In a double win for ExpoNet, two of the company’s stellar performers were awarded Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) national awards at the gala function held on Hamilton Island.
Jim Delahunty, ExpoNet’s Managing Director, was recognised by the MEA Board of Directors for his 30 year long career and consistent commitment to the events industry. He was awarded the ‘Outstanding Contribution Award’ which recognised the value of his leadership and dedication to the success and growth of the Meetings and Events Industry over the years.
Jim is considered an industry stalwart. Since joining ExpoNet in 1984, Jim has ensured ExpoNet’s sound financial management, stability and consistent growth. He has dedicated many years to industry participation and leadership having served on multiple industry association boards including the Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia, Meetings & Events Australia and for 8 years on the board of the Sydney Convention and Visitors Bureau.
ExpoNet’s Christine Kotsis was named Business Development Person of the Year and also received the honour of the Meetings or Events Professional of the Year title. The Meetings or Events Professional of the Year award reflects the entry that earned the highest overall score in the individual award category. Christine specialises in client relationship management and new business growth at ExpoNet. With a career spanning almost a decade, Christine is passionate about the events and exhibition industries and has a strong record of success across an incredibly diverse range of clients.
Jim Delahunty, was elated saying the announcements were a highlight of his career.
“To be personally recognised for this outstanding accolade and for Christine to receive the highest ranking individual award on the night is absolutely fantastic. Behind every individual is a team of hard working professionals and both Christine and myself would like to acknowledge the work of the team of creative, driven professionals behind the scenes that make this business tick. ” said Delahunty.