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Clearly the Perth Convention Bureau (PCB) needs to work overtime to fill the hotel rooms. Whatever is said about Optus Stadium, sporting or monthly entertainment events will not fill these hotel rooms.The demand must come from business events such as conferences of 2,000 to 5,000 delegates who stay on average 3.5 nights and spend five times more than the average tourist. The Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre is overshadowed by its peers interstate ( just look at the new Adelaide Convention Centre). More bid funding for the PCB and a more dynamic team would improve results, along with a major renovation. Crown Resorts at Burswood will continue to lead this market with minimal business for the Perth CBD hotels.