Steve Rowe and Ben Hamblin have been promoted to Partner and Associate respectively at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre as of January 2020. 

Steve Rowe

Steve has worked for AVPartners since April of 2012 as a Technical Event Manager in Sales managing high-profile national and international events and was promoted to Associate in 2018.

Now leading a crew of 50 staff, Steve said, “We have a close-knit team that really work together to deliver some of WA’s most prestigious events. Everyone has been supportive of my move into the Partner role, and I look forward to continuing to do what we do best: deliver exceptional events.”

Ben, previously a Technical Event Manager in Sales has been promoted to Associate and under Steve’s direction will be working closely with the Operations and Technical Event Management team. 

Ben brings a wealth of technical knowledge to the role having started with AVPartners as a Trainee Technician in 2011 and moving through the ranks to Technical Director in 2014, where he spent four years executing some of the largest shows in Perth. 

Ben Hamblin

Between them, Steve and Ben boast 25 years of experience in the AV industry and both are excited to continue AVPartners Perth’s legacy of event excellence with concepts that engage, entertain and delight. 

AVPartners’ Senior Partner Merv Jones said, “Both Steve and Ben have extensive experience in the industry, and approach their roles with incredible innovation and dedication. These promotions are well deserved and we are excited about the future of this leadership duo.”  

AVPartners and the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre have enjoyed a partnership for several years. AVPartners provides integrated AV solutions for conferences and events at the venue.