EEAA Executive Committee appointments for 2020

Results of the EEAA Executive Committee Elections were announced yesterday, with two new appointments to the board.

The announcement said:

Nominations were called for five executive committee positions from the organiser, venue and supplier categories. Nine nominations were received and a ballot was held for all three categories.

Matt Pearce and David Longman were re-elected to the EEAA Board to represent the Organiser category, and Elissa Duke and Helen Mantellato were elected to represent the Venue category and Libbie Ray was elected to represent the Supplier category.

The 2020-2021 EEAA Executive Committee comprises:

President: Spiro Anemogiannis – Managing Director, Informa Australia
Vice President: Helen Mantellato – Business Development Manager, ICC Sydney
Treasurer: Robert O’Keeffe – General Manager, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
Secretary, Elissa Duke, Senior Manager of Business Relaunch, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
David Longman – Managing Director, Diversified Communications Australia*
Matt Pearce – Director, Talk2 Media & Events
Libbie Ray – Director, Connected Events Group
Brian Thomas – Managing Director, Reed Exhibitions Australia
Chris Muir – Chief Executive Officer, Gaming Technologies Association
Nigel Keen – General Manager, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Paul Elliott – State Manager, NSW, Harry the Hirer
Chris Schlueter – Product Manager, Sprintr by AV1
Felicity Zadro – Manager Director, Zadro Agency
The Board and the EEAA thank Leighton Wood, Simon Burgess and Shaun Rae who have stepped down from the Executive Committee, for their years of service to the Association.

The new Board will be heavily involved in implementing the Rebuild Strategy for the exhibitions and business events industry in 2021 and beyond as well as the continued roll out of EEAA marketing activity and programs including the EEAA Sustainability Program and Young Stars Program. 

Source:  EEAA

* The publisher of Mumbrella


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