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Autumn has brought many changes to VTIC

31 /03/ 2016 Comments are Closed

A message from Acting Chief Executive, Erin Joyce

It’s hard to believe that I am writing my 6th and final e-news introduction when it seems only yesterday that I joined the VTIC team.

I have thoroughly enjoyed my time as Acting Chief Executive here at VTIC; I have learnt many things and hopefully made a great contribution to the future growth and direction of the industry during this time.  It has been an honour to represent and advocate for an industry which is ‘in my blood’ and to work with a smart and dedicated team of people. Together we have shaken a few trees, questioned what we do, achieved, driven great results and had some fun along the way.

Before I proceed, I would like to speak on behalf of industry in thanking Nick Foa for his time as interim Chief Executive of Tourism Victoria. This afternoon we were advised that Nick will be resuming his substantive role in the Department of Health and Human Services as the Deputy Secretary Sport, Infrastructure, International Engagement and Director of Housing. Thank you Nick for engaging closely with industry during this crucial time of transition and for your valuable contribution to Victoria’s Visitor Economy. Welcome also to Tim Ada who will be the interim Chief Executive until the new CEO commences.

As my chapter as Acting CE also comes to an end, I’d specifically like to thank the Chair, Jeremy Johnson for his fantastic support and guidance – his energy and enthusiasm are something to aspire to. Also, the Policy Committee Chairs, it has been a pleasure working with them all to strengthen our industry and to be able to draw from their knowledge and experience as we work through policy and advocacy objectives and set the future policy agendas.

I’d also like to thank the VTIC Board for their support and trust, as well as the Victorian Chamber for putting their faith in me to take over the reins from Dianne for the 6 month secondment period, more specifically to Dianne Smith herself and also to Sally Capp and Mark Stone.

Finally to the VTIC team, I have a new appreciation for what they do and how hard they work for our industry. We are all very lucky to have them constantly championing the tourism and events cause and delivering for our growing list of members across the State.

I look forward to seeing VTIC continue to deliver and prosper as the peak, independent and influential ‘one voice’ for the state’s tourism and events industry, and to catching up with all of you in the near future at the next VTIC event or function.

Don’t forget to register for the upcoming VTIC Regional Roadshows and also the Victorian Tourism Conference ‘The Experience Evolution’, it’s going to be amazing – not to be missed!

VTIC

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VTIC

The peak body for Victoria's tourism and events industry, VTIC represents key industry associations and operators, with over 1400 members.

Events

may

31may9:00 am5:00 pmDestination Melbourne presents: Melbourne LIVE9:00 am - 5:00 pm Arts Centre Melbourne - The Pavilion

june

06jun6:00 pm8:00 pmVTIC 2018 Mixer Series - June Tourism Networking EventConnect and reconnect at our monthly mixers6:00 pm - 8:00 pm SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

08jun12:00 pm2:30 pmVictorian Chamber presents: The Hon Julie Bishop MP12:00 pm - 2:30 pm Melbourne CBD

13jun5:30 pm8:00 pmVictorian Chamber presents: Fast Forward Speed Networking5:30 pm - 8:00 pm RACV City Club

14jun9:00 am10:30 amVictorian Chamber presents: Workplace update - are your casuals really casual?9:00 am - 10:30 am Best Western Hovell Tree Inn

july

04jul6:00 pm8:00 pmVTIC 2018 Mixer Series - July Tourism Networking EventConnect and reconnect at our monthly mixers6:00 pm - 8:00 pm SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

20jul9:00 am11:00 amVictorian Chamber presents: ignite+VU9:00 am - 11:00 am MCG

30jul(jul 30)8:00 am31(jul 31)3:30 pmVictorian Tourism Conference 201830-31 July, Cape Schanck8:00 am - 3:30 pm (31) RACV Cape Schanck Resort

august

15aug6:00 pm8:00 pmYoung Tourism Network presents: Grow and Glow6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Victoria University

october

16oct6:30 pm8:00 pmYoung Tourism Network presents: Emotional Intelligence with Mel Neil6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Victoria University

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