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Event growth in Australia heats up

Global events and corporate travel management company The Appointment Group recently announced it has acquired Sydney-based events company Axis Events. The acquisition is expected to boost the company's position in the already competitive events market. 

The company also offers companies competitive corporate airfares, hotel rates and ancillary services as well as conference event management, corporate incentive travel, and team building events across the globe. 

With nine offices across Australia, the United Kingdom, the United States and Singapore, this latest acquisition has created one of Australia's strongest and biggest events companies.
 
Heading up The Appointment Group Asia Pacific is Managing Director Shane Barr who has more than 20 years of industry experience and has worked across three continents, while Laura Tucker, General Manager, Global Events for Asia Pacific will manage the events division will be. 
 
"The acquisition of Axis Events represents an exciting time for all involved," says Barr. "The Appointment Group is thrilled to add such a successful brand and team of professionals to our business. Our General Manager Laura Tucker's wealth of event experience spans 21 and will combine with our strong supplier relationships and business networks to create a powerful group of travel and event specialists that will cement our position in the Australian market."