EXHIBITORS

Exhibition booths are available for purchase for the MEA 2011 National Conference. Some sponsorship packages also include an exhibition booth as part of the offering. Please take note of this when securing your sponsorship or exhibition booth.

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To secure your booth, please complete the booking form that can be found in the sponsorship prospectus making your booth selection on page 17.

For exhibitors wishing to purchase additonal stand passes for staff and tickets for the social events, please contact Ashley Cropper at conference@mea.org.au

If you have any exhibition questions, please contact MEA National Conference Manager, Janette Beedell on 02 99295400 or via email conference@mea.org.au

 

LIST OF EXHIBITORS

Saxton

SaxtonExhibition Booth 1 & 2
Since its foundation in 1965, Saxton Speakers Bureau has exclusively represented many of Australia's leading speakers, its name synonymous with such well-known identities as James Strong, Mark Bouris, Bryce Courtenay, Dr Michael Carr-Gregg, Peter Holmes à Court, Rod McGeoch, Hon Bob Carr, Roger Corbett, Mike Munro and Linda Nicholls. Saxton specialises in the provision of the finest speakers, entertainers, trainers and teambuilders, as well as offering a range of ancillary services including media endorsements, contract negotiation, program design, copywriting and speaker management. The first and foremost bureau in Australasia, we are very proud of our history, growth and range of services but the fundamental reason for our success is our people – we believe that it's the passion, creativity and personal contact that has made all the difference. We invite you to experience the Saxton difference.

 

Ivvy

IvvyExhibition Booth 3
Ivvy is a cloud based Event Management software application for the Meetings and Events Industry. iVvy brings together a range of powerful tools for publishing, promoting and managing your event which includes Budgets, Email Marketing, Programme creation, Online Registrations and Hotel Accommodation at the same time as creating your Conference website on the fly. iVvy can handle from the smallest meeting, to multi-day Conferences, Expo’s , Road Shows and Festivals. iVvy is accessible through any browser, anytime and anywhere and therefore brings your business to your fingertips. iVvy can also help you manage Abstract submissions , Committees, Awards, Speakers, Sponsors and Exhibitors whilst providing powerful and measurable analytics for your event. iVvy’s tools are seamlessly integrated and include pushing your event through social media channels and providing google maps for easy location. iVvy has 15 payment gateways plus BPay facilities available, and is supported by iPad and iPhone technology which makes iVvy the leading edge provider to the MICE industry.

 

Staging Connections

Staging ConnectionsExhibition Booth 4
Staging Connections is the experienced event staging partner you can rely on. Creating unforgettable events for over 25 years means we know how to bring your vision to life and seamlessly deliver any style of event. Only Staging Connections offers a total event solution from audio visual, styling and theming, set design and multimedia through to webcasting and innovative, new digital event services.

 

ExpoNet

ExpoNetExhibition Booth 5 & 6
ExpoNet specializes in exhibition stands and displays, furniture hire and rental for trade shows. We also have a fantastic range of audio visual items including plasma hire, pa hire, exhibition furniture hire, modular exhibition stands, plasma screen hire, portable signage, audio visual hire. . We also design, project manage, build, install and service custom display stands Australia wide. Our capabilities also include point of sale displays, shop fitting and special projects. From its offices in Sydney, Brisbane/Gold Coast and Melbourne, ExpoNet supplies over 400 events per year in more than 100 venues.

 

Victoria Park Golf Complex & Function Venue

Victoria Park Golf Complex & Function VenueExhibition Booths 7 & 8
Situated just 2km from Brisbane city, Victoria Park Golf Complex and Function Venue is an inner city sanctuary combining state of the art golf and function facilities in the one stunning setting.

The Golf Complex’s facilities make for the perfect addition to any event; an 18 hole Golf Course, 72 bay, 2 level, floodlit Driving Range, fully stocked Golf Shop, state of the art golf learning centre and our impressive 18 hole putt putt course.
The Function venue boasts 8 unique function spaces, private terraces on all rooms and views of the city skyline, over 250 complimentary car parks, experienced event coordinators, all making Victoria Park the perfect location for your next event.

 

Ballina RSL Function Centre & Ramada Hotel & Suites

Ballina RSL Function CentreExhibition Booth 9
Conferences and Events in Ballina have never looked better. From business breakfasts, conferences, working lunches and corporate dinners to gala events and cocktail parties – all in spectacular waterfront locations, Ballina RSL Function Centre in partnership with Ramada Hotel & Suites offer it all..

