News from November 2020
For the first time in its history, Meetings and Events Australia (MEA) conducted its Annual General Meeting virtually today, where the nine Directors of the Board were announced, with Executive positions subsequently appointed by the Board.
MEA's Board of Directors and Executive roles are as follows:
Nigel Collin - ChairpersonSuzana Bishop, Fed Square - Deputy ChairBeverley Williamson, Melbourne Convention Bureau - Secretary
Health Information Management Association of Australia (HIMAA) appoints Jae Redden as their new Chief Executive Officer. She is the former CEO of Medical Journal of Australia publisher AMPCo.
Ms Redden takes over from interim CEO Mark Upton who has been holding the fort since February following the departure of former CEO Richard Lawrance.
Ms Redden has experience both in professional membership-based organisations and providers of health information, having been a board member…
Science & Technology Australia is pleased to announce the election of new members to its Executive Committee at STA’s Annual General Meeting today.
Silo-busting innovator and industry-engaged research entrepreneur Professor Mark Hutchinson is STA’s new President-elect. He will become President at the end of our next AGM in November 2021.
At its core, digital strategy is a decision-making process that aligns an organization’s vision, goals, opportunities, and activities to maximize the business benefits of digital initiatives. When implemented thoughtfully, a digital strategy will identify priorities, implementation milestones, and progress toward the strategic goals of your association. To build your digital strategy, your organization must look beyond its operational needs by examining how technology will allow your association…
The Australian Dental and Oral Health Therapists’ Association Inc. (ADOHTA) held their Annual General Meeting virtually on Sunday 15th November 2020. As a result of the resolutions passed by the membership, ADOHTA will implement a Board governance structure and operate as a single entity trading as a Company Limited by Guarantee by March 2021.
Leticia Masters' appointment as President has concluded and she is delighted to welcome Nicole Stormon to the ADOHTA President role.
Energy Networks Australia (ENA) has welcomed Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG) Chief Executive Officer, Ben Wilson, as the new Chair of the Energy Networks Australia Board.
Mr Wilson was elected yesterday at a full meeting of the board.
ENA Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Dillon, welcomed Mr Wilson to the role saying he was looking forward to working with the new Chair.
“Ben is well known and respected within the industry and has significant experience across gas…
The Australian Catholic Primary Principals’ Association has unveiled their new logo at the 2020 AGM, which was held recently.
President of Australian Catholic Primary Principals’ Association, Mr Brad Gaynor, said that the new brand reflects a contemporary association that places Jesus at the centre of all we do as leaders in Catholic communities.
“Our Association has been supporting and advocating for…
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Australia's 3.5 million small businesses support our national economy, employing almost half of the Australian workforce. Late or long payment times can cause significant problems to their cash flow, impacting their businesses.
To address this, the Australian Government has introduced the Payment Times Reporting Scheme. The scheme aims to help payment outcomes for small businesses. It will create transparency around the payment practices of large businesses to small businesses.
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A new virtual event platform, ICC Sydney Connect is now available at world leading International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney), providing event organisers with complete end to end virtual and hybrid solutions.
The new service will be delivered by ICC Sydney's expert Audio Visual and Information Communication Technology teams, enabling clients to broadcast their virtual and hybrid events from ICC Sydney's state-of-the-art studios with a customisable interface, delivering a truly…
At the recent IPSHA Biennial General Meeting, Paul Clegg was welcomed as the President of the Association for the 2020-2022 biennium. Paul has taken over the Presidency from Grant Bock, who served as President for the 2018-2020 biennium.
“Together with the incoming Federal Board members, I look forward to building on the outstanding work of Grant Bock and the outgoing Federal Board members. IPSHA prides itself…
The Netball NSW Board announces today the departure of longstanding Chief Executive Officer, Carolyn Campbell.A trailblazer in the once male-dominated sports industry, Campbell joined Netball NSW as Game Development Manager in 2003 before being promoted to CEO in 2006.In her time as CEO netball has seen exponential growth across the state and last year announced record registrations in excess of 115,000 members.Perhaps her greatest achievement came in 2020 when…
Scott Willis first came across physiotherapy after "doing his knee" as a young teenager in high school.
The young man had grown up in a low socio-economic area in Sydney's west, attending public schools in Mount Druitt and Rooty Hill.
"I'd never even heard of physio ... and then did my knee ... and had to have some physio before…
International Advertising Association Global, a global association representing all areas of the marketing and communications industry, has appointed three Australian IAA Global Vice Presidents. The appointments are representative of newly elected IAA Global Chairman and President Joel E. Nettey’s focus on four key pillars – Diversity & Inclusion, Creativity & Innovation, Regulatory Issues, and Education.
Heather Leembruggen will lead as IAA Global Vice President for IAA Elections. She…