Guest Speaker, Sandra Chipchase, Destination NSW - The Making of Vivid Sydney
Sandra Chipchase, CEO - Destination NSW and Executive Producer of Vivid Sydney will provide an overview on the largest festival of Light, Music and Ideas in the Southern Hemisphere that continues to surprise and delight visitors from Australia and around the world.
Time: 12:15pm for 12:30pm - 2.00pm
Venue: JBWere, Level 42, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer
Price: $35.00, includes sandwich lunch & tea/coffee
Sandra Chipchase B Bus Comm, GAICD
Sandra Chipchase is the Chief Executive Officer of Destination NSW and Executive Producer of Vivid Sydney. Ms Chipchase has had an outstanding career in international and domestic tourism and business events marketing, major events acquisition and management, sponsorship, commercial leasing and asset management.
Ms Chipchase was previously the Chief Executive Officer of the Melbourne Convention and Visitors Bureau, Executive Director – Australia Pavilion - World EXPO 2000, Executive Director Commercial – Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority, GM Marketing – Sydney Convention and Visitors Bureau and she held senior management roles with the Australian Tourist Commission/Tourism Australia in Frankfurt, Chicago and New York.
Sandra has held roles as Chair and President of several international and national industry associations. Her current roles include: Board Member - Business Events Sydney, member of the Steering Committee Member for the Sydney International Convention, Exhibition and Entertainment Centre Precinct and member of the NSW Australia Day Committee.
Sandra was co-author of the National Business Events Strategy and co-author of the NSW Visitor Economy Taskforce Report 2012 - the tourism and major events blueprint for NSW - that has delivered record results for NSW.
Sandra has been awarded by Sony Music Australia for creativity and innovation and received national recognition winning the National Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Meetings and Events Industry.