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It’s Not Only What You Say, But How You Say It!

March 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Most delegates attend your conference to learn and to be inspired, so the priority for us as conference producers is to design a program worth attending.  An important part of designing engaging and impactful content [...]

  • Keynote Speaker

Do You Remember Where You Were When…

March 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Like so many of us, I have seen my fair share of keynote speakers over the years. And like so many experiences in life, we often remember the shockers as much as we remember the [...]

  • Event Outcomes

Small Strategic Shifts to Improve Your Event Outcomes

February 22nd, 2018|1 Comment

You can improve your bottom line by taking a more strategic approach to the creative, technical and logistical elements of your next conference or event. If you’re working off the same checklist or gantt chart [...]

  • Catering at Events

How to Choose the Right Caterer for Your Next Event

February 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Food is such a fundamental element of an event experience. Get it wrong and you will have a lot of unhappy people… For a successful event that will leave your guests wanting more, we have [...]

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Promote Your Event Without Breaking the Piggy Bank

February 6th, 2018|0 Comments

There are plenty of platforms, tools and strategies you can implement to promote your event for little or no cost. Being strategic about the way you promote your event, can save you a lot, allowing [...]

How to Successfully Manage Event Volunteers

January 30th, 2018|0 Comments

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, over 6 million Australians volunteer, that's 36% of the population! Why? They want to make a difference, learn new skills or gain experience. With this in mind, volunteers [...]

  • Conference Audience

Who Are You Talking To?

January 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

It’s not a trick question. As event managers, I don’t think we ask this question of ourselves often enough. Let’s face it, with the countless number of podcasts, blogs, webinars, Youtube videos and magazine articles [...]

  • Venue Contract

The Art of Understanding and Negotiating Venue Contracts

January 15th, 2018|0 Comments

There is a never-ending list of clauses, requirements and policies to consider when securing a venue for your upcoming conference or event. Protect your interests by negotiating with the venue up front, failing to do [...]

  • Conference Programs

Substance Over Style Any Day of The Week

January 9th, 2018|0 Comments

It’s time to face the facts. We’re more time poor than ever before and more than likely a tad sleep deprived. Not to point any fingers but I blame Australia’s work culture... Professor Drew Dawson [...]

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Rooms Layouts to Consider for Your Next Event

December 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Most delegates attend your event to learn and to be inspired, so the priority for us as event management professionals is to design an environment that facilitates engagement. An important part of designing an engaging [...]

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Live Twitter Feed for Events – Do You Need One?

November 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Every month in Australia alone, 3 million people login to Twitter. There are over 500 million tweets sent every single day. Large scale events draw, on average, 1.4 million mentions on social media. As a [...]

  • Event Sponsorship

How to Increase Event Sponsorship with AV and Technology

November 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Establishing a new relationship with a sponsor (or reaffirming an old one, for that matter) is all about communicating value. Finding creative ways to place your sponsor’s message in front of attendees greatly increases the [...]

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The Strategic Way to Increase Attendance at Your Next Event

October 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Achieving high attendance at your next event goes beyond booking a high-profile speaker or a fancy venue to draw in the crowds. If you're looking to hit your target attendee numbers, it is best to [...]

  • Bruce Kemp

Meet Our Technical Director

October 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Bruce Kemp from Production Plus is our go-to Technical Director. Having worked in the industry since 1992, Bruce has worked with a variety of venues, locations and suppliers making him a valuable asset to the team.  We've [...]

Meet Our Intern

August 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Our Event & Marketing Intern, Tayla Abbott  is currently in her final year at the University of Queensland. She is studying Business and Arts with majors in Advertising and Media and Cultural Communications. She is interested in digital [...]

  • Georgie Benham

Meet Our Event Producer

August 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Event Producer, Georgie (Baker) Benham is a full time Mum and part-time sponsorship guru. She's overseen the Highfields Block Party and partnered with Calibre Group earlier this year. In past roles, Georgie delivered a James [...]

  • Emporium Hotel

Emporium Hotel – Dark Details for Events with a Difference

June 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Situated on the outskirts of Fortitude Valley, you will find the Emporium Hotel. This five star boutique hotel is renowned for it’s award winning hospitality and exquisite facilities. Image Credit: Emporium Hotels Function [...]

Spotlight on Linkedin – Social Selling

June 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Social selling is currently on a lot of businesses ‘to do list’ as a rising tide of companies come to the realisation that social media interactions are not only a very valuable way to promote [...]

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Event & Marketing Internship

May 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Nectar Creative Communications is a specialist event management and marketing consultancy company based in Carina, Brisbane. Collectively the team have experience in over 500 events, conferences and roadshows delivered since the business was founded in [...]

  • Trade Show Sponsorship - Australia

Clear Vision = Clear Results – A Case Study on Maximising Your Sponsorship Activation

May 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Sponsoring a major conference and trade show can be a fantastic opportunity to position your brand as the leaders within your market. The benefits of sponsoring an event can be really powerful, however there is [...]

  • Trade Booth Design

Tips for Designing a Lead Generating Trade Show Booth

May 8th, 2017|0 Comments

I jumped onto Google and entered ‘why businesses exhibit’ into the search engine. Can you guess what consistently came up? It was ‘to generate targeted sales leads, ‘to meet prospective customers’ and ‘to close deals’. [...]

  • AIME Melbourne 2017

Insider’s Guide to AIME Melbourne

March 7th, 2017|0 Comments

  Hi there! My name is Ashleigh, I’m Nectar’s Project Administrator. If we haven’t met, I work across Nectar’s administration, events, marketing and everything in between. I recently attended the 25th annual Asia-Pacific Incentives & [...]

  • Site Inspection Checklist

The Ultimate Site Inspection

March 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

  Hi there! Have you got an event looming on the calendar? Not sure where to have it? Venues are booking up well in advance these days, especially at peak times of the year. We’d [...]

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The Trade Show Staffing Recipe

February 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Image credit: Diversified Communications Australia - Integrate 2016 Staffing can make or break the success of your trade show involvement. It doesn’t matter how effective your pre-event marketing was or how appealing your giveaways are, [...]

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So, You’ve Got a Great Idea – Now What?

February 10th, 2017|0 Comments

  You’ve set your SMART goals for 2017, and one was to get that great idea for an event, workshop or conference off the ground. Now what? It’s already February and you’ve fallen down yet [...]