News 2017-05-08T09:44:42+00:00


  • 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 [...]

  • Twitter Hashtag

Why Your Next Event Should Have A Twitter Wall

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. These figures [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Site Inspection Checklist

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 [...]

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How to Select an Exhibition Giveaway that Work for Your Brand

January 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Having giveaways on your booth is a great strategy to increase booth traffic and help prospects remember your brand in a positive way. A relevant and memorable promotional product can significantly improve your business’ exhibiting [...]

  • Why Events Must be a Part of Your Marketing Strategy

Five Business Reasons Why Events Must be a Part of Your Marketing Strategy

January 17th, 2017|0 Comments

  In a world where digital marketing seems to offer so much for very little cost, it is easy to understand why business leaders sometimes question the value of holding events and conferences.  When the [...]

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Six Steps to Maximise Your Conference Experience

January 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Set to attend a conference in the coming months? Be sure to make the most of it! It’s an opportunity to network with your peers, to expand your knowledge and to potentially meet new clients. [...]

The Secret of Capturing Trade Show Leads

December 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Planning your attendance at a trade show? If you want all the effort to be worthwhile, then don’t be that stand with a fishbowl of business cards! By the time you’re back at the office, [...]

  • 2016-Year-in-Review

2016 Year in Review

December 12th, 2016|0 Comments

What a year! We hit the ground running with a new office space and new recruits, Georgie and Ashleigh. It’s been a strong year for Nectar, as we build momentum in the pharmaceutical and agribusiness [...]

  • Designing Conference Content with Impact

Conference Content with Impact

May 11th, 2016|0 Comments

A good story is authentic, makes a connection, inspires and takes an audience on a journey. A successful conference or event must do the same! All events should have a purpose with a clear story [...]

  • Surviving the Trade Show Madness

Surviving the Trade Show Madness

April 20th, 2016|0 Comments

So you've booked the stand, written your strategy and implemented a great plan that includes pre-show, during show and post-show activities. Still there is no denying that those days at the show can be daunting, [...]