The Ballina RSL Function Centre offers the very best in facilities and service for up to 500 guests. With six well-appointed conference and function rooms, our Function Centre caters for all occasions. Our award-winning cuisine is widely acclaimed and our Executive Chef has created mouth-watering event menus that showcase the regions finest produce.

Ramada Hotel & Suites bring a new level of luxury to Ballina accommodation, with 115 stylishly appointed hotel rooms and suites featuring a stunning water and hinterland view just a short stroll along the river.

 

Eventarc

Event ArcExhibition Booth 15
Eventarc is the best solution for creating online event registration pages. Our online registration software makes planning and ticketing your event simple and hassle free. Our self-service solution caters for sized event, from the smallest seminar to the biggest major event in the country. In fact Eventarc provides the technology behind the Mother's Day Classic, the biggest single fundraising event in Australia with over 100,000 attendees.

Eventarc provides clean and professional registration pages for your event attendees, including e-tickets, automatic invoicing, real time reports and outrageously good customer service. We are free for free events, so give us a go at www.eventarc.com

 

Staging Rental and Construction Services

Staging RentalsExhibition Booth 18
Staging Rentals & Construction Services is Australia’s leading supplier of stages, drapes and event construction services.

With offices in Brisbane, Melbourne and the head-office in Sydney, Staging Rentals has supplied thousands of events over 20 years. Its specialty lies in the provision of staging, drapes and custom built components for product launches, corporate parties, exhibition stands, television, theatre productions and fashion shows. Staging Rentals believes in building strong partnerships with clients built on trust, integrity and excellence.

The Staging Rentals team consists of seamstresses, scenic artists, event construction specialists, production account managers, CAD designers and a team of event builders, welders and carpenters. The company also employees one of the largest event crew teams in the country.

 

EventPro Software

EventPro SoftwareExhibition Booth 22
With over 25 years’ experience in the field of Event Planning, Conference Management and Venue Management Software development, EventPro Software has worked closely with clients and events professionals to produce the most powerful, flexible, feature rich, and easy to use event management software solutions on the market. With a client base which includes some of the largest corporate companies in the world and an array of federal, state and local government departments; EventPro Software has a constant ongoing commitment to development in order to produce software solutions which not only meet but exceed our client’s needs, all within an extremely powerful but user-friendly environment. Save time, save on administrative costs, impress your clients with your professionalism, choose EventPro.

 

Business Events Tasmania

Business Events TasmaniaExhibition Booth 23 & 24
Business Events Tasmania is dedicated to assisting event organisers stage memorable and successful business events in Tasmania. We offer free independent advice and our experienced staff will assist you with:
• Examine the feasibility of staging your business event in Tasmania
• Host and coordinate site inspections and familiarisations
• Source submissions and quotations from venues and service supporters
• Provide visitor information for delegates
• Assist with delegate boosting to achieve maximum attendance
• Prepare a bid to present to your executives
• Register eligible conferences for funding
Visit our website www.businesseventstasmania.com or call the Sales Team on 03 6224 6852.

 

Scene Change

Scene ChangeExhibition Booth 25
Scene Change is Australia's #2 AV company. So we have to work a lot harder to impress you. Fast responses. New gear. Crew who love their job. Fair deals. And that’s just the way we like it.

 

Marcoola, SurfAir

Marcoola, Surf AirExhibition Booth 26
Superbly positioned on the beachfront of Marcoola, SurfAir on Marcoola Beach by Wyndham is the ideal location for your next conference or event. With 6 well appointed conference rooms catering from 10 – 270 delegates with AV and IT solutions at your finger tips SurfAir provides unbeatable value and sophistication. Boasting a 60m heated lagoon style pool, restaurant & bar, TAB and gaming facilities, gymnasium and beauty salon, 1, 2 & 3 bedroom apartments plus hotel rooms, SurfAir on Marcoola Beach is the ultimate conference destination.

 

IML Australia

IML AustraliaExhibition Booth 27
IML is the global market leader in voting systems and easy-to-use wireless handsets that allow you to gather information quickly and efficiently in real time.
Our tried and tested audience response system software allows you to collect and present data quickly and efficiently, and has been used in many a high profile event across the world.

These events include Conferences, TV shows, AGM’s, Silent Auctions, Quizzes, Market research, and more.

2011 sees the arrival of the new ‘IML Connector’ offering the simplest and most cutting edge audience response system available today. Please visit our stand to see it in action.

 

Smartevent

SmarteventExhibition Boooth 28
Smartevent is not a convention management company, but supply a number of support services to both conference organisers and corporate event managers.

