the event Summit

The Event Summit is a unique, one-day conference for the event and experience industry. It brings the industry’s most innovative and diligent stakeholders together to share best practice experiences, insights, tips, and techniques. As an event or experience stakeholder, you will walk away with the confidence to take risk, dream big and produce world class events & experiences.

Join elite industry professionals from leading event and experience organisations including The Australian Open, Fairfax Media Events, NFL, The Sydney Opera House, Splendour In The Grass, Property NSW,  IMG LIVE, The Ogilvy Group, DNSW, Australian Turf Club, NSW Police, Tourism Australia, The Falls Music and Arts Festival, Surf Life Saving Australia, Good Design Australia, NSW Ambulance, Sold Out National Events - The Commonwealth Games Event Management team, SafeWork, Havas Sport and Entertainment and more.

The Event Summit Sydney 2018 is supported by DNSW as part of Vivid Ideas 2018.

Why Attend?



22 structured sessions  - over 35 quality speakers.

Featuring elite level event & experience professionals.

Delivering structured, actionable outcomes from each session.


Event Summit Road Map

Comprehensive outline of the Event Summit in white-paper form.

Delivered post the Event Summit to each attendee. 

Detailing all sessions, outcomes and actionable items.


Networking opportunities

Connect with Event Summit attendees.

Meet with speakers, organisations and businesses.

Make contact, ask questions, take advice, pitch a concept.



Vivid Networking Drinks

Post Event Drinks on level six of the MCA.

Prime position with view of the Vivid lights.

Network with Event Summit attendees in a relaxed atmosphere.


"I'm incredibly impressed with the agenda; this is the best, most timely and substantive event management conference agenda I have seen, and I'm excited to be participating"

Frank Supovitz
President Fast Traffic Events & Entertainment
Former Senior Vice President NFL
(9 x Superbowl Event Producer)


The agenda in 2018


22 Sessions in two rooms, with over 35 speakers, dissecting real-life event scenarios across a range of event segments including Luxury, Outdoor, Sport, Award, Food & Beverage and more. 



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.