Brisbane Economic Development Agency’s (Brisbane EDA) Lucinda Hunter has been awarded the Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) 2020 Destinations International Prize.
She joined Brisbane EDA (which was formerly known as Brisbane Marketing) this year as events services coordinator.
“With the impacts of the coronavirus, it is great to see our global partnership with Destinations International still provide opportunities for young professionals to learn from the international business events community and connect with their peers from afar,” AACB CEO Andrew Hiebl said.
“Lucinda will be exposed to a marketplace of ideas on a national scale which will be unique to the pandemic recovery and future of business events.”
Hunter will now attend the virtual Destinations International Annual Convention and participate in the DI 30 Under 30 virtual professional development program.
“I am thrilled to be attending the Destinations International Convention and to be involved in a program where I can further my knowledge of the business events industry and learn from peers and thought leaders around the world,” Hunter said.
“I look forward to progressing my career in the industry, inspiring event organisers to choose Brisbane for business events, and contributing to my city’s economic recovery and future prosperity.”