• Regional locations set to bid for more business events

    First 5000     |      August 23, 2019

    Regional destinations around Australia will now have greater access to crucial funding to help them secure lucrative international business events, thanks to changes being made to the Morrison Government’s Business Events Bid Fund Program.

  • Searching for Optimism in Shepparton

    First 5000     |      July 15, 2019

    Victoria’s former Commissioner to the Americas and Senior advisor to Australia’s G20 Presidency, Victor Perton, is searching for optimists in Shepparton and the region.

  • Webinar: unlocking synthesis

    Cam Incoll     |      July 1, 2019

    Are you getting the most out of your research? As a leader are you frustrated with the lack of insight coming from your teams? Or as a client do you know what is a good insight from your design research company?

  • Cvent unveils 2019 Top 50 Meeting Hotels in APAC

    First 5000     |      May 22, 2019

    Hyatt Regency Sydney took the number one spot for the second year in a row in Cvent’s annual Top 50 Meeting Hotels in Asia Pacific (APAC).

  • Productive Ageing: Leveraging the value of an age-diverse workforce for SMEs

    Catherine Fritz-Kalish     |      May 1, 2019

    Institute for active policy, Global Access Partners (GAP), in association with the NSW Department of Family and Community Services and the GAP Standing Committee on Productive Ageing, are convening a strategic roundtable for SMEs on 6 June, 2019. 

  • Join AI revolution for industry survival

    First 5000     |      March 30, 2019

    Australian businesses should embrace artificial intelligence (AI) to develop workplace survival skills, according to a leading Chinese entrepreneur who will address local entrepreneurs in Sydney next month.

  • Regional Technology Roadshow kicks off in Newcastle

    First 5000     |      March 16, 2019

    The Law Society of NSW kicked off a regional roadshow in Newcastle on Friday, aimed at preparing the legal profession for what’s been called the “next industrial revolution”.

  • Pacific Connect calls for attendees for PNG Business Network Dialogue

    First 5000     |      March 11, 2019

    Pacific Connect is calling for expressions of interest from accomplished, motivated and forward- thinking individuals to join its Business Network Dialogue in Port Moresby on 1-3 April to discuss emerging opportunities for PNG in digital agriculture. 

  • UNSW lecture to discuss how climate change can lead to economic boom

    First 5000     |      February 27, 2019

    By investing in and implementing local solutions to tackle climate change issues, rather than importing technologies, Australia could generate economic development.

  • Exhibitor opportunities for Western Sydney Mature Workers career expo

    First 5000     |      February 7, 2019

    Registrations for exhibitors specialising in career planning, education and training, financial planning and job seeking services are now open for the the first ever Career Check-Up Expo for Mature Workers due to be held in Penrith on 20 February 2019.

  • Event: Cultivating optimism through meditation and leadership

    Victor Perton     |      January 18, 2019

    In today’s global climate, where so much of what we see, hear, think, feel and talk about is less than positive, we could view optimism as either a fantasy or an absolute necessity.

  • Steady growth for 2019 global meetings & events

    First 5000     |      December 27, 2018

    A decade after the 2008 global economic recession, the meetings industry has bounced back and settled into a new normal of steady and stable growth according to the 2019 Global Meetings and Events Forecast by American Express Meetings & Events (M&E), a division of American Express Global Business Travel (GBT).

  • Gold Coast firms get set for the Commonwealth Games

    First 5000     |      February 5, 2018

    The 2018 Commonwealth Games will be held on the Gold Coast from the 4th to the 15th of April and local firms are being encouraged to prepare in good time for the biggest event in Australia this decade.