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Partner News: LEADing People Mentoring Program – September Intake Now Open

Whether you are new to management and leading others, have people managers in your team who need management training support, or you and your team are adapting to management in the new hybrid world, you are inherently expected to know WHAT to do and the best WAY to do it, from the people around you.As the expectations on organisational leaders grow and become more critical, the pressures mount, and cracks begin to show – leaving our people managers feeling vulnerable and ill equipped.

Partner News: Upgrading Industry, Up-skilling Professionals, Upstaging the Country

Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) has unveiled a three-year roadmap for the country’s conventions industry. Covering 2021–2023, the roadmap outlines an array of action plans to attract more conventions to Thailand and elevate the country’s international profile. It comprises three key strategies: To upgrade the Thailand’s conventions ecosystem through active lead generation and industry consultation; to upskill the industry with targeted developmental programs;…

Partner News: Nexia Australia launches a world-leading wealth management software that will help you take a control of your finances

At Nexia, we care about our clients and facilitating their success. Which is why we are proud to introduce our bespoke platform, Nexia Wealth Connect. A secure smart vault which enables you to access your financial affairs anytime, anywhere, in one location.Users can control what information they upload, what they share and with whom. In turn, our advisors are able to use their latest information to provide proactive consultation and identify opportunities to maximise their financial…

Partner News: Let’s Meet Again Soon – Gold Coast

Australia’s favourite host for meetings is high on every delegate’s wish list as the city looks forward to welcoming business events as restrictions ease. The Gold Coast’s iconic beaches, wide open spaces and sun-kissed outdoor lifestyle offers the perfect destination to recover and reset. As Australia’s leading regional destination, the Gold Coast has broad appeal, offering an unrivalled blend of world-class conferencing and down-to-earth hospitality. HOTA, HOME OF THE…

AFA appoints Helen Morgan-Banda as CEO

After a thorough and rigorous recruitment process, the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) has announced the appointment of Helen Morgan-Banda as AFA CEO, effective 2 August 2021. Ms Morgan-Banda brings to the role almost a decade of experience as CEO of two major professional membership bodies. Most recently she was CEO of the 15,000 member-strong Law Society of New Zealand and prior to that was CEO of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. AFA National President,…

SPASA Announces Acquisition & Rebranding of Pool & Spa Expo

The Swimming Pool and Spa Association of Australia (SPASA) has announced the purchase and rebranding of the Pool Spa and Outdoor Living Expo (Qld) from Australasian Exhibitions & Events Pty Limited (AEE). The addition of the Brisbane-based Pool Spa and Outdoor Living Expo to the national suite of consumer-focused exhibitions owned by SPASA - including Adelaide, Auckland, Melbourne and Sydney - marks the industry body’s fourth acquisition in five years, Commenting on the acquisition,…

ITECA Board Strengthened with Higher Education Expertise

Two leaders of the nation’s independent higher education sector have joined the Board of the sector’s peak body, the Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA). ITECA’s members are independent providers in the higher education, vocational education, training and skills sectors. Professor Alan Bowen-James is the Executive Dean with Le Cordon Bleu Australia. His credentials include two Doctorates and eight Masters Degrees and experience with…

Extending relief for virtual meetings and electronic communications

As part of the Australian Government's plan to secure Australia’s recovery, legislation has passed renewing temporary relief that allows companies to use technology to meet regulatory requirements under the Corporations Act 2001. These temporary relief measures will allow companies to hold virtual meetings and use electronic communications to send meeting-materials and execute documents until 31 March 2022. This relief ensures that companies can meet their obligations…

CNSA appoints new President

Cancer Nurses Society of Australia is delighted to announce the appointment of their new President Associate Professor Kim Alexander, who has formally taken on the position of CNSA President, replacing Lucy Gent who has led the society for the past three years. Associate Professor Kim Alexander is a cross-disciplinary cancer researcher with experience in nursing, epidemiology, genetics, and patient outcomes. She has a passion for enabling personalised health care for patients. Kim…

SSAA Appoints new CEO

The Self Storage Association of Australia (SSAA) has confirmed the appointment of their new CEO, Makala Ffrench Castelli. Makala commenced her role as CEO in August 2021, following eight years working across the self storage sector. She has held a range of senior roles with major operators, suppliers and as a contributing editor to the SSAA research program. She has more than fifteen years’ experience in marketing, strategy and corporate affairs in the property and finance industries. Makala brings…

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