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Partner 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

ShowTex Australia

ShowTex is a worldwide leader in inventing, manufacturing and installing the most innovative flame retardant curtain fabrics, tracks, and motion control systems for achieving the creative vision of event and entertainment professionals.

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

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

Barrett Evolution
Technical Direction and Internet Infrastructure

Barrett Evolution was founded in 2012 and provides Consultancy, Engineering and Delivery of Software Defined Communications and Networking for Live Events. Our experience spans 5 Continents and includes events of all sizes, from Olympic Ceremonies to your local school Musical. We believe that Communications is about people, and we take the time to understand your organisational structure and how your event or organisation works before the first piece of technology is selected. In our in-house inventory is niche, preferring to work with rental partners to provide the right fit for each event.

P: 02 8319 9000
W: www.barrettevolution.com.au

Big Picture
AV & Broadcast

Big Picture Australia and New Zealand is a leading supplier of video solutions in the region across concert touring, corporate communications, broadcast and live event markets, adopting the world’s best practices in the field and having developed an excellent reputation internationally. Big Picture’s inventory includes a large volume of indoor and outdoor LED screens, with industry-leading deployment and rigging systems. Small and large format UHD projection systems, the latest image processing, media servers.

P: 02 9316 6771
W: www.bigpicture.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 their 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

Events Fantastic Australia

Events Fantastic is a trusted professional, creative decor and production company helping event planners and venues produce live events across the Gold Coast and Australia. We provide fresh event theming, polished finishes and affordable pricing that combines to create an unforgettable guest experience. Event Fantastic is complimented by the vibrant brands of Backdrops Fantastic Australia, Party Drops, Light up Letters and Modular Backdrops Australia/USA.

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

National Streaming Partner, State Broadcast Partner

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 LIVE provides live streaming or Video on Demand services for awards, seminars, weddings, funerals and more.

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

Congress Rental
Temperature Screening

Congress Rental is Australia’s leading specialist in Simultaneous Interpretation and Conferencing Solutions, ranging from silent breakouts to high-speed temperature screening. With over 20 years of experience and countless live, virtual and hybrid events under our belt, our producers know exactly what is required to make your meeting or event a success.

P: 02 9316 6771
E: [email protected]
W: : www.congressrental.com.au

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

Australasian Special Events
Media Partner

Australasian Special Events reports news, opinions and innovations in Australian and New Zealand events – subscribe for weekly updates.

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

CIM business events
Media Partner

CIM Business Events is now 100% digital. Subscribe at www.cimbusinessevents.com.au to get the latest events news delivered daily into your inbox.

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

Luna Park Venues
Venue (NSW)

Luna Park Venues is one of Sydney’s most sought after event, conference and entertainment precincts. Offering thirteen premium and unique venue spaces custom-built to suit every size and style of event. Award winning catering, premium beverages, world-class event services, offering an end to end event management solution.

P: 02 9033 7540


EventX are an award-winning Queensland event company focusing on creating unique individual experiences for each client through live event production, audio visual and staging. Primarily focusing on the corporate and business sector, we are highly experienced in delivering all facets of live business events from Gala Dinners, Product Launches, Conventions and multi destination International Roadshows.

P: 0466 111 264

Inverse Imaging
Broadcast (QLD)

Inverse Imaging is a video production and broadcast company which specialises in delivering the highest quality video content for events. Working locally and nationally Inverse provides a range of services from simple one camera shoots to large multi-camera live broadcasts, either on location or in our Brisbane based studio

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

Victoria Park
Venue (QLD)

Whether you’re organising a large conference, elaborate gala dinner or team building day, Victoria Park is the perfect place to host your next event. Located just two kilometers from Brisbane CBD, Victoria Park features eight unique event spaces with epic city views, lush garden surrounds and free, abundant parking. Contact us to find out more and speak with our event specialists.

P: 07 3252 0666
[email protected]

Presenting Partner (WA)

The Events Industry Association of Western Australia (EIA), is a not for profit association representing the state events industry and is dedicated to fostering high professional standards in the delivery and management of events. The EIA acts as a member lobby group to government and delivers professional development programmes along with networking forums to enable the dissemination of information and the opportunity for members to raise, discuss and debate current industry issues.

P: 0460 893 843

Mega Vision

Multi-award-winning Mega Vision, offers 20-years industry experience providing quality audio-visual services including Event Production, Audio Visual Consultancy, Audio-Visual Design Solutions, Installations and Short- and Long-term equipment hire. Through established relationships with market leading audio-visual suppliers of high-quality commercial grade equipment, Mega Vision are proud to boast products that deliver exceptional performance capabilities while allowing us to be creative and innovative.

P: 08 9444 6556
[email protected]

RAC Arena
Venue (WA)

RAC Arena is Western Australia’s landmark home of live entertainment, music and events. RAC Arena has hosted world famous musicians, including Prince, Beyoncé, Fleetwood Mac, The Rolling Stones, KISS and Celine Dion, and welcomed sporting superstars such as Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal. The Perth Wildcats have made RAC Arena their home, transforming the CBD into a sea of red during home games, while the West Coast Fever have fans on the edge of their seat from the first centre pass to the final whistle.
With all this and more, RAC Arena gives WA a reason to cheer!

P: 08 6365 0700
[email protected]

AV Plus

AV Plus is an Audio Visual Event Staging and equipment rental company based in Adelaide South Australia. Our team has been delivering quality events for the last 15 years. We have a solid track record of event delivery. You will not be disapointed.

P: 08 7007 1977

Adelaide Venue Management
Venue and Supporter of Best Achievement in Venue Management (SA)

Adelaide Venue Management is a leader in South Australia’s vibrant tourism and hospitality industry, responsible for operating three of Adelaide’s most iconic event venues: Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide Convention Centre and Coopers Stadium, in addition to AVMCatering, the company’s outside catering arm.

W: www.avmc.com.au/

Hotel Grand Chancellor
Supporter of Best Charity or Cause Related Event (SA)

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide is a 4.5 star hotel in Adelaide’s CBD and is renowned for its friendly, professional service, offering modern, refurbished spacious rooms, buffet breakfast, a restaurant & bar inspired by local produce, a range of conference facilities, outdoor heated swimming pool, fitness centre and complimentary Wi-Fi.

W: www.grandchancellorhotels.com