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Monday, May 30, 2022 to Wednesday, June 1, 2022 (GMT+10)

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ICC Sydney

14 Darling Drive
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Ethan Dooley

Managing Director

1300MEDICS is the leading commercial provider of first aid and medical services for events and venues across the eastern seaboard. Our highly experienced team build a comprehensive medical solution that meets the exact risk management and public safety requirements for each event or venue. Our extensive experience comes from working a multitude of venues including the largest in Australia, the MCG. When you visit our team, speak with our partner companies Overwatch and Chronosoft. Overwatch provides a range of solutions and consulting services on health and safety for organisation’s staff and patrons. Chronosoft is a leading provider of control centre and incident management software solutions for every size venue and event. Working together we can implement and deliver a complete solution for your event or venue.

Mark Wright

Key Account Manager – Australia/ New Zealand

Accredit Solutions is an award-winning technology company focusing on intelligent accreditation software. Our solution has been developed over many years and is one of the most trusted accreditation systems available globally. The system has been used by some of the world’s biggest and best known political, sporting and live events.

Our solution is tried and tested across leading venues, stadiums, sporting leagues, federations, government events and ceremonies, regardless of whether you need to accredit 100 people or 1,000,000 people we have a solution fit for your purpose.

From seasonal to event day accreditation for staff, media and contractors, to access control solutions and integrations to our range of covid response tools we have a solution to make your event secure.

This powerful platform allows our clients to automate and simplify labour extensive tasks, improve their operational efficiency and heighten security, all whilst providing an easy to navigate end user process for the registration of your staff, media and contractors’ data.

Saving time and money, this solution puts you in control of your accreditation process, helps protect against terror and insider threats as well as evolving health threats, whilst complying with health and safety regulations.

With offices in London, Dubai, North Carolina and Melbourne our team service clients around the world.

David Brown

Managing Director

Axess is an international leading manufacturer of ticketing and access management systems. With our production facility in Austria and 20 sales and support subsidiaries we serve our customers all around the world. Our solutions are used by ski resorts, fair and convention centres, stadia and arenas, leisure parks, museums and sightseeing attractions and touristic transport. In these fields, we offer complete resort solutions, customer registration and customer loyalty programs with social media integration and also numerous standardized interfaces to third-party systems. Individually tailored solutions are developed for individual projects based on proven standard technologies.

We customize solutions!

Nigel Benton


Australasian Leisure Management magazine and the website are the only business media in the leisure industry in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region.

The VMA’s partner publication since 1997, Australasian Leisure Management includes news and features covering entertainment, events, sport, tourism and venues.

The printed magazine has over 11,500 readers (with circulation increasing in the last year) while Google Analytics figures show that the website records more than four million impressions a month.

Leanne Walsh

Director & Principal Trainer

Baseline Behaviour and Consultancy is a behaviour detection company providing specialised behaviour detection training and consultancy throughout Australia, New Zealand and Asia.

Utilising over 20 years of law enforcement and behaviour detection experience, our Behaviour Detection Training Programs are designed to provide your staff with the confidence and capability to use behaviour detection and situational awareness to detect, deter and deny criminality in or around your workplace, evaluate any associated risk, and ensure that it is appropriately dealt with.

Your people will work more efficiently for you, by merely changing their mindset. We provide them with the knowledge of criminal behaviour characteristics and providing them with the observational and conversational tools to deal with it. This results in safer workplace, reduction of loss, and an increased customer experience.

Sherif Yazvbeck

Business Development Manager

Aussie POS solutions for your venue with round-the-clock tech support and an on-ground team ready to assist you!
Bepoz is your associate manager, your inventory specialist, your accountant, and basically everything you need it to be. An ecosystem of POS solutions, customer engagement apps, and integrations to empower hospitality.

Saul Heffernan

Director – Business Development Manager

We bring spaces to life through digital installations. From billboards to scoreboards, our big screens make landmarks, organisations and venues across Australia, New Zealand and North America more attractive to the crowds you want to engage. Having completed projects with the MCG, Adelaide Oval, The Gabba to name a few, BSV have developed the experience, product knowledge and certainty necessary for your next high-profile project.

Katie Ballard



Bag searches cause congestion on entry at venues as the process is slow, labor-intensive, and requires interaction between security and patrons. In the “COVID Safe Normal”, we need to provide reduced-contact, free flowing entry and at the same time remain vigilant on the security of our patrons and employees.

Clear Bags provide a safe and speedy entry for patrons and reduce the pressure on Security Guards at entry points. Security Guards do not have to stop patrons carrying Clear Bags as the contents of the bags can easily been seen as the patron walks through the entry point.

