By Microhire, 28 July, 2021

Microhire, the leading Australian-owned supplier of audio visual and event staging services has appointed James Keane to the role of Director of Partnerships. James will be responsible for all current venue partnerships and creating new relationships as the organisation looks to build upon recent new contract wins with CENTREPIECE and W Melbourne.

James Keane, has worked for over 34 years in the industry and has risen to hold various roles at senior management level within the hospitality sector of the Audio Visual Industry and has a well-established background in the Meeting and Event industry.

James has a strong relationships with several hotel brands including IHG, Accor, Hyatt and Marriott as well as venues and convention centres such as Marvel Stadium, Melbourne Town Hall and Convention Centres nationwide which he plans to expand within the organisation.

Jamie Hughes, Group General Manager, Microhire said: ‘We are delighted to have James join our team and his knowledge and experience in our industry will be a welcome advantage to our business. In such turbulent times for the events market, we know the strength of his skillset and in-depth knowledge will provide our clients with an extra level of expertise and service they have come to expect from Microhire.’

James Keane, speaking on his new role said: ‘I am thrilled to take on the new role of Director of Partnerships at Microhire and am looking forward to working with Jamie and the team. I think there are so many new opportunities for robust organisations like Microhire in the market as we start to rebuild and move forward following the pandemic. The events industry has been hit hard but I intend to utilise my experience of 34 years in the industry to build upon Microhire’s fresh approach to AV and create some long-standing relationships with our partners.’

Microhire specialises in audio visual and event staging for some of the largest events and conferences across the country and provides a full-service, event staging offering. Microhire has provided cutting-edge technology to the Australian events industry for over 25 years.

Source: Microhire