A cross sector food, tourism and
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23 & 24 April 2018 – National University of Ireland, Galway

Peter Rigby

Peter Rigby is Managing Director of Rigby Transmedia, a communications, multimedia and marketing company based in Australia.

Peter Rigby is a writer and journalist and has worked and lived in Australia, Europe, US and Asia. He currently lives in Perth, Western Australia. His company Rigby Transmedia – www.rigby-transmedia.com

– specialises in media, social networking, photography, multimedia, digital marketing, written content and publishing. Peter has written eight books and is general manager of Rocket Frog Books, the Rigby Transmedia publishing unit.

After many years working as a foreign correspondent, he became marketing manager for Western Australia’s Margaret River Wine region for 10 years, and was coordinator of the Western Australian Food and Wine Trails project, a marketing and promotions initiative which linked the state’s nine recognised wine and food regions.

He is currently co-publisher of the online magazine The Starfish – www.thestarfish.com.au – which specialises in lifestyle and news content. The magazine also features the popular culinary section Yum!

He maintains a close relationship with the Australian and international food and wine industry, as well as regional producers, and enjoys travelling to, and writing about, the world’s food and wine regions when time permits.

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