Festivals and Events Training Program

How to hold a COVID-19 Safe Activity/Event/Festival

Facilitated by Beaspoke Safety supported by the Festivals and Events Support Officer, Brimbank City Council

  • COVID 19 restrictions and what they mean for you running your project/event/festival now and in the future
  • What measures you need to put in place to deliver a safe project/event/festival, to protect your team, the public and your reputation
  • As an event organiser know what your responsibilities are in the new “COVID normal” of delivering project/events/festivals
  • Providing you with practical and clear resources to help you understand what you need for your project/event/festival

Tuesday, 11 August 2020                 10am-12.30pm
Tuesday, 25 August 2020                 6.30-9pm
Tuesday, 1 September 2020             10am-12.30pm
Wednesday, 2 September 2020        6.30-9pm

ALL SESSIONS WILL BE ONLINE THROUGH ZOOM
 

Risk Management

Facilitated by Beaspoke Safety supported by the Festivals and Events Support Officer, Brimbank City Council

  • Identifying risk verses hazard
  • Your responsibilities
  • How to put your risk management plan together
  • The do’s and don’ts
  • Budget

Wednesday, 12 August 2020            10am-12.30pm
Wednesday, 26 August 2020            6.30-9pm

ALL SESSIONS WILL BE ONLINE THROUGH ZOOM

 

Applying for a festival/event grant: What’s your plan?

Facilitated by Pirooz from Track C Consulting

  • Formulating your event/project idea
  • Event plan/timeline – indoor verses outdoor - site map
  • Budget development
  • Partnership development
  • Getting quotes
  • Sourcing venues
  • Identifying services you need at your event
  • Working with contractors
  • Working with council
  • Embedding an evaluation plan

Thursday 5 November, 11am-1pm and 6-8pm

Meeting Room 2, Level 1
St Albans Community Centre
33 Princess Street, St Albans

Marketing/promotion/publicity

  • Define the target audience
  • Create a marketing / promotion plan tell their story through branding and media messaging
  • Writing press releases
  • Using social media to get the word out to prospective audience ie facebook, twitter
  • Utilising online tools to make marketing your event easier

Wednesday 11 November, 11am-1.30pm and 6-8.30pm

Meeting Room 2, Level 1
St Albans Community Centre
33 Princess Street, St Albans

 

Risk Management - How To & How Not To!

Facilitator: Bea from Beaspoke Safety

  • Identifying risk verses hazard
  • Your responsibilities
  • How to put your risk management plan together
  • The dos and don’ts

Thursday 19 November, 11am-1pm and 6-8pm

Meeting Room 2, Level 1
St Albans Community Centre
Princess Street, St Albans

 

It’s all over - now what?

Facilitated by Pirooz from Track C Consulting

  • Debrief staff/volunteers/sponsors
  • Understanding the value of an evaluation framework
  • Reason why funding bodies expect acquittal reports
  • Critical information and data collection methods
  • How to tell the story to the community and the funding body
  • Reflective evaluation
  • Linkages to future projects or initiatives

Thursday 26 November, 11am-1pm and 6-8pm

Meeting Room 2, Level 1
St Albans Community Centre
33 Princess Street, St Albans

 

For further information contact Council’s Festivals and Events Support Officer on 9249 4792 or email CGPrograms@brimbank.vic.gov.au.

 

 

Festivals and Events Training Program

These training sessions are designed to help you better plan, market, and promote your event, get that budget in order and reach your target audience.

All the tools you need to help your business, community group or yourself to operate a successful event.

Book now as places are limited.

  • There's no charge to attend these workshops
  • Light refreshments provided

 

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