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EEAA Chief Executive steps down

Joyce DiMascio, Chief Executive for The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) will step down from her role at the end of December 2019 to take up another position in the events and hospitality industry. EEAA President, Spiro Anemogiannis said since joining the Association in 2011, Ms DiMascio had built the EEAA into a stronger, more recognised and valued Association widely respected both in Australia and internationally. “Joyce has been a stand-out leader focussed…

Partner News: Positive impacts for Kiwis measured in new world leading project

In a world-first Tourism New Zealand has announced three international conferences whose impacts will be measured to maximise the positive societal impacts conferences generate to communities.Tourism New Zealand Chief Executive Stephen England Hall says: "Conferences are a catalyst for social change. The information shared and decisions taken can profoundly change communities, impacting areas from policy and legislation change, to public health initiatives, environmental action, economic…

STA CEO to depart

Science & Technology Australia (STA) has announced the departure of the Chief Executive Officer of the peak body, Kylie Walker, who will finish in December 2019 after an outstanding 3.5 years in the position. STA President Professor Emma Johnston said Ms Walker had been an excellent leader for the organisation since she joined as CEO in June 2016. “During her time with STA, Kylie helped us grow in both scale and impact, and she created many of our new programs. “STA now…

RACQ announces new Group CEO

Royal Automobile Club of Queensland (RACQ) has announced that RACQ has appointed experienced executive and Queenslander David Carter to the role of Group CEO. Mr Carter is currently CEO Banking and Wealth at Suncorp and his appointment follows the retirement of current RACQ Group CEO Ian Gillespie after 13 years in the role. “It is an exciting time for Mr Carter to take on this role…

Partner News: AIME Hosted Buyer Registrations Close 15 November!

The AIME 2020 Hosted Buyer registrations close on 15 November – don’t miss out! This is your last opportunity to be part of a truly unique buyer program that has been distinctly design with you in mind. Register today. Benefit from a curated pre-scheduled appointments diary, access to exclusive…

MCB CEO announced

The Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) has announced that Julia Swanson has been appointed as the MCB Chief Executive Officer. Julia is a passionate and driven tourism and business events professional with over 20 years of experience. In her 9 years with MCB, Ms Swanson has contributed strongly to the growth and success of the organisation in the global business events market. Prior to MCB, she held the role of Area Director of Sales and Marketing VIC/SA/WA with…

Leadership change for ACORN

The Australian College of Perioperative Nurses (ACORN) Board has announced that Rebecca East has been appointed as CEO of the College and Garry Stratton has been elected as President.Rebecca has served ACORN as a volunteer on the Board as the Victorian Representative (2014 – 2016), Victorian Director (2016 – 2018) and has led the Board and staff as President for the past 18 months. Rebecca was honoured with a fellowship of the College in 2018. Rebecca completed a Master…

SAUG CEO resigns

SAP Australian User Group (SAUG) has announced that their CEO Mark Baker has elected to resign from the company. Mr Baker, who first joined SAUG in February 2012, departs following a long and successful career at the organisation.  “I am truly grateful to Matthew Perry, all past Chairs, the current and past Committee members, our members, and all my SAUG colleagues for the opportunity to have been be part of such a special organisation. As I leave SAUG for a new journey, I do so…

New CEO for Ausfilm

Ausfilm, Australia’s industry association for screen service businesses responsible for attracting big-budget film and television productions to Australia, has appointed Kate Marks as its Chief Executive Officer. Ms Marks has served as Ausfilm’s Executive Vice President, International Production in the Ausfilm Los Angeles office for the last five years tasked with attracting international production to Australia,…

ADIA NSW President elected

The Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) is the peak business organisation representing manufacturers and suppliers of dental products and has elected a new state President for ADIA New South Wales. Joanne Stanbury will serve a term ending late 2020.   Ms Stanbury is the CEO & Founder of One Dental which has been operating for 16 years, Chair of the ADIA Industry Skills Committee, a Dental Therapist with over 25 years experience in the dental industry in senior management roles,…

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