Dedicated team

Expertise with you every step of the way

Our people are what make Arinex the company it is today. Our event architects are reliable, responsive and invested in your success. They are exceptionally well-organised and highly trained consultancy professionals. Simply, they are here to make you journey as smooth and easy as possible. We are a national company with trained personnel on the ground all around the country. We offer an easy single point of contact for you and your team throughout the entire event journey.

Our personalised account management structure ensures you will develop a strong and genuine partnership with your project manager, with the added comfort of knowing you will be well-supported by the depth of knowledge, expertise and resources of our broader team. No need to choose between the personal touch of a local team and the resources of a larger company – with Arinex, you get the best of both worlds!

Our team of staff offer a warm and expert point of contact through the entire event journey, working collaboratively with you every step of the way. Onsite Arinex staff are recognisable in our trademark pink uniforms, providing an easy and friendly point of reference for delegates.

What we do best

Local and personalised service, guaranteed

Your dedicated project manager will provide you with a high level of expert advice and personal service from start to finish. They will take the time to get to know you, your objectives and your event to ensure we deliver the best results. You can count on us to be there whenever you need us and to help you in any way we can.

Expert advice and guidance

Our event architects are skilled at understanding what success looks like for you and tailoring their advice and guidance to suit your needs. You will benefit from their intimate local knowledge and professional experience, paired with the expertise of our specialist accommodation, registration, technology, special events, sponsorship and exhibitions, and marketing teams.

Professional delivery

Over 45 years, we have built up a respected reputation for our high-quality event delivery. You can trust in the precision of our finely tuned project management and the professionalism of your project team to guarantee that everything runs like clockwork on the day/s of your event.

Enthusiasm, energy and passion

We enjoy what we do and our passion for events shines through in everything we do. Above all, we do what we say we will do. We will always be truthful about what we can do for you and your event and we won’t make any promises we can’t keep. You have our word.

Senior Management Team

Roslyn McLeod OAM, AMM, AFMEA

Founder and Chair of Arinex

Roslyn entered the tourism industry in 1970 as the Australian Tourist Commission’s first Japanese-speaking tour guide with the responsibility of showing the Japanese media and tour wholesalers key Australian attractions.

In 1971 Roslyn set up her own tour guide service opening the first office in Sydney in 1973. The business expanded to where Arinex is today.

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Roslyn was chairman of INCON and on the Starwood Hotel Group Asia Pacific Meetings Advisory Board for over 10 years. Roslyn has held positions as a Board Member of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), the Business Events Council of Australia (BECA), served as a trustee of the Travel Compensation Fund (TCF) and served on the Council of the International Association for Professional Conference Organisers (IAPCO). Roslyn is a past president of the Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) as well as the Rotary Club of Sydney and has served on a number of boards over the past 30 years, including the Sydney Convention & Visitors Bureau, the South Australian Tourism Commission and the Australian Tourism Export Council. In November 2018 Roslyn was awarded a prestigious ‘Inspirational Women’ Award by the International

Roslyn is an internationally recognised leader in the meetings industry; respected for the successful business she has built and for her longevity, passion and dedication. Her focus on constantly exceeding expectations for all our clients is a cornerstone of our business. Roslyn was awarded the Industry Person of the Year in 2013 at AIME Melbourne and in November 2018 she received an ‘Inspirational ICCA Women’ award, recognising her “monumental contribution” to the meetings industry world-wide.

Patrick Lynch

Chief Financial Officer

Patrick is an accomplished finance professional and brings a wealth of experience, insight and creativity to both Arinex and its clients. Having spent the first part of his career at KPMG advising ASX Boards and Australian companies on all aspects of finance and strategy, Patrick understands what it takes for complex organisations to be successful in today’s environment and has built a strong knowledge of all the financial and insurance complexities pertaining to events.

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Patrick represents the next generation of financial leaders and positions Arinex to take full advantage of innovation to enhance efficiency, and nurture the organisation’s human talent and skills. He is responsible for the financial stewardship of Arinex and brings a holistic appreciation of risk which supplements Arinex’ experience gained from over 40 years in events management.

Through deploying superior analytical tools and a modern perspective, Patrick helps clients take their events to the next level of financial success. This financial acumen and fresh thinking ensure Arinex continues to build upon its reputation as a leader within the events industry in Australia.

With his experience across finance and strategy, Patrick drives innovative strategies which embed excellence and a client-centric ethos to everything we do.

Nicole Walker

Chief Operating Officer

Nicole heralds a new breed of event management professionals, partnering with member-based associations, corporates and incentive groups to deliver inspiring experiences that both clients and attendees shout about.

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Nicole has acquired a depth of expertise that is almost unmatched among her peers. From organising the country’s largest international events, to boutique and intimate experiences, Nicole’s ability to use events as a tool for achieving outcomes and driving personal engagement sets Arinex apart in its capability.

A commitment to work with every client as an extension of the team, coupled with a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities in event management, are among Nicole’s admirable leadership qualities that filters across Arinex and to its clients.

A passionate and personable events industry professional with a thorough understanding of what it takes to deliver successful outcomes, Nicole is the perfect candidate to lead Arinex’ operations.