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Supplier Directory

The Australian Event Awards and Symposium comes together thanks to a range of stellar industry partners. Here is the roll call of our events industry champions and what they can do for you.

If you’d like to be a part of the event, get in touch with us to discuss partnership options.



Coates Hire
Major Partner
Official Equipment Hire

Coates Hire is Australia’s largest equipment hire supplier. With branches in over 160 locations, over 1 million pieces of serviced equipment and expert specialist advice when you need it, we are committed to supporting your project. So call us on 13 15 52 or visit coateshire.com.au and let’s make it happen.

P: 13 15 52
W: www.coateshire.com.au

eps australia
Major Partner
Ground and Turf Protection

eps is the world leader in rental of temporary roadways, ground protection, crowd control barriers and temporary seating for events, with offices throughout Australia as well as Europe, North & South America.

P: 07 5699 8293
E: [email protected]
W: www.eps.net

Major Partner
Power, Cooling and Heating

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, our 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.

P: 1800 808 109
E: [email protected]
W: www.aggreko.com.au

ShowTex Australia
Major Partner

A worldwide leader in inventing, manufacturing and installing flame-retardant fabrics and innovative track systems that meet the most creative and challenging ideas in set building, stage and stand design. From a brand-new Sydney facility, ShowTex is ready to serve the local entertainment industry with its amazing stage fabrics in motion!

P: 02 8039 3520
E: [email protected]
W: www.showtex.com/en/products

Optus Stadium
Venue and Catering

Optus Stadium is owned by the Western Australian State Government and proudly operated by VenuesLive. Construction of the venue began in December 2013, with the Stadium officially opening on Sunday 21 January 2018. With more than 18 specially designed event spaces, the possibilities are endless for versatile and fresh event concepts that are guaranteed to wow clients and their guests. Event catering is delivered by the Stadium’s in-house award-winning Chefs with menus that celebrate the flavours and produce of Western Australia.

P: 08 6247 4946
E: [email protected]
W: www.optusstadium.com.au

Staging Rentals & Construction
Staging, Drapes and Set Construction

Staging Rentals & Construction (SRC) are a staging and event construction company providing expert solutions for event producers across Australia. SRC have an extensive range of staging and drapes, with full construction workshops that can build sets, stages and props; backed by a team with years of event production experience.

P: 02 9519 6300 NSW
P: 03 9681 8462 VIC
P: 07 3260 2416 QLD
E: [email protected]
W: www.stagingrentals.com.au

Chameleon Touring Systems

Since 1988 Chameleon Touring Systems has been supplying lighting equipment and personnel for live entertainment, concert, film, television, theatre, architectural design, installation and consultation as well as special events in Australia and around the world. They are Australia’s most experienced and respected professional lighting supplier.

P: 02 9643 4999 (Sydney)
P: 07 3260 2663 (Brisbane)
W: www.chameleon-touring.com.au

Coda Audio

With a commitment to using the latest audio technology and equipment, coupled with highly skilled staff and an extensive 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.

P: 02 9693 5650
W: www.coda-audio.com.au

Tri-Point Rigging Services

Tri-Point facilitates the events, theatre, television and film industries, providing its premier rigging services, as well as bespoke temporary structures including outdoor stage roof systems, scaffolding and grandstand seating. Working closely with our designers, engineers and project managers, Tri-Point delivers safe and cost-effective solutions for technically demanding projects of all sizes.

P: 02 9666 4642
E: [email protected]
E: [email protected]
E: [email protected]
W: www.tripointrigging.com

Backdrops Fantastic

Alongside hand-painted themed backdrops covering everything from the 1920s to outer space, Backdrops Fantastic Australia also produces modular backdrops and scenic panels which can be built to any size and installed quickly and easily. These modular backdrops can be used as a projection platform to give attendees at any event an extraordinary visual experience and take event scenery to a whole new level.

P: 1800 737 037
E: [email protected]
W: www.backdrops.com.au
W: www.modularbackdrops.com.au


Firesteel is a full-service digital video technology company, specialising in Webcasting, Live Streaming, Virtual Meetings and Live Video Production.
Focused on delivering quality business and brand communications, Firesteel works with its clients to create bespoke video experiences. Every event deserves to increase audience reach, engagement and awareness. Contact the experienced team at Firesteel to tailor a video solution for your audience.

M: 0438 677 690
E: [email protected]
W: www.firesteel.com.au

The P.A. People
Event Communications

The P.A. People is a specialist contractor in Event Communications, Sound Reinforcement and Audio Visual Systems. The Company is independent, Australian-owned, Sydney-based and operates locally, nationally and globally.

P: 02 8755 8700
F: 02 8755 8599
E: [email protected]
W: www.papeople.com.au


The experienced team at EventPix provides fast-turnaround photography services to events Australia-wide, from corporate events to product launches, gala dinners, awards and graduation ceremonies, parties, formals and more. EventPix can also provide photo booths, red carpet experiences and a live feed of images to social media.

P: 02 9056 3775
W: www.eventpix.com.au

CIM business events
Media Partner

CIM business events is now 100% digital. Subscribe at www.cimbusinessevents.com.au to get your real-time events news update delivered daily into your inbox.

E: [email protected]
W: www.cimbusinessevents.com.au

Australasian Special Events
Media Partner

Australasian Special Events reports news and innovations in Australian events as well as partnering with industry organisations for a peek into what brings the best events to life and to provide valuable content marketing pieces to drive brand engagement. Contact them with news or to talk about partnership.

E: [email protected]
W: www.specialevents.com.au

Media Partner

EventConnect.com is where meeting & event planners go to source up to date information, offers and the latest news from their favourite destinations, hotels, venues & event services. Create a free registration and start following your favourite listings to see the most relevant, personalised news and offers.

P: 3 9945 8100
E: [email protected]
W: www.eventconnect.com

Shaded Solutions
Software Development

Shaded Solutions Technology is a trusted Australian based business dedicated to making secure and robust software solutions for your business. We create customised, end-to-end solutions and also offer a number of off-the-shelf products for events, security, government and awards programs.

P: 02 9281 0024
E: [email protected]
W: www.shadedsolutions.com.au