Former Managing Director and Founder of Australian Exhibitions & Conferences Pty Ltd (AEC Pty Ltd) Marie commenced in the events industry in 1989. In 1997 as a sole operator, she launched Australian Exhibitions & Conferences Pty Ltd (AEC) in the heart of Melbourne.
Within 14 years, the company became the largest Australian owned trade fair and event Organiser. In 2011 with a staff of 43 and 11 major annual events, the company was sold to a multi national public company.
Marie has a formidable record of organising consumer and trade shows, conferences, State Government festivals and major events.
Under Marie’s leadership, IEC Group Pty Ltd has made a rapid entry to the market.