Bim Ricketson

Executive Creative Director, George P. Johnson Australia

Bim is a creative dedicated to doing epic stuff. He’s made films, shot ads, designed spaces, pushed the envelope of interactives, programmed breakthrough performances, pulled all-nighters and partied with clients – all in pursuit of delivering unforgettable experiences for audiences which surpass clients’ business objectives.

With close to 20 years’ experience, his work has covered all the major industry food groups: automotive, pharmaceutical, government, non profit, technology, telecommunications, finance, consumer goods and beauty. He has worked with teams on conferences, expos, digital, one-to-one comms, parties, opening ceremonies, film and content.

What keeps him coming back is a firm belief in the power of experiences to inspire people to change the world. Just ask him about how he almost losing a Middle Eastern Prince, or when he brought 3000 guests to tears by a very special musical performance…


Plenary 2: Leveraging Event Technology Today, Tomorrow and in the Future
Date: Monday, 17 February 2020


Holly Ransom

AIME 2020 Content Weaver | CEO, Emergent

Professor Greg Clark

Global Advisor, Chairman, Author, NED

Jacquelyn Cowardin

Head of Audience Acquisition, George P. Johnson

Simon Doble

CEO, SolarBuddy

Claire Epps

Senior Marketing Manager Events & Executive Marketing Adobe, Australia & New Zealand

Megan Flamer

Founder, Mindful Under Fire

Gary Grimmer

Senior Partner, GainingEdge

Alana Hay

Milestones Creative

Christopher Kai

Founder and CEO, Mathem Group

Adeline Kang

Regional Account Management APAC American Express Meetings & Events

Geneviève Leclerc


Dave Lim

Founding Partner, IdeasWorthDoing

Tal Meretz

Event Strategist, Cvent Australia

Mary Orgill

General Manager, Marketing and Events - ANZIIF

John Peacock

CEO, Associations Forum

Don Rapley

Managing Director, TYC Transform Your Conversations Leadership Development Facilitator and Executive Coach

Dr Kate Raynes-Goldie

Igniter of Curiosity, Award-Winning Designer, Keynote Speaker and Certified Facilitator of LEGO® Serious Play®

Monica Tonner

Event Manager for Boating Industry Association of Victoria (BIAV)

Sarah Rowan

Australia's Top Female Speed Painter

Didier Scaillet

CEO, Society for Incentive Travel Excellence

Gee Songpathara

Founder and Facilitator, MindDojo Thailand

Jennifer Trethewey

Director/Founder of JTG Global, Author Change or Choke

Mike Williams

Senior Partner, GainingEdge