Canberra Convention Bureau has appointed Kimberley Wood as head of sales and Kimberley Roberts-Salee as head of marketing, in a strategic restructure aimed at streamlining operations.
Woodâ€™s appointment as head of sales will see her guiding the organisationâ€™s sales effort both domestically and internationally and build on the pre-pandemic success of Canberra Region as a business events destination.
With over 20 years of experience in the business events sector, Woodâ€™s career spans multiple sales roles at Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, including business development manager â€“ international, and most recently at Canberra Convention Bureau, first as market research manager, and subsequently as director of international bidding.
Meanwhile, Roberts-Salee will be taking on the head of marketing role, guiding her team to position Canberra as a world-class conferencing and events destination through the Bureauâ€™s marketing and communications channels, industry events, and membership.
Beginning her career in Canada before moving to Australia, Roberts-Salee holds over 10 years of experience in the Australian tourism and business events industry, working at Business Events Cairns & Great Barrier Reef, managing tourism client accounts at Canberra-based Threesides Marketing, and for the past two years in her capacity as director of marketing and communications at Canberra Convention Bureau.