MEA announce scholarship winners for 2021

MEA announce scholarship winners for 2021

Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) are delighted to announce the winners of the 2021 Ungerboeck Young Professional Scholarship.

Since the inception of the Scholarship in 2005, MEA in partnership with Ungerboeck, have supported and nurtured the development of future leaders in the events industry and fostered the growth of young professionals. The Scholarship provides an opportunity for the successful applicants to attend Evolve 2021, MEA’s annual national events industry which is set to be held in Melbourne on Wednesday 8 September.

MEA and Ungerboeck congratulate the recipients of this year’s Ungerboeck Young Professional Scholarship:

Australian Capital Territory – Olivia Hannan, Air Force Events
Northern Territory – Emily Smigowski, AA&P Events
New South Wales – Keisha Pickin, Merlin Events
Queensland – Erin Glackin, Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort
Victoria – Luci Awad, Saxton Speakers Bureau

Congratulations to this year's winners of the Ungerboeck Young Professional Scholarship. Says Fred Lazzerini, managing director, APAC at Ungerboeck. "They have all shown incredible achievements and their participation to Evolve will provide them with valuable insights that will help shape the future of our industry. Thank you to MEA for providing such a great opportunity. I wish all the winners every success throughout their careers and look forward to witnessing more of their achievements in the coming years."

Nigel Collin, MEA chair commented “It is wonderful to see the calibre of future leaders in our industry and congratulations to this year’s young professional scholarship recipients. MEA is proud to once again partner with Ungerboeck in supporting the future leaders of our industry”.

MEA looks forward to welcoming this year’s winners of the Scholarship at Evolve 2021 on 8 September either in-person in Melbourne, at a Satellite Hub in Sydney or Brisbane, or virtually. Further information about the conference is available on the Evolve 2021 website: www.evolve2021.com.au