At Windmill Events & Promotions, we are passionate about rural communities.
We live, work, shop and socialise in the Wheatbelt, so we understand the needs of our clients. It is our goal to deliver a wide range of quality events in country towns, grow small business, promote our communities and assist in developing our region.
Wheatbelt Events has nearly a decade of experience in running rural events, including one of the largest agricultural expos in the country. Our team has the knowledge and skills to ensure the success of your next corporate, social or community event. We can assist with small business marketing and special promotions, with a passion for developing projects that boost the profile of the Wheatbelt region.
Jenna grew up on a family farm in the Central Wheatbelt town of Dowerin. She attended the WA College of Agriculture Cunderdin before completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Writing at Edith Cowan University.
Jenna went on to become an agricultural journalist for Farm Weekly, before moving home to Dowerin and taking on the role of Event Coordinator at the Dowerin Field Days. Jenna organised nine Field Days, in addition to a range of other events, including rodeos, 4WD events, sheep dog trials, concerts and car rallies.
Through effective marketing strategies and the introduction of innovative new attractions, she grew both patron and exhibitor numbers to the Dowerin Field Days by over 50%. Jenna managed a large corporate sponsorship portfolio, which she also increased significantly over the course of her appointment, by building strong and mutually beneficial relationships. In addition to corporate sponsorship, Jenna secured a considerable amount of government funding over the course of her appointment with Dowerin Events Management, for various events.
Jenna’s drive and passion are evident in the quality of her work. She has a genuine and personal interest in country life and rural communities.
Sonia is an experienced finance and office management professional.
Her scope of work encompasses frontline office management and finance/corporate services within an executive local government management team. Her experience includes contributing to the development and implementation of strategic planning and directions, budgets and resources management.
With over six years of experience in local government within the Wheatbelt, Sonia has developed her skills in successfully liaising with both local community members and groups, as well as regional and state stakeholders and funding bodies.
Her passion for and understanding of the needs, and importance of small communities, is evident in her ongoing commitment and contribution to both local and regional associations and activities.
Sonia’s professional experience also extends to a variety of areas within the events and hospitality industry, including corporate, social, community, wedding and sports events.
Sonia is currently an active member of the Dowerin Events Management Inc. Board and has provided her skills and experience to the past five annual Dowerin GWN7 Machinery Field Days events, with a particular focus on human resources development, safety and risk management.