Who we are

Black & White Marketing Principal Consultant, Lauren Lacava has 20 years of experience in sales, marketing and management at some of Australia’s most successful catering, hospitality and event organisations.

As a hands-on General Manager and Sales and Marketing Manager for a diverse range of venues and catering companies, she has refined superior skills in sales and marketing strategy, strategic planning and business development – supported by the academic knowledge of her Master’s Degree in Business Marketing. Lauren’s appetite for the catering industry has seen her work closely with a variety of caterers from boutique operators through to the world’s largest catering businesses.  Lauren’s experience includes the management, sales and marketing  for hospitality and events at some of Australia’s most iconic major events including Spring Racing Carnival, Formula One Grand Prix and the Australian Open. Lauren has worked closely with all manner of venues including  boutique wedding reception venues and wineries, iconic landmark venues such as Melbourne Museum and Royal Exhibition Building as well as large sports venues such as Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne and Olympic Park and State Netball Hockey Centre.

In recent years, Lauren has carved out a reputation as a sought-after consultant for Australia’s best hospitality and events businesses. Her passionate vision to help event businesses become bigger and better inspires her to create and implement streamlined sales and marketing strategies that deliver measurable results. Lauren’s approach to helping businesses grow their sales is Black & White. Attention to detail is Lauren’s happy place and her no-nonsense approach secures the best possible results for your business.