Dockside Group has appointed international hospitality professional, Mike Sarino, to the newly created position of Director of Sales and Events.
With more than 20 years’ experience in the hospitality and tourism industries, Mike joins Dockside Group to lead the sales team as it embarks on a series of exciting new projects set to further enhance Sydney’s thriving meetings and events industry.
Having spent 13 years leading sales, marketing, conference and events teams for luxury hotel brand Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and more recently as Director of Sales and Marketing at Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, he brings with him a wealth of valuable knowledge, industry relationships and sales strategy experience.
Managing Director of Dockside Group, Christopher Drivas, said he is delighted to have a team member of Mike’s calibre on hand to lead Dockside Group’s sales effort into the next realm.
“Mike brings an exceptional level of expertise to the position from across all areas of the business, not just in sales and marketing but also from an operational perspective.
“The timing is ideal as we significantly expand our operations to include our new venue, Dockside Pavilion Darling Harbour, as well as our recent appointment as the exclusive caterer for the new Sydney Convention Centre @ Glebe Island.
“His appointment will add value to assist us in achieving our evolving business goals and I have absolute confidence he will be fundamental in the business’ future success,” said Mr Drivas.