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Fast Five: Greg Kahan discusses the struggles of Melbourne's CBD hospitality businessess

CEO of The Kahan Group and owner of The George on Collins, Greg Kahan shares his story about how the CBD venue has kept afloat during the hardest of times for CBD businesses.

Fast Five

12 July 2021

economy

Zoos Victoria; upholding a strong commitment to securing a future rich in wildlife

From devastating bushfires to the ongoing challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, CEO of Zoos Victoria Dr Jenny Gray shares her insights on how the organisation has successfully responded to adversity.

Fast Five

11 June 2021

economy

‘Australia could be the posterchild for how to handle a pandemic’

While the world recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, the APAC region finds itself leaps and bounds ahead of the pack, and according to ZACK Group, this is our once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Fast Five

31 May 2021

economy

Museums Victoria leaving the past behind and looking to the future

Following a difficult year for Museums Victoria, Director and CEO Lynley Crosswell is embracing future technologies to entertain, educate and evolve the way the organisation operates.

Fast Five

03 May 2021

economy

In the face of a quagmire, Joval Wine Group keeps the glass half-full

Having been involved in every aspect of the wine industry for more than 50 years, Joval Wine Group CEO Tim Menting explains how the business stays strong in the face of unprecedented challenges.

Fast Five

22 February 2021

economy

Queen Victoria Market planning for post-pandemic transformation

According to Chief Executive Stan Liacos, after 143 years, it’s time for change at the Queen Victoria Market while maintaining the authenticity and historic aura of the famed Melbourne icon.

Fast Five

08 February 2021

economy

Four Pillars' recipe for success: flavour, focus, fun and fanaticism

After being crowned the International Gin Producer of the Year for a second consecutive year, the humble Yarra Valley gin distillery shares their recipe for success and what it takes to be the best.

Fast Five

25 January 2021

economy

DB Results’ co-CEO explains how we can ‘perform miracles’ together

With more than 25 years of experience in the IT landscape, Gavin Bunshaw explains how leading by example, innovation and collaboration can solve some of the world’s biggest problems.

Fast Five

11 January 2021

economy

Fast Five: Westpac Group banking on interaction over transactions

Bank of Melbourne Chief Executive Mark Melvin explains why cash registers have been ringing more during lockdown in Victoria than the same period in 2019.

Fast Five

04 November 2020

economy

Fast Five: Reimagining the industry after an unexpected turn of events

As the COVID-19 pandemic has brought the events industry to a standstill, Melbourne Convention Bureau CEO Julia Swanson explains what is needed to put Melbourne back on center-stage.

Fast Five

05 October 2020