by Meetings and Conventions Asia | November 29, 2019
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Mr Joey Pather will be responsible for the overall vision and strategic execution of Galaxy International Convention Center.

MACAU - Galaxy Entertainment Group has announced the appointment of industry veteran Joey Pather as the senior vice president of MICE Sector.

With more than 20 years of hospitality and MICE management experience, Mr Pather will be responsible for the overall vision and strategic execution of Galaxy International Convention Center (GICC), as well as develop its suite of MICE event solutions and venue management services to drive demand optimisation.

"I am very excited and honoured to start my new journey with Galaxy Entertainment Group, and support the city's vision of becoming a world centre of tourism and leisure," he said.

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"I aim to ensure that GICC solidifies its status and market leadership position by delivering best in class facilities, functionality, technology and bespoke experiences."

Prior to joining Galaxy Entertainment Group, Mr Pather was CEO of Guangdong Tanzhou International Convention and Exhibition Centre (GICEC) in Foshan. 

The South African native helmed the world-class, purpose-built facility embracing Asian flair and service culture from its opening in 2016, in association with international expo and convention centre leaders Deutsche Messe.

In recognition of his achievements and for his contribution to the advancement of the MICE sector in southern China, he was honoured with an "Excellent Entrepreneur Award" by the Greater Bay Area (Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau) City Exhibition Cooperation Alliance.