An open letter to Scott Morrison from the events industry

- January 29, 2021 4 MIN READ

Dear Prime Minister, I, alongside a collective of small businesses, write to you regarding the announcement of the Federal Government’s $50 million Business Events Grant support package last September. When the support package was announced, we were delighted by the prospect of the Federal Government supporting our industry. As you know, our work came to… Read more »


Can AI be creative? IBM’s John R Smith says yes it can!

- February 8, 2018 4 MIN READ

In recent decades, Artificial intelligence (AI) has gone from science fiction to science fact.. Indeed, in the 21st century as technology begins to catch up with fantasy, AI is becoming a part of everyday life. Whilst truly sentient AI, a la Space Odyssey and Terminator, is (thankfully) some way off, AI is already beginning to… Read more »


Join the revolution: the future of work is play

- February 8, 2018 3 MIN READ

“By the time I was 25 I was on the verge of a nervous breakdown,” says Emmy award-winning Creative Director Gwen Gordon, whose career highlights include puppeteering on popular kids’ show Sesame Street to building furry computers for kids at MIT to founding her own award-winning children’s TV series to her most recent efforts as… Read more »

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Innovation, creativity and tech collide at Pause Fest

- February 7, 2018 3 MIN READ

DJ turned designer turned festival director George Hedon has made a career out of convergence. His annual festival, Pause Fest, which kicks off in Melbourne today celebrates the best and brightest in the tech, creative and business world. It was eight years ago that Hedon first turned his self-proclaimed “designer scatterbrain” to the notion of… Read more »