2024 Venue Industy Award Winners Announced

May 22, 2024Blog, Congress 2024, Venue Industry Awards

The Venue Management Association (VMA) has announced the winners of its 2024 Venue Industry Awards, presented last night at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, as part of the Association’s 31st Asia-Pacific Venue Industry Congress. 

The premier awards program for venue management professionals in the Asia-Pacific region, the Venue Industry Awards have a rich history of recognising leaders, game changers, and innovators.  

Showcasing the best of the industry’s talent since 2010, these Awards celebrate individuals who are achieving great results in their career and making a wider contribution to the industry. They are awarded based on the nominees’ achievements over the previous calendar year. 

The winners for 2024 are:  

Venue Professional of the Year Award, proudly sponsored by Ross Video 

Peter Bauchop CVE, Chief Operating Officer, VenuesWest 



Allied Professional of the Year Award, proudly sponsored by PBM Safety 

Cameron Hoy, Chief Operating Officer & Head of Global Ticketing, TEG Pty Ltd 


Young Achiever of the Year, proudly sponsored by Momentus Technologies  

Tyrie Wilkinson, Safety & Resilience Coordinator, Melbourne Cricket Club   


Lifetime Achievement Award 

The Lifetime Achievement Award recognises the outstanding achievements of our industry stalwarts, where an exceptional individual has made a significant contribution to the Association, the venue management profession, and our industry in the Asia Pacific region.  

Awarded to: Judy Vince CVE, Group General Manager, Crown Theatres 

Commenting on the presentations, VMA President, Phil King AVM noted “Our industry attracts remarkable individuals, driven by passion and uniquely dedicated to what they do. These individuals go the extra mile to provide memorable moments for their patrons and to deliver outstanding events, which become ingrained in our nation’s culture. At the VMA, we take pride in celebrating their achievements. 

“This year, we received the largest number of Award nominations to date, a testament to the industry’s vibrancy. Each nominee’s submission captivated the judging panel with its compelling and heartfelt narrative. Undoubtedly, all nominees are deserving of recognition. 

“Congratulations to this year’s winners, Peter, Cameron, and Tyrie, and to our Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, Judy Vince CVE.

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