AEG Ogden announced the appointment of two new business development managers for International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) as interest and enquiry increase ahead of its December 2016 opening.
Tina Eggers has been appointed as the National Business Development Manager and Michelle Nahas the Corporate, Government and Events Business Development Manager.
Tina has more than 15 years of experience in the world of meetings and events and is a board member of the International Special Event Society in Australia. Tina joins ICC Sydney following six years as Senior Business Development Manager for Dockside Group and four years as Business Development Executive with Sydney Showground.
Michelle has an extensive background in business development, sales and account retention and joins ICC Sydney after six years with QANTAS in corporate account management and as a flight analyst.
Chief Executive Officer of ICC Sydney and AEG Ogden Group Director for Convention Centres, Geoff Donaghy said the appointments were timed to capture the market's response to ICC Sydney's brand awareness and business development activities.
“With the arrival of Tina and Michelle, the team continues to strengthen and it is heartening to see each and every member of ICC Sydney thriving in this fast-paced, pre-opening environment,” Mr Donaghy said.
“We are very proud to see another growing network of professionals join the AEG Ogden fold of 18 venues under management as we bring to market one of the most exciting business events venues in the world today,” he said.
ICC Sydney will employ more than 300 full time and up to 1,500 part time people when it opens in December 2016. The roles are being advertised through LinkedIn and Seek.
Photo shows: Tina Eggers, Michelle Nahas & Beverley Parker