Joe Morsello

Corporate Key Accounts Manager - Sports & Entertainment

dormakaba is a leading manufacturer of physical access solutions such as speed gates, turnstiles and other admission devices with a focus on sports, leisure and entertainment facilities.
Our Alvarado portfolio offers a comprehensive portfolio of quality products and services with tailored solutions to client requirements that also integrates with mobile technology and digital ticketing. Complemented by our offerings to office, commercial and government buildings.

Mike Dimond

Executive Director

As a leading manufacturer of photoluminescent evacuation route products, Ecoglo is excited about the release of SA TS 5367:2021, Hybrid photoluminescent signage – Product specification, installation and operation. Addressing the gap in the market for technical guidelines relating to hybrid PL exit signs it is designed to sit alongside NCC documentation as an alternative deemed-to-satisfy solution.

SA TS 5367 provides an objective set of minimum requirements for compliance and offers installers and end users full confidence in hybrid sign safety and performance.
Ecoglo PL hybrid signs contain no batteries, and have a comprehensive 10 year warranty.

For more information contact Ecoglo.

Adam Ronald

Operations Manager

Established in 1985, Profit Systems Inc. (PSI) is the developer of EventPro Software, the globally recognised management solution that provides a competitive advantage for event venues, event planning professionals, and top caterers. Available On-Prem (desktop/network), or via our Private Cloud, EventPro is a customisable, scalable all-in-one system composed of seamlessly integrated modules for venue scheduling, event planning, catering management, and much more. In addition to developing software solutions, PSI provides a wide variety of international clients with training, support, and custom development services from our head office in North America, and company branches in Australia and the United Kingdom.

Justin Morton

National Customer Support Manager

For over 30 years Green Options Landscape Management has been providing world-class ground management services to facilities right across Australia.

Our teams have extensive experience in all aspects of sports surface management and preparation for stadiums and first-class facilities where numerous sports codes are played including NRL, AFL, ARU, Cricket, and A-League. Our turf has hosted not only top level codes’ training sessions and televised match days, but also overnight code changeovers as well as concerts and community events.

Green Options can design, construct and maintain your playing surface to allow your stadium to attract International, National and Domestic events. With experience in all facets of sports turf management and our ability to manage all codes of sport, your stadium will be in good hands with Green Options.

Anna Giorgianni

National Marketing, Brand and Communications Manager

It is essential that venues and other hospitality spaces where large groups of people gather, are safe, operate efficiently and that there is no disruption of service, especially during an event. The overall guest experience is paramount to the reputation of your venue, as the reputation and brand can be impacted if people have an unpleasant experience.
At Grosvenor Engineering Group, we have over 25 years’ experience providing end-to-end solutions in operational systems and equipment such as HVAC, Fire and Electrical assets,
across ANZ to many large hospitality facilities.

Laurie Mugridge

Technical Director

Gunnebo Australia are leading providers of security solutions for stadiums, exhibition centres, leisure centres and places of mass gathering. Our technology can easily integrate into ticketing management systems or can also be utilised in a stand-alone configuration and is backed up by a National Service coverage. Our solutions are developed using our Global R&D capabilities and installed by our own local Gunnebo team, giving our customers peace of mind in knowing they are installing high-quality equipment with direct contact to local support.

Terry Ryan

Managing Director

Scott Babolka

Marketing Coordinator

Our vision is ‘Changing the Game’, and we are doing just that.

Launched in 2017, MyVenue develops next-generation point of sale & mobile commerce solutions for the worldwide event-driven venue and hospitality sectors.

MyVenue seamlessly delivers an optimal ordering experience for venue patrons while simultaneously improving efficiency, driving revenue, and reducing costs for venue operators.

We work closely with our customers and new technology to bring innovative and disruptive solutions to complex challenges.

John Stace

VP of Sales

Noggin is an industry-leader in safety, security, and critical event management technology with its next-generation, cloud-based software platform.

The award-winning Noggin Platform provides an all-hazards approach to safety and security management, housing all of the tools needed to help make informed decisions and respond effectively to any incident, large or small. Noggin’s software platform includes solutions for: crisis management, business continuity, environmental health and safety, emergency management, security management, and case management.

Steve Drury

Development / Marketing

The P.A. People brings fifty-years of service & expertise to the Venue Industry. Australian owned and continuously operating since 1971, the Company delivers fit-for-purpose solutions for large and small-scale Audio, AV, performance lighting and networks. With its recent acquisition of TheatreQuip, the company has expanded its Venue Engineering capability and can now also supply standards-compliant solutions including drapes and track, stage lifts, lighting bars, counterweight systems and theatrical hoists. From Arenas, Stadia, Convention Centres, Theatres & Performance spaces, to multi-purpose venues & education facilities - the company has a comprehensive & collaborative approach to the market.

