The Appointment Group acquires Sydney-based events company

Three years after opening The Appointment Group in the Asia Pacific region, the group has acquired Axis Events in Sydney.

Shane Barr, managing director TAG Asia Pacific
Shane Barr, managing director TAG Asia Pacific

Managing Director, Shane Barr, has announced the group’s acquisition of Axis Events, founded by events industry leader, Paul Christie.


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The acquisition has created a new independent event and corporate travel management company providing personalised global event management solutions for a range of clients.

The Appointment Group is a multiple award winning, independently owned Events and Corporate Travel Management company with nine offices across Australia, United Kingdom, United States and Singapore.  It was founded in the UK and has been operating for over 28 years.

 

Sam Robson, group events director, global events UK commented: "The entire team, both at The Appointment Group and Axis Events, will remain an integral part of the expanded division and our future growth plans within the MICEmarket throughout Asia Pacific,"

Founder of Axis Events Paul Christie said, "I couldn’t have imagined a stronger strategic partnership and future for Axis Events, our existing clients are in the best hands possible and will benefit from the wealth of contacts and expertise The Appointment Group offer, not to mention access to their phenomenal global network which will benefit clients greatly. I wanted to hand on the company I built to people I knew could take it to the next level and ensure my dedicated staff were well taken care of. The Appointment Group hasticked all the boxes and more!"

 


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