Global Event Leader Joins Te Pae Christchurch
5 August 2022
As Te Pae Christchurch ramps up operations it has bolstered its leadership ranks with the appointment of highly experienced event professional Nicolette Elia as Director of Event Services.
Nicolette has more than two decades of experience across venues on three continents, including her most recent event role as Director of Operations for Borneo Convention Centre Kuching.
Specialising in venue management and operational and event services management, Nicolette will be overseeing Te Pae Christchurch’s Event Services department, including the event planning, audio-visual and floor coordination teams.
Te Pae Christchurch General Manager Ross Steele said as an international standard convention centre, it was important to hire someone with global experience to ensure the Centre would remain at the forefront of business events in New Zealand.
“We are thrilled that Nicolette will be joining the team. She has incredible knowledge of the business events industry, as well as the nuances of managing a high performing event team with a strong client focus. Her knowledge and leadership experience will be of huge benefit as we ramp up operations, support our clients and seek to take the business to the next level.”
Nicolette said she was tremendously excited to be joining the team at Te Pae Christchurch and becoming part of the ASM Global family.
“This is an incredible opportunity to be part of a new venue, build strong foundations and leave a legacy for the people of Christchurch. Being part of something this grand is a great honour and I look forward to contributing to its success.”
Nicolette commenced her role this week.