Industry

AIME: 2010 early bird registration closing soon

Melbourne. AIME’s popular Early Bird Registration for industry professionals wishing to be hosted to the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo, AIME 2010, in Melbourne on 2-3 March, will close on 30 October. All buyers who register and qualify for AIME 2010 by this date will receive a 10% discount on the registration fee. AIME fully hosted buyers receive a range of exclusive benefits including complimentary airfares, transfers and 4/5 star accommodation throughout the show as well as complimentary access to a number of AIME social functions.

Semi hosted buyers receive the same benefits as the fully hosted buyers, excluding airfares AIME is the premier event in the Asia Pacific for people who organise meetings, conferences, incentives or special events. It attracts more than 850 exhibitors from 50 countries each year and around 3,500 visitors. The AIME Hosted Buyer Program allows VIP buyers to use the dedicated pre-scheduled appointment system and online diary to build a personalised meeting schedule with exhibitors. Hosted buyers also have exclusive access to the Business Events Forum, Pre and Posting Touring.

Organised by Melbourne Convention + Visitors Bureau, the Pre-touring program showcases some of Melbourne and regional Victoria’s unique experiences. In addition, post touring options are available to other exciting Australian cities or regional areas. In order to qualify to attend AIME 2010 all prospective hosted buyers are asked a series of questions regarding their company, level of responsibility, type of events they organise, number and size of events, budget and in which geographical areas they intend to place business. They are also asked to provide details on previous and future events in the Asia Pacific region. AIME 2010 will be held at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre, 2-3 March. www.aime.com.au