SMC Conference and Event Centre – one of Australia’s premier events venues – is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Davison as General Manager. Paul commenced in the role in July 2018.
Paul brings a wealth of industry experience forged over 25 years in venue management, festival and event management, and customer experience across the business events, arts, culture and community sectors. His expertise includes technical and production, business development and is coupled with a financial acumen that is equally matched by a drive for creativity and innovation.
SMC Director and Company Secretary, Stephen Green made the announcement, commenting, “Paul’s appointment coincides with our plans for capital works that will further enhance the facilities on offer to our valued clients. We are confident that his vast knowledge and experience in the hospitality arena, coupled with his keen business acumen will provide an innovative energy that will ensure the growth of SMC into the future,” he said.
Paul has been honoured by the MEA as Outstanding Operations Person and inducted into their Hall of Fame for the Best In-House Audio-Visual Team for the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre 2010, 2011 and 2012. He also won Best Event Design and Production at the ISES Esprit Awards 2012. These accolades underpin Paul’s determination to deliver outstanding events of any scale at SMC.
Reflecting on his appointment, Paul said “The team at SMC are renowned for their outstanding customer service and I am looking forward to working closely with them to deliver exceptional experiences for our clients. The refurbishment plans for the Centre are truly world-class so it is a very exciting time to be joining this establishment”.