MCVB chairman Chris Barlow said: "During her five-year tenure, Sandra has achieved some outstanding results for Melbourne. We have commenced the recruitment process for our next chief executive and the board is working with Sandra on the implementation of a transition plan prior to her departure."
Tourism and major events minister Louise Asher added: "Sandra has developed a strong business events platform for Melbourne and has delivered some of the largest business events for Victoria," Ms Asher said. "A key component was enhancing Melbourne’s reputation as a business events destination and its partnership with the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Meanwhile, London-based digital company Reading Room has reached the final stage of Queensland’s £620,000 (AUD$1m) Million Dollar Memo competition.
The global competition is offering the chance to reward staff with an incentive trip of a lifetime to Queensland, Australia.