The prestigious annual event that has set the standard on how corporate Australia expresses its national pride – The Australia Day Lunch celebrated its milestone 30th Anniversary at Luna Park Sydney.
For the first time in over 25 years, the prestigious Australia Day Lunch was help at a new venue with the move to the newly renovated Big Top, Luna Park Sydney proving to be an outstanding success.
Surrounded by Sydney’s spectacular harbour views, the event was a truly inspiring occasion that provided the opportunity for guests to reflect on our achievements as a nation and dwell upon our good fortune of simply being Australian.
The lunch was proudly sponsored by Australia Post – who this year announced the Australian Legends of Cooking Stamps.
The event featured master of ceremonies Shane Jacobson, who introduced a truly memorable program featuring speeches from Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir – Governor of New South Wales, 2014 Senior Australian of the Peter Ford, and performances from Iva Davies, Darren Percival and the national anthem sung The Wiggles.
General Manager of Sales James Granter expressed Luna Park Sydney’s pride in playing host to such a notable event in the Australian events calendar.
“Luna Park Sydney were thrilled to host the Australia Day Council of NSW’s prestigious 2014 Australia Day Lunch at our newly refurbished Big Top venue on Sydney Harbour. This event is a major highlight on Sydney’s corporate calendar and is one of the first big events to relocate from the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre after 25 consecutive years.
Up to 900 guests enjoyed an incredible program of eminent speakers, world-class entertainment and superb cuisine from Luna Park’s executive chef, Mark Taylor. What better way to celebrate our national pride than at an iconic Australian and Sydney location”
The event was the perfect platform to showcase Luna Park Sydney’s major investment to upgrade its famous Big Top. Recent refurbishments have upgraded the venue’s acoustics, aesthetics as well as increasing configuration options of the auditorium. These upgrades to The Big Top establishes Luna Park Venues at the forefront of event spaces in Sydney.