SPEAKERS

Andrew Westacott

Andrew Westacott

CEO, Australian Grand Prix Corporation

Andrew Westacott is the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Grand Prix Corporation (AGPC), a position he has occupied since February 2011. He commenced at AGPC in 2006 as the General Manager, Operations before later being appointed Deputy CEO and then Acting CEO.

Prior to commencing at the AGPC, Andrew started his professional life as a chemical engineering project manager before taking up senior positions in logistics, procurement and supply chain management with MasterFoods Australia New Zealand and Uncle Ben’s of Australia. He then moved into major events in 2005 and played a key part in the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games as Group Manager for Venue Delivery and Capital Projects.

He has a love of sport and sporting events and is committed to showcasing Melbourne and Victoria to the world through the Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix and the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix.

Session

10. 35 am – 11.35 am | Thursday 7th February 2019

Panel: How do we take advantage of how Australia is positioning itself within the global marketplace?

The opening session will ignite an important conversation for the sector – exploring how Australia is positioning itself within the global marketplace and what specific areas should be focused on for taking the best business advantage in regard to the events sector.

This insightful session will include panel members who are shapers of the Australian market within the events sector; advisors on the Australian marketplace from an international perspective; and key sector leaders profiling Australia to international markets.

Session Take Outs:

  • Learn how Australia is currently positioning itself
  • What areas / assets need to be understood
  • How can these areas be utilised for business advantage within the events sector

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