Sunshine Coast Events Network workshop

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  • Location: The Lake Kawana Community Centre, Bokarina 4575 Queensland

The Sunshine Coast Events Network workshop is on Wednesday 30 March from 1.30pm -- 5.00pm, at Lake Kawana Community Centre, Bokarina. Bookings are essential and available online. The cost to attend is $30 and includes afternoon tea. To buy tickets, visit

Presenters at March SCENE Workshop:

1.30 - 1.45 - Who's Who in the Zoo
Introducing Sunshine Coast Council's Events Team
Di Papas, Cultural Venues & Events Manager, Sunshine Coast Council

1.45 - 2.15 - Venues & Applications
How to choose the right venue for your event - indoors versus outdoors; what permits and applications are required and how to apply.
Jill Ikers, Public Space Assessment Officer, Sunshine Coast Council

2.15 - 2.45 - Grants & Funding
What types of grants and funding are available and the process for applying.
Ant McKenna, Community Development Officer - Grants, Sunshine Coast Council

2.45 - 3.00 Afternoon Tea

3.00 - 3.45 - Event Research Discussion
Why you should conduct research; what type of research and what your research results can get for you.
David Gration, Lecturer in Event Management, University of the Sunshine Coast

3.45 - 4.15 - Budgeting
Learn the ins and outs of successful event budgeting.
Janine Wex, Senior Management Accountant, Sunshine Coast Council

4.15 - 5.00 - Marketing & Promotion
Event marketing is all about creating a picture into which the attendee wants to place themselves, and giving them a taste of what they'll experience. Liz will explain the tricks that event professionals use to excite and attract event guests, and how to save money along the way.
Liz Rivers, Managing Director, Awards Absolute

The Sunshine Coast Events Network Evening is on Wednesday 30 March, from 5.30pm -- 7.00pm with cocktail food provided and a bar available for purchase of drinks. The evening is being held in the Lake View Room at Lake Kawana Community Centre, Bokarina with special guest speaker - Russell Bennett, General Manager of Staging Connections South East Qld. Pure Catering will be showcasing their new Eco-Catering range and Event Effects will be providing the theming magic.

RSVP to by Wednesday 23 March 2011.

Sunshine Coast Events Network Educational (SCENE)

Sunshine Coast Council is proud to introduce the Sunshine Coast Events Network (SCENE). SCENE has a number of objectives including:

    * To strengthen the quality and enrich the diversity of events on the Sunshine Coast through education and exchange.
    * To create a forum for discussion and innovation in the Sunshine Coast events industry.
    * To increase job opportunities in the Sunshine Coast event industry.

Sunshine Coast Events Network Educational

Four part series of half-day educational workshops featuring event industry professionals.

2011 dates are:

    * Wednesday 30 March - Program details [PDF 32KB]
    * Wednesday 18 May
    * Wednesday 20 July and
    * Wednesday 21 September.

First workshop (30 March) is at Lake Kawana Community Centre. Other locations to be advised.

All educational workshops run from 1.30 pm -- 5.00 pm.

To attend an educational workshop, a fee of $30 is charged. Buy tickets now.

Sunshine Coast Events Network Educational (SCENE)
When: Bi-monthly, From: 1.30 pm to 5.00 pm,
Where: Lake Kawana Community Centre, Sportsman Parade, Bokarina
Contact details: (07) 5441 8403

Sunshine Coast Regional Council :
Locked Bag 72 Sunshine Coast Mail Centre Q 4560, Sunshine Coast Wide
07 5475 7272
1300 007 272
Sunshine Coast Regional Council

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The Lake Kawana Community Centre, Bokarina

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