Seasoned global event prof joins Te Pae Christchurch

Nicolette Elia moves from the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching to head up event services at Te Pae Christchurch convention centre.

Nicolette Elia, Te Pae Christchurch's new director of event services, specialises in venue management and operational and event services management. Photo Credit: Te Pae Christchurch

Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre has bolstered its leadership team with the appointment of Nicolette Elia as director of event services.

Elia has garnered more than two decades of events management experience across venues on three continents, including her most recent event role as director of operations for the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching in Sarawak, Malaysia.

Specialising in venue management and operational and event services management, Elia will be overseeing Te Pae Christchurch’s Event Services department, including the event planning, audio-visual and floor coordination teams.

Commenting on Elia's appointment, Te Pae Christchurch general manager Ross Steele said: "Her knowledge and leadership experience will be of huge benefit as we ramp up operations, support our clients and seek to take the business to the next level."