How Payment is Changing in Australia

When it comes to consumer payments, there has been a lot of change in recent times. Australia is one of the biggest users of contactless payments globally, and over the last decade, Australia has grown to have one of the highest smartphone penetrations in the world. Australia has also experienced a dramatic decline in the use of cash. In 2014,... View Article

Tips on Running a Green Event

As we all know, events can create a large amount of waste, and it doesn’t have to be this way! Making your event Eco-friendly can be a great learning experience for you, and can also create a unique atmosphere at your event, at the same time highlighting the importance of sustainability. At this time it might seem like a time... View Article

Where is Your Donation Going?

With so many charities and good causes to support, it is important to do your research and ensure that your money will be used for the right cause, and also that the charity actually receives your donation. Here are some simple guidelines and tips to ensure that you can be comfortable making your donation… Donating to an overseas charity can... View Article

Improve Your Presentation Skills

Are you presenting at your upcoming event? Mastering public speaking can take a long time, however following are some simple ways to instantly improve your presentation skills. Answer questions when they are asked: Firstly, you should always repeat the question out loud so that the rest of the audience can hear, and secondly, you should answer questions as they are... View Article

Get Your Event Noticed

You may think your event will be the most fantastic of the year…. but how do you get others to know about it? Here are some tips to help get your event noticed-feel free to let us know what has worked for you, and add any others! · Create a catchy event title. It needs to be interesting! Try and... View Article

Increase Your Ticket Sales in January!

Depending on your event, ticket sales can be slow in January. People are tired and broke from celebrating, and lack enthusiasm. Here are a few ideas which can help kick start sales, and get the year started off right to increase your ticket sales in January! Reward regular ticket purchasers- If you hold events regularly, you should have regular supporters,... View Article

Leave Work Behind While you are on Holidays

It can be difficult to ‘switch off’ from crazy work mode to simply relaxing and spending time with family and friends, yet it is important. Nearly one third of all Australian workers will not properly ‘clock off’ this holiday break- work will get done and that is great, but what if you just return to work exhausted , without the... View Article

How to Grab and Keep Audience Attention

It’s no secret that our attention spans are becoming shorter and shorter, so the task to keep your audience engaged has become much harder. Look at the amount of time the average person spends staring at their mobile device each day, and you will see that you have your work cut out for you…. People no longer want to delve... View Article

3 Lessons to Learn From From Event Fails

Running an event is hard work, and there are a lot of things to remember and consider. Things can go wrong even for the most experienced event organisers, so if you’re running an event for the first time, it’s best to be as prepared as possible. If you haven’t had the opportunity to learn from your own event organising experience,... View Article