the event Summit

Sold out in advance in 2018, The Event Summit is the annual meeting place for event and experience professionals in Australia.

2018 featured a never before seen line up of leading event businesses and sessions including The Australian Open, Fairfax Media Events, NFL, The Sydney Opera House, Splendour In The Grass, IMG, NSW Police, Tourism Australia, Surf Life Saving Australia, The Commonwealth Games, NSW DPC, SafeWork NSW and many more.

The 2019 Summit returns to the Museum of Contemporary Art in the heart of the Vivid precinct, including 22 robust sessions and over 35 engaging speakers.

Full speaker line up, agenda and event details announced Tuesday 26th March 2019. The Event Summit will detail current challenges, opportunities, techniques and processes utilised by both Australia and the World’s top event and experience stakeholders - Hurry and purchase early bird tickets now!


Why Attend?



22 structured sessions  - over 35 quality speakers.

Featuring elite level event & experience professionals.

Walk-through of key precinct brand activation and live event site.

Choose from multiple streams.


Event Summit Road Map

All sessions are recorded and scribed into a comprehensive outline - in case you miss any sessions and as a recap.

Delivered post Event Summit to each attendee. 

Detailing outcomes and actionable items to apply to your events.


Networking opportunities

Connect with Event Summit attendees.

Meet with a a cross section of event industry speakers, organisations and businesses.

Connect via our app and meet at the Summit during multiple breaks.


Vivid Networking Drinks

Finish the day on a high with drinks on level six of the MCA.

Prime viewing of the Vivid precinct - overlooking Circular Quay and Sydney Opera House.

Network with attendees in the middle of Australia’s biggest event.

A unique Opportunity


what’s happening in your industry

Learn about the planning, management and execution of events at a best practice level, and hear about some of the most relevant topics affecting the industry now and in the immediate future.


Expand your expertise

The Summit will provide you with tools and concepts which you can implement immediately at your next event or experience. You will find material relating to a broad range of events and industries, from awards presentations and outdoor exhibitions, to conferences and sporting events.


Learn in a fun, engaging way

The agenda is concise and fast flowing, with sessions with pre-structured formats that result in actionable outcomes for attendees. The event is also held during the staging of major events, immersing attendees, partners and speakers into an event framework.


Get local and global insights

Whilst detailing elements unique to each region, the Summit also includes national and international organisations, businesses, speakers and agenda items to provide comparison and benchmarking.

Quotes from 2018 attendees & speakers

The agenda, speakers and content really showcased some of the challenges our industry are facing. Hearing from and meeting other like-minded professionals in the one day event environment was great. I thoroughly enjoyed participating and look forward to next year’s edition.
— Justine Earl-Smith - Senior Manager, Partnerships and Venues, Property NSW.
Great day....get in early for ES19
— Daryl Jeffrey - Chief Operating Officer Sydney Showground
Awesome Event, I got so much out of it
— Tanya Mein - Bushland Project Officer, Blue Mountains City Council
High quality, authentic and engaging event, can’t wait for next year”
— Benita Gevorkian - National Corporate Partnership, Ronald McDonald House
Awesome day and brilliant initiative! So looking forward to 2019 already!! Huge congrats again and so proud we could be involved!.
— Thomas Staunton - CEO Sold Out Events