Industry People

AVPartners appoints new Managing Partner

Audiovisual service provider AVPartners has appointed Andrew Hackett as Managing Partner. The role will see Andrew lead the business – which places Partners and their teams at… Read more »

Gold Coast Tourism CEO announces intention to resign

The Gold Coast Tourism Corporation Limited (GCT) Board has announced today that Mr Martin Winter CEO has informed the company of his intention to resign in 2018… Read more »

CEO of Talk2 Media on getting AIME’s mojo back

Bronwen Largier sits down with the CEO of Talk2 Media and Events, Matt Pierce, to talk about the company’s plans as the incoming organiser of AIME 2019…. Read more »

Industry leader joins MEA to drive education and events

Meetings & Events Australia is extremely pleased to announce that Anne-Marie Flynn has joined MEA as National Events & Education Manager. Anne-Marie has over 25 years’ experience… Read more »

Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board names Deanna Varga representative, Australia MICE

During this year’s Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME), Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board announced the appointment of Deanna Varga as Representative, MICE, serving Australia &… Read more »

Event Hospitality & Entertainment appoints QT Hotels & Resorts Communications Manager

Event Hospitality & Entertainment, parent company to QT Hotels & Resorts, this week announced Jessica Fornito as the new Communications Manager across QT Hotels & Resorts, nationally…. Read more »

Industry legend recognised in Australia Day Honours

Leading industry figure and long time event producer, Peter Jones has been named a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the 2018 Australia Day Honours… Read more »

New year brings new leadership at Adelaide Convention Centre

Simon Burgess has been promoted to General Manager of Adelaide Convention Centre (ACC) after five years working as the Centre’s Director of Convention and Exhibition Sales. A… Read more »

Brisbane Marketing appoints new Convention Bureau GM

Juliet Alabaster has been appointed General Manager of the Brisbane Convention Bureau, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience within the conventions and business events industry. Brisbane… Read more »

Luke Pearl joins Brisbane Showgrounds

The Brisbane Showgrounds is pleased to welcome Luke Pearl as its new General Manager, Operations. Luke brings with him almost 20 years of international and national experience… Read more »