Best in the west

After a huge amount of work and connecting (the big bloke looking relieved on the right) Executive Officer Western Melbourne Tourism Richard Ponsford is still smiling. Understanding and evaluating tourism outside the big destinations and recognising the value of local tourism was what this event was all about. Incredible passion and engaged speakers and panels.

Julia Truong (on my left) production managed effortlessly and Deb Ganderton (centre) the energetic and ever positive Chair of Western Melbourne Tourism gave her stamp - and smile- of approval.