Jane Magnus

Jane Magnus

President

Jane Magnus has been a local to Byron Bay for over 15 years.  Jane and her family came to Byron for the sea change where she continued to work within the hospitality & event industry.  Jane started her own Wedding Planning & Event Management business " Byron Bay Luxury Weddings " in 2005.  In the earlier stages of Jane's life, she was a performer, choreographer and producer, so this seemed an easy role for Jane to continue in the wedding industry.   Jane's dedication to the event industry lead her to be the founder of the Byron Event Industry Association Inc, it is with this she sees that sharing her knowledge and communication the industry will have longevity for the years to come.

Maria Birch

Maria Birch

Vice President

Maria Birch is the owner and director of Frank and Joy Pty Ltd. With over 25 years in the hospitality, music and styling industries she brings a wealth of experience to the event industry in Byron Bay. She believes that collaboration within the industry is the key to the continuing growth and innovation that has Byron Bay continually raising the bar within the events industry in Australia. 

Belinda Kirkwood

Belinda Kirkwood

Treasurer

Belinda Kirkwood is the owner and events manager for the multi award-winning business, Beach Byron Bay. Byron Bay events have been an important part of Belinda’s work life for more than 20 years and Belinda has been instrumental in championing all styles of events in Byron Bay from weddings, corporate functions, fundraisers, exhibitions, product launches, festival events and more.
Taryn McGregor

Taryn McGregor

Secretary

Taryn McGregor is the owner of Rockinghorse Studios. With over 20 years in land development,  her career has taken her across a variety of industries predominately focused around property, her strengths are in business development. She is passionate about Byron Bay and would like to see the continued growth and expansion of tourism opportunities within the Northern Rivers.