Grampians Tourism Industry Conference – Innovation in Marketing


Hear from industry-leading speakers, learn marketing skills to enhance your tourism business and network with others. Grampians Tourism invites anyone with an interest in the visitor economy to attend this regional tourism conference.


Date: Wednesday 6th June 2018

Time:  10am – 4.30pm

Venue: Hamilton Exhibition and Conference Centre


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Early bird ticket: $99 per person until 23 May 2018

Tickets after 23 May 2018: $129 per person

Volunteer & Student ticket: $50 per person

Conference tickets include morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.

Peter Bingeman

Peter Bingeman

Visit Victoria

Peter was appointed CEO of Visit Victoria in May 2016. Over the last decade, Peter has held senior leadership positions across sales and marketing. Having spent time in Singapore and Malaysia, Peter is now an expert in global business, change management, and strategic marketing/sales.
Felicia Mariani

Felicia Mariani


The CEO of VTIC, Felicia has experience across the public, private and Not-For-Profit sectors, most recently leading The Good Food Foundation. Felicia has been in senior management roles at Tourism Victoria, Managing Director at Australian Tourism Export Council and former CEO of Tourism Tasmania.
Matthew Jackson

Matthew Jackson

Parks Victoria

Matthew joined Parks Victoria as CEO in February 2017. Matthew has extensive experience in environmental research, conservation, education, operational management and stakeholder relations. Prior to working at Parks Victoria, Matthew was CEO at Phillip Island Nature Parks for 6 years.
Bobby Green

Bobby Green

The Digital Picnic

A social media expert, Bobby is a skilled facilitator at The Digital Picnic and a former café owner, who now manages Social Media for a number of cafes and hospitality businesses in Melbourne. Bobby is a versatile creative who has found her niche well and truly within the colourful and complex world of food.
Zoe Manderson

Zoe Manderson

Alpaca Travel

Zoe is Co-Founder of Alpaca Travel – a travel itinerary tool helping the tourism industry unlock the power of maps to fuel discovery and encourage exploration. Previously Zoe consulted across a range of industries on digital marketing, strategy and product innovation.
Marc Sleeman

Marc Sleeman

Grampians Tourism

Marc was appointed CEO of Grampians Tourism in July 2017. He has had 20 years experience in tourism, both in private industry and local government including roles in general management, marketing and sales with responsibility for strategic planning, events, visitor services and stakeholder engagement.
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