Research and Reports

Select from BECAs research and industry reports.

Future Confidence and JobKeeper Impact
BECA called for the extension of JobKeeper to keep the business events industry alive. An industry wide survey was conducted to assess the impact of the JobKeeper program on business events businesses and measure the level of business confidence and future business expectations.

Value of Business Events
This study highlights the importance of the business events industry to Australia, by estimating the economic contribution, value add and employment of the industry.

Lost Business Report: Impacts of COVID-19 on the Business Events Industry
This report was commissioned by BECA and produced by McCrindle in April 2020. The report is the collation of quantitative data gathered by BECA through an online survey and a spreadsheet that was completed by businesses working in the business events industry. The report also includes analysis of and further modelling based on data from the Value of Business Events to Australia reports by Ernst & Young.

National Business Events Strategy
The National Business Events Strategy for Australia 2020 was created to support the development of an internationally competitive industry to maximise its contribution to the Australian economy.

State of the Industry Reports
Tourism Research Australia’s assessment of Australia's tourism industry reviewing performance and highlighting longer-term issues that are likely to affect the industry.

Beyond Tourism Benefits
The value of the business events industry to Australia is not purely economic or financial. As an industry we know the benefits from business events are delivered in many ways. Research has identified that this leads to global profiling, international network creation, cultural and business development, innovation and foreign investment.

Member Research
Industry research and studies highlight the economic impact of the business events industry as well as examine the conference delegate experience and the economic value driven from their attendance.