Talks Program

Spice Temple of Knowledge Program

See below for pricing.

1.00pm – 1.30pm

The role of associations
Why we need them, how they are adapting and what the industry can do to be more active in shaping their future.

Speaker: Robyn Johnson, CEO, MEA


1.45pm – 2.15pm

Catering masterclass
The golden rules for catering and the big trends that are shaping the industry.

Speaker: Tom Rutherford, Director and Catering Consultant, Tom Rutherford


2.30pm – 3.00pm

Marketing masterclass – SOLD OUT

Marketing must-haves, trends and ways the MICE and special events industry can apply them.

Speaker: Felicity Zadro, Director, Zadro 


3.15pm – 3.45pm

Design Trends – SOLD OUT
Need some styling #inspo? Find out what the big design trends are and how to nail event styling on any budget.

Speaker: Jen Rudland, Head Creative, Decorative Events and Exhibitions


4.00pm – 4.45pm

In-house event planning – SOLD OUT

Speaker: Harry Whelan, Cultural Development Manager, Citibank,  Anna Himsley, Event Specialist, Optus Business


4.45pm – 5.15pm

Meet the master – yesterday, today and tomorrow
There is one professional in Sydney that has remained on the learning curve for near 50 years in the Special Events Industry. Whether the event concept is built on yesterday’s styling, interpreted for today’s look, or perhaps extended into a futuristic look of tomorrow, a beautifully dressed venue is always fashionable.

Speaker: Lena Malouf


5.15pm – 5.45pm

The future of event tech – SOLD OUT
Keith Wootton from AV1 will share his insights into cool new tech toys, fun case studies, who is nailing AV and how they’re doing it.

Speaker: Keith Wootton, Managing Director, AV1


6.00pm – 8.00pm – SOLD OUT

Please note that you can still register if you have received an invitation from one of our Event Partners. Please email us with the code you have received, and we’ll add you to the guest list.

A LIST Guide Networking Party




Events Uncovered is free to attend. There is a fee to attend any of the sessions in the Talks Program.

Events Uncovered Entry + 1 session in the Talks Program $25.00 + GST
Events Uncovered Entry + 2 sessions in the Talks Program $50.00 + GST
Events Uncovered Entry + 3 sessions in the Talks Program $65.00 + GST