Quayclean are a national cleaning and waste services partner with proven results in the understanding and delivery of cleaning needs and challenges faced by facilities including; major venues and…read more
Giant tennis balls mark Australian Open 2015 launch
To mark the launch of the 2015 Australian Open, giant tennis balls appeared across the Melbourne CBD yesterday (7th October), with tickets now available for the event at Melbourne Park, which runs from Monday 19th January 2015.
The arrival of the bright yellow balls kick-starts the countdown to the first Grand Slam of the year, with tennis fans encouraged to post selfies with the giant tennis balls or the Australian Open tram on Instagram and Twitter, with 100 ground passes on offer to the best entries using @AustralianOpen and/or #GetCourtUp.
Initiatives for Australian Open 2015 include:
• A 10% increase in player prize money
• A winner’s cheque of $3 million
• 9,600 seats in Hisense Arena now available to ground pass holders
• A special Rafael Nadal charity event at Margaret Court Arena on Wednesday 14th January
• Margaret Court Arena (7,500 seats) ticketed for day and night sessions for the first eight days of the tournament
• A 'People's Court' to give fans an authentic Australian Open playing experience.
Dubbed "the Happy Slam" by players, the tournament now offers three-retractable roof stadiums with the refurbished Margaret Court Arena now complete.
Speaking at the Australian Open launch, Tennis Australia Chief Executive Craig Tiley stated "we are determined to continually push ourselves to new heights in terms of facilities, service and the overall experience for players and fans.
"We want to make the Happy Slam even happier."
26th August 2014 - MELBOURNE TO OFFER A PACKED PROGRAM OF SUMMER EVENTS
23rd July 2014 - THIRD RETRACTABLE ROOF OPERATIONAL AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN VENUE
Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?
The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.
However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.
Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.
Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.
Click here to subscribe.
The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.
Vticket Pty Ltd is the Australian and New Zealand distributor for Gateway Ticketing Systems Inc., the world leader in high-speed access control, admission control and ticketing software for the…read more
Augmented Creative is an open organization of like-minded and highly dedicated, creative people who conceive, plan and execute visual solutions. We pursue new and innovative visual ideas to help…read more
PROVEN BUSINESS CONCEPTS WITH XBODY XBody’s goal is to see you and your EMS business succeed. That is why we don’t just sell equipment, we provide know-how, expert knowledge,…read more
revolutioniseSPORT is the emerging market leader in online club management in Australia. Whether it is memberships, registrations, events, online sales or governance tools - revolutioniseSPORT is the…read more
iEDM integrate Design, Engineering and Delivery Management services to convert existing spaces into exciting new entertainment venues. Our team consists of highly qualified professionals with diverse…read more
PathMinder Pty Ltd have partnered with AllUser Industries srl to bring Europe’s most advanced high security portals to the Australian and New Zealand markets. AllUser Industries started to…read more
Smart Connection Consultancy is a boutique sport and recreation consultancy who has become one of Australia’s leading advocates for the use of synthetic sports surfaces as a vehicle to grow…read more
get listed with our suppliers directory
Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!