22nd Apr 2017
About Event Promotions
Event Promotions is undeniably one of the leaders in the New Zealand event management industry. Operating since 1989 each year Event Promotions runs 10 of the largest and more iconic events in the country, attracting around 45,000 participants annually.
With a focus on running, walking, road cycling and mountain biking, Event Promotions deliver a stable of events across the North Island. Event Promotions boast a competitor database of 100,000 plus competitors, enabling sponsors to connect with an active, out-going, kiwi market through a medium that they have actively chosen to be involved with.
Murray Fleming – General Manager
Murray set up Event Promotions in 1989 when Event Management was in its infancy. Running and sport has been his passion in life with his highlight representing New Zealand twice in the Marathon, in Macau and Burmingham with a personal best time of 2hours 18minutes. He has also run under 65 minutes for a half marathon and sub 29.30minutes for 10k. As a recreation cyclist, Murray brings years of experience to the company with an understanding of what is expected from both his recreational and competitive participants.
Murray’s goal at any event operated by Event Promotions is “ that competitors have a great experience and not just another event”. That is why he has such a strong passion for managing the stable of events that Event Promotions host annually.
Aimee Gregory – Marketing Manager
This will be Aimee’s fifth year with Event Promotions. Aimee studied a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Majoring in Exercise Prescription and Therapy at Massey University. After completing her degree Aimee headed to America as a Sports Counselor for the summer holidays. Shortly after returning home from America, Aimee began her OE. Living and working in London for 19 months as a Nanny, then working at Kicking Horse Mountain Ski Resort in Canada for 6months.
Upon returning home Aimee worked part time at Action World in Taupo while looking for permanent work. Aimee competes in Squash and Hockey and is keen to do more mountain biking and snowboarding.
Jenna Keane – Registration Manager
Jenna has moved up from the south of the south to join the Event Promotions team. Jenna studied a Bachelor of Physical Education at P.E school in Dunedin majoring in Exercise Science and Sports and Leisure – gaining experience working with FIFA and studying Sports Management in Canada on exchange during her time in Otago. After graduation she then travelled to America to be a Sports Counsellor at Summer Camp USA. She previously worked along the Otago Central Rail Trail. She enjoys netball, softball and swimming and hopes to get in to more hiking and kayaking.