Iconic Australian venue, Luna Park Sydney has appointed James Granter as the General Manager of Sales. In his new role, Granter is responsible for the continued development of Luna Park’s corporate events business with a focus on exquisite venue Crystal Palace – Sydney Harbour’s premium event space.
Granter brings more than ten years’ experience in sales and across multiple industries including travel, technology and professional services. He has multiple award wins to his name including the Asia Pacific Sales Leader of the Year, the Asia Pacific Team Award of the Year, and the ADMA Award for Best Customer Relationship Program.
World class venue, Crystal Palace, boasts uninterrupted views of the harbour, first-rate professional service, superb food and beverage offerings and an unmatched ambience making it a popular choice for corporate functions. Granter will work to further develop the venue’s Client portfolio.
Luna Park Sydney Precinct’s Managing Director, Peter Hearne, said: “We were impressed with James’ experience and look forward to working with him on expanding the organisations corporate event business even further through hosting product launches, conferences and award dinners for local and international clients.”
Granter will develop strategies to yield strong business growth, manage a team of senior sales people who are experienced across a range of industry verticals, identify new business opportunities and network throughout the function and event industry to ensure Crystal Palace and the Park’s other unique and flexible venues are top of mind.
Granter commented: “The Luna Park precinct receives over one million visitors each year. With exceptional views of Sydney Harbour, it has hosted thousands of corporate events – including Universal Pictures, Westfield, Unilever Australasia and Reed B&T Awards. I am looking forward to taking it to the next level and expanding the corporate and functions stream of the business.”