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Smart Badge was developed in Australia as a response to COVID-19 to help reinstate confidence and reduce risk for business events to occur. The technology delivers a practical means for conference delegates to control their personal space, and provides event organisers the ability to rapidly respond to COVID-19 risk.

ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr confirmed today support for the delivery of new contact tracing and social distancing technology, Smart Badge, to help Canberra attract new business events to the region in the current environment.

Canberra operators are eager to welcome delegates back to the capital. Many have put in place COVID Safe practices and guidelines for their businesses. Find out what our suppliers are doing to keep you and your delegates safe.

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.

The National Convention Centre Canberra (NCCC) was home today to the first in-person social distancing technology trial using a smart e-badge developed by events industry experts at Harry The Hirer.

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!

Canberra Convention Bureau will be launching its annual copy of the Canberra Meeting Planners Guide at AIME 2020 on Tuesday 18 February.

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.