AREA has an experienced events team to help make your time with us a success. Our dedicated Meeting and Events Co-ordinator will be on hand to ensure the day runs smoothly and to assist with any requirements you may have.

Our Events Team

Sage Bird

Meeting and Events Co-ordinator

Having started in the Hospitality Industry working in restaurants Sage quickly realised her passion for customer service and love of all things food. She has completed a course in Business Administration and became a part of Village Accommodation Group as a member of the customer service team. Sage has a great eye for detail and loves looking after customers and ensuring their events run smoothly from start to finish. In her spare time Sage likes to read crime novels and cook for her flatmates, although they do not always appreciate her experimentation!

Lisa Heavey

Business Development Executive

Lisa has joined the team at Village Accommodation Group as Business Development Executive for AREA Meeting and Events. Lisa has a strong hotel background in Sales and Event Management, with over 15 years’ experience overseas and in NZ. Her most recent role being Account Manager for Scenic Hotel Group.

Lisa loves working with people and building and maintaining strong relationships.

When Lisa isn't at work she is keeping busy with her two young children. Lisa loves the sunshine and enjoys being active in the outdoors.