Tell us a favourite event memory…
My favourite event memory would be from 2016 when I organised a festival in Sydney’s Northern Beaches. I was involved in organising everything - from the venue to the staging, marketing, advertising, design, artist line-up, festival details, ticketing and more! I got to meet and work with some of Australia’s top musicians (Ball Park Music, The Jungle Giants, Ocean Alley, Lime Cordiale). Standing beside the stage with these bands performing and thousands of people dancing and singing was just such an incredible feeling. I cried with happiness!
"Standing beside the stage with these bands performing and thousands of people dancing and singing was just such an incredible feeling."
What events are you planning next?
Currently, I am working on many different events - from small AGMs to team workshops, corporate Christmas parties, conference events, networking events and product launches. I am also working on wedding ceremonies, birthday parties and other social gatherings.
What’s one thing that every great event or venue needs?
To be honest, the only thing that every great venue or event needs is amazing people! The People MAKE and COMPLETE the event, whether that’s the guests or service (the floor staff, the bartender, the security upon entry). If there is a positive atmosphere, and people who are genuinely happy, and willing to help, every event will be a success!
"...the only thing that every great venue or event needs is amazing people!"
What excites you about working with VenueNow?
I love that there are so many different venues around Australia with endless potential. It’s so exciting knowing that I can help a client find the perfect venue. Whether they want a small boardroom, a glamorous ballroom, an eclectic barn or a blank canvas venue - we have endless possibilities and they will surely find the perfect location for their next event in Sydney, New South Wales, Melbourne and other parts of Australia! I love that I can help clients be creative and have a memorable experience.
Finally, what’s your top event planning tip?
Ask questions! Asking questions is how I find out exactly what my clients need. Like for example, are you looking for a restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere or a bar that features a rich and opulent design? It gives them the chance to think and put forward their ideas. It makes the client feel involved in the venue-sourcing process. It should be a team effort. With my knowledge of venues and the client’s knowledge of their event, we‘re a match made in heaven!
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