Business Events Sydney (BESydney) celebrated the achievements of some of the state’s emerging destination marketing stars at the recent University of New South Wales’ Australian School of Business (ASB) annual awards ceremony. Top performing undergraduate and postgraduate students were awarded scholarships and prizes worth over A$1.9 million during the ceremony.
ASB Alumni and BESydney’s Head of Client Engagement, Virginia Loyola, presented three marketing awards on behalf of the bureau:
- The Business Events Sydney Prize in Marketing for Destination Marketing. Winner: Nur Amira Liyana Adb Manaf
- The Business Events Sydney Prize in Marketing for Strategic Management in Tourism and Hospitality. Winner: Qizhen Zhao
- The Business Events Sydney Prize in Marketing for Tourism Policy and Planning. Winner: Sophia Chen.
Ms Loyola said, “Business Events Sydney is proud to support and provide recognition to students studying destination marketing subjects at university. It is great to be a part of their journey from the very beginning. They are our future industry leaders and shining examples of the benefits that formal education can have in our profession.”
ASB Dean, Professor Geoffrey Garrett, presented scholarships and prizes to the value of over A$1.9 million to some 300 students.
Professor Garrett said, “To our donors and sponsors of scholarships, awards and prizes, we sincerely thank you. You have supported our students in many valuable ways, helping to develop the future leaders of Australia, the Asia Pacific region and the world.”