Industry People

Event insight: How putting Melbourne Comedy Festival on the road internationally changed the Australian event

There’s often a fear with business that once it starts to grow and expand that it becomes a shadow of its former self. With the Melbourne International… Read More

AVPartners promotes Matt Gibbons to Technical Director

Matt Gibbons has been promoted to Technical Director with AVPartners in Western Australia. Promoted from Lead Senior Technician to Technical Director, Gibbons has over 19 years’ audiovisual… Read More

Fed Square appoints new GM to lead business development and programming

Melbourne events specialist Suzana Bishop has joined the Fed Square team as General Manager Commercial and Public Engagement. Bishop will be part of Fed Square’s executive team… Read More

MEA announces new board and results

Following Meeting and Events Australia‘s elections on Tuesday, a number of changes have taken place on the Association’s board. Harry the hirer‘s Michael Firman joins the MEA… Read More

AVPartners promotes Mark Gurd to Partner at the Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort

Audiovisual company AVPartners has appointed Mark Gurd as Partner at the Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort. Mark previously served as a Sales Associate for AVPartners Novotel Twin Waters… Read More

ICCA names Arinex Founder Roslyn McLeod OAM an ‘Inspirational Woman’

Roslyn McLeod OAM, Arinex Founder and Chair, has been named one of the industry’s 10 most Inspirational Women by the International Conference and Convention Association at its… Read More

EEAA announces nominees for young achiever award

The Exhibition & Event Association of Australasia has announced the six nominees for the EEAA 2018 Awards for Excellence Richard Geddes Young Achiever Award. This award recognises… Read More

Anna Hayward receives CINZ Outstanding Contributor Award 2018

Anna Hayward, Auckland’s Convention Bureau Manager has received the 2018 Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) Outstanding Contributor Award. CINZ Chief Executive Sue Sullivan presented Anna with… Read More

Strong industry support for professional development in Symposium workshops

Key players from across the events industry have come together to form a powerful line up of Workshops for the Australian Event Symposium, demonstrating a clear sense… Read More

Bill O’Toole inducted into the IFEA Hall of Fame

Described as “one of the most globally connected and influential professionals in the festivals and events industry today”, Australian maestro Bill O’Toole was inducted into the International… Read More