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Sep 26, 2017

Event Awards Supplier Directory 2017

Meet the Event Awards Partners who help to make the Event Awards possible. The expertise and contribution of the following organisations made the Event Awards a reality in 2017.

Major Partners

Destination Partner and Supporter of Best Tourism Event: Business Events Sunshine Coast

Business Events Sunshine Coast (BESC) was delighted to host the 2017 Australian Event Awards. BESC promotes the Sunshine Coast as a world-class destination for conferences, meetings and incentive programs. BESC’s knowledgeable staff save event organisers hours of work by providing independent expert advice and support on every aspect of holding a business event on the Sunshine Coast. They are passionate about ensuring your event is memorable and look forward to hosting the 2018 Awards.

The Event Awards also appreciated support in 2017 from additional Destination Partners Sunshine Coast Council and The Events Centre.

Exclusive Equipment Hire Partner and Supporter of Best Community Event: Coates Hire

Coates Hire is Australia's largest equipment hire company supplying hire equipment to a wide variety of markets including Government, engineering, building construction and maintenance, mining and resources, manufacturing and events. With over 130 years in market, Coates Hire has extensive experience in providing equipment service solutions for a wide range of events. From traffic management to temporary buildings, Coates Hire has the expertise to help deliver your event.

Exclusive CAD Design Partner and Supporter of Event Management Company of the Year: eps Australia

At eps Australia, their clients count on them to deliver customised solutions for planning intensive ventures, such as large-scale events and construction projects. While eps Australia’s core business is equipment rental, they also offer a variety of other services, from CAD planning to guidance on meeting health and safety regulations. Find out what eps can do to help make your project a success.

Exclusive Temporary Electrical Distribution Partner and Supporter of Best Cultural, Arts or Music Event: EVENTelec

EVENTelec has grown to become Australia’s largest provider of specialised temporary electrical equipment and are a primary choice for event organisers nationwide. Their customised plug and play solution powers up over 80 major events and festivals across sporting, music and lifestyle sectors each year. EVENTelec’s equipment has been specifically developed for the Australian temporary events industry, making it cost effective for their clients and efficient for their crews. In 2016 EVENTelec were proudly recognised at the Australian Event Awards as a National Finalist in the Best Product or Service category.

Exclusive Logistics Partner and Supporter of Best Charity or Cause-Related Event: Sold Out National Event Management

Sold Out National Event Management is a second-generation, family-owned, full-service and award- winning event company with 25 years of unparalleled experience in delivering some of Australia’s and the world’s most significant events and working with the most high-profile brands and organisations, including the Sydney 2000 Games and other major international multi-sport events. Sold Out successfully delivers over 500+ events each year and most recently partnered with the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games as Official Event Management Company.

Major Media Partner and Supporter of Best Meeting or Conference: CIM Magazine

CIM is Australasia’s longest running news magazine for the business events industry, covering off on everything from the latest meetings venues and hotels through to destination reports and technology. Across print, online and video, CIM covers all aspects of the industry, keeping its readers up-to-date on everything that matters to them.

Project Delivery Partners

Exclusive Staging, Drapes and Set Construction Partner: Staging Rentals and Construction

For over 25 years, Staging Rentals & Construction (SRC) has specialised in product launches, brand activations, fashion shows, corporate events, exhibition stands as well as TV, film and theatre productions.

With offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, SRC is Australia’s leading event supplier of drapes, AllySTAGE and an array of event-specific rental items including bars, bollards and lecterns.

SRC also specialise in event construction, creating custom sets and props – there isn’t much SRC can't build!

Exclusive Lighting Partner: Chameleon Touring Systems

Established in 1988, Chameleon Touring Systems is a specialised lighting company supplying equipment and expert staff to special events, live entertainment, theatre, film and television in Australia and around the world.

From providing gear and production crew for large-scale concert tours and festivals to supporting community groups with dry hire products and lighting up corporate events, Chameleon’s expertise is evident across all areas of Australia’s events industry.

