John MCILWAIN

General Manager, Emporium Hotel South Bank

John McIlwain is seasoned hotelier with over 30 years industry experience. During this time John has held senior positions with Event Hospitality and Entertainment. Positions included General Manager Operations Hotels and Resorts, Queensland, New South Wales and Northern Territory, Area General Manager New Zealand and currently General Manager Emporium Hotels.

John has held numerous board positions including National Board Member and Regional Chair of the New Zealand Hotel Council, Board Member Port Macquarie Tourism and Board Member Tourism Accommodation Australia NSW.