EVENT MANAGEMENT 101

Event Management 101: How to Run it Like a Pro in 3 Easy Steps

Event management draws on the three key principles of project management: planning, implementing and evaluating. Professional event managers know that ignoring these steps can let little things slip through the cracks and jeopardise an otherwise fabulous event, and prevent you from learning what works best for future events. Discover how you can use project management basics to get the results …

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 in 2017*. Use this handy infographic to make choosing a speaker on disruption for your conference, event or in-house seminar easy. We’ve …

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 …

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 …

How to Choose the Right MC - A Strategic Approach

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 …