Get a Head Start in Events

Get a Head Start in Events with Smart Start

Are you managing events in your role, but only as a small part of what you do at work? Would you love to know how to run stellar events without doing a lengthy course? Smart Start is a series of practical tools and learning resources to give people like you a fast, efficient and professional head start in event planning …

Stephen Koukoulas Insights for 2017

2017 Insights with Economist Stephen Koukoulas

What’s the economic outlook for 2017? How will it affect our industry? Leading economist Stephen Koukoulas provides insights into economy, housing, interest rates and economic policy for the year ahead. What volatilities will confront us in 2017? How will economic policy affect the housing market? Where will interest rates move? Stephen explains below. The Unfolding Worries for the Australian Economy …

The Beginner's Guide To Hiring MCs - Expert Tips for Success

Beginner’s Guide to Hiring MCs

Have you been tasked with finding a Master of Ceremonies (MC) for the first time and you’re not sure where to start? Our expert tips will make your job a whole lot easier, not to mention impress the socks off your boss! Five Key Roles of the MC Let’s begin by defining the MC’s role. One of the biggest challenges …

How to Choose the Right MC

A Strategic Approach Choosing an MC might seem complex. There are so many different types of talent to choose from – celebrities, sport stars, Olympians, industry experts, ex-politicians and entrepreneurs. You face multiple pressures: your boss demands a particular high-profile comedian as MC, you want a stellar event that outshines everything you’ve done before, and you need to stay within …

What Does Disruption Mean For You?

What Does Disruption Mean for You?

Let’s say for a moment you head up a successful, established organisation. With decades as a market leader, you’re experiencing all the hallmarks of success – significant market share, strong sales and consistent growth. Sure you have challenges but in general, life in the organisation is good. You’re consistently meeting your targets. You begin to hear rumours of a new …

The Disruption Speakers Scale

The Disruption Speaker Scale: How to Find the Right Expert [INFOGRAPHIC]

How to select the right disruption speaker for your seminars, workshops and keynotes. In the high-stakes game of disruption, companies usually have just one opportunity to leverage it effectively. 65% of the Australian economy is facing significant disruption by 2017*. Use this handy infographic to make choosing a speaker on disruption for your conference, event or in-house seminar easy. We’ve …

7 Reasons You Need an Awesome Christmas Party

7 Reasons Why You Need An Awesome Work Christmas Party

The corporate Christmas party is more than just a fun time for employees. It’s an investment in your company’s future success, with long-term value that lasts beyond the event. End-of-year (EOY) celebrations promote stronger bonds between individuals and their place of work, and help to broaden and deepen the connections between colleagues. Read on to discover 7 ways to rethink …