The Adelaide Convention Bureau has appointed Nic Mercer as Director of Sales & Marketing.
Mr Mercer has an extensive background in the event and corporate sectors both nationally and internationally including his most recent position as the General Manager of the Australian Masters Games which were held in Adelaide in late 2015 with 12,000 participants competing in 49 sports over 8 days.
He was also Program Manager for the men’s teams at Basketball Australia at which he had the enviable task of leading the Boomers basketball team at both the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games.
As a Director of Podium Partners Nic was based in Italy with the business designed to offer strategic operational support to Australia’s elite athletes travelling through and competing in Europe.
“Nic’s experience with events at the highest level and his strategic management and marketing skills made him a stand-out for this important role at the Adelaide Convention Bureau. He will certainly bring about some new ideas and ways of thinking which we are really looking forward to integrating into our overall marketing and sales strategy” said Adelaide Convention Bureau CEO, Damien Kitto.