With a love for creating joyful moments and memories, Jago gravitated towards hospitality from a young age. He started his career as an apprentice chef at 15 and remained in the kitchen for seven years.
Jago knew he wanted to move to front of house when he began cooking live for customers in restaurants, where he would enjoy sharinghis knowledge and telling stories as he cooked.
Jago worked in front facing senior management roles in the hospitality industry before landing a sales role, and has never looked back. His previous roles include Rooms Division Manager, Food and Beverage Manager, General Manager and Director of Sales and Marketing, most recently for the Brisbane Marriot and Sofitel Brisbane prior to the Brisbane Showgrounds, as well as projects for the Commonwealth Games, Olympics and G20.
Alicia has been involved in the hospitality and events industry for more than 25 years.
She brings a true passion for the industry to her role, always striving to exceed client expectation and ensuring events are both memorable and successful.
For the past 13 years, Alicia has been dedicated to learning everything she possibly can about the events industry. This includes her current role as the Queensland branch chair for Meetings and Events Australia (MEA). MEA is the Australian event industry’s largest professional organisation.
Jill is incredibly passionate about the Brisbane Showgrounds brand she represents.
With a focus on bringing events to life, Jill is known for wowing clients by takingthem outside the box of what they think they can achieve at this diverse venue.
With more than 15 years' experiencein the events industry, Jill has held multiple roles from organising events for Austereo, Brisbane Roar and Sunsuper to coordinating and selling events at venues such as Brisbane City Hall and Sofitel Brisbane Central.
Ellyse has been involved in the events industry for more than six years and loves creating memorable experiences for clients and their guests.
She is passionate about helping people and takes great pleasure in seeing everyone happy and enjoying themselves. With her event coordination background, she can leverage her experience into recognising the client’s needs to recommend event spaces that will ensure a successful event.
She prides herself on her commitment to developing and maintaining solid relationships with her customers. She will go above and beyond to ensure they have a great experience at Brisbane Showgrounds.
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