2018 WA Tourism Conference Speakers

The 2018 WA Tourism Conference will feature more than 50 speakers and panellists from across Australia, including Government Ministers, industry leaders and tourism experts. 

Hon. Mark McGowan MLA

Premier of Western Australia

Matt Hale

Mindhacking Happiness – Keynote Speaker

The Honourable Kim Beazley AC

Governor of Western Australia

Hon Anthony Albanese MP

Shadow Federal Tourism Minister

Lauren Bath

Digital Influencer

Eric Lumsden

City of Perth, Chair Commissioners

Rian Smith

Hootsuite Senior Key Accounts and Partner Manager, ANZ

John O'Sullivan

John O'Sullivan

Tourism Australia, Managing Director

Nathan Harding

Tourism WA, Chairman

Seph McKenna

Screenwest, CEO

Michelle Reynolds

Rottnest Island Authority, Executive Director

Kevin Brown

Perth Airport, CEO

Claire Werkmeister

Tourism WA, Director Aviation Development and Policy

Luke Martin

Tourism Industry Council Tasmania, CEO

Jacinta Overman

Parks & Wildlife Service, Senior Planning Officer

Justin Marshall

Tourism Research Australia, Senior Adviser

Michael McConachy

East Kimberley Marketing Group, Chairman                                                                                                                                           

Guy Taylor

Claire Ellis

Claire Ellis Consulting, Director

Rebecca Johnston

Gold Industry Group, Executive Officer

Di Bortoletto

Pronto PR, Founding Director - MC (Tuesday, September 4)

Robert Taylor


Lisa Shreeve

Lisa Shreeve

Busselton Jetty, CEO

Rei Seah

Tourism WA, Market Manager China, Indonesia & Emerging Markets

Veronica Dobner

Kalgoorlie Boulder Visitor Centre, General Manager

Ryan Mossny

Two Feet & a Heartbeat, Director

Claire Taylor

City of Mandurah, Coordinator Festivals & Events

Martin Black

Margaret River Chocolate Company, Co-Founder

Right Reverend Abbot John Herbert

New Norcia

Anne Riley

Wuddi Cultural Tours, Owner

Hamish Fell

City of Albany, Project Leader - Visitor Services

Sebastien Lepoittevin

Print Hall, General Manager

Kristy Bailey

One Eighty Marketing, Managing Director

Craig Kenyon

Caravan Industry Association WA, Chief Executive Officer

Larr Rose

Department of Biodiversity, Conservation & Attractions, Volunteer Coordinator

Dale Tilbrook

Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery, Owner

Tanya Forsyth Taylor

Business Wanganhaa, Senior Consultant

Myrianthe Riddy

Mandurah Cruises, Owner

To register for the 2018 WA Tourism Conference, click here.