President, The Professional Conference Organisers Association Inc.
Barry is President of The Professional Conference Organisers Association and Treasurer of Business Events Council Australia (BECA). He has a sound understanding of the logistical issues associated with planning and managing events as well as an understanding of international protocols and has been commended for his sound strategic and organisational planning skills. Barry is a current board member of the Canberra Convention Bureau and has played a role in contributing to the focus group that advised on the redevelopment of the National Convention Centre.
11.00 am – 12.30 pm | Friday 8th February 2019
Make the most of your membership – a campfire session
Whether you are looking to network with industry peers, learn new skills and gain from other’s professional experience, have your say on industry policy submissions or become a mentor – an industry or association membership or networking group is a great way to expand your reach and influence in the industry.
Session take outs:
- find out what these different industry bodies can offer your business and how you can take advantage of this to drive growth
- understand which of the bureaus or associations you and your business should be members of – which is right for your business objectives