Chris Porter, Executive Officer
Chris has been with Business Events Victoria (BEV) since 2008. As Executive Officer, Chris’ role with BEV includes the delivery of the $1.2 million state government funded ‘Regional Victoria Business Events Program’ aimed at promoting regional Victoria as a business events destination. Chris also facilitates BEV’s tradeshow attendance, familiarisation program, cooperative marketing opportunities, membership and much, much more!
Chris graduated with a Bachelor of Viticultural Science and began his career in tourism with the Australian Wine Tour Company (AWTC). While working with the AWTC he was awarded the Lynette Bergin Tourism Fellowship in 2006.
BEV services are delivered by the Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) and during his time with BEV/ VTIC, he has also led many key projects for VTIC including their Local Government engagement, Adventure & Nature-Based Forum, coordinated the Victorian Tourism Conference in 2010 and managed aspects of the Victorian Tourism Awards program.
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