Our services are as follows:
1. On-line registration forms, giving clients their own log in to access and run reports.
2. Name badge production, with or without bar-coding.
3. Data base management, with particular emphasis on professional development points.
4. On site registration support by supplying the hardware and training, as required.
5. Supplier of all Conference products, including overprinted lanyards
6. Hiring our “Swiftscan” units for tracking at seminars to record attendance at various sessions or to exhibitors to record interest at their booth.

 

Ovations

OvationsExhibition Booth 29
Ovations are Australia’s largest independent Speakers’ bureau. A full service provider with over 20 years experience in events and training. Ovations give their clients unbiased advice and access to work with any speaker, trainer, MC or entertainer in Australia or the world. Equally important we are a great bunch of humans who are completely passionate about what we do! Try us out with your next event brief and we will try to 'wow' you with our ideas. At Ovations we take pleasure in bringing your audience to its feet!

 

CMS Australasia

CMS AustralasiaExhibition Booth 33
CMS Australasia is an event communications company operating throughout Australia specialising in conferences, meetings, seminars, gala dinners and roadshow events. CMS is a full service audio visual provider that can technically design and deliver your event including sound, projection, lighting, vision, sets, computers and staging equipment. Long regarded as a conference audio and video recording specialist, CMS is fully equipped with a professional video editing suite in house. CMS can also take your event online with live or post event streaming so your content can live on after your event. Visit www.cmsaustralasia.com

 

Priava

PriavaExhibition Booth 30
Priava has established its reputation as a leading international developer of event and venue management software via its simple philosophy of providing clients with the most innovative, user friendly and cost effective software available.

Our programmes appeal to a wide range of operations such as hotels, multi-venue groups, caters, dedicated conference and exhibition centres, art galleries, museums, government facilities, charter companies, clubs, stadiums, universities, town halls, theatres and all kinds of outdoor venues.

Over the past 14 years, Priava is renowned for its high levels of customer service and long-term client satisfaction. The company is still dedicated to maintaining its position as an innovator, utilising leading edge technology and providing global leadership in software design for the events and hospitality industries.

 

Add Value

Add Value PromotionsExhibition booth 31
We provide a fast, reliable solution for all of your branded promotional needs.  We supply a complete range of conference, corporate products and promotional products, Australia-wide.  Anything with your logo on it – pens, satchels, lanyards, shirts, caps, mugs, gifts, pens, etc ... and we do it all with a smile! Locally produced or offshore... Just tell us what you need and we make it happen!

 

Star City

Star CityExhibition Booth 32 & 34
Star City management announced plans for a new event centre that will change the landscape of conferencing and events for Sydney.  Features include a new Events Centre that will hold between 1,500-3,000 guests. The planned $100 million centre has been designed to cater for exhibitions, conferences and tradeshows.  Currently under construction, a 2nd hotel tower, new retail & restaurant precinct, refurbished gaming areas. The development has been projected for completion in stages, the first of which will open as early as 2011. Pending development approval, the event centre will most likely be completed by 2012.

 

Backdrops Fantastic

Backdrops FantasticExhibition Booth 35
Backdrops Fantastic rent Australia's most detailed and highest quality theme backdrops. Backdrops are one of the most efficient ways to set the scene at theme functions and special events. Many of our theme backdrops are available in panoramic room sets.
Our backdrops are 6m high x 12m wide and are treated with industry standard fire retardants. Numerous rigging options make hanging easily achievable in any venue!

The Backdrops are designed such that no matter the height option chosen, the image on the front of the drop is never compromised. Contact us on: 1800 737 037


Southern Cross University

Southern Cross UniversityExhibition Booth 36
Southern Cross University offers industry based applied Bachelor and Masters degree courses in Convention and Event Management and is the only Australian University incorporating PCMA materials in Business Event study. The industry-specific programs are designed to advance the knowledge and skills of those professionals and managers already working within or looking to enter the meetings and events sector. A leader in education innovation, SCU offers flexible distance education options that are a cost effective and efficient way to boost performance in the workplace and advance careers. Balancing the many demands faced by modern professionals of family, leisure, work and study, SCU distance education enables students to study at their own place, time and pace.

 

Expo Direct

Exhibition Booth 37 & 38
Expo Direct is an award winning Australian owned and operated Exhibition Company. It is one of Australia’s leading suppliers to the exhibition and event industry and excels in providing a range of quality products and services across the country including exhibitions & trade shows shell schemes, custom build stands, marquees, furniture hire and rental, audio visual equipment hire, signage, graphics and electrics. Expo Direct is also a gold member of the EEAA & MEA.

