Get Local Ambassadors

Get Local Ambassador Program.

We are extremely proud to announce the Get Local Ambassadors for 2021 - the GO GETTERS!

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Andrew Klein

MC/Speaker/Trainer, Spike Presentations

Andrew is one of Australia's most engaged and engaging Professional Conference & Event MC's. He is also one of this country's foremost speakers and trainers on Presentation Skills and Pitching for business.

A former corporate lawyer, Andrew quit law in the late 90's before starting up his own business as a corporate trainer and speaker.

As an MC, Andrew brings his casual yet corporate style to proceedings and is well-known on the conference circuit for his revealing speaker introductions, his improvisational skills and ability to adapt to different audiences.

Andrew also runs educational & interactive keynotes and workshops on Presentation Skills and Pitching Skills.

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Felicity Zadro

Founder & Managing Director, Zadro Agency

A passionate and committed professional communicator, Felicity Zadro has more than 18 years’ experience in designing and managing communications for a range of organisations.
In 2007 Felicity founded Zadro to provide integrated strategic communications. Felicity often leads the creative campaigns of Zadro, and has ghost written millions of words for clients. She believes in the value of integrity of communications design getting the internal team on board with new ideas, as much as new clients.

In 2017, Felicity was nominated as one of the most influential female entrepreneurs by a panel of business leaders organised through Fairfax and was named Communications Entrepreneur of the Year by CV Magazine. And in 2019, was named an Unsung Hero by the Events and Exhibition Association of Australasia, recognising her contribution to the industry.

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Nell Harrison

Managing Director, The Association Specialists

As the Managing Director of The Association Specialists and a career spanning over 20 years, Nell brings extensive organisational and international management experience within the association sector and in particular the event, marketing and sponsorship fields. Embracing new opportunities and providing strategic direction, she is able to deliver measurable outcomes and effectively manage change even in disruptive circumstances.

Her passion for creating and fostering long-term relationships is reflected in her commitment to her clients, mentoring of her teams and respect amongst her industry peers, suppliers and stakeholders. Nell is a dynamic leader, supporting and empowering her team to provide excellent service delivery results in the association and event sectors.

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Nicole Walker

Chief Executive Officer, Arinex

As CEO, Nicole leads a dynamic team at Arinex. She oversees all Arinex activity, whilst developing the team to exceed expectations and create innovative and memorable events for their clients.

Nicole provides leadership, management and vision to grow the company and ensure its financial strength and operating effectiveness. From organising the country's largest events, to boutique and intimate experiences, Nicole's ability to use events as a tool for achieving outcomes and driving personal engagement sets Arinex apart in its capability.

Nicole heralds a new breed of event management professionals and looks forward to working with local event partners to generate a wave of new business events in Australasia.

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Polly Nampetch

General Manager, Events With Moore

Polly has spent the last 16 years providing exceptional event solutions to clients and customers from automotive, pharmaceutical, beauty and FMCG industries, crating once-in-a-lifetime experiences for her clients.

Leading Events with Moore as General Manager, Polly ensures the business is focused on building strategic partnerships, understanding key objectives and has a strong commitment to ensuring every project exceeds expectations.

Polly prides herself on ensuring that every event, every customer and every member of her team feels engaged, valued and rewarded and that Events with Moore is consistently striving to create inspirational experiences.

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Sharon Levingston

General Manager Events, The Events Authority

With a speciality in events for the direct selling and female focused industries, Sharon has a keen eye for detail, an understanding that the little things are the big things when it comes to events, and the journey leading up to the event has just as much motivational power as the event itself.

Sharon enjoys the strategic focus on the successful management & operation of programs, and understands that service isn’t a learnt skill – it’s something you have inside you.

Sharon's unique skill set for the events business, having a combination of a strong travel industry background together with conference & events management, ensures seamless service & expertise from beginning to end across her client's programs.

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Stephen Turner

Managing Director, Face to Face Event Management and Medical Meetings

Stephen has been the Managing Director of Face to Face Event Management and Medical Meetings since 2000. With over 25 years’ experience in the hotel tourism and event industries, Stephen plays a hands-on role within the company and maintains strong partnerships with clients and suppliers alike, delivering in excess of 100+ events p.a.

Stephen has been an active Advisory Board Member to multiple major hotel chains and has an excellent knowledge of the Events Industry, he works with a highly talented team of event managers obtaining great outcomes for client events year-on-year.

Stephen leads one of the most passionate event management tribes delivering events throughout Asia Pacific and remains at the forefront of all of the latest event-trends and destinations.

29-30 JULY 2021