HOW CCM TRAVEL BEAT 2020

“Inside of a ring or out, ain’t nothing wrong with going down. It’s staying down that’s wrong” – Muhammed Ali The restrictions placed on the hospitality industry in 2020 were tough, but how…

THE NEW FOOD TRENDS FOR 2021

Neighbourhood dining is where the city's at While Sydney and Melbourne's central business districts remain quieter than restaurateurs would like, neighbourhoods are thriving. "I'm not at all flat…

CROWN TOWERS OPENS - SYDNEY’S FIRST 6-STAR HOTEL

With a glittering, twirling facade looming high above the Barangaroo fold — so high it's officially Sydney's tallest hotel — dare we say there's never been a more hyped hotel opening in this town than…

THE STAR GOLD COAST CELEBRATES 35 YEARS

Originally called The Conrad Jupiters Casino and Resort, the iconic establishment was renamed Jupiters Casino in 2010, before changing to The Star Gold Coast in 2017. Over the past 3.5 decades, more…

CHARITY HOUSIE – HELPING KIDS IN NEED WHILST HELPING BOOST CLUB PATRONAGE.

Do you currently run bingo in your club? Would you like to ‘upgrade’ to a Bingo/Housie session to attract more valuable patrons through your doors? Or is Housie an activity you’ve heard is a great…

RETHINKING PLAYER DEVELOPMENT: WHO SHOULD WE BE REACHING OUT TO AND WITH WHAT?

Q&A with Janet Hawk, Raving Partner, Player Development and Marketing It’s time to reposition and rethink Player Development (PD) as we navigate through these challenging and diverse economic…

GOLD COAST RACECOURSE TO GET A $31.5MILLION UPGRADE

The QLD Government has released $31.5 million from the industry-funded Racing Infrastructure Fund, financed from the exclusive wagering license fee paid to the State, to be invested into the redevelopment…

FACIAL RECOGNITION – MAKING IT WORK WITH YOUR SYSTEMS FOR YOUR MEMBERS.

The NSW Government has proposed for NSW clubs and pubs to use facial recognition technology to strengthen harm minimisation in the industry. It probably won’t happen – YET. However, the proposal…

CASINO STREAMERS – THE NEW ONLINE BUSINESS

Australians are building large online followings by broadcasting themselves gambling using real money in online casinos on video streaming platforms like Twitch and YouTube. And it’s surprisingly…

MARKETING DIRECTORS REPORT MASSIVE SHIFTS IN CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR AND MARKETING STRATEGIES POST COVID-19

A new survey of nearly 300 top marketers at for-profit US companies reveals how the COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped the landscape for marketing organizations across a range of industries. Among the findings:…