Industry People

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 »

Louise White joins Gaining Edge AGPC team

The Australian Grand Prix Corporation (AGPC) is pleased to announce its launch into the Sydney market, with the hiring of Louise White of GainingEdge as Business Development… Read more »

2017 EEAA Awards for Excellence winners presented at 25th anniversary dinner

The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia’s (EEAA) 25th annual Awards for Excellence  honoured the industry’s highest achieving shows, venues, suppliers, teams and individuals, with special tributes… Read more »

COO appointment at AGB Events sets sights on local and global projects

Major event logistics supremo Todd Severson has joined one of Australia’s leading global event creative companies as AGB Events looks to continue its export of cutting edge… Read more »

AccorHotels appoints General Manager of Novotel Melbourne South Wharf

AccorHotels has appointed Glen Erickson as General Manager of Novotel Melbourne South Wharf. The hotel is currently under construction, set to open March 2018, and forms part… Read more »

Elizabeth Broderick AO delivers Business Events Sydney 2017 Australia Oration

Elizabeth Broderick AO will tonight deliver the ‘Australia Oration’ at the annual Business Events Sydney (BESydney) Ambassador Dinner at the International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney). Each… Read more »

MEA members invited to nominate Outstanding Industry Achievement

As part of a major overhaul of the MEA Awards Program, MEA members are invited to submit nominations for the recipient of the annual Meetings & Events… Read more »

Jenny Simpson receives CINZ Outstanding Contributor Award

Jenny Simpson, Air New Zealand’s Tourism Partnership Manager, has received the 2017 Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) Outstanding Contributor Award. CINZ Chief Executive Sue Sullivan presented… Read more »