Major Partners and industry bodies
Business Events Sydney (BESydney) is pleased to work collaboratively with our Major Partners and industry bodies.
Destination New South Wales (DNSW) aims to promote and support the development of NSW tourism destinations. It is the NSW Government’s 'tourism expert', marketing the State and consulting to its regions on tourism development and sustainable growth.
Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority (SHFA) is responsible for Sydney’s waterfront locations, and is responsible for preserving heritage areas, hosting events, and managing properties. It owns more than 400 hectares of Sydney land, including The Rocks and Darling Harbour precincts.
City of Sydney
The City of Sydney is Sydney’s capital city council and is responsible for the commercial, financial and cultural hub of the greater Sydney area. The city community includes around 150,000 residents, 350,000 workers and more than 450,000 daily visitors.
Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre
The Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre in Darling Harbour is Australia’s biggest venue for conferences, exhibitions and special events. The Centre’s space includes 30 meeting rooms, a ballroom for 1,000 guests and more than 30,000 square metres of exhibition space.
Accor is the largest supplier of hotel conferencing venues in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific region, with a unique range of product that spans the full market from luxury through to economy. No other hotel group can offer such an extensive range of hotel styles and locations across the region.
Australian Tourism Export Council
The Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) is the peak industry body for the nation's tourism export sector. It aims to improve business relationships for its members and further the issues important to the tourism export sector among key government and business leaders.
Association of Australia Convention Bureaux
The Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) consists of 17 city and regional bureaux, each dedicated to marketing their specific region as a premier business events destination to local, interstate and international markets, while also promoting Australia as a whole.
Business Events Australia
Business Events Australia (BEA) is a business unit within Tourism Australia, charged with promoting and marketing Australia as a desirable business events destination. Business Events Australia and BESydney are separate entities, but the two naturally work quite closely together to achieve their goals.
Business Events Council of Australia
The Business Events Council of Australia is the peak industry body representing the nation’s meetings, conventions, incentives and exhibition sector. It develops industry positions on issues of common interest, and communicates them to government and relevant agencies.
Future Convention Cities Initiative
The Future Convention Cities Initiative (FCCI) is a group of member cities that collaborates to shape and accelerate the strategic development of their business events industries. All members could be described as the 'new generation' of convention leaders: they aim to use the latest technology, innovation and research to increase the economic benefits of business events for their cities, and the industry as a whole.
Qantas is the oldest airline in Australia and the second oldest in the world. Today, it is one of the world’s leading passenger airlines, flying to 140 destinations in 37 countries: 57 in Australia and another 83 destinations in Asia, the Pacific, the Americas, Europe and Africa.
Sydney Airport is Australia’s busiest airport, and one of the oldest continuously operating airports in the world. It transports close to 30 million passengers a year - a third of them international - and generates around AU$6.6 billion in economic benefits to NSW.
Sydney Business Chamber
The Sydney Business Chamber is more than 175 years old. It is the peak industry body in Sydney, and draws its membership from major corporations across the greater Sydney region. It provides businesses with support and a voice at all levels of government.
Sydney Olympic Park Authority
Sydney Olympic Park offers 10 world-class venues with over 100 function spaces for events from 10 up to 6,000. Centrally located, the Park offers onsite hotels, award winning caterers plus excellent transport facilities.
Sydney Opera House
Imagine your event at Sydney Opera House, one of the world’s most iconic locations. They can orchestrate your event from the original concept to completion in any one of the unique venues offering bespoke solutions.
Tourism and Transport Forum
The Tourism and Transport Forum (TTF) is the peak industry group for the Australian tourism, transport, aviation and investment sectors. The Tourism and Transport Forum advocates the public policy interests of the 200 most prestigious corporations and institutions in these sectors.