 

Ungerboeck Systems International

Ungerboeck Systems InternationalExhibition Booth 39
Ungerboeck is a software system engineered and developed specifically for the Events Industry. We currently boast over 30,000 users world-wide on a daily basis ranging from Tourism Bureaus, Professional Conference Organisers, Convention and Exhibition Centres, Performing Arts Centres, Museums, Festivals and Corporations. Our product is architected on a .NET browser based technology comprising 33 fully integrated modules. Ungerboeck remains the only fully integrated software package available to the Events Industry. Full integration comprises a CRM, Membership, Booking System, Event Management, Registration, Report capabilities underpinned by a Financial package. Ungerboeck has established offices around the globe and services clients on a 24 x 7 x 365 basis.

 

Fraser's Restaurant

Fraser's RestaurantOur new state of the art Reception Centre located in beautiful Kings Park is just one of the ideal locations to hold your next seminar, conference or event. Only 20 minutes from the airport, complimentary parking and the facilities to cater up to 450 seated or 700 cocktail style your next event will be flawless.

Whatever the style or size of your next event we have a venue for every occasion. Our waterfront venues offer sophisticated spaces with the best views in Perth and can be tailored to accommodate your event’s needs.

For bookings or enquiries contact Arnya Tait on 08 9482 0127 or Arnya@frasersrestaurant.com.au.

 

AON

AONExhibition Booth 41
Aon are the world's largest insurance broker and are recognised leaders in the highly specialised area of insuring conference and exhibition events. Philip Sunshine, who will be manning the exhibition stand, has almost 25 year's experience as the endorsed insurance broker of MEA, which he will be happy to share with you.

 

Make a Wish Australia

Make A WishExhibition Booth 42
Make-A-Wish® Australia grants the Wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

By granting Wishes, we are able to bring a little bit of magic into the lives of children, who due to their illness, may be missing out on everyday school, sporting and entertainment activities. A wish provides precious memories for the whole family.

There are currently over 500 Wishes at various stages of the Wish granting process and we have only just started the year, so Make-A-Wish Australia is relying more than ever on our wonderful supporters to help raise the funds to ensure we can continue to fulfil every Wish.


Moreton Island Adventures

Moreton Island AdventuresExhibition Booth 43
Moreton Island Adventures creates extraordinary events in pristine locations. Moreton Island is an unspoilt destination where white sand meets crystal clear water, where whales and dolphins abound and where Blue Lagoons invite you to refresh and relax.
Our events on Moreton Island include Corporate Challenges, Dinner under the Stars, Whale Watching at the Lighthouse, Weddings and Queensland Seafood Beach BBQ’s to name a few. Our Brisbane River charters are very popular on our ship MICAT, as our guests enjoy the security of cruising on a safe and sizeable ship as they take in the sights and sounds of Brisbane City. Imagination is free!


Mantra Kooindah Waters

MantraExhibition Booth 45
Mantra Kooindah Waters Golf and Spa Resort is a 4 ½ star property located in Wyong on the NSW Central Coast.  Mantra Kooindah Waters boasts premium accommodation, an 18 hole championship standard golf course, endota day spa, outdoor pool, indoor lap pool, tennis courts, spa and sauna and a conference centre catering for up to 340 delegates.  Mantra Kooindah Waters provides the ultimate destination for conferences and events, within 90 minutes of Sydney’s CBD.


Event Effects

Booth: # 46
Event Effects provides, throughout Australia, for hire or sale, an increasing range of unique table centrepieces, from low to high profile, for all budgets. Established in 2007, Event Effects has in a few short years established itself as Australia’s largest supplier of battery operated table decor products and the authorised Australian Distributor of the well known Acolyte range of battery operated LED products, and Australia’s authorised agent for the exclusive, stunningly beautiful, Fancy Faces products, including the beautiful lycra table covers and overlays to compliment many themes. Customising centrepieces to meet a client’s vision, including sponsorship branding is our speciality.

 

Australian Technology Park

Australian Technology ParkAt the Australian Technology Park you’ll find a world-class Conference Centre that will comfortably accommodate groups of 10 to 5,000 people. 

This stunning location features state-of-the-art communication facilities set in a unique heritage space, just minutes from Sydney’s CBD and Airport. 

The great selection of event spaces, combined with exceptional facilities, cuisine and service, make the Australian Technology Park ‘a must to consider’ for all levels of events - from fashion and music launches to major corporate and international functions.

The team at ATP are at your service to ensure that every event is a resounding success.