Fine Food Exhibition (FFE) director Timothy Collett has resigned after 16 years with the show to make way for fresh new talent.
Langham Hotels International (LHI) has appointed Brett Butcher, the former general manager of its Hong Kong property, to the position of CEO.
Sofitel Brisbane Central has appointed Daniel Finch as business development manager – MICE.
The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) has announced the appointment of Margaret Crichton to the position of general manager.
Orient Express Travel Group has appointed Peter Power to establish and manage a new sales division known as Mercury Silver Aviation (MSA).
Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley has appointed Michael Foster to the position of meetings director, responsible for the hotel’s dedicated meetings team and meetings facilities.
The Tasmanian Convention Bureau (TCB) has announced the departure of Edwina Murphy, who had been representing the TCB and Tasmania on a part-time basis in the Sydney business events market.
New Zealand event-management company Hot Events has appointed Annette Pendergast, the former manager of Christchurch and Canterbury Convention Bureau, as its event director.
Exhibition Hire has announced the appointment of Richard Blair as account manager in NSW and Brad Maye as account manager in Queensland.
Langham Hotels International (LHI) has appointed Aviva Chow as the director of global sales — MICE as part of its strategic plan to provide a targeted service for sector.
Melbourne Convention and Visitors Bureau (MCVB) has announced the appointment of Hayley Blumenthal to the position of director, marketing & communications.
Joanna Savill has been appointed festival director of The Sydney Morning Herald’s new International Food Festival.
Exhibition Hire has appointed Eli Cohen as national integration manager to implement its strategy for integration of staff, stock, pricing and property following its recent acquisition of Expo Hire.
Event decor and exhibition hire organisation, Decorative Events, has announced the appointment of a new general manager, Samantha Hawkins
The Dockside Group of Sydney has appointed Lesley Aitken to the newly created role of director of marketing, taking responsibility for the overall marketing of the combined portfolio of eight venues and ongoing developments in 2009.
The former chairwomen of Meetings and Events Australia (MEA) Queensland chapter has joined Radisson Resort Gold Coast as director of sales and marketing.
The thrill of securing some of the world’s most prestigious events for one of the world’s fastest growing economies has attracted marketing professional Sue Hocking to take on the role as director of sales at the new Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC
The Christchurch and Canterbury Convention Bureau (CCCB) has appointed Jan Whiteside as business development manager for Australia.
Crowne Plaza Queenstown has announced a new appointment to its business development team, with primary responsibility for promoting the resort’s conference and incentive business.
Haycom continues to grow with three new appointments and internal movements.