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Why professional event content is NOT a luxury

WHY PROFESSIONAL EVENT CONTENT IS NOT A LUXURY BY GAVIN WALTERS, CONTENT DIRECTOR Developing a content strategy can bring great value to your customers, but the issue with any content strategy is time. Not to mention the added pressure of managing expectations, usually on a very tight budget! As a Content Director, with over two [...]

The power of facilitation when reimagining events

Business events are about what you learn, what you experience and who you meet. But all too often the content is delivered via PowerPoint, and the experience passive and somewhat repetitive.

After a recent experience, I wonder if the real power of events lies in the conversations and discussions among peers, facilitated by topic experts?

Want to know what’s trendy? Trends are of course!

Trends define the era we live in – fast moving and constantly evolving. Australia’s event industry observes trends across every sector, balancing on an axis of changing food, interior design and technology inspirations. From local micro-fads to global influences, it is important as Event Managers we…

Experiencing the latest and greatest of New Zealand for Meetings 2017

Recently, I attended the Meetings 2017 hosted by Conference & Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) in Auckland. I was lucky enough to meet with the industry’s best and learn about the latest and greatest in events that our neighbours across the pond are offering.

The secret to creating a visually immersive experience at your next event

The event industry is continually looking to reinvent immersive experiences that increase guest engagement, brand connection and absorption. So, what is the secret to creating the high-end visually immersive experience you see at the Oscars or a high-production live music concert?

How will Content Production change in 2017?

2017 is the year video is predicted to go full circle with 360-degree, virtual reality and webisodes – Gavin Walters, Content Director shares his predictions on the trends that will transform content production over the year ahead.

The four steps to a fabulous franchisee conference

THE FOUR STEPS TO A FABULOUS FRANCHISEE CONFERENCE by Adryan Daynes Organising a conference can be one of the most difficult jobs in a franchisor’s head office. At first glance, it can seem like a daunting, overwhelming and perhaps even unachievable feat. It comes with significant responsibility and it’s important to get it right. Luckily, [...]

TO APP OR NOT TO APP, THAT IS THE QUESTION..

Mobile apps are destined to become one of the most popular pieces of technology for the event industry as they are fuelled by the astounding growth in smartphones’ adoption. While there are immediate tangible benefits such as reduced environmental impact and new marketing channels activation, other advertised benefits such as higher engagement and improved event […]

NEW CROWNE PLAZA HUNTER VALLEY

The largest and most comprehensive regional conference and exhibition facility north of Sydney is now open! Clients now have the opportunity to turn their next event into a gourmet food and wine affair. Harvest Hunter (the Resort’s new signature events package) brings the best of the Hunter Valley into the fully integrated Resort through; interactive […]

PRESENTATIONS THAT POP

A slickly designed presentation template is not only important in maintaining continuity throughout an event, but can constantly reinforce key messaging and event themes.

So often, we are handed a series of speaker presentations on a variety of different backgrounds with various fonts, typesets etc that apart from the spoken word, do not relate to the overall event messaging.

DOCKSIDE PAVILION

Sydney’s latest and largest floating venue With impressive water views and an exciting new location, Sydney’s largest floating event venue offers distinctive opportunities. Dockside Pavilion Darling Harbour is the perfect choice for gala dinners, award nights, Christmas or end of year parties, product launches, private events and more.

VIDEO STAND OUT & DELIVER

Why consider video tools? Video has been proven to increase conversion & hence engagement by 35% A picture tells a 1000 words, video can deliver high volume content effortlessly Video can be utilised on a variety of social media platforms with detailed analytics It is easy to embed online & distribute, easily viewed by your […]

Novotel Wollongong

This months featured venue is the Novotel Wollongong Escape Sydney and enjoy! Only 90 minutes from Sydney, the lure of Wollongong’s beautiful beaches, have been made all the more tempting for conference delegates since the Novotel Wollongong offered to provide free coach transfers! A pillarless Grand Ballroom, 14 function rooms and natural light and ocean […]

Inspired by Vivid

Helen Wong (MD) from Helen Wong’s Tours as well as the Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) are raising the benchmark in the travel industry when it comes to inspiring Events. International Productions assisted the MGTO during the 2014 Vivid Festival in doing just that. A custom built 23 metre city skyline was assembled in the […]

Doltone House Hyde Park

Directly adjacent to the 5 star Sheraton on The Park Hotel, this new meeting and events venue, boasts 5 metre high ceilings with an abundance of natural light via spectacular floor to ceiling windows and uninterrupted views of Sydney’s Hyde Park. It is superbly located within a prestigious sector of Sydney’s CBD precinct and exclusive […]

Role play, Record Review Succeed

As most professional sales people would agree; “practice” is the golden rule in perfecting your sales skills. Read on to find out why you should be embracing role play to improve your team’s sales techniques…

LIGHTS, CAMERAS… ACTION!

For 8 years International Productions has been co-managing & producing the bi-annual Harvey Norman Electrical Franchisee Global Conference, and this year is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever!

Over 5 days, Harvey Norman electrical franchisees from all over Australia and New Zealand will be inspired by industry leaders and educated on the latest industry news from top suppliers.

Great Gatsby – 29 May 2013

To kick off themed events for 2013-14, the team at International Productions hosted our own Gatsby night. 20 honoured clients and guests were treated as the ultimate VIPS at Gold Class Cinemas, Macquarie for a preview screening of Baz Luhrmann’s new epic blockbuster, The Great Gatsby; complete with 1920’s champagne saucers and delicious canapés.

MACAU GALA DINNER

On October 18th, IP pulled off an amazing Gala Night at the MCA Foundation Hall for Helen Wongs Tours and 180 of her Tourism Industry guests, including dignitaries from Macau as well as Tourism NSW.