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Leading promoters to address 2014 Asia-Pacific Venue Industry Congress

Leading promoters to address 2014 Asia-Pacific Venue Industry Congress
May 18, 2014

Leading entertainment promoters Michael and Matt Gudinski are to be interviewed in a ‘Meet the Promoters’ Panel at the upcoming 2014 Asia-Pacific Venue Industry Congress.

The Congress, being held from 25th to 28th May at Crown Promenade Melbourne is the main annual event of the Venue Management Association [Asia and Pacific] (VMA) and promises to offer a rich and vibrant program of speakers, as well as the usual outstanding social and networking events.

Another key conference presentation is the Sunday evening Opening Keynote address from Jonathan Barouch of Local Measure. Sponsored by Ticketek, Barouch will discuss ‘The digital venue: how to surprise and delight your guests’.

Other presentation highlights of the 2014 Congress will cover the following topics:

• Making audio-visual a ‘whole-of-life’ investment choice
• Growth through venue partnerships – an AFL overview
• The evolving Chinese venue industry
• International Association of Venue Managers – Latest updates
• Six major panels – In a addition to the Live Music panel with Michael and Matt Gudinski, these will include Festivals; Sport; Theatres; F&B and Safety
• Darling Harbour Live redevelopment
• Private public partnerships
• Christchurch venues post-earthquake
• Legal issues facing venue managers
• Venues and sustainability
• Security trends and issues

The Congress Showcase currently includes the following supporters:

• AE Smith
• Australasian Leisure Management
• Coca Cola Amatil
• Coffex Coffee Roaster
• Ecoglo
• Event Aid
• Framelock Barriers
• HGSports Turf
• Italiquore Brands Internationale
• Meru Networks
• MICROS Systems
• NCR
• Ruckus Wireless
• The P.A. People
• TicketDirect International
• TimeTarget
• TJS Services Group
• Ungerboeck Software International

In addition, the Congress’ social program includes a Gold Day on Sunday 25th May and opportunities for delegates to attend the Collingwood v West Coast Eagles AFL clash at the MCG on Saturday 24th May.

Welcoming delegates to Melbourne, VMA President and Chair of the VMA Council, Brian Morris states “the Congress Committee has worked diligently over the past few months in order to deliver an exciting and educational program, including motivational presentations, diverse technical sessions with local and international representation, along with a fantastic social and networking program.

“The Asia-Pacific Venue Industry Congress is the single largest meeting of venue professionals in the Asia-Pacific region (and) approximately 300 high-profile venue managers and meeting industry professionals make it a priority to attend each year.”

Click here to register or for more information.

23rd December 2013 - NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR VENUE PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2014

 


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