May 19 - 21, 2024 (GMT+10)

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Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Grey Street
Brisbane, Queensland, 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.

Justin King

Executive Vice President, Sales

24/7 Software’s mission is to empower world-class operations and exceptional experiences.

24/7 Software is the market leader in providing communication, incident reporting, and facilities management software solutions to the sports, leisure, and entertainment market. 24/7 Software is a one-stop-shop for venue operations including a suite of solution across safety and security, facilities management, and guest experience as well as integrations across ticketing, CRM, video management, credentialing, HR solutions, and IoT (Internet of Things) sensors.

The company’s solutions are implemented in over 85% of all the North American professional sports venues, and over 400 venues worldwide. International customers include FC Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germaine, Manchester United, the O2 Arena in London, Lord’s Cricket Ground, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, Melbourne & Olympic Parks Trust, and Marvel Stadium.

Mark Wright

Accredit Solutions is an award-winning technology company focusing on intelligent accreditation software.

Our solution has been developed over many years and helped venue security and event management teams to improve security and operational efficiencies by providing a highly effective way to process accreditation for over six million workers and visitors at some of the best known political, sporting and live events in the world.

Built with 21 years of experience, the Accredit platform is one of the world’s most sophisticated, secure, and intuitive accreditation platforms on the market today.

Michael Roberts

Associate at Arup working in Engineering Industry

Dedicated to sustainable development, Arup is a collective of designers, consultants and experts working globally. Founded to be humane and excellent, we collaborate with our clients and partners using imagination, technology, and rigour to shape a better world.

As an independent firm, with a trust structure, Arup has no external investors. The Australasia Region encompasses Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Indonesia, and Malaysia, with a 3000-strong team providing consultancy services to government, corporate and community-based clients.

Nigel Benton


Australasian Leisure Management magazine and the www.ausleisure.com.au 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.

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!

Saul Heffernan

Group Commercial Director

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.


Daktronics is an American company based in Brookings, South Dakota, that designs, manufactures, sells, and services video displays, scoreboards, digital billboards, dynamic message signs, sound systems, and related products.

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. This is supported by a CODEMARK accreditation.

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 15 year warranty.

For more information contact Ecoglo.

Steve Mackenzie

Momentus Technologies (formerly Ungerboeck) is a global provider of industry-leading venue and event management solutions that empower venues to create extraordinary moments. With over 50,000 users in more than 50 countries, Momentus serves the needs of venues of all types and sizes, including convention and exhibition centres, stadiums and arenas, arts and culture centres and many more. Its powerful intuitive platform alongside intelligent data-driven solutions and unparalleled expertise provides customers a view of past, present and future event operations to increase end-to-end visibility, optimize efficiency and achieve business goals.

To learn more, visit gomomentus.com.

Gigi Craig

Account Coordinator

Moreton Hire founder, Marlene Morahan, has believed in customer experience from the first day of business back in 1969. It has been the foundation of our business and culture ever since. Our teams continuously strive to deliver a great experience – the customer experience we offer our clients, and the experience we are building on a daily basis. At Moreton Hire we are focused on delivering exceptional experiences for our customers, and their customers. Whether it be an event, exhibition, function, campaign, or commercial fit-out, each business event is an opportunity to connect with your audience and represent your brand.

Chris Dodds

Managing Director

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 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 and Performance spaces, to multi-purpose venues and education facilities - the company has a comprehensive and 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.

Jake Tolsher

Business Development Manager, Sports & Live Events - APAC

Ross Video is a leading video production technology manufacturer specialising in end-to-end solutions to help venues engage fans, increase revenue, and get the most out of their LED signage, big screen and scoreboard systems.

From automating LED ribbon board sponsorship playout and content management to unifying the big screen, IPTV and stadium lighting systems for spectacular show pieces, Ross is helping customers engage fans and connect them to brands like never before, taking the in-venue experience to the next level!

The Ross Unified Venue Solution allows unmatched compatibility with 3rd party products, external production companies and broadcasters. Regular tenants and touring events will have complete integration. This standardised approach also offers greater scalability with additional devices, resources, and crew able to be added on in future upgrades or for one off events.

Ross has a strong presence in Australia with over 20 major sports venues running Ross technology. With a corporate office in Sydney, an R&D site in Melbourne and a dedicated Sports & Live Event solutions team Ross understands the Aussie sporting landscape, how teams run their events and what technology venues need to embrace to remain at the forefront.
From suburban grounds to the MCG and global sites like the famous SoFi Stadium in LA, Ross has a solution for venues, projects and budgets of all shapes and sizes.

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.