Events

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The Intermedia Group and subsidiary companies is actively monitoring the Covid-19 Coronavirus outbreak, in line with local and national authorities, public health advice and World Health Organisation guidelines. Our events are running as scheduled and we will respond appropriately as the situation evolves.  The safety and wellbeing of our sponsors, exhibitors, visitors and staff is of paramount importance and remains our top priority.

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We present industry leading events, including exhibitions, conferences award ceremonies for business audiences.

Our experienced event organisers manage every step of the event or conference – from sourcing topics and recruiting speakers and guests to securing advertising and sponsorship.

The Intermedia Group has two event divisions – Intermedia Events & Interpoint Events – as well as in-house production services (Vision Services Management).

Intermedia Events manage two major annual awards nights: HM Awards and the Australian Liquor Industry Awards.

Interpoint Events was launched in 2004 and delivers the final piece of a 360 degree marketing concept for Intermedia. Interpoint specialises in exhibitions & conferences and organises events in diverse markets such as pools & spas, cleaning, supply chain & logistics, corporate health, assistive technologies and hotel management. Interpoint also holds events for a number of different industry bodies including the Green Building Council of Australia, Cleaning Council of New Zealand and the Assistive Technologies Suppliers Association.

In 2011 Interpoint was awarded winner of the Best Australian Show by the Exhibition & Event Association of Australasia.

Interpoint organises events in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and the USA.

Vision Services and Management (VSM) is an award winning company that produces and directs live and pre-recorded presentations for special event programs such as conferences, seminars, road shows, gala dinners, award ceremonies; as well as providing film, video production, and satellite transmission services to clients. From the pre-production to the final client production de-brief, VSM draws on the talent, dedication and creative brilliance of absolute industry professionals. Together, with the client, we create an event that is both inspired and inspiring, for audiences and clients who know the difference between the best and the rest

Below is a list of our events in date order.

March

Pub Leaders Summit

When: 30 March 2020
Where: Sydney

The Pub Leaders Summit, now in its fifth year, is a must-attend event for Australia’s leading pub operators and senior managers. Returning to Sydney in 2020, the conference and mini expo offers an industry-led day of practical business advice, new commercial ideas, inspiration, and plenty of networking opportunities.

www.publeaders.com.au

September

DesignInn Symposium

When: 7 September 2020
Where: Grand Hyatt, Melbourne

Join Australasia’s hotel and hospitality design community to share the latest trends, challenge norms and shape future directions. Carefully curated by the Design Inn Advisory Board, Design Inn is back in Melbourne for a year and attracts designers, architects, specifiers, consultants, hotel owners and asset managers from throughout Australasia to learn, collaborate and network.

www.designinnsymposium.com

The Appetiser

When: 7 September 2020
Where: Grand Hyatt Melbourne

The Appetiser is a new workshop that explores emerging hotel food and beverage trends affecting hotel operators in the Asia Pacific. Expect insights, case studies and practical take-aways from the industry’s best that will help you meet the challenges associated with a rapidly changing market, and an increasingly discerning customer.

www.theappetiser.com.au

AHICE

When: 8-9 September 2020
Where: Grand Hyatt, Melbourne

The Australasian Hotel Industry Conference and Exhibition (AHICE) returns to Melbourne in 2020 with two action-packed, creative, inspiring and informative days on Wednesday 6 May and Thursday 7 May. Hear and learn from the best as investment, management, innovation and information collide at the year’s most inspiring and educational hotel industry conference in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. AHICE is the hotel event where deals get done.

www.ahice.com.au

ATSNZ

When: 8-9 September 2020
Where: Vodafone Events Centre, Manukau, Auckland New Zealand

Supporting inclusion and independence with New Zealand’s foremost exhibition of aids, equipment & allied services. On display will be the latest in aids, equipment and assistive technology, as well as options for mobility, services and lifestyles. The exhibition is a unique opportunity for clinical specialists to touch, learn and interact with the latest technology from a wide range of disability equipment providers and meet with suppliers. The event is open to all allied health professionals as well as visitors of all ages, including those with a disability, seniors and their families, friends and carers.

www.atsnzexpo.co.nz

 

Events Uncovered

When: Thursday 17 September 2020
Where: Sydney

Events Uncovered provides an exclusive opportunity to go behind the scenes of events, and discover the hottest trends in theming, venues, catering, audio visual, photography and much more!

