To provide the best possible service to our clients at all times; to become personally involved in the event as if it were "our own"; to always maintain high professionalism

“Experience in our Experience”

CEM Accreditation

About Us

Promaco Conventions has an exceptional reputation as one of the leading event organisers in Australia. We can provide your conference with the most comprehensive and professional organisation and management in Perth. Our policy is to ensure that each event receives our full personal service at all times and we are always prepared to go that ‘extra mile’. We manage each event as if it were our own and maintain the highest in professional standards.

Promaco Conventions was established in 1987 by Don Pearce, former chairman of the Perth Convention Bureau and co-founder of the Meetings Industry Association of Australia.

24 years and 400 conferences later Promaco Conventions has been taken over by Success Events Management Pty Lty with new Managing Director Livia Russell and Don Pearce staying on the team as a consultant to the owners.


Livia RussellLivia Russell CEM (Certified Event Manager)

Managing Director

Livia has over 10 years’ experience in events management and has worked in the hospitality industry for over 15 years across Europe and Australia. She has studied hotel management in Switzerland and graduated from her Master in Business Administration at UWA in 2011. Livia has successfully organised numerous major national and international conferences for up to 800 delegates. Livia’s very efficient and practical approach in making the event happen has been very much appreciated by the clients and ensures a very smooth running of the event. Livia’s immaculate organisation skills and trying to make it easy for the client is one of Livia’s major strengths and will make every conference a fantastic success. Contact Livia directly via Email.


Don PearceDon Pearce

Consultant and Founder

Don has more than 25 years’ experience in conference organising following a long government career at management level. He had eighteen years’ experience overseeing international conferences as a former World Secretary General of the profession of Cartography and dealing with high levels of international government. Since establishing Promaco Conventions in 1987, Don has served as Chairman of the Perth Convention Bureau and was responsible for the establishment of the Meeting Industry Association of Western Australia and subsequently the National Association. He was the Chairman of the National Council of the Meetings Industry Association of Australia and in 2001 received the inaugural Gold Medal for Outstanding Services to the Meetings Industry.


Grace AkangJess Cant

Events Coordinator

Jess joins the team at Promaco Conventions after completing her degree in Public Relations and Events Management at Curtin University. After working with a number of organisations specialising in events and public relations Jess now acts as Promaco’s Events Coordinator, dealing with sponsorship management, processing online delegate registrations and keynote speaker liaison. Jess brings her organizational skills and experience in creative industries to the Promaco team to deliver the best possible results for clients. Contact Jess directly via Email.


Sharen CooperSharen Cooper

Registration and Speaker Coordinator

Sharen has been with Promaco since its commencement in 1987 and has gained vast experience in all areas of conference management. Sharen currently takes care of the delegate registration process and speaker arrangements and is always happy to provide some extra information for the attendees who wish to extend their stay. Sharen makes sure that the attendees’ event experience is above expectations. Contact Sharen directly via Email.


Aimee ChivertonAimee Chiverton

Events Coordinator

Aimee graduated from Murdoch University with a Bachelor of Tourism in Applied Events Management and at the same time gaining practical experience at a local events management company in Perth. Aimee has joined Promaco Conventions as Events Coordinator. Her role at Promaco involves processing online delegate registrations, sponsorship management, keynote speaker liaison and onsite conference registrations. Aimee enjoys being part of the dynamic team at Promaco. Contact Aimee directly via Email.