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IFEA World Festival And Event City Award : IFEA World Festival And Event City Award
• Meeting Events Australia (MEA) is a national, independent not for profit organisation dedicated to fostering professionalism and excellence in all aspects of meetings management. It promotes the value and effectiveness of meetings as an important high-yield sector of business travel and tourism. • The International Festival & Events Association (IFEA) is the premiere association supporting and enabling festival and event professionals worldwide. • The Committee for Sydney is an independent forum of decision makers taking a leading role in shaping public policy to enhance the economic, social, cultural and environmental conditions that make Sydney a competitive and creative global city. • The International Special Events Society (ISES) is a worldwide organisation dedicated to development, advancement and education within the field of special events, to better connect its diverse global network of event professionals. • Business Events Sydney (BESydney) is responsible for promoting Sydney as a business events destination, identifying new business event opportunities and bringing these to Sydney (BESydney is a not-for-profit partnership between the NSW Government, Events NSW and more than 200 leading tourism attractions, venues, event suppliers and conference organisers). • Sydney Business Chamber, a division of the NSW Business Chamber represents the needs of its members specifically in the Sydney area, working to ensure Sydney gets the recognition, support and promotion needed to continue as Australia’s premier global city. In addition to the state- wide policy and advocacy work they provide a voice for Sydney’s business community and lobbies on a wide range of issues which impact Sydney as a global city. 3.9 DIrECT InDuSTry MEMbErShIPS by CITy/ CITy DEParTMEnTS Across the government several direct memberships with leading international and national industry bodies are held, including: • Tourism Transport Forum (TTF) is an industry group for the Australian tourism, transport, aviation and investment sectors. TTF delivers strong policy support for all its member sectors and works on various levels to provide influence, access and value to member businesses. Image: FIFA Congress, FFA/FIFA Images left to right: Courtesy Tourism NSW; FIFA Congress; FFA/FIFA 54 | IFEA WORLD FESTIVAL AND EVENT CITY AWARD |55