The free-to-attend expo coupled with specialist presentations as part of the Spice Temple of Knowledge, gives attendees the opportunity to learn about new concepts, engage directly with expert suppliers and gain first-hand experience in a face-to-face environment.

www.eventsuncovered.com.au

 

FMCG Business Marketing Summit


When:  29 September 2020
Where: Auckland, New Zealand

This business summit for FMCG and retail business owners and marketers brings together marketing professionals, brand managers and business owners for a day of industry insights, inspiring talks and excellent networking. Attendees will leave with new ideas, new plans and new connections. Designed as a full day of education and inspiration, the curated sessions will help attendees to stay ahead of the game in the fast moving grocery and retail sectors.

https://fmcgsummit.co.nz/

 

October

Universal Design Conference

When: 12-13 October 2020
Where: Melbourne

The Centre for Universal Design Australia will bring the 4th Australian Universal Design Conference to Melbourne for the first time. After the success of previous conferences the theme in 2020 is, “Thriving with Universal Design: Everyone, Everywhere, Everyday”. The theme provides opportunity for anyone working with or researching universal design and inclusive practice to contribute to this growing body of work. This conference comes with a promise to broaden delegates’ thinking about the many ways universal design can be utilised and applied. Delegates will also have the opportunity to visit the ATSA Independent Living Expo alongside the conference.

www.universaldesignconference.com.au

ATSA

When: 13-14 October 2020 & 28-29 October 2020
Where: Perth & Melbourne

The 2020 ATSA Independent Living Expos will be Australia’s largest display of assistive technologies and are set to feature more than 200 exhibitors displaying a wide range of products and services in assistive technology, mobility solutions, pressure care, employment support, accessible recreation/holiday ideas, modified motor vehicles and a lot more. The ATSA Independent Living Expos are open to visitors of all ages, including those with a disability, seniors and their families, friends and carers and include comprehensive seminars free to attend.

www.atsaindependentlivingexpo.com.au

Australian Liquor Industry Awards

When: Wednesday 21 October 2020
Where: Sydney

The Intermedia Group’s hotel and liquor publications – Australian Hotelier, BARS&clubs, National Liquor News and TheShout present the Australian Liquor Industry Awards (ALIA) annually. The gala industry event attracts over 600 members of the liquor and hospitality industry.

www.liquorawards.com.au

Beauty and Spa Insiders

When: Monday 26 October
Where: Sydney

BEAUTY & SPA Insiders is brought to you by Australia’s leading B2B magazines for the aesthetics industry, SPA+CLINIC and Professional Beauty. Bringing together industry experts for a day of inspiring talks, innovative ideas, and engaging conversations, the summit will help you take your beauty business to the next level. Introducing a fresh format that aims to spark dialogue and motivate change, curated sessions will keep you ahead of the game in this ever-changing beauty landscape.

www.beautyandspainsiders.com.au

November

National Sports Convention

When: November
Where: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

The National Sports Convention brings together Australia’s and New Zealand’s sport, government and education sectors to explore how as an industry we can encourage more people to be active.

The 2020 National Sports Convention is being developed with the largest group of collaborators ever, currently over 40 industry peak bodies for sport, education, recreation, play and government have agreed to collectively create NSC 2020.

The NSC 2020 Conference Program is being developed with key themed streams identified:

  • The Future of Participation – Diversity and Inclusion
  • Creating More Active Cities
  • The Future of Community Sport
  • The Future of Community Aquatic, Leisure and Wellbeing Facilities
  • The Future of Community Stadia, Academies and Centres of Excellence
  • The NSC Think Tank – Activating Our Children to be More Active

Featuring global, national and local speakers; community sport and recreation peak body collaborators; many conferences, symposiums, masterclasses, and industry tours; amazing networking opportunities; sport and recreation expo; industry awards altogether in a single venue over three days.

www.nationalsportsconvention.com.au

Brain Injury Conference

When: 23-25 November 2020
Where: University of Sydney

Brain Injury Australia’s National Brain Injury Conference has become one of the premier learning and development events on the disability calendar – driving improvements in services and supports for the over 700,000 Australians living with brain injury. This will be the 8th National Brain Injury Conference and is
expected to attract more than 400 delegates.

www.braininjuryconference.com.au

 

TBA

Place Branding

When: TBA
Where: Hobart

Place Branding Australia 2020 promises to build on the success of the inaugural 2019 event and provide insights into a number of live Place Branding projects across Australasia.