Paul McCarthy AVM

Safety Consultant

PBM Safety is a proud VMA Allied Member that has been servicing the Event and Entertainment Industry since 2010. We maintain our sponsorship of the VMA Congress as support to the association and its members. Our current Team is based in Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, and Western Australia.

The recovery is well underway in most event areas, and we can provide insight at all levels from a small café with acoustic performers to arenas or stadia with international sports or concerts.

Steven Carlin

General Manager, Technical

Placard is an Australian organisation which has been manufacturing and providing personalised physical and digital credentials for over 34 years. Placard is this region’s largest secure facility producing upwards of 100 million cards per year for identity, access, gift, financial, transit and corporate markets.

Placards parent company HID Global is a leader in trusted identity solutions and access control management. HID Global has developed a complete modular and customisable world class Event Management Platform which supports access control, fulfillment and personalisation, smart tickets, events apps, accreditation, location services and COVID safe controls for events and venues of all sizes.

Justin Thomson

Marketing Manager

At Return-It, recycling is in our DNA. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Re.Group, we are leaders in managing and facilitating operations that deliver recycling innovation and best practice for Container Deposit Schemes (CDS) in Australia. We operate and manage container and bottle collection sites and networks throughout the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Western Australia and Queensland. Collecting and collating over 600 million containers and bottles each year.

We believe all Australians should behave every opportunity to recycle when and where they choose as well as participate and enjoy the many benefits that come from recycling in circular economy frameworks that endorse Container Deposit Schemes.
Return It. It’s Worth It.

Chris Hatcher

Operations Director

Securecy is a unique workforce management software platform developed specifically for complex and highly regulated industries.

We have worked very closely with our clients and end users (stadiums and events) to develop ’Stadium Manager’ a ground breaking system that has digitised the entire workflow for event workforces.
The system includes automated personnel on-boarding and inductions, HR, licence management, fully digitised deployment with full contractor management, rostering, incident reports, event logs, post event reports, roaming patrols, communications, payroll, contractor timesheets and much more.
Importantly it means no more spread sheets!

Julian Miller

General Manager Sports Operations

At SureVision we pride ourselves on the total solution. Encompassing revenue optimisation, content integration, screen management and digital recommendation. Our reputation as the digital partner of choice has been achieved over 15 years of managing Australia’s largest stadiums, arenas, shopping centres and people hubs. SureVision is about so much more than the screen.

Melaine Ivory

Director of Sales APAC

Ungerboeck is an event-centric, innovative software company providing end-to-end event and venue management solutions for more than 50,000 event professionals worldwide. Ungerboeck’s intuitive digital solutions simplify event planning, enhance execution and ease processes at every touchpoint in the customer journey. Whether you manage meetings, seminars, conventions or conferences, Ungerboeck software can reliably unite people, data and processes across your entire organisation. Ungerboeck software delivers the capabilities of multiple separate systems in a single unified solution. Manage sales, events, scheduling, registration, exhibitors, financials, and more. Discuss with us how you can provide an amazing experience for your customers each and every time.

Miguel Mendoza

Country Manager - ANZ

VITEC is a market-leading provider of IPTV, Video Streaming and Digital Signage Solutions that help organisations harness the power of video to engage, empower and evolve. VITEC is a pioneer in the design and manufacture of hardware and software for video encoding, decoding, transcoding, archiving and streaming over IP. Our end-to-end video streaming solutions enable customers to capture TV and video content directly from any source and manage its delivery, as channels or within digital signage screens, to any connected device via an existing network. From corporate, broadcast and venues, to accommodation, government and military, VITEC has global expertise in delivering complex, proAV solutions.

Craig Lovett

Partner/ Principal

Wise exists to eliminate the use of single use plastic cups and avoid waste to landfill. Our intent is to create disruption in the marketplace in an effort to eradicate single use cups by replacing them with reusable cups, as well as developing genuinely sustainable waste & recycling solutions with an improved customer experience. Wise has established a team of experts from within the waste industry to assist our clients in accessing a range of sustainable waste and recycling solutions. We focus on genuine circular economy solutions and have the experience, capability, and industry knowledge to deliver best-in-class environmental impact.

Justin King

Executive Vice President, Sales

24/7 Software provides real-time communications technology to promote security, increase efficiency and effectiveness of operations, enhance customer experience, and reduce risk. Software solutions include communication, reporting, maintenance management, security, tracking, inspections, and lost and found. The company's solutions are implemented in over 80% of North American venues for the four major sports leagues. Many of the largest music festivals, and major events such as the Super Bowl, College Football Championship Game, World Series, NBA Finals, and the Kentucky Derby utilize 24/7 Software solutions. Learn how 24/7 Software solves customers’ most critical business challenges at