Tag: conferences

Business

8 tips to attract more visitors to your stand

A conference or exhibition can be an excellent opportunity for your business to generate leads, advocate its brand and network effectively with potential suppliers and partners. However, not only is it a challenge to attract attendees to your stand, ensuring they remain engaged once you've got their attention may also be tricky. With a little…

5 Sep 2014, by Informa Australia

Transport & Logistics

Rail industry is booming but national rail plan still needed

In the lead up to AusRAIL 2010 – themed "The Rail Plan: Where? How? Why?" – Bryan Nye, CEO of the Australasian Railway Association (ARA), says the rail industry is on the rise but a national transport plan still needs to be taken to government. Mr Nye says that keeping rail matters on the agenda…

15 Apr 2010, by Informa Australia

Business

Technology

History of the Australian web revealed

An ambitious website showing an animation of the growth of web usage in Australia has today gone live. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYSDWCiM_P4] The History of the Australian Web project, created by the Australian Interactive Media Industry Association, allows users to view the rise and fall of websites across the last eight years based on pages views, audience or…

3 Aug 2009, by Informa Australia

Planning & Design

Community is vital to sustainable and green redevelopment

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tIhl5vEr0ao] A vision of sustainability and an ambition to be 21st Century pioneers led to the successful rebuilding process in Greensburg. The Kansas city was destroyed by a tornado in 2007 but it became an opportunity to rebuild it from scratch with “green” initiatives, Mayor Bob Dixson said. “The decision to build back green was…

22 Jun 2009, by Informa Australia

Healthcare

Federal Government preparing for an ageing population

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ph3w3jHm4Ww] With the ageing population increasing, the Federal Government has promised to improve Australia’s health care, says Minister for Ageing, Justine Elliot. “When it comes to aged care, the Federal Government has committed record funds to our aged care sector,” she says. The government will pay 41 billion dollars in subsidies over the next four…

9 Jun 2009, by Informa Australia

Mining & Resources

Spot iron ore trade set for more growth

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bp3A7cD-grs] The spot market trade in iron ore will continue to grow but will not replace term contracts, says Kamal Naqvi, Head of Hedge Fund Coverage for Credit Suisse’s Commodities Group. “Over time we’ll see this as part of the process of further development of the iron ore market, much as we’ve seen in a…

11 Sep 2008, by Informa Australia