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Sep 1, 2015

Symposium presenters galore!

Presenter sessions of all types are filling fast. Take a look at who else has joined the program...


Stuart Ayres to open the Event Symposium

The Hon Stuart Ayres MP, State Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events and Minister for Sport in New South Wales, will open the Event Symposium on 17 November. Since taking responsibility for Trade, Tourism and Major Events in April, Mr Ayres has already overseen the successful delivery of Vivid Sydney 2015 and welcomed two major English Premier League football teams to play matches against Sydney FC at ANZ Stadium.

Read Minister Ayres' bio

Focus session: Going social at local and regional events

Holly Galbraith, strategist at Go Future Media, will deliver a focus session on how to develop a strong social media plan and why all regional and local events and festivals should be doing it. Full of practical tips and case studies, this is an essential session for those yet to dip their toes into the unknown waters of social media.

Read more about Holly

Focus session: Meetings at Sea

If you thought cruises were only for the "newlyweds and nearly deads", think again. One of only 16 people in Australia to hold a Diploma of Tourism (Cruise Ship Operations), Louise Le Raux will explore how cruise ships will shake up the business events industry.

Read more about Louise

Register now for the best rate

With plenty of fascinating presenters and sessions already on the program - and more to come - plus the current offering of an Early Bird rate, now is the best time to register for the Symposium. Early Bird rates only last until 28 September, so hop to it!

Register now

Partner story: Staging Rentals and Construction

SRC relaunched their company last week with a colourful and exciting new look and feel to reflect their ability to bring special events to life. "We are constantly experimenting with new materials and processes to get the results that our clients need; often pushing the boundaries of engineering and building techniques for temporary structures and designing solutions never before seen," said Managing Director David Comer.

Visit the SRC website