Arna has been involved in the hospitality, event management, and professional conference organising industry her whole career.
Raised within her family restaurants, she then went onto gaining professional qualification, and in her younger days, spent many years working within restaurant kitchens as a chef (she believes this was a great perspective to have, later as a PCO).
From there the world of hotels, and event management beckoned, and she cut her teeth working for a couple of international hotel chains. After this, she worked for a New Zealand leading PCO for over seven years. Learning the art and craft of being a PCO.
Over a decade ago, she partnered with Nerida Ramsay to form Composition. A Professional Conference Organising company, which proudly manages mid to large-size conference throughout New Zealand.
Arna is passionate about the business events sector. Knowing the industry is filled with hard-working, amazing personalities, and she is delighted to be a part of it.