Join Francesca Peskops, Creative Director, as she unpacks some of the biggest brand and product events in Australia and beyond. From incredible successes to epic fails, Events Unpacked offers honest, open discussions with industry rockstars, sharing not only intel about the events they’ve worked on but also advice on how to excel and evolve in this competitive industry.
A podcast for event organisers and industry professionals looking to turn their event from good to GREAT! You will hear honest, open discussions that often dig deep and embrace the challenges with open arms. Each episode Francesca talks directly to a big brand’s Marketing or Events Manager, on their career and how they achieved event success.
PASSIONATE ABOUT AUSTRALIA. PENNY LION REFLECTS ON TOURISM AUSTRALIA & MORE
Penny has for 11 years been at Tourism Australia with her most recent role as Executive General Manager of Events, heading up a passionate and hardworking team
Her role in our industry has been pivotal to large measurable growth in the business sector. Business events are a major driver of the our visitor economy and worth more than $4bn per annum to Australia.
Much of our industry's operators, venues as well as agencies and suppliers have benefited from the success of Tourism Australia’s initiatives and today you will get to hear insights on some of their programs as well as key events and learnings over the years.
Penny will share moments from her beginning’s working agency side at in the UK and Australia producing events for top brands and companies through to more recently travelling the world and locally to promoting industry events and projects right here at home.
Grab your business class boarding pass and enjoy the journey.
Global World of Large-Scale Exhibition with Industry Guru, Rodney Cox, Delaro
Travel the world and produce large-scale events? Hell Yeah! Hear from Rodney Cox who for over 25 years has been at the helm of international large-scale exhibitions and trade fairs.
From the Motor Show to his current role at the International Gas Union, his career has taken him on many a journey across this planet.
With a passion for mentoring Australian event talent, Rodney unpacks the multiple aspects of a USD20mil show, its successes, challenges, as well as possible career paths in this industry. A must for anyone wanting to hear new perspectives or fly high again.
Success & Glamour for Charity with Cassandra Prothero, Tour de Cure
Have you considered using your event skills to work for a charity or a not for profit. Or maybe you run an event and want insights on how to secure partnerships and sponsors.
Tour De Cure’s large scale gala events are some of the most glamourous and well attended. But more than that, they raise phenomenal amounts of money for cancer research.
Cassandra is a powerhouse who inspires her team, volunteers, sponsors and a influential committee through her passion and love of live events. Having raised over 70mil this charity has got a mojo and following that many dream of.
We will unpack how Cass and her team deliver these extraordinary events and continue to reach Tour de Cures goals in a very competitive market.
Blockbuster Event Success at 20th Century Fox with Claire Bryant
From The Martian to Ice Age, discover how events and experiential are the vital to promoting and engaging with potential movie goers, and ultimately box office success. From making it snow in London for the launch of Ice Age to creative collaborations with brands and partners, Claire has done it all. This episode is great for anyone wanting to go behind the scenes and understand how to balance stakeholder expectations and still deliver big on creative concepts.
The Art of Storytelling with Matt Whisker, from American Express
The Art of Storytelling with Matt Whisker, Senior Manager Global Experiences and Brand Partnerships, American Express.
Engaging Virtual Events at Newscorp and More with Hayley Lemon, Digital Specialist.
Learn how to take your events virtual and online and still get maximum engagement and theatrical impact. Hayley Lemon has been a bright star in our industry for many years and is this weeks guest on my show.