Richard Crawford - MC
26-May-2011 | Richard Crawford is a passionate, dynamic Tasmanian business person who provides professional services as an accomplished keynote speaker and MC.In 2004, Richard co-founded The Henry Jones Art Hotel, a five star hotel on Hobart’s waterfront. The Henry Jones received international acclaim and was Australia’s most awarded hotel between 2004 and 2007, including three Tasmanian Tourism Awards, two Australian Tourism Awards, the AHA’s award for Australia’s Best Overall Hotel, and recognition by Conde Naste Traveller as one of the world’s best new hotels.
Richard’s other successful business interests have included Thrifty Car Rental Tasmania and Tas Vacations. Richard is a previous winner of the Minister for Tourism’s Award for Young Achiever and was named Young Manager of the Year at the Tasmanian Business Leaders Awards.
A former Director of the Tourism Industry Council Tasmania and Tennis Tasmania, Richard is today a Director of the Tasmanian Skills Institute and spokesperson for the Waterfront Business Community.
A charismatic and polished MC for conferences, awards ceremonies and special events, Richard is also an accomplished and versatile keynote speaker, drawing on his personal experiences to cover themes including “Punching above your weight - The Henry Jones story” and “Black tie service with a blue jeans attitude”.
“Richard is an entertaining, engaging presenter who is highly organised and a joy to work with.” Lucinda Bray, State Manager, Australian Marketing Institute (Tas)
“Richard is a dynamic, enthusiastic, experienced MC who is well able to gain the attention of his audience and maintain their interest.” Julia Farrell, Director, Federal Group
“The story was excellent, the delivery perfect and the audience engaged. I will be looking at using Richard for future events – what a story teller!” Matt Mitchener, Marketing Manager, Vow Financial
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