CV - Events

Site hunting/developer  - Site locator and bringing into play the required compliance work to bring a site into use.


Technology used across the site
Front Gate  Setting up and running of Front Gate Operations

CRM -  Zoho, Hubspot

Mailing lists - Mailchimp, Acyl Mailing

Ticketing Agents - Client Admin access with Humanitix, Eventbrite, Trybooking, Ticket Socket


Structure & Form of Event Organisations

Having started as a volunteer and working my way through different areas of operation I now find myself on the board dealing mainly with issues of organisational governance and compliance. Of importance to me is the way an organisation documents its processes and place them in easily accessible places so those involved in them can be as self informed as possible.

I believe in using contemporary technologies to advance peoples participation, remote collaboration, co-creation while promoting a sense of community, family. We do this more than I do this.

To borrow a phrase from Eve Stafford "We are in the business of banking smiles"

Over the years I have been involved in countless events/festivals, the main ones I am still involved with

ConFest - 1995  - (7,000)  (Moulamein NSW)

First went to ConFest in 1995 and now sit on the board of Down To Earth. ConFest Australia's leading alternative lifestyle festival. Volunteered at Front Gate and that was it, I was hooked

Burning Man - 1998  - (70,000) - (Nevada USA)

First appointed Regional Contact for Burning Man in Australia in 2002. In this role I learned how a global event company can maintain a local independent presence - Gained an understanding of regionalisation while retaining localisation.

Rainbow Serpent - 2000  - (20,000) (Beaufort VIC)

First went as a punter in 2000 and fell in love with it immediately. Picking up on my experience at front Gate and hung out there for a few years, early website, data systems

Burning Seed - 2010  - (5,000) (Matong NSW)

First went to Burning Man in 1999, foundered Burning Seed with fellow Burners in 2010. Burning Seed is Australia's largest regional burn and one of the largest out side of the USA. Board Member of Red Earth City - promoter of Burning Seed







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