Larry Kestelman, Executive Group Chair, LK Group
Larry Kestelman is one of Australia’s best-known entrepreneurs as the founder of Dodo, and owner of the National Basketball League. Larry’s business interests extend across sport, hospitality, technology, and property development. After a twenty-five-year absence, Larry has granted a National Basketball League license back to Tasmania, with the Tasmania JackJumpers re-entering the competition for the 2021/22 season. As part of his commitment to the State, Larry has also acquired a long-term lease of the Derwent Entertainment Centre and is managing it’s redevelopment. In a major keynote address overlooking Wilkinson’s Point, Larry will share with a Tasmanian tourism and business audience his own journey as a property developer, his aspirations for the JackJumpers to become a global brand for Tasmania, and his vision to activate the DEC and Wilkinson’s Point as a centre of hospitality and events activity in Greater Hobart.
Marnie Craig, CEO, Business Events Tasmania (BET)
Business Events Tasmania is a not-for-profit member organisation responsible for marketing Tasmania as a destination for conferences, conventions, and other business events. BET works with industry and government partners to promote Tasmania as a business events destination and bid for lucrative events across the State. Marnie will provide a state of play on the Tasmanian Business Events Market as the sector begins to recover from COVID. The outlook for Tasmania’s business events calendar over the next 12-months and what the State must do to grow our share of this valuable visitor market.
TICT will also launch at the luncheon its annual Tasmanian Tourism Investment Report.
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The safety of our delegates, speakers and staff is the Property Council of Australia's top priority. There will be a range of protocols and enhanced hygiene measures implemented throughout the venue and event format to safeguard the health and wellbeing of our guests as outlined by the Tasmanian Government.
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