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The Conference Collective Podcast Series

Welcome to the ‘The Conference Collective’ Podcast, celebrating the best in innovation and leadership from those who are creating a positive change in the business events industry. A podcast brought to you by the Professional Conference Organisers Association and hosted by Libbie Ray from Connected Event Group.

This podcast series provides listeners with behind the scenes access to some of the key innovators in our industry as they share their honest and raw insights. It highlights how collaboration, innovation and resilience are at the core of the events industry and the reasons we have managed to survive through the most challenging time our industry has faced. Get ready to learn more about the brave new world of the business events industry.

Episode 6

Creating innovative and sustainable exhibition stands with Belinda Meredith

In this episode of The Conference Collective Podcast we welcome Belinda Meredith who discusses the significant waste problems in the exhibition and event space along with the sustainability practices that event organisers, stand builders, and exhibitors can implement to combat this. Belinda also draws attention to the impact that an event’s venue has upon stand design and further highlights the benefits of innovation when designing your exhibition booth.

About Belinda Meredith

Belinda is an event professional, of nearly 25 years. Having studied a Bachelor of Business & Events Management, she started her career as an Event Manager working across a range of different sectors: NFP, public and private, including Brisbane International Airport, The Gabba Corporate Suites, Landscape Queensland and Spotless Services at South Bank Institute of TAFE.

In 2013 Belinda made the decision to transfer her venue knowledge and event planning skills to the supply side of business events; And along with her husband Tom Meredith, and business partners David and Keryn Coulthard started a new exhibitions company, Outstanding Displays – supplying quality, sustainable and modern exhibition infrastructure to the Business Events sector.

Belinda is passionate about working collaboratively with event managers and venues to deliver unique, memorable event experiences. Her key focus is on education relating to sustainable exhibitions and how to develop intrinsic networking opportunities to improve overall delegate and sponsor satisfaction.

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Connected Event Group

Thank you to our webinar and podcast partner for 2023 – Connected Event Group