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Global Player Commits To New Zealand

Global trade and public show organiser dmg world media has further committed to New Zealand with the creation of a new senior management position and the appointment of top exhibition executive, Liz Falloon, as managing director Australasia.

dmg world media bought New Zealand s most successful exhibition company, the privately owned XPO two years ago, with rebranding to the global dmg brand completed soon after. The new position consolidates the parent organisation's commitment to New Zealand, and brings two recent Australian acquisitions into a regional structure.

Liz Falloon, a New Zealander living in Australia for 12 years, is one of the most respected exhibition executives in the region, and has more than 14 years senior involvement in the industry. She was with Reed Exhibitions (until recently Australia's largest exhibition organiser and now second to dmg world media) for 9 years. Her top-level experience included managing, and growing in size and number, 11 of Reed's 18 exhibitions. She was instrumental in breaking the all-time trade show record for the prominent Sydney Gift Fair in February this year, where a stunning 737 companies exhibited.

She was also the first -- and only -- female president, for two years, of the Australian Exhibition and Event Association, and won two prestigious worldwide Reed awards, the President's and the Chairman's Award (and is the only Australian winner ever of the latter award).

Liz Falloon says she is looking forward to the challenges her new position will provide when she moves into her Melbourne office on 21 May.

"dmg made many acquisitions in New Zealand and Australia and grew quickly. It is an interesting company with very exciting product. I'll be working closely with dmg world media New Zealand general manager David Silver to keep growing the business.

"My goal is to make dmg world media the regional leader in all fields it operates in. We'll be looking at further acquisitions, growing the acquisitions we have already made, launching new shows, taking existing events into new countries, and moving into South East Asian nations we don t currently operate in."

David Silver says that having someone of Liz's experience, knowledge and dedication pushing the region's interests at global corporate level will ensure that the needs of our local customers will remain a priority, and New Zealand's voice will be heard loud and clear when dmg's global resources are allocated.

"New Zealand's independence will be maintained under the new management structure, allowing dmg here to tailor its shows and services to New Zealand needs and approaches.

"Here in New Zealand we have been pursuing industry best practice for many years. We work hard on making customers happy, and the appointment of Liz and addition of two competent Australian exhibition organisation companies into the dmg family will help us to continue to meet -- and exceed -- dmg's worldwide standards for the benefit of all New Zealanders who invest their time and money in trade and public shows.


MORE INFORMATION:

David Silver
General Manager
phone 09-300 3590
www.dmgworldmedia.co.nz

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