Exclusive Sound Partner: Coda Audio Services

Coda Audio

A commitment to assessment and acquisition of the latest audio technology and equipment coupled with highly skilled staff and an extensive equipment inventory, Coda Audio Services provides a range of services including sound system and audio equipment hire, installation, complete sound design, sales, equipment repair and technical expertise.

Coda focusses heavily on the heartland of the events industry, working with festivals, corporate events, theatrical productions, concerts and venues.

Exclusive Vision Partner: AVPartners

AVPartners is a leading provider of audiovisual services to major venues, offering technical production, audio, visual, lighting, exhibition rigging, event design and event styling. Combining state-of-the-art audiovisual technology, unrivalled expertise, and a highly-tailored approach, AVPartners delivers truly unique and integrated event experiences.

Exclusive Rigging Partner: Tri-Point Rigging Services

Tri-Point have been suspending imaginations since 1998, providing expert technical crew matched with superior-quality equipment to feature films, television shoots, theatre productions, concerts, festivals and events of all sizes. Tri-Point designs and delivers complex rigging solutions and temporary structures for the entertainment industry, including scaffolding, rigging, staging and grandstand seating nationwide and abroad. With warehouse locations in Sydney, Melbourne and the Gold Coast, Tri-Point Rigging Services are well-positioned as the Australian rigging and staging specialists.

Exclusive Backdrops Partner: Backdrops Fantastic Australia

Backdrops Fantastic Australia fitted out the Event Awards with their 3D projection mapped Stealth Wall, a modular backdrop that can be built to any size and used as a projection platform. Along with their painted backdrops, which can introduce various scenes and themes to your event, their range of modular backdrops take event scenery to a whole new level.

Exclusive Fireworks and Effects Partner: Foti International Fireworks

Foti International Fireworks is Australia’s most awarded fireworks, pyrotechnics and special effects company with a production portfolio that spans the globe, including Sydney New Year’s Eve, Shanghai World Expo, Turkey National Day in Istanbul and Brisbane Riverfire. With offices in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, and Hong Kong and a state-of-the-art manufacturing and operations facility in Marulan, NSW, Foti is a proud family operation that is equipped to deliver the most comprehensive fireworks, pyrotechnics and special effects service available.

Exclusive Broadcast Partner: Creo Media

In the age of video, Creo Media works with some of Australia’s best-known brands and events, including Optus, Qantas, Vivid Sydney and Melbourne International Film Festival, providing video streaming, webcasting and video production services to projects of all sizes and budgets. Their flexible, innovative approach has generated a long list of satisfied customers. Who wants to join the list?

Exclusive Event Communications Partner: The P.A. People

The P.A. People is a specialist contractor in event communications, sound reinforcement and audiovisual systems. The world's major independent supplier of large-scale event communications systems and equipment, The P.A. People understands delivery in a partnership context; it delivers systems which are critical for major event clients, providing superior clarity and performance in an evolving, dynamic, live environment. The P.A. People is independent, Australian owned and operates locally, nationally and globally.

Exclusive Photography Partner: EventPix

Owned by BAPCO Media, EventPix is Australia’s leading national event photography service with photographers available in all capital cities in Australia as well as many regional locations. EventPix captured all the action from Event Awards 2017 and made the photographs available on social media throughout the evening. Event Awards Media Partner Australasian Special Events is also part of BAPCO Media as are other event photography experiences The Ultimate Selfie and Your Red Carpet Experience.

Exclusive Master of Ceremonies Partner: Saxton Speakers Bureau

As Australia’s foremost speakers bureau and the largest in the southern hemisphere, Saxton has more than 50 years experience representing Australia’s best and broadest array of speakers and entertainers for a diverse range of fields. From conferences to awards celebrations, charity events, teambuilding and everything in between, Saxton offer a quality team of over 30 consultants and support professionals who are passionate about matching your event with the right presenter.

Exclusive Trophy Model Partner: Wink Models

For over 10 years, WINK Models has provided leading model and promotional talent for some of Australia’s largest companies. Whether you’re looking for talent for a television campaign, print, outdoor, or an event, WINK is dedicated to sourcing and providing the best talent for your needs.

