Ashleigh Taylor, Sales Manager at The Star, has been appointed chairperson of the Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) Young Stars Committee at the EEAA Conference in Melbourne, 20 November 2014.
The Young Stars Committee program aims to build a community for under 35 year olds in the Association; giving young people a bigger voice in the industry, and a platform to share their views, ideas and experiences.
Succeeding Brad Booth – Moreton Hire, Mrs Taylor’s appointment demonstrates The Star’s ongoing commitment to nurturing young talent, and fostering their growth for the betterment of the industry
Ecstatic to hear the news, Mrs Taylor feels honoured to have been given this opportunity to have an active presence in the events industry, to not only have a voice but an ability to ensure its continued growth.
“Young and aspiring event professionals are the future of the events industry; I, myself am passionate about creating the pathway for my fellow peers and future generations alike, to ensure we are creating an aspirational forum for future business leaders to become a part of,” said Mrs Taylor.
Rounding out The Star’s involvement with other youth industry bodies, Alyssia Radburnd, Event Executive, was appointed as chair of Young Meetings and Events Australia (YMEA) committee in August 2014 after serving as co-chair from 2013.