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The two-day Symposium is full of engaging content in a practical format, designed to ramp up towards the Australian Event Awards ceremony at the end of the second day. Day One offers Workshop streams led by industry experts; Day Two holds three plenary Masterclasses delivered by trailblazing leaders from the world beyond events.

Workshops in specifically focussed streams zone your attention in on events practice, helping you identify, understand and implement processes, skills and strategies you can apply directly to your events. Go into detail with events experts in areas such as security, marketing and relationship-building, walking out ready to put your learnings into action.

Ground-breakers from beyond the events industry will lead engaging Masterclasses – in-depth sessions of applied learning, inspiring you to broaden your field of vision to see wisdom, strategy and creativity from other domains that can keep your events work innovative and inventive. Game-changers in fields such as marketing & advertising, the arts, sports and journalism share their stories, tactics and lessons learned so you can increase your capacity to think outside the box and create top quality events.

More detail on the program and speakers to be announced soon. Register for updates to hear as soon as new information is released.

Please note that the program is subject to change.

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