Meet the Team

Comms Connect is the region’s premier brand delivering dedicated events in state capitals around Australia and New Zealand for professional critical communications users and industry.

The events bring together active and passionate individuals interested to see, hear and learn about the latest professional communications from the world’s leading vendors, suppliers and experts.

The Comms Connect team is a small but efficient group of dedicated individuals that work closely together to achieve high-level events within the Critical Communications sector. Below is our team and a little about our individual role in Comms Connect.

Paul Davis

Events Director (Exhibition Sales & Program Director) – Westwick-Farrow Media/WFevents

As WF Media’s events director, Paul has a wealth of experience in both b2b publishing and events, having started his media career in London 20 years ago at one the UK’s largest business-to-business publishers. In 2007 he was one of the founders of Comms Connect, with conferences and exhibitions across Australia and New Zealand.   Paul is known for combining the big picture with fine detail delivery and as such oversees event design, client services, finances, as well as sales & marketing within the business. His many years of experience allows him to offer balanced, professional guidance to the event team and to external clients when required.

Contact: pdavis@wfmedia.com.au/ +61 2 9168 2500

Narelle Granger

Events Manager (Exhibition Sales) – Westwick-Farrow Media/WFevents

Narelle comes to Comms Connect with over 20 year’s media background. She joined us originally in 2009 but has re-joined us over the years.

Narelle’s role involves exhibition sales, client briefs and exhibiting enquires. She is a dedicated worker who thrives on surpassing client’s expectations and enjoys transforming a brief into memorable events.

 Contact: ngranger@wfmedia.com.au/ +61 2 9168 2500

Lisa Crossley

Events Operations & Marketing Manager – Westwick-Farrow Media/WFevents

Lisa comes with a vast amount of event experience and has been instrumental in the development of the Comms Connect brand over many years. She has been with Westwick-Farrow Media for 15 years and her passion and dedication is unparalleled.

Lisa’s role involves client service, creative marketing, operations, exhibitor services, online registrations as well as digital marketing.

Contact: lcrossley@wfmedia.com.au/ +61 2 9168 2500

Katherine Lewis

Event Coordinator/Marketing Support – Westwick-Farrow Media/WFevents

Katherine joined the Comms Connect team in 2014 in a full-time role. She graduated from Charles Sturt University with a Bachelor of Business Studies specialising in Event Management. Katherine has always loved exhibitions and the events industry.

Katherine’s role involves supporting the Event Director and the Operations and Marketing Manager. She looks after client services, supplier sourcing, exhibitor enquiries, registrations as well as onsite coordination.

Contact: klewis@wfmedia.com.au/ +61 29168 2500

Erica Penollar

Events Marketing Assistant  – Westwick-Farrow Media/WFevents

Erica has helped out at many Comms Connect events and recently joined the team part-time.
She graduated from Macquarie University with a Bachelor of Marketing and Media. Erica is passionate about social media.

Erica’s role involves marketing, event enquiries, registrations and onsite coordination. Erica is also a talented amateur musical theatre actress.

Contact: epenollar@wfmedia.com.au/ +61 29168 2500

Ron McGregor 

Operations Manager (Exhibition logistics/enquiries) – ActionBrands

Ron has been providing a range of event management services to over 100 WFevents over the past 10 years through his team of skilled professionals at ActionBrands. If you have questions as an exhibitor at one of the Comms Connect events, feel free to contact Ron for assistance. Ron also loves windy walks along secluded beaches and Japanese game shows.

Contact: ron_mcgregor@actionbrands.com.au/ +61 2 4391 0444 

Lauretta Williams

Speaker Manager – ActionBrands

Lauretta began working at ActionBrands as a student on Industry training in 2012. She has since graduated from Macquarie University with a Bachelor of Business Administration, major in Event Management and is working fulltime as the speaker manager for Comms Connect. Lauretta enjoys working with each of the speakers leading up to and at Comms Connect events to ensure the conference runs smoothly. If you have any presentation enquiries, she is more than happy to help.

Contact: lauretta_williams@actionbrands.com.au/ +61 2 4391 0404

Carole Luntungan

Telemarketing – ActionBrands

Carole calls potential delegates leading up to a Comms Connect event to ensure they have received email information, discuss various registration options and assist with registrations. Carole also supports Lauretta with onsite conference management. As a mother of two very active boys and a recent interest in learning Judo, we recommend you don’t mess with her.

Contact: carole_luntungan@actionbrands.com.au/ +61 2 4353 5885  


About WFevents

WFevents is the ‘face2face’ division of Westwick-Farrow Media, bringing our readers, vendors, manufacturers and distributors together for education, training, networking and product demonstrations.

In keeping with ‘best practice’ international B2B marketing trends, the company is developing a range of event offerings for clients looking to integrate magazines, online, email and events into their overall marketing mix.

A.B.N. 22 152 305 336

Locked Bag 2226, North Ryde BC, NSW 1670, Australia
Unit 7, 6-8 Byfield Street, North Ryde, NSW 2113, Australia

Tel: +61 2 9168 2500


About ActionBrands

ActionBrands is contracted by WFevents to help with the planning and organisation of many elements of Comms Connect.