Sponsorship

Get your brand noticed by event organisers and suppliers from across Australia.

The Australian Event Awards and Symposium will take place on 13 – 15 September 2017 at The Events Centre in Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland.

In 2017, the Symposium will have an exhibition to connect attendees with all the gear, gadgets and expert services to help them produce their best ever events.

The pre-dinner drinks for the Event Awards will also be held in the Symposium Exhibition.

The Australian Event Symposium unites the Australian events industry to be inspired by new ideas, develop skills and network with others from both in and out of the industry. Don't miss your chance to be part of it!

Interested in sponsoring? Read the opportunities below, download the Sponsorship Brochure here or give us a call on 02 8096 8777 to discuss. We can also tailor sponsorship packages to suit your objectives, including combining an exhibition spot with other sponsorship opportunities.


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Why sponsor?

The Symposium and accompanying exhibition provides an ideal opportunity to connect with those who need your products and services. Top reasons to sponsor the Symposium include:

  • Meaningful exposure to your target market
  • Understand client perspectives
  • New business opportunities
  • Networking opportunities with the top of the industry
  • Reach an even wider market through the Event Symposium website and social media channels as well as the extensive Event Awards and Symposium mailing list
  • Be acknowledged for supporting your industry
  • Be part of a great experience for those who understand the value of it

Who attends? Click here to find out.


Sponsorship opportunities

Exhibition Booth

Organisations have the opportunity to book a 3x3m booth in the Exhibition hall.

Exhibition Space

Organisations have the opportunity to book a 3x3m space in the Exhibition hall.

Exhibition Sponsor

Are you an exhibition company, wanting to show off your booth structures? If so, this package is for you! This sponsorship opportunity provides you with the ability to build the Symposium Exhibition, showcase your booth structures to the industry and receive recognition for your creativity.

Keynote Insight Session Sponsor

Organisations have the opportunity to sponsor a Keynote Session at the Symposium. This opportunity provides sponsors with a high level of exposure with your company brand being associated to the material presented at the session.

Inspire or In Focus Session Stream Sponsor

Organisations have the opportunity to sponsor up to five Inspire or In-Focus Sessions in a room at the Symposium (pending finalisation of the program). This opportunity provides sponsors with a high level of exposure to those with high interest in the specific topics.

In-Depth Session Sponsor

Organisations have the opportunity to sponsor an In-Depth Session at the Symposium. This opportunity provides sponsors with a high level of exposure with your company brand being associated to the material presented at the session.

Bloody Mary Breakfast Sponsor

The Bloody Mary Breakfast is an opportunity for delegates to recover from the festivities of the Event Awards. This is the first opportunity to meet the delegates in a relaxed environment before the sessions kick off.

Connect, Revive, Thrive Dinner Sponsor (multiple opportunities)

After a day of thought-provoking and inspirational Symposium sessions will be a relaxed, delicious opportunity to get to know your fellow delegates over dinner, and see more of what the Sunshine Coast has to offer.

Looking Forward Breakfast Sponsor

A new day brings together the delegates for an opportunity to refuel, to connect with others and make new contacts before the sessions begin.

Closing Networking Drinks Sponsor

Following an inspiring closing plenary, delegates are invited to gather one last time for drinks on the balcony of The Events Centre, where they can say their goodbyes, exchange contact details to stay connected throughout the year and unwind with a drink!

Satchel Sponsor

Each registered delegate will receive a satchel to hold their Symposium materials and belongings. These satchels will be used by delegates throughout the Symposium and after the event.

Lanyard Sponsor

Each registered delegate will wear this lanyard at all times with their name badge, providing the sponsor with high visibility opportunities to promote their brand at the Symposium.

Portable Phone Charging Units Sponsor

Each registered delegate will receive a portable phone charging unit to charge their device throughout the event. In the age of technology and with the Event App holding the program, devices will be widely used throughout the day. With minimal opportunities for delegates to charge their devices, portable chargers will come in handy to keep delegates connected.

Stationery Sponsor

Each registered delegate will receive a notepad, pen and USB. These items will be used by delegates throughout the Symposium and after the event, to hold their notes and save the PDF presentations from the Symposium on their USB.

Event App Sponsor

This is a prime opportunity for a company who has an event app to showcase it to their target market. The sponsor will be required to provide a completed app with all Symposium content uploaded for use by delegates.

Coffee Cart Sponsor

Sponsoring the coffee cart for the two days of the Symposium will make you the event industry’s best friend...coffee is a must in this industry’s daily operations!

Across the two day Symposium, a coffee machine, two baristas and lots of coffee will be made available to delegates in the exhibition hall at morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.

Ice Cream Sponsor

Sponsoring the Ice Cream is a great opportunity for a sponsor to promote their organisation’s hospitality to all conference delegates. Provided at afternoon tea on Friday, it’s a sugar hit after a full two-day Symposium program, before heading into the closing plenary of the 2017 program.

Lunch and Tea Breaks Sponsor

Sponsoring the Lunch and Teak Breaks is a great opportunity for a sponsor to promote their organisation’s hospitality to all conference delegates. Delegate Breaks include Arrival Tea and Coffee, Morning Tea Break, Lunch Break and on Friday, Afternoon Tea Break.

Interested in sponsoring? Download the Sponsorship Brochure here or give us a call on 02 8096 8777 to discuss. We can also tailor sponsorship packages to suit your objectives, including combining an exhibition spot with other sponsorship opportunities.


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