22 episodes

Great events take people on a journey. But what about the journey that the people involved in our industry have taken? Each week I’m chatting with someone who has made a career in our industry and asking them to share their story. Subscribe to the series via your favourite podcast app or you can come to this page each week for the next episode. Visit https://www.specialevents.com.au for more interviews, news and opinion about teh Australian event industry. You might enjoy each episode with a cup of coffee and for the price of that cup of coffee you can support this podcast series - just go to https://www.specialevents.com.au/support

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    • Documentary

Great events take people on a journey. But what about the journey that the people involved in our industry have taken? Each week I’m chatting with someone who has made a career in our industry and asking them to share their story. Subscribe to the series via your favourite podcast app or you can come to this page each week for the next episode. Visit https://www.specialevents.com.au for more interviews, news and opinion about teh Australian event industry. You might enjoy each episode with a cup of coffee and for the price of that cup of coffee you can support this podcast series - just go to https://www.specialevents.com.au/support

    Ep 17: Ruth Lilian OAM

    Ep 17: Ruth Lilian OAM

    Ruth is an organiser.  She became one of Australia’s first In-house PCOs through her work as a Practice Manager for a group of doctors then went on to manage a number of medical associations.Ruth went on to run numerous medical meetings on her own...

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Ep 16: Nick Eltis

    Ep 16: Nick Eltis

    From the archive: 2007 presentation by Nick EltisIn 2007 the ISES Melbourne chapter hosted a breakfast where Peter Jones introduced guest speaker Nick Eltis  Nick is one of Australia’s leading Technical Directors and he spoke about the challenges...

    • 12 min
    Ep 15b: Sandy Hollway AO – Former CEO of SOCOG

    Ep 15b: Sandy Hollway AO – Former CEO of SOCOG

    In the second half of this interview Sandy reflects on the highlights of the Sydney Olympics (including that heart stopping cauldron moment).Post Olympics, Sandy kept in touch with the event industry as a head of the judging panel for the Australian...

    • 44 min
    Ep 15a: Sandy Hollway AO – Former CEO of SOCOG

    Ep 15a: Sandy Hollway AO – Former CEO of SOCOG

    During his career in the Australian Public Service, Sandy served in the DFAT in postings as diverse as Pakistan, Germany, Canada and USA.  As PM Bob Hawke’s Chief of Staff he was at the centre of one of the most progressive times of Australian political...

    • 50 min
    Ep 14: Di Henry – Games Girl

    Ep 14: Di Henry – Games Girl

    Di Henry’s first parade involved 1000 sheep and a bullock train trundling through the Sydney CBD to promote the Royal Easter Show, and she brought out Robosauraus to the RES.From that she went on to Mardi Gras parades and then the 2000 Sydney Olympic...

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Ep 13b: Andrew Walsh AM - storyteller

    Ep 13b: Andrew Walsh AM - storyteller

    In part two of this interview Andrew takes us on a journey behind the scenes of the Athens Olympics in 2004, the Melbourne Commonwealth Games of 2006, White Night Melbourne, then back to Athens for the Special Olympics and finally we find out what took...

    • 52 min

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