As the Business Development Manager for Business Events Victoria, Wayne helps to place conferences and events in regional Victoria.
Wayne brings to this role much experience in the sales, marketing and business events sectors. He started his career more than 15 years ago in the Melbourne hotel industry before moving on to specialising in conferences and events.
A move to New Zealand in 2003 involved Wayne taking up a business development role with Auckland Convention Centre at THE EDGE, where over a number of years he took responsibility for developing new conference business with a focus on multi-day conventions from Australia and international forums.
After a stint with Tourism Australia – New Zealand, where he took responsibility for Tourism Australia’s relationships with its trade partners and managing Business Events Australia’s trade relations in New Zealand, Wayne returned to Australia. He is now focusing on growing the economic benefit of business events in regional Victoria and is responsible for building relationships with key clients and facilitating conference leads and bids for regional Victorian venues.
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