We were delighted to be on hand this week to photograph the Inland Rail Conference in Albury-Wodonga and catch up with some familiar faces that we haven’t seen in a while.
Commencing with a familiarisation tour of nearby distribution centres and intermodal hubs the afternoon was followed by the popular welcome reception on the Victorian side of the border in Wodogna. This reception gave guests the perfect opportunity to sample many of the local craft beers, produce and warm hospitality which the region is rightly famous for.
The main conference and conference dinner was held on the NSW side of the border at the Albury Entertainment Centre located on Swift Street and featured industry big-hitters speakers from across Australia, including companies such as Pacific National, John Holland, ARTC, Deloitte, Martinus Rail, Interlink, CSIRO, Linfox and Commonwealth Government.
With Inland Rail works already under way in several areas, this has been an interesting project to follow and we look forward to photographing the next conference somewhere along the route between Melbourne, Albury-Wodonga, Parkes, Moree & Brisbane.
Our first large conference photography booking after lockdown in Melbourne was at Crown Conference Centre and it provided a glimpse of how conferences are going to look in the post-Covid world.
Obviously social distancing, hand sanitising, temperature checks and mask wearing when required were all actively encouraged and used at different times during the conference, but the most noticeable aspects of what conferences might look like in the future were the participants.
Several speakers and panel discussion participants joined the event remotely and were able to not only deliver their presentations, but also able to participate in Q&A with other panelists and audience members.
With the whole event live streamed to delegates who were unable to make it due to travel restrictions or health reasons as well as a medium sized crowd in the exhibition and conference space, it really did feel like normal(ish) times again.
With the calendar starting to fill up for the remainder of the year, we’re looking forward to getting out and photographing more large events, conferences and expos. Do feel free to get in touch to discuss your next event.
It was our pleasure, once again, to be photographing the ALC & ATA Supply Chain Safety Summit for 2019. Following last year’s successful event in Melbourne, it was Sydney’s turn to host the annual event, with the Sydney Hilton being the venue of choice. The Hilton’s central location is convenient for delegates and conference photographers alike!
With speakers from across Australia, including representatives from Toll, Woolworths and other major organisations, as well as Senator Glenn Sterle and NSW Minister Hon Paul Toole MP and outback lifesaver Robyn Neilson, it was an information packed and productive 2 day conference which should create some positive changes within the supply chains of Australia.
We look forward to seeing you in Melbourne for next year’s event.
We were delighted to be able to photograph the Activity Based Funding Conference at the Melbourne Conference and Exhibition Centre earlier in the month.
Spread over three days at the MCEC, the conference attracted delegates and speakers from around Australia, as well as many international guests. Speakers included Dr Linc Turecht, Dr Sarah Neville, Prof. Amanda Walker, Prof. Philip Burgess, Prof. Christine Bennett, Prof. Andrew Street and Dr Jason Sutherland
Social events included cocktails at the Melbourne Aquarium and a gala dinner at the Cargo Hall on Southbank.
We were delighted to be able to photograph the 2019 Australian Not For Profit Technology Awards last week at the the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.
The awards are organised and hosted by Connecting Up, a Not For Profit organisation that works to unleash the power of technology for other NFP organisations through the power of technology and by providing a range of information, resources and programs to connect organisations.
Alongside the awards night, Connecting Up also host their Connecting Up Conference which is a 3 day interactive event targeted at NFP groups who are interested in innovation, change and finding solutions to enhance engagement and achieve positive and tangible outcomes.
It was great working on this event with the leading Melbourne video production company and hope to work with them again soon.
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September saw the Australian Logistics Council roll into town to host their annual Supply Chain Safety Summit at Melbourne Park Function Centre.
Melbourne Park Function Centre is an expansive space and ideally suited to large conferences and exhibitions.
With numerous high profile speakers, including the Deputy Prime Minister, Hon Michael McCormack, the most interesting part of the day came from the workshop sessions which involved truck drivers who had the chance to explain to some of the industry’s biggest decision makers exactly where the pinch points and problems lie in keeping both themselves and the general public safe while making deliveries around Australia.
It was another big year for the annual ABMVSS Conference held in Melbourne at the Albert Park Pullman hotel and we were selected once again as the official Melbourne conference photographers.
The format of this particular conference needs a large expo space as well as a large ballroom for the annual dinner and breakout rooms for the big line up of speakers they present each year so the Pullman works well for them.
These are just a few highlights from the event photography that we shot over the two days, so if you’re looking for something in particular please get in touch for examples of work.
If you’re planning your own conference at the Albert Park Pullman then please get in touch to discuss your photography requirements and receive a no-obligation quote.
With hundreds of new exhibitors and thousands of visitors over the 2 day expo at the Melbourne Showgrounds we certainly had our work cut out for us, but we managed to photograph the client’s brief and grab a shot of every stand in some form or another.
Thanks to everybody who helped us the expo photography, including the kids who were all keen to pose for photos and demonstrate some of the products for our photographers. We look forward to seeing you at next year’s expo!