David Atkins nominated by David Atkins Enterprises - 2017 National Winner: Event Producer of the Year

One Week Left at Early Bird Prices

We’ve got a stellar line up at the excellent events-fest that is the Event Symposium 2018 – a fully interactive, applied, and practical program with so many takeaways you’ll need to book excess luggage for your flight home. The professional development, networking and good times are guaranteed, so you may as well save some cash by booking before the Early Bird Deadline on Monday 8 October.

  1. Early Bird Ends 8 October
  2. Work with Experts at the Symposium
  3. Serving Up a Smorgasboard of Steaming Hot Skills
  4. Are you a People Pleaser?
  5. Aggreko acquires GHS

Early Bird Ends 8 October

Book and pay for your Symposium registrations and Awards tickets by Monday 8 October to receive the Early Bird price. Every ticket type has a bargain rate if you buy early, whether you're attending the full Symposium and Awards, celebrating with a table of ten, or just hanging out for one headline Masterclass.

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Work with Experts at the Symposium

It's not quite Splendour but it is splendid: this year's Symposium line up is full of rock stars including Peter FitzSimons, Fenella Kernebone, Matt Golinski running Masterclasses, PLUS the amazing events experts on day one, all coming to work collaboratively with you on essential skill development for events. Seats are filling up, don't miss it!

Speakers

Serving Up a Smorgasboard of Steaming Hot Skills

Whatever your role in the great Aussie events industry, there's something for you at the Symposium. Topics include risk, safety and security, marketing, creativity, project management, communications, stakeholder management, resourcefulness, bidding, pitching and sales. And, it's fully interactive designed around you getting tangible takeaways.

Program

Are you a People Pleaser?

In this hands-on workshop, learn how to integrate smooth stakeholder management into your regular processes so you can effortlessly enhance the experience for all involved. Learn how to get deeper under the skin of stakeholder needs with Hailey Mason from Sorted Events and address them to your full capacity, keeping everybody happy.

Workshops

Aggreko acquires GHS

One of our Major Partners, Aggreko, this year acquired Generator Hire Service (GHS). GHS has a strong presence in the broadcasting, events and entertainment sector. In addition to distribution panels, transformers and common switchgear, GHS - and now Aggreko - stocks the largest inventory of specialty entertainment equipment rental in Australia. See what they can offer your next event.

Aggreko