Deborah Caldwell is the Asia Pacific Head of Events for Bank of America Merrill Lynch, based in the Hong Kong office. Deborah oversees a team of event planners located in five markets across the Asia Pacific region. They are responsible for planning and executing a variety of client events and senior leadership meetings for the bank.
Previous to her current role, Deborah was co-Head of Events, EMEA for Nomura International based in London, before being relocated to Hong Kong in 2011 to become Head of Events for Asia ex-Japan. She also held roles at Lehman Brothers in London covering EMEA events and worked for an events agency in Sydney, Australia.
Deborah holds bachelor’s degrees in Commerce and Tourism, both from Otago University in Dunedin, New Zealand.
Deborah is a committee member for the Hong Kong chapter of Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Women’s network (LEAD) and is currently a mentor in the Cherie Blair Foundation Mentoring Program. Deborah is proud to be part of the PCMA Advisory Committee for Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.
Session: Customer Deep Dive: Corporate Meetings and Events, 13:45 AEDT.
With physical events and face-to-face meetings not being possible, corporate event planners have shifted their strategies and adapted to this changing omnichannel environment. Join this discussion as we discuss what’s taking place in their world, their challenges now and the new opportunities they are exploring moving towards the future.