History and Vision

Established in 1972, Business Events Perth (formerly known as Perth Convention Bureau) is responsible for attracting international and interstate business events to Western Australia. Supported by the Western Australian Government (through Tourism WA), the City of Perth and industry members, Business Events Perth drives the business events sector in Western Australia by marketing the City and State as a premium business events destination.

In 2018/19, Business Events Perth secured over $153 million in direct delegate expenditure (DDE) from business events in Western Australia.  DDE is a universal key performance indicator specific to convention bureaux nationally and internationally, based on a calculation of the average on-ground spend of conference delegates. This value includes accommodation, delegate fees and all on-ground costs.

Business Events Perth’s innovative strategies and process improvements have increased the return on investment to the State Government from 1:17 in 2009 to 1:29 in  2019.  

MISSION STATEMENT

Secure business events to generate social and economic benefits for the people of Western Australia.

VISION

To be recognised as an innovative, exceptional and dynamic leader in the business events industry.

VALUES

Integrity – Business Events Perth is committed to integrity in all that we do.

Teamwork - We learn from each other and share our skills and resources.

Respect - We embrace equal opportunity, diversity and creativity and support personal growth and development.

Passion - We pursue innovation and deliver outstanding quality to ensure exceptional client relationships.