As a global events marketing specialist with more than 13 years’ experience, including a stint in the events team at PwC Australia, he will lead the team for the Expo, which takes place on 23-24 February 2016 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Sallie Coventry, ibtm events portfolio director, Reed Travel Exhibitions, said that Wainwright’s background, experience and passion for the events industry were key to his appointment.
"With strong relationships with numerous industry stakeholders, including convention bureaux and tourism, governments and private bodies, Ian is well positioned to drive Asia-Pacific’s leading business events trade show."
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