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25 YEARS HOSPITALITY & TOURISM INDUSTY EXPERIENCE IN THE WA GOLDFIELDS

OUR TEAM

The recently created Goldfields Conferences & Events has been established as a result of Directors Laurie Ayers and Arianne Webb identifying that the outback Goldfields of Western Australia offered a unique experience.  With their local knowledge and network established over 25 years in the region, let Goldfields Conferences & Events take the effort out of conference organising when considering your next event.


Arianne Webb | Manager Public Relations

As co-founder & Manager of Public Relations for the newly created Goldfields Conference & Events, Arianne has 30 years previous experience in the Tourism & Hospitality of Western Australia including 8 years with Tourism WA, 8 years as the Manager of a regional Tourism Marketing organization, Goldfields Tourism Network and more recently in private enterprise as an Marketing & Public Relations Manager in their family business, The Historic Recreation Hotel & Sheffield’s Catering & Events. Arianne also co manages the iconic 1897 establishment, The Hannans Club in Kalgoorlie-Boulder with her partner Laurie Ayers.


LAURIE AYERS | GENERAL MANAGER

With 25 years experience in the Hospitality Industry in Western Australia including Chair of the Australian Hotels Assoc. Eastern Goldfields Branch and regional representative for 15 years on the State Branch of the Australian Hotels Assoc. (1998-2013) Laurie brings a wealth of knowledge to Goldfields Conferences & Events as the General Manager and co-founder.

Laurie has also had the position of the General Manager, owner and Publican of the Recreation Hotel in Boulder, Western Australia for the past 25 years and founder of Sheffield’s Catering & Events, a major supplier of services to the Goldfields region for the past 15 years. Laurie is an elected Councillor for the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder for the past 6 years.


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WHAT OUR CLIENTS ARE SAYING...

Kalgoorlie-Boulder has been in waiting for a progressive professional events and conference manager and promoter and finally its happened. This new venture will meet the expectations of the discerning client by taking advantage of the unique experience only Australia’s biggest inland City can offer.
— Hugh Gallagher, Chief Executive Officer Kalgoorlie Boulder Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Goldfields Conferences & Events offers a one-stop solution for all your event management requirements, with an unrivalled client service ethic, an extensive suite of expertise and an unprecedented level of access to the region.
— Holly Phillips, Manager Eastern Region Chamber of Minerals & Energy

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