With Dark Mofo, one of Australia’s most innovative and exploratory cultural events as the backdrop, the conference will provide attendees with deep insights into a range of Place Branding initiatives currently at various stages of their lifecycle.

www.placebrandingaustralia.com.au

 

Hospitality Leaders Summit

When: TBA 2020
Where: Melburne

The Hospitality Leaders Summit is a must-attend event for those operating or managing restaurants, cafés and foodservice businesses within Australia. A one-day conference and mini-expo, the Summit features a packed program of presentations from leading operators, chefs and industry experts who will provide practical business advice, introduce new commercial ideas and offer plenty of inspiration.

www.hospleaders.com.au

 

Real Talk Business

When: TBA October 2020
Where: TBC

Real Talk 2020 will consist of a series of breakfast talks in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. The events will offer insightful presentations from leading industry professionals. No matter the salon level or cause, Real Talk breaks down barriers and cultivates conversations that matter.

www.realtalkbusiness.com.au

 

HM Awards

When: Date TBA 2020
Where: Sydney

The 2020 HM Awards for Hotel and Accommodation Excellence, are the leading industry awards in the region and celebrate the best properties, departments, people, chains and brands in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. An event not to be missed.

www.hmawards.com.au

 

 

 

 

FUTURE EVENTS 2020-2021

March

ISSA Cleaning & Hygiene Expo

When: 23-24 March 2021
Where: ICC, Sydney

The ISSA Cleaning & Hygiene Expo is Australia’s only dedicated expo for the cleaning and hygiene market. In 2021 the attendees will have access to an expanded exhibition space and education sessions, featuring cutting edge products and services, local and international exhibitors and in-depth education sessions and workshops.

www.issacleaninghygieneexpo.com

 

C&I Expo

When: 24-25 March 2021
Where: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

C&I is heading back to Melbourne in 2020, visitors will be treated to an impressive line-up of exceptional presentations at the C&I Industry Symposium and will experience first-hand the latest in convenience products, services and merchandising at the expo.

www.candiexpo.com.au

May

AHICE

When: 5-6 May 2021
Where: Melbourne

 

www.ahice.com.au

ATSA

When: 12-13 May 2021 & 26-27 October 2020
Where: Brisbane & Sydney

The 2021 ATSA Independent Living Expos will be Australia’s largest display of assistive technologies and are set to feature more than 200 exhibitors displaying a wide range of products and services in assistive technology, mobility solutions, pressure care, employment support, accessible recreation/holiday ideas, modified motor vehicles and a lot more. The ATSA Independent Living Expos are open to visitors of all ages, including those with a disability, seniors and their families, friends and carers and include comprehensive seminars free to attend.

www.atsaindependentlivingexpo.com.au

August

SPLASH! Pool & Spa Trade Show

When: 25-26 August 2021
Where: Gold Coast Conference & Exhibition Centre

SPLASH! is the largest pool and spa trade show in the southern hemisphere, attracting over 2,000 visitors from more than 27 countries and close to 200 exhibitors under one roof. The opportunity to attend four days of conference and training, network at the National Awards, and see the best of the best, is here.

www.splashexpo.com.au

September

C&I Expo NZ 2021

When: 8-9 September 2021
Where: Auckland

C&I NZ is the only national event devoted to the needs of New Zealand’s owners and operators of service stations, convenience stores, dairies, corner stores, newsagents, mini marts, and take-aways. The expo offers the latest and best in convenience products, services and merchandising available in New Zealand.

www.candiexpo.co.nz

CleanNZ

 

When: 15-16 September 2021
Where: Auckland

www.cleannzexpo.co.nz