OUR TEAM

Collaborative teamwork is essential for all the events we organise. Conference management is about working together to achieve a common goal, so teamwork is vital.

During the last 16 years, All Occasions Group has grown to include a team of dedicated professionals all of whom are experts in their respective fields and offer a broad range of skills to our clients.

  • Anne-Marie Quinn
    Anne-Marie Quinn Managing Director

    Anne-Marie has managed and developed All Occasions Group since its inception. She has built the organisation over the past 16 years to a staff of 19 and has attracted an impressive range of major national and international clients. Anne-Marie leads her team with vision and foresight, constantly seeking new opportunities for growth, expansion and development.

    Mobile: 0438 518 265
    Emailamq@aomevents.com

  • Lisa Beckham
    Lisa Beckham Project Manager And Operations Manager

    Lisa holds a Certified Event Manager Accrediation with the PCO Association and brings more than 12 years of convention and events experience to the All Occasions Group. Her bubbly outgoing nature and her extensive experience are an asset to the AOG team. Lisa is proficient at all areas of event management, but specialises in larger conferences up to 1000 people, exhibition management, gala events and spectacular social functions.

    Mobile: 0424 717 444
    Email: lisa.beckham@aomevents.com

  • Maricel Rigoir
    Maricel Rigoir Group Manager – Group Manager Finance And Administration

    Maricel has worked extensively in business management and accounting roles. She also has a specialisation in Human Resource Management. Maricel’s primary role within All Occasions Group is to manage all financial aspects of the organisation and to oversee the financial management of conferences and events and the travel agency.

     

  • Jodie Sinel
    Jodie Sinel Sales Manager

    Jodie offers more than 16 years’ experience in senior management roles within the business events industry. She directs the strategic business development of All Occasions Group. Jodie is a dedicated professional committed to achieving business success and client satisfaction.

    Mobile: 0405 674 921
    Email: jodie@aomevents.com

     

  • Rebecca Beer Smith
    Rebecca Beer Smith Coordinator – Associations, Personal Assistant To The MD
    Rebecca brings a wealth of knowledge to her role and to AOG. Her most recent role of Office Manager, had her responsible for all Bookkeeping, Scheduling, Customer Relations, HR and Marketing. Previous to this she worked as a Receptionist at the Mathematical Association of South Australia Inc. (MASA), for over ten years, where she worked closely with The Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers (AAMT). By the time she left she had moved up to become the Associations Responsible Officer.

     

  • Vanessa Kasbergen
    Vanessa Kasbergen Travel Consultant
    Vanessa has over 20 years retail travel experience in many different areas of both domestic and international travel. Vanessa has worked in both retail and corporate travel in Australia and Europe and has travelled through Europe, USA, Canada, Asia and the Pacific Islands. Vanessa also holds a Degree in Tourism and Event Management from the University of South Australia.

     

  • Sheila Woodhart
    Sheila Woodhart Sponsorship And Exhibition Manager

    Sheila has previous sponsorship and event management experience in Sporting and Non Profit sectors. Sheila was recently employed at the West Adelaide Football Club where she made significant improvements to the sponsorship and events department. This includes the increase of sponsorship revenue and the improvement of the overall profitability of events. Sheila holds a Bachelor of Management (Marketing) from the University of South Australia and delivers efficient service to clients through her experience across a number of industries.

     

  • Claire Amor-Haynes
    Claire Amor-Haynes Project Manager

    Claire has previously worked in Media, where she was responsible for coordinating all corporate events ranging from the creation through to the implementation, tracking and review. Claire holds a Diploma of Events Management, Graduate Certificate in Management (Marketing) and further experience in Client Services, Logistics, Administration and Events. Her passion for the industry shows through her excellent communication skills and strong customer service focus.

     

  • Alexandra Dewhirst
    Alexandra Dewhirst Associate Project Manager

    Alex previously worked as an event coordinator for Adelaide-based events company, Are You Being Served (AYBS) and made a significant contribution to the business since beginning in 2007. Alex further holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of International Studies from the University of Adelaide and has a strong passion for events. Through her many years working at an events company, Alex has fantastic on the job experience and a unique insight into the many facets of events and conferencing.

