Microhire, the corporate and business event staging specialists, with over 23 years of experience in the audio visual & computer hire, corporate conference and professional exhibition industries is pleased to announce the appointment of the team that will drive the companies Queensland expansion. The team has over 57 years of experience in the event staging industry.
Russell Bennett – General Manager
Russell has over 30 years’ experience in event management and staging. He is well respected by his peers for his work in the events industry and has held senior positions in many of Australia’s leading AV and Event Staging companies. He has held executive roles within the Meetings Industry Association and Int. Special Events Society. Russell also teaches several subjects in event production and event management at various industry colleges.
Polisi (Fitz) Fitisemanu – Sales Manager
Polisi joins us from Palazzo Versace as the in-house technical production manager. This role entailed events design, project management and sales. Prior to this he ran United Sound Agencies in Australia and New Zealand which specialised in audio visual systems design and installation for schools, churches, bars and restaurants.
Ben Morris – Account Manager
Ben commenced working in the event production industry 7 years ago as an Event Technician. Focusing predominantly on technical expertise he studied Live Production, Theatre and Events. He held the role of Senior Technician at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. For the last 2 years he was as an Account Manager, working with clients to ensure successful technical delivery. Ben has been involved in hundreds of events nationally encompassing all events styles, from basic meetings through to the highest profile gala events. His strengths lie in theatre craft and production techniques as well as customer service and a technical depth of knowledge.