WINK Models' talent is diverse, ranging from 13 – 72 years of age, across numerous specialties such as commercial, fashion, sports and fitness, promotional, event, and influencer. The agency works in partnership with you from start to finish to understand your brief, any specific requirements and put forward the best suited talent for your project.

Exclusive Table Centrepieces Partner: Event Effects

Event Effects is extremely proud to have provided the Table Centrepieces for this year’s Event Awards Ceremony. Specialising in unique and customised table centrepieces for all events, large or small, Event Effects is the perfect partner for table décor, be it a themed table centrepiece, a corporate branded centrepiece, lighted tables or lighted dry bars. Event Effects has the largest inventory of products that can be brought together to reflect your vision.

Exclusive Judging Venue Partner: Australian Centre for Event Management

The award-winning Centre at the University of Technology Sydney was established in 1999 to further develop and support the work of the University in promoting best practices in event management.

The Centre works closely with industry to provide innovative, high quality, practically orientated and locally relevant education programs which are suited to the needs of both the public and private sector. The Centre also conducts in-house training programs for the Australian and overseas events industry.

Exclusive Public Relations Partner: Nicola Archer Communications

Nicola Archer Communications is a successful and creative boutique agency with a stable of high-profile clients and events.

This agency is in touch with what’s hot and what’s not. Cutting through the media clutter, passing on the right message and doing it on time and with impact.

Thriving on spreading the good news in Australia and overseas about a new product, person, concept or event for the past 20 years, above all, Nicola is strategic and media savvy.

Category Partners

Supporter of Best Regional Event: Local Tickets

Local Tickets is an Australian owned ticketing company with a national network of regionally branded event ticketing websites.

Their websites are a marketplace for what’s on and a back-end ticketing service. Local Tickets offers online tickets, printed tickets, door tickets and venue tickets.

Their ethos is to empower event organisers with simple, low-cost technology designed to save time and provide real-time information on the go.

Supporter of Best New Event: Aggreko

Aggreko is the world leader in rental power, heating and cooling systems in the film and entertainment industry, and has been for over 25 years.

From major motion pictures to sporting events and festivals, customers partner with Aggreko for their temporary power, heating and cooling requirements because they know that the Aggreko team will do whatever it takes to ensure the successful and smooth running of their event.

Aggreko supports film and television in Australia Pacific and New Zealand.

Supporter of Best Exhibition: TFH Hire Services

TFH Hire Services have become synonymous with the Australian temporary fencing and hire industry. They service event projects of any size with quality stock and extensive industry knowledge Australia-wide. As the largest family owned and operated supplier of temporary fencing and associated products, TFH Hire Services have more than 20 years’ industry experience and a distribution network of over 30 branches nationally.

Supporter of Best Corporate Event: Haycom

One of the most trusted names in events, Haycom has a history of over 40 years of delivering the highest quality technical production to Australia's most successful organisations and premier events. Haycom's staff have a proven record in providing reliable production services including audio, lighting, staging, visual, holographic, 3D imaging and more. Haycom's customer centric approach and experienced staff ensure events are run with seamless efficiency to guarantee their clients’ events are a highly memorable experience.

Supporter of Best Sporting Event: Norwest Productions

Established in 1993, Norwest Productions has built a stellar reputation across Australasia for providing premium and cost-effective technical production solutions across the full range of events and ceremonies. From large-scale functions to concerts and sporting events, Norwest has provided Australia's biggest and best events with superior audiovisual production services via its world-class equipment inventory and highly experienced staff to establish its recognised status as a market leader in the events industry.

Media Partner

Australasian Special Events

Australasian Special Events is an online news source for the Australian events industry, covering all the latest developments and news in business and special events across the nation. Owned by BAPCO Media, along with Event Awards Photography Partner EventPix, Australasian Special Events provides a unique perspective on Australian events from corporate gigs to the occasions which help to grow the industry itself.