Canberra Convention Bureau appoints two new executive roles

From left: Kimberley Wood and Kimberley Roberts-Salee

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.

Wood’s appointment as head of sales will see her guiding the organisation’s sales effort both domestically and internationally and build on the pre-pandemic success of Canberra Region as a business events destination.

From left: Kimberley Wood and Kimberley Roberts-Salee

With over 20 years of experience in the business events sector, Wood’s career spans multiple sales roles at Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, including business development manager – 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 Bureau’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.

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