Guest Speaker – Stephen Crowe, Executive Manager Corporate Affairs – Newcastle Airport
Join us to hear what is happening at Newcastle Airport and how the $66 million runway upgrade will impact on tourism to Port Stephens.
Newcastle Airport, having survived its most difficult year in 2020, has emerged with bold aspirations for the future of the region. Not content with matching its pre-COVID results, the organisation aims to help transform the entire region.
Stephen Crowe is the Executive Manager, Corporate Affairs at Newcastle Airport. After an NRL career with the Newcastle Knights, which included a Premiership in 1997, Stephen has forged a career as a senior communications and government relations professional. Stephen’s career spans a number of diverse industries, including senior roles in professional sport, local government and as a Director in a leading creative agency.
More recently, in 2018, Stephen adopted his influencing skills to a new industry – Aviation. He has recently played a key role in delivering a host of new routes to the region and the attraction of $66M+ in government funding for an upgraded runway which will ultimately deliver a truly international airport to the region.