MEA appoints new national partnership manager

Christopher Lazzari has joined the Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) team to manage its Partnership Program.

Lazzari previously worked with Fairfax Events Sydney where he was responsible for client retention and new client acquisition across a more than 50 national event portfolio through The Sydney Morning Herald, Australian Financial Review and The Age.

“Christopher has had a long involvement with MEA though the NSW Branch Committee and I am delighted to have him as part of the MEA team,” said Robyn Johnson, CEO of MEA.

“He will bring a new level of partnership engagement and management to ensure our partners and the broader membership have the opportunity to work with us to grow their profile and brand.”

Lazzari said he was excited to be joining the MEA team. “It has always been a passion for me to bring like-minded businesses together to grow internally and increase revenue – I look forward with working with MEA members, existing and new, to explore new ways of moving our industry forward,” he said.