Top brass from touring biz to tackle hot topics at Event Summit 2019
Paid police, harm minimisation and health & safety at events are just three issues of concern to the live sector to be addressed at Event Summit 2019.
Held mid-June in Sydney as part of Vivid Ideas Exchange Program, it brings together major Australian and global event makers.
These include TEG, Mushroom Group, Moonlight Cinemas, Racing Victoria, Basketball Australia, Samsung Australia, Woodford Folk Festival, America’s Cup/SailGP, The Miami Dolphins (NFL), Samsung Australia and Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras.
Last year’s event sold out and 2019’s early bird tickets have already hit capacity.
It is aimed at stakeholders in government, major events, music, cultural, retail, hospitality, leisure, food and beverage, activation, corporate and sporting sectors.
Among the sessions are Paid Police with senior NSW and Victorian Police along with NSW premier’s department representatives, Harm Minimisation will be hosted by Osher Gunsberg and Demistifying event work health & safety due diligence includes the assistant state inspector SafeWork NSW – Investigations and emergency response directorate.
International guest speakers include Elise Doganieri, creator of multi Emmy winning series, The Amazing Race, and Tim Roberts, safety, security and operations manager for large scale events including Glastonbury, SXSW, The Beijing Olympics and Red Bull’s UK events.
Presentations and sessions based on real-life scenarios will teach attendees how to grow their businesses while understanding how to confidently take risks, without infringing on creativity and recognising how to identify opportunities and challenges.
There will also be an opportunity to participate in a Q&A with key decision makers from the NSW department of premier and cabinet, NSW Police, Victorian Police and WorkSafe NSW.
For the first time, Event Summit will include an on-site activation tour by Vivid sponsor, Samsung, with key operational and brand custodians detailing the live experience.
Property NSW will also hold a precinct tour, where delegates will have the opportunity to understand how events including Sydney’s NYE, Australia Day and Vivid are brought to life.
Through presentations and sessions based on real-life scenarios, attendees will learn how to grow their businesses, while understanding how to confidently take risks without infringing on creativity and recognising how to identify opportunities and challenges.
The Event Summit is held on Thursday, June 13 at the Museum of Contemporary Arts at The Rocks.