Nicole Russell

Nicole Russell

General Manager Region NSW & ACT
Sydney, NSW

As General Manager of NSW & ACT, I’m responsible for leading the Encore offices to achieve strategic objectives and operational excellence throughout these two important States. Day-to-day, I oversee our operations to ensure business plans are successfully implemented, objectives are achieved and there is consistency across our business units.

Prior to becoming Encore, I was in the same role at Staging Connections. I’ve also held positions in sales and venues.

My experience, in numerous roles, enables me to anticipate the obstacles that may be faced and ensure effective, informed decision-making.

People are at the core of our business and I endeavour to foster a culture that is collaborative, inclusive and fun.

Nicole has worked with Encore (formerly Staging Connections) for 16 years. She holds a Bachelor of Hospitality Management – University of Western Sydney, and a Diploma in Management – Management Consultancy International.

Tony Chamberlain

Managing Director
Sydney, NSW

Malcolm Craig

Chief Financial Officer
Sydney, NSW

Philip Gardner

Chief Information Officer
Sydney, NSW

Nicole Russell

General Manager Region NSW & ACT
Sydney, NSW

Tim Morgan

Director Strategic Partnerships
Sydney, NSW

Andrew MacColl

Production & Procurement Manager
Sydney, NSW

Adele Symonds

Marketing Director - APAC
Sydney, NSW

Stuart Buchanan

Area Director - ACT
Canberra, ACT

Tim Keeling

General Manager Region QLD & Pacific
Auckland, NZ

Michael Magafa

National Sales Director
Sydney, NSW

Adam Blyth

Area Director Fiji

Nathan McKenzie

Operations Director - APAC

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Every technical aspect that Encore Event Technologies (formerly Staging Connections) was involved with ran perfectly. It was a pleasure to work with you and such dedicated and experienced staff.

Angela Dawson

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Encore Event Technologies (formerly Staging Connections) are a company that continues to grow because of its strong focus on staff, training and commitment to the purchase of high quality products which ensures they can deliver the services to the expectation of their clients, every time, without fail.

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