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Australian Event Awards and Symposium launch


Two of the events industry’s most important occasions, the Australian Event Awards and Australian Event Symposium, will be launched together on 15 May 2012, at Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre.

The combined Launch Event will reveal the hotly anticipated 2012 Symposium program and provide the first glimpse into the Event Awards for this year. In addition, Sandy Hollway AO, co-chair of the Australian Event Awards Industry Judging Panel and high-level international events consultant, will present insights into both programs and the industry itself.


Sandy Hollway AO, co-chair of the Australian Event Awards Industry Judging Panel and high-level international events consultant, will present insights into both programs at the launch event.

“We have a great Olympic legacy, a corps of highly experienced practitioners, and a strong international presence,” said Hollway. “But it is important to examine the state of the industry now, and push for even greater innovation so we can remain events pioneers in a global context. The Awards and Symposium are important vessels for the currency and conversation we need to achieve this.”

Both the Symposium and the Awards recognise and foster excellence in the Australian events industry, and aim to further incite innovation in all industry sectors. The Launch will be one of the key platforms this year for the industry to come together to absorb, discuss, and extend great ideas.

“The Launch Event will provide fantastic stimulus for the industry, and be a key tool for Symposium delegates and Event Awards entrants,” says John Allen AM, foundation director of Australian Centre for Event Management and co-chair of the Australian Event Awards Industry Judging Panel. “The Launch will spark ideas that delegates can bring to the forum environment of the Symposium, and entrants will learn about the innovation the Awards seek to recognise.”

The Launch event  promises to be an unmissable opportunity to network with key industry players and learn about the industry’s events of the year.The event will take place from 6:30 p.m. at the Bayside Lounge, Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre. Click here for more information and to secure your booking.

Launch Event: Australian Event Awards and Australian Event Symposium
Date: Tue, 15 May 2012
Time: 6:30pm
Venue: Bayside Lounge, Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre
Cost: $15 inc GST per person
Includes canapés. Beverages will be available for purchase at bar prices. 

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