Global Alliance appoints its first Chair

Julie-May The Global Alliance today announces the appointment of Ms Julie-May Ellingson, Chief Executive Officer of Durban International Convention Centre (Durban ICC), as its new Chair.

Global Alliance is an international group of conference and exhibition centres that have joined forces to offer a seamless conference and event experience to international associations and event organisers whose events rotate around the world.

Global Alliance members include: The Durban International Convention Centre (South Africa); Adelaide Convention Centre (Australia); Centro Banamex (Mexico); Arena and Convention Centre Liverpool (United Kingdom); and Advantage BOSTON (United States of America).

Ms Ellingson will help to raise the profile of the alliance as a leading provider of high-quality convention centre services across multiple continents.

“Providing a detailed handover of a major international conference is a huge benefit to conference organisers, saving time and making for an altogether more professional start to their event. In addition to providing this seamless transition, Global Alliance members hold international venue accreditations and guarantee an international quality standard across their venues,” says Ms Ellingson.

“This is an exciting time for Global Alliance as we further strengthen our offer to the MICE industry and I am honoured to be driving Global Alliance forward,” adds Ms Ellingson.

Overall Ms Ellingson is recognised for her passion, hard work and commitment to getting things done. The Global Alliance is pleased to announce Ms Ellingson’s appointment as Chair and look forward to taking the alliance from strength to strength.

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