Program & Presenters

See the program and presenter line-up for the Australian Regional Tourism Convention in Mackay, centred around this year's theme, Regional Tourism: Inspiring Success.

Ben Andrews

Head of Digital, Destination Marketing Store

Charlotte Prouse

Director, Destination Marketing Store

Chris Parsons

TV Presenter

Dave Hockly

Founder, Data Story

Despina Karatzias

Hannah Statham

CEO, Media Mortar

Hayden Zammit Meaney

Founder, Tourism Accelerator

John Hart

Executive Chair, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Mark Olsen

CEO, Tourism Tropical North Queensland

Patricia O’Callaghan

CEO, Tourism and Events Queensland

Rebecca Lange

Event Manager, Mingle Events Co.

Rob Cocco

CEO, Regional Development Australia Greater Whitsundays

Ryan Smith

Founder and Chief Access Officer, The Access Agency

Teona Cousin

Executive Manager Economic Development and Tourism, Mackay Regional Council