Mag­el­lan wel­comes new mem­bers

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MAG­EL­LAN’S board yes­ter­day gave an of­fi­cial wel­come to 10 new mem­bers at a cock­tail re­cep­tion ahead of the group’s 2017 con­fer­ence in Perth.

Hav­ing joined over the past year, the new mem­bers have come at a time of sig­nif­i­cant growth at Mag­el­lan.

Man­ag­ing di­rec­tor An­drew Macfar­lane said, “there are great things ahead for these mem­bers with Mag­el­lan, a niche, $1 bil­lion group of 130 of the best agen­cies in the land”.

Af­ter yes­ter­day’s wel­come re­cep­tion, mem­bers and sup­pli­ers to­day con­verged at the Crys­tal Club room of Crown Tow­ers Perth for the of­fi­cial con­fer­ence open­ing which was spon­sored by Qan­tas Hol­i­days and Tourism WA.

The 15th floor venue over­looks Perth’s city sky­line and pro­vided a stun­ning back­drop as the sun set and at­ten­dees min­gled.

CLICK HERE for a se­lec­tion of pho­tos from the night.

Ear­lier in the day, del­e­gates played a round of golf cour­tesy of Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, while oth­ers joined a walk­ing and eat­ing tour of Perth of­fered by Hy­att Ho­tels & Re­sorts.

The con­fer­ence runs un­til to­mor­row with a mix of ses­sions, net­work­ing and en­ter­tain­ment.

Pic­tured are mem­bers of Mag­el­lan’s board: Carl Buer­ck­ner, Penny Spencer, An­drew Macfar­lane, Trevor Jones and An­drew Jones.

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