  • Nikki Salerno
    Nikki Salerno Associate Project Manager

    Nikki has over 10 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, with the past 6 years specifically focused in events. Having worked in venue Event Management roles and previously coordinating fundraising events; Nikki’s strengths lie in her ability to develop and manage strong business relationships, to work well under pressure and to use her initiative and negotiation skills to deliver positive results back to the clients she works with. This, along with a strong passion for the meetings and events industry, drives Nikki to ensure she strives for success on all the conferences and events she coordinates. Nikki’s leadership skills can also be recognised through her award of the MEA Young Professional Scholarship 2012 and her previous position as Co-Chair of the YMEA Committee.

     

  • Kate Haralam
    Kate Haralam Associate Project Manager
    Kate holds a Diploma of Events and has been awarded the Quality of Service Award, awarded by TAFE SA. She has extensive experience in the management of large accommodation blocks, especially for the Australian Society of Anaesthetists National Scientific Conference in 2013, where she managed in excess of 300 rooms across five properties. Kate’s strengths are in her unrivalled customer service skills and her enthusiasm to go above and beyond, delivering successful events every time.

     

  • Emma Cimarosti
    Emma Cimarosti Coordinator – Conventions And Events

    Emma commenced with All Occasions as part of our Delegate Services team and worked her way up a Coordinator role. She has completed a Diploma of Events at Tafe SA and has a strong administration and customer service background spanning over 15 years. She has worked on a variety of major events such as Tour Down Under, WOMADelaide, Soundwave, FutureMusic, Laneway Festival and Clipsal 500.

     

  • Janissa Pfeiffer
    Janissa Pfeiffer Administrator – Sales And Marketing
    Janissa has more than 20 years’ experience in senior administrative roles, with the majority of this within the sales industry. Her strong organisation and communication helps her build long term working relationships. She is dedicated to delivering superior customer service to all our clients.

     

  • Catherine Hincks
    Catherine Hincks Research Officer

    Catherine offers more than 20 years sales and research experience in senior managements roles within the Business Events Industry. Catherine is a keen advocate to continually further develop South Australia as a premier business events destination by researching new opportunities within National and International markets across a wide range of industry sectors. Catherine is an asset to the company with a wealth of industry knowledge. Her passion and commitment to the industry is shown through her success, personable communication skills and strong customer service focus.

     

  • Nicki Murrell
    Nicki Murrell Accounts Administrator

    Nicki has over 20 years’ experience in book keeping, administration and accounting, both for small businesses and large corporations. She holds a Diploma in Business Studies and also ran her own business for over 10 years. Nicki’s strong customer service and attention to detail make her a valuable member of the team.

     

  • Rachelle Boyle
    Rachelle Boyle Coordinator – Conventions and Events

    Rachelle joins the AOG team after completing a Diploma in Event Management. She had completed her full year internship with AOG, and has won the Rising Star Award with the Adelaide Convention Bureau. Rachelle is reliable, persistent and an enthusiastic team member and her professional attitude allows her to take on the responsibilities that are required to deliver a successful event.

  • Sophie Zervas
    Sophie Zervas Delegate Services

    Sophie after having completed her internship with us in 2016.  She has developed strong communication skills and a passion to take on challenges.  Sophie has strong customer service skills that allow her to deliver a successful event.

  • Ellen Hill
    Ellen Hill Coordinator - Conference and Events

    Ellen has over four years’ experience in the conference and events industry, having a strong background in organising 5 star events. She has exceptional communication skills and a commitment to client satisfaction and customer service. Her excellent attention to detail, combined with a genuine interest in taking on challenges, allows her to take on the responsibilities that are required to deliver a successful event

  • Catherine Politakis
    Catherine Politakis Delegate Services

    Catherine has two years’ experience in the conference and events industry, having a strong background in organising public events. She has exceptional customer service background spanning over 11 years. Her excellent attention to detail and communication skills, combined with a genuine interest in taking on challenges, allows her to take on the responsibilities that are required to deliver a successful event.

  • Kellie Thomas
    Kellie Thomas Coordinator – Sponsorship and Exhibition

    Kellie brings her extensive experience in the event and conferencing industry to AOG. She has experience in all conferencing aspects, and is now solely focussed on developing sponsorship and exhibition partnerships. She has developed a strong network within the industry as well as further afield. Kellie’s strengths are building positive relationships and delivering successful outcomes for clients.

  • Vivianne Frahn
    Vivianne Frahn

    Information on Vivianne coming soon.

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