Meetings & Events Australia is the Australian event industry’s largest professional organisation; dedicated to professionalism and the delivery of excellence across more than 14 industries that comprise the events sector

MEA’s membership represents the largest community of businesses and individuals across the Australian events industry that employs more than 229,000 professionals who stage, produce, manage, support and supply the 480,000+ events held in Australia annually. These events include major events, festivals, conferences, meetings, exhibitions, launches, seminars, special events, community events and much more for associations, corporations, government and the general public.


MEA connects, educates and creates opportunity for its community, advocates its value and drives growth and excellence in the Australian events industry.


MEA creates a wide range of business and networking opportunities for the events community. It invests in online resources and education programs designed to assist individuals and businesses operating within the industry to grow and prosper. 


MEA is committed to educating the industry to allow them to deliver world-class events. It develops and delivers accredited education and training programs customised for the industry and delivered by industry experts, providing continuing education opportunities for all stages of their career in events. It is the only Australian event industry-based Registered Training Organisation (RTO).


MEA provides a forum for the industry to connect to discuss current issues, build strong and sustainable networks for knowledge sharing and ideas exchange. It promotes professionalism across the entire events sector and provides advocacy for the success and longevity of the Australian events industry.