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Aaron Nissen

Digital Marketing Strategist, Simpleview
Aaron Nissen joined the Simpleview team in 2017. As Digital Marketing Strategist, he works with... More

Adeline Kang

Regional Business Development and Account Management APAC, American Express Meetings & Events
As the Regional Strategic Sales and Account Management lead for American Express Meetings &... More

Chad Davis

Director, Musicland
Chad has had a long, winding and somewhat treacherous path to get to where he is now. In the... More

Dave Shering

Founder and MD, Handbuilt Creative
David Shering is the founder, principal and creative director at one of Australia’s... More

David Gration

Director, Events Tourism Associates
David is the Director of Events Tourism Associates, a company established to provide high... More

Dr Angus Hervey, Tane Hunter and Will Tate

Future Crunch
Are you feeling negative about the state of the world in 2018? Is the news getting you down?... More

Jacqui Wilson-Smith

Global Innovation, McCormick & Company Inc
Jacqui is an innovator, marketer, chair, director and board advisor. As an experienced... More

John Pastorelli

Author - Trainer - Facilitator
John is just as comfortable scratching stories in the dirt with Aboriginal Peoples in remote... More

Karen Bolinger

President, Association of Australian Convention Bureaux
Ms Karen Bolinger is the Chief Executive Officer of the Melbourne Convention... More

Leah Muir

Business Development Manager, Business Events Tasmania
Leah has 13 years’ experience in the business events and hospitality industries, currently... More

Leonie McKeon

China-Educated Strategist, Leonie McKeon
Leonie McKeon is an Australian China-educated strategist and author who teaches the fundamental... More

Lynne Schinella

Conference Facilitator
Lynne Schinella is the ideal MC to facilitate the AACB 2017 conference. With a tag line of... More

Marianne Edmonds

Director and Co-Founder, LOUD Events
Even the most incredible journeys start with a single step. Following  a lifestyle of beer... More

Mark Olsen

Investment Specialist, Tourism Infrastructure, Brisbane Marketing
Mark has spent nearly 25 years developing world-leading and sustainable tourism projects,... More

Martin Latter

Executive Chef, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Executive Chef, Martin Latter, whose high-profile career spans two hemispheres, likes to create... More

Matt Golinski

Matt Golinski is a highly regarded, professional chef with a passion for creating cuisine using... More

Melissa Bennett

Head of the Traveller Branch, Department of Home Affairs
Mel Bennett has over 20 years experience in public administration working in the Australian... More

Monica Armesto

Marketing & Communications Manager, Tourism Australia
With a background in corporate communications, product development, and destination marketing,... More

Nicolas Chu

CEO and Founder, Sinorbis
A global digital thought-leader, Nicolas Chu has been building and managing technology and... More

Noor Ahmad Hamid

Regional Director (Asia Pacific), International Congress & Convention Association
Noor has been the Regional Director Asia Pacific of ICCA since 2009. Prior to joining ICCA,... More

Oscar Cerezales

Chair, PCMA Asia Pacific Advisory Board, PCMA
Oscar Cerezales, born in Barcelona (Spain), has been working in the meetings industry for more... More

Peter Bliss

Owner and Presenter, Business is Bliss
Peter Bliss is a wellness, mindfulness and human behaviour coach, an international keynote... More

Rob Donelly

General Manager, Strategy and Business Transformation, Austrade
Rob Donelly is the General Manager, Strategy and Business Transformation with Austrade. In this... More

Shane Bailey

Noosa Boathouse
Chef Shane Bailey began his initial culinary career at quintessential Melbourne restaurant... More

Tamara Kavalec

CEO, Arinex Pty Ltd
Tamara is a highly regarded and accomplished leader within the event and exhibition industry and... More