Anne Jamieson, Director of Sales and Marketing at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) was elected to the Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) National Council at their annual general meeting in Canberra yesterday.
Her term of office is for one year, commencing from 30 November 2010.
MCEC chief executive Leigh Harry said “I congratulate Anne on her appointment to the MEA National Council. She has enormous passion for the meetings and events industry and brings a wealth of knowledge from the world of hospitality and sales.”
After joining the MCEC in June 2009 as Director of Sales Anne was promoted to Director of Sales and Marketing in March 2010.
Anne manages a dynamic sales team of up to 20 and the marketing and communications team. She also works closely with the Melbourne Convention + Visitors Bureau to tailor-make proposals for national and international conventions and congresses.
Anne has extensive experience in senior executive roles at The Westin Melbourne, Novotel Melbourne on Collins, InterContinental Hotel Groups, Radisson and Sheraton Hotels.
Her accolades include Best Performance and Risk Taker Starwood Hotels and Resorts 2007, MEA Hall of Fame for Best Conference Venue, AHA Award for Best Hotel Local 2007 whilst at The Westin and winner of the InterContinental Hotels Group “Sales Team of the Year” for impact and influence.
MEA is an independent non profit body dedicated to fostering professionalism and excellence in all aspects of meetings management. The role of the National Council is to provide strategic guidance to the Association.
“I am honoured to be elected to the MEA National Council and look forward to working with other members to drive and maintain the membership base,” said Anne Jamieson.