Our Team

Michael Grey – Director

Michael Grey is an experienced event manager and marketing professional who has personally managed or promoted over 200 events over the last 13 years with up to 16,000 attendees, has personally secured media coverage for clients to over 50 million people and some of his clients have seen an up to 300% – 500% increases in event profit. 

Michael brings a wealth of experience in event conception, marketing, sponsorship, public relations and managing events. Michael has worked on a very diverse portfolio of events from small business through to large multinational corporations, community groups and charities.

Prior to commencing MKG Events in October 2014, Michael has worked with a number of charities in fundraising and events and also worked for a marketing company managing their clients corporate events. 

Whitney Lewis – Head of Strategy Whitney truly understands the event environment, commercial, event, sales and sponsorship strategy in the current market. His role involves understanding all issues affecting the events industry, the industry’s our clients operate in and our clients businesses and objectives. He has achieved extensive results for his clients. He brings a unique perspective as a result of his four years in the events space, and his own research in the area of psychology. Weather he is negotiating for clients or making new connections, he has brought significant competitive advantage to MKG Events as a business.

Mark Eccleston – Events All Rounder – Recently joining MKG Events, Mark brings over 30 years of customer service experience to the team. He has worked previously with a wide scope of people and clients from a variety of countries and professions, and can bring professionalism, thoroughness, dedication and a real can do attitude to any assignment.

Luis Acebu – Marketing Team Leader – Luis provides support to clients including graphic design, data entry, admin tasks and marketing support. Luis started at MKG Events in April 2018 and is a top-notch operator in the business.  His experience with handling different clients of different cultures also gives the business a different perspective on how to provide the best experience and result for the clients.

Crista Acebu – Marketing Assistant – Crista assists in the production and distribution of marketing materials and in the promotion of events and campaigns to facilitate their success. As an experienced graphic designer, she helps in the visual marketing efforts of MKG Events.

Denver Mercado – Marketing Assistant – Denver focuses on generating quality leads from LinkedIn and has established his name when it comes to web research. He has a great experience in client development, relationship management and solution-focused mindset.