28th Annual Byron Bay Bluesfest 2017 - 2017 National Winner: Local Tickets Best Regional Event

Chris Toward

Chris Toward

Chris Toward is a Founding Partner of The Shift Corp, a purpose led Growth Marketing agency, shifting mindsets for a positive change and specialising in creating growth assets out of events for modern brands, bringing brands to life and igniting them into the new era.

Chris is an Award–Winning Event Director, having worked with IMG and Red Bull, before starting Wingman Events and the Project Nine Event Group.

He has produced Major National and International Events for over 22 years for clients such as Red Bull, Vans, Reebok, Vodafone, Coca-Cola, Destination NSW, Mito Foundation, Black Dog Mental Health Institute, Harley-Davidson and ANZ.

Chris has an “anything’s possible” approach and is passionate about the future of the Industry, nurturing the Event Producers of tomorrow, pushing boundaries, innovation, equality, and leaving the world a better place.

In recent years Chris was a finalist for the ‘Event Producer of The Year’ title at the Australian Event Awards, and the Project Nine Event Group was awarded the ‘Small Event Management Company of The Year’ in 2018 & 2019 at the Australian Event Awards.