About ASE

Australasian Special Events (ASE) was launched in 2000 and was the first online publication dedicated to the event industry in Australia.

Since 2000 ASE  publisher Trevor Connell has drawn on his extensive range of contacts, from more than 20 years in the event industry, to get the behind the scenes stories of the big events including the Sydney Olympics, Centenary of Federation and the Melbourne Commonwealth Games.  These big events are included along with many other corporate and public events.

Trevor Connell

Publisher and Editor
Trevor came to the events industry in the early eighties from a background in theatre and photography. He has experience as an Event Manager, Technical Director and Lighting Designer and has worked on events as diverse as corporate functions to the Sydney Royal Easter Show and the Olympics Closing Night Harbour Spectacular.
Trevor was a founding member of the Australian chapter of the International Special Events Society (ISES) and served on the chapter executive for six years.  Trevor continues to be involved in ISES activities along with those of Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) and regularly reports on industry conferences and events.


Mail : Box 4112, Weston, ACT, 2611

Phone : 02 6287 3246

Australasian Special Events, has been selected for inclusion in the PANDORA Archive, a project of the National Library of Australia. Archived issues can be found at http://nla.gov.au/nla.arc-14340

Australasian Special Events is owned by Backalley Production Company P/L
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