Venues Canberra for their work at Exhibition Park in Canberra - 2017 National Finalist: Best Achievement in Venue Management

Simone Taylor

Simone Taylor

Simone is a well-accomplished event, project, sponsorship and marketing professional with over 20 years’ experience in creating and delivering memorable experiences that strengthen brands and provide innovative business solutions.

Simone started her career in the events industry where she spent over 7 years in various roles including event design and production, account management and business development.

In 2004, Simone began her tenure at Suncorp in the Brand and Sponsorships team, where she has since developed a strong network of connections with commercial and community partners, creative and activation agencies, digital media and broadcast partners. Simone has managed some of the Group’s largest sponsorships for multiple brands including Bridge to Brisbane, Australian Rugby Union, AFL, Brisbane International, AAMI Park and Youngcare and has creating elevated and enhanced experiences for customers at high profile events like A Day on the Green and Melbourne Cup Carnival at Flemington.

Simone is currently responsible for AAMI’s key partnerships, leading a team to develop and deploy omni-channel marketing and sponsorship strategies that include brand activations, small and large scale events, broadcast partnerships and national marketing & social media campaigns.

Simone is a dynamic, passionate, commercially astute and highly adaptable leader who consistently delivers to a high standard and enjoys challenging the status quo.