The Venues Collection appoints top business events expert

After 10 years in South-East Asia, El Kwang has returned to his hometown of Sydney to commence his role as chief commercial officer.

The Venues Collection has announced the appointment of renowned business events expert, El Kwang, who commenced his role as chief commercial officer on Monday, 12 September. 

After living in South-East Asia for 10 years, Kwang has led and delivered hundreds of successful projects across the international business events, tourism, hospitality, and corporate sectors.

Known as a strong advocate for industry collaboration, Kwang recently led the program for the Forces of Change Leadership Series with Marina Bay Sands, he was instrumental in the Singapore MICE Forum and was the co-chair of the Rome and Bangkok editions of the SITE (Society for Incentive Travel Excellence) Global Conference. Kwang also recently finished a three-year stint as VP Finance and Development on the SITE Global Board of Directors.

Now based in Sydney, Kwang brings a well-regarded strength in communications and content creation skills to his new role where he will lead a team of 40.

“El’s dedication and generosity to the global business events, tourism and hospitality sectors has made an indelible mark on many businesses around the world, and his deep experience and international insights will be vital to shaping the future of our company,” The Venues Collection chief executive officer Christopher Drivas said.

“El brings a focus, and energy hard to match, and I’m excited about the possibilities for The Venues Collection with El on board.”

Kwang is excited to embark on this new chapter of his career and is looking forward to being back in his hometown of Sydney.

“I am beyond excited to be returning home and to work with this team of talented professionals. We are in the business of providing a space where people can gather and connect meaningfully.”

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