BEV Staff

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.

cporter@businesseventsvictoria.com

03 8662 5428

Adeline Keh, Sales Executive

Business Events Victoria expanded the team in 2014 and welcomed Adeline Keh, Sales Executive, to focus on sales activities and generating business event lead referrals for regional Victoria.

She brought with her extensive B2B sales experience from previous roles in the business events industry in both government and the private sector across a number of cities.

Adeline has spent more than 8 years with the Singapore Exhibition & Convention Bureau in a Business Development role, generating conference and meeting leads, and promoting the city state to international associations and meeting planners. She relocated to Melbourne in 2010 and established herself in the Australian business events industry, working with a professional conference organiser.

Adeline has an unwavering enthusiasm for the industry, and in this particular role, to develop strong relationships with conference and meeting planners and showcasing the best that regional Victoria has to offer for company conferences, team planning days and trade events.

Her role is integral to the continued success of the state government funded Regional Victoria Business Events Program, currently being delivered by BEV.

Adeline recently celebrated her first year anniversary with Business Events Victoria (BEV), having joined last year in October, and looks forward to many successful years to come.

akeh@businesseventsvictoria.com

03 8662 5432