Conference & Meetings World Issue 102 - Page 7

News AUSTRALASIA AUSTRALASIA A$176m renovation project in Cairns Te Pae Christchurch appoints team Queensland in Australia’s Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre has announced the announced the expansion of the Cairns Convention Centre will appointment of an array of local and international talent to run be bigger and better than expected. the new venue in New Zealand. Drawings have been released of the new Centre, showing a EMAIL THE CMW EDITORIAL TEAM WITH ALL YOUR INDUSTRY NEWS: Joining General Manager Ross Steele as part of the senior new tropical-themed entrance and Sky Terrace, offering views of team is a group with more than a century of national and Trinity Inlet. The A$176m (US$119m) project will create 570 international hospitality and event services experience. Steele jobs, and add an additional A$30-50m of economic impact to says he is looking forward to working with the new team as the region. they launch the venue over the next 12 months. pcolston@mashmedia.net FOR ALL THE LATEST BREAKING NEWS & DAILY UPDATES, VISIT: www.c-mw.net ISSUE 102 / CONFERENCE & MEETINGS WORLD / 7