CWT Meetings & Events bolsters presence in Australia and New Zealand
Previously the general manager for Platinum Event Solutions, Michelle Sargent joins CWT Meetings & Events as director & commercial leader, Australia and New Zealand. Heather Lawson has been appointed national operations manager and Ben Ogden is senior event manager.
“Australia’s meetings and events market is on a solid footing,” said Tony Wagner, vice president, Americas & South Pacific, CWT Meetings & Events.
“Positive business sentiment in recent years has created strong demand for meetings and events. We’re absolutely thrilled to have Michelle, Heather and Ben join the team. I’m confident that under Michelle’s leadership, our team in Australia & New Zealand will help our clients get the greatest ROI on their M&E spend and create engaging and memorable experiences for their attendees.”
Sargent said she was delighted to be part of the team at CWT Meetings & Events.
“Over the coming months we’ll be focused on establishing ourselves as a leader in end-to-end M&E services and solutions in Australia and New Zealand,” she said. “This includes strategic meetings management (SMM), where we are already a dominant player in this market, as well as managing events, group travel, incentives, conferencing and exhibitions.”