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Tourism Australia partners with EEAA to support sustainability initiative

Tourism Australia partners with EEAA  to support sustainability initiative
June 14, 2019

During its series of five events for Global Exhibitions Day #GED19, the Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) called out to the industry to make ecological sustainability a major priority and announced a new partnership with Tourism Australia to support the Sustainability initiative.

EEAA President, Spiro Anemogiannis welcomed Tourism Australia’s support for EEAA sustainability initiative and also its commitment to the EEAA Young Stars Program, stating "this partnership will help the Association deliver a critical initiative that will strengthen Australia’s reputation on the world stage.”

John O’Sullivan, Managing Director of Tourism Australia added "our partnership with EEAA is a key part of Tourism Australia’s business events strategy, and recognises the importance of the exhibitions sector to both the business events sector and Australia’s visitor economy.

“Tourism Australia partners with EEAA on two specific initiatives: we are a proud sponsor of the Young Stars program and the Richard Geddes Young Achievers Award. And on Wednesday at the EEAA Leaders Forum, we announced an extension to our partnership to become a partner for the Champions of Sustainability program for the year ahead.

“Our strengthened partnership with EEAA is not just about bringing exhibitions to Australia but also about supporting a strong and sustainable future for our business events industry."

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