The Australian Centre for Event Management (ACEM) has announced the newly appointed Director of the London Festival and former head of Edinburgh Fringe Festival Director, Paul Gudgin, will host a two day Festival Management Master Class in Sydney from 13 -14 June.
Gudgin’s experience as a Director of the world’s largest arts festival has made him an internationally sought after speaker and trainer in the events industry, his experience will offer participants a unique insight into the realm of large scale events management.
Designed for festival management professionals and tourism and economic development executives, the two day course will cover the key tasks and challenges faced by festival organisers including marketing, media, programming, managing festival infrastructure and venues, sponsorship and fundraising, and approaches to evaluation.
Following the Festival Management Master Class, ACEM will also host a series of niche one-day event management workshops, from 1 – 4 July, led by event management industry leaders. The workshop program is designed so participants can select one or more sessions to attend.
The Event Management Workshops are a forum for knowledge on world’s best practice in event management, ideal for young professionals trying to break into the events industry, or experienced managers wanting to update their skills set.
Cameron Little of Sustainability Systems and Services will lead the ‘Sustainable events: policies, procedures & practices to improve your performance’ workshop which will provide an overview of the core sustainability principles relevant to the events industry.
‘Marketing In a Digital world,’ conducted by Malcolm Auld, Principal of The Marketing Campus, will educate participants on success with marketing events in the digital world, both on and offline, and determine the most effective channels for marketing.
Andrew Tatrai, Director of ACES/Assure/Avert will present ‘Event safety, risk management and OH&S liabilities – Fulfilling your Duty of Care,’ designed to raise awareness of current safety systems and effective policies for safer events and risk management procedures.
‘The Creative edge: public events and Festivals Master Class,’ held by Gillian Minervini, Creative Director/Producer for the City of Sydney will focus on the development of creative content and how to enliven your event and make it stand out from the rest.
Places are limited, and enrolments are filling fast for this unique workshop series, head to www.acem.uts.edu.au to book today.
Festival Management Master Class
Graduate School of Business, UTS Haymarket Campus Thursday 13 June and Friday 14 June
Business Event Management Workshops
Graduate School of Business, UTS Haymarket Campus Monday 1 July – Thursday 4 July