Meetings & Events Australia names Board of Directors 2012
In their Annual General Meeting held on November 22, in Tasmania, Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) named its official Board of Directors for 2012. With a strong events background and over 20 years of experience in the hospitality and venue environment, Rhona Walker joins MEA as the Chair of the Board. She is the Owner Operator of Solution RED and Avantage, a TAFE mentor for students entering the meetings and events industry and was named Industry Person of the Year, Asia Pacific in 2009. Simon Baggs who has joined as Vice Chair, MEA, has over 25 years of experience in upscale event management, working with the corporate sector, prestigious brands and prominent public events. The other members include, Phil Holmes AMM, AFMEA, Director - Convention Wise Pty. Ltd. as Treasurer, Anne Jamieson, Director of Sales and Marketing – Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and Susan Ryman-Kiernan AFMEA, Managing Director – Wise Connections.