My guest for this episode if Jo-Anne Kelleway, International Industry Ambassador at Freeman Company, the world's largest exhibition services, logistics and technology company. Jo-Anne lives in Sydney, Australia and is the founder & former CEO of The Info Salons Group, which in 2018 after 31 years Jo-Anne 2018 sold to The Freeman Company.
The Info Salons Group is now involved in over 750 events per year worldwide, assisting major event organisers such as Informa, Reed Exhibitions, Messe Frankfurt, VNU and Diversified Exhibitions, with the development and growth of their events.
Jo-Anne is on the Digital Innovation & International Partners committees of UFI, and was a previous Board Member for the International Association of Exhibitions & Events in USA and the Exhibition & Events Association of Australia
The conversation includes:
  • Jo-Anne's journey as an entrepreneur
  • The challenges of building a business whilst the juggling the demands of being a parent
  • Her experiences of gender bias in the exhibitions industry and how she overcame them
  • What a great registration experience looks like
  • What excites her most about the impact of digital innovation in the events industry
  • The biggest challenges facing the tradeshow & events industry today
  • What she loves most about working in events and exhibitions

The Dan Assor Show Headline Sponsor is Jonas Event Technology - an award-winning event registration supplier for organisers of trade shows, exhibitions and conferences.

The Dan Assor Show Venue Sponsor is conference and exhibition venue, Business Design Centre which has just become B Corp Certified, showing it’s high standards of social and environmental impact.

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