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Dean Hassall Consulting achieves five year milestone

Dean Hassall Consulting achieves five year milestone
October 16, 2014

Respected venue and event industry professional Dean Hassall has just celebrated a significant milestone with the five year anniversary of his successful Dean Hassall Consulting Pty Ltd (DHC).

Hassall (pictured below), along his wife and Company Associate Director Carolynne Hassall, deliver managerial and operational solutions for venue owners, managers/operators, hirers and service providers who need their businesses to operate in a way that maximises commercial opportunities and, in many cases, balance community needs. 

Dean Hassall Consulting Pty Ltd provides advisory services and a dedicated resource to public and private sector clients, ensuring momentum on special projects until their completion.

The firm also offers the knowledge, skill and experience of one of the most valuable, venue industry leaders available in market today.

Carolynne Hassall is the co-author of the award winning series of A Practical Organiser books for women and a 2008 Telstra Business Award Winner.

Her career spans almost two decades in special events, administration, business development and copywriting.

The current client base of Dean Hassall Consulting Pty Ltd includes the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation, RASNSW, Brisbane Marketing, Western Australian Football Commission, Logan City Council and the Queensland Rugby Football League Ltd.

Hassall remains a long standing Board member of the Venue Management Association (Asia and Pacific) Ltd and committee member and instructor of the Venue Management School.

He is also Vice Chairman of the Brisbane Racing Club, owners and operators of the Doomben and Eagle Farm racecourses and Gallopers Sports Club. The Brisbane Racing Club is currently underway with a multi- million dollar approved master plan redevelopment

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