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Meetings & Events Australia, the peak body for Australia's $17 billion a year conferences and events sector honoured its top achievers at a glittering Gala Dinner and Award Ceremony at the Conrad Jupiters on the Gold Coast. The event coincided with the National Conference of MEA which attracted some 680 delegates to the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The following awards were presented:

Catering and Banqueting: Sydney Showground  NSW

Technical & Creative Production:
Staging Rentals & Construction Services  NSW

As this is the third National win in a row in this category they will be inducted into the MEA Hall of Fame

Conference Support Products: Execugifts  QLD

Conference Support Services:
MAS Entertainment  QLD

Convention Bureau/Tourist Organisation:
Sydney Convention & Visitors Bureau  NSW

Exhibition Support Products & Services:
Perth Expohire & Furniture Group  WA

Transportation and/or Travel Services:
Tourabout Adelaide  SA

Operations Person of the Year:
Debbie Martini  QLD

Sales & Marketing Person of the Year:
Donna Kessler  NSW

Meetings or Events Manager of the Year:
Lesley Woods  SA

Outstanding Contribution Award:
Pieter van der Hoeven  SA

Special Event Organiser:
Peter Jones Special Events  VIC

As this is the third National win in a row in this category they will be inducted into the MEA Hall of Fame

Meeting Venue - More Than 500 Delegates: Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre  QLD

Meeting Venue - 150 to 500 Delegates: Sheraton Noosa Resort & Spa  QLD

Meeting Venue - Less Than 150 Delegates: The Westin Melbourne  VIC

Speciality Meeting Venue: Warner Village Theme Parks - Sea World  QLD

In-House Meetings Management: PricewaterhouseCoopers  NSW

Meetings Management - 8 or more employees: The Forum Group  NSW

Meetings Management - less than 8 employees: Conference Solutions Pty Ltd  ACT

Meeting of the Year - More than 500 delegates: XXV Congress of the International Academy of Pathology - Event Planners Australia   QLD 

Meeting of the Year - Less than 500 Delegates: 4th International SKULL Base Congress- Tour Hosts NSW 

Event of the Year: AIME 2005 - Reed Travel Exhibitions  NSW

Platinum Award - Best of the Best: Tour Hosts  Meeting of the Year - less than 500 Delegates (4th International SKULL Base Congress 2004)

2005 Hall of Fame - New Members

2005-2008

Special Event Management: Peter Jones Special Events  VIC

Technical & Creative Production: Staging Rentals & Construction Services  NSW

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