotechnology 2016

This is a great article by Micenet showcasing the 'cool' side of Canberra.

Canberra Convention Bureau Revitalises Board