In late October, Criterion Conferences hosted Innovation Day to brainstorm and share their ideas on how to disrupt the conference industry. Everyone split into teams with the goal of giving the company a competitive advantage, and the winning team would take home The Good on You Award – as chosen by the company’s Managing Director … Continue reading Innovation Day: How can we disrupt the conference industry?
Last weekend, Criterion’s Production team set off on a day trip down to the Hunter Valley. We began the morning bright* and bubbly** at Central Station, taking an early morning coach hosted by a lively guide called Sean. Sean liked to point out all the “lesser celebrated highlights” of Sydney as we drove by, including … Continue reading A glass of wine & a few fun facts
With November on its way, Criterion Conferences knew it was time to tell the gentlemen of the office to put down those razors, let that facial hair grow, and get on board with Movember. Movember has become a national movement in Australia, where every November, men across the country band together and grow a moustache … Continue reading Movember at Criterion
Never passing up an opportunity to put a celebration to good cause, Criterion Conferences recently hosted a Halloween Fundraiser. As an organisation that works extensively in research and professional development in the healthcare sector, we thought it appropriate that our proceeds went towards supporting the work of Doctors Without Borders. Criterion Conferences’ Corporate Giving Committee … Continue reading All trick & no treat: Criterion’s Halloween fundraiser
After completing my undergraduate degree in Communication at UTS, I travelled for a few months and worked overseas. Upon my return to Sydney I was interested to take up a new challenge and jump into a role that allowed me to explore various industries. I fell onto the job title “Conference Producer” online and the … Continue reading A glimpse into Conference Production
Each year, 1 in 5 Australians will experience a mental illness, but only 35% will actually access a health service, according to a survey by Mindframe. Exclusive research commissioned by Mental Health Australia has revealed that young adults between 18 and 29 years old were the least likely to socialise with friends and family and … Continue reading Take the time to stop, talk & trust – Ask: R U OK?
Criterion Conferences’ Corporate Giving Committee recently held an evening of (undeniably high quality) karaoke to mark the company’s second fundraising event for 2016. The selected charity was AIME – a program that supports Indigenous students by equipping them with the skills to achieve success at all levels of education. The money was once again raised … Continue reading An ear-splitting success: Criterion’s karaoke fundraiser
Criterion recently held our most successful fundraiser to date in the form of a hot chili eating competition! With no limit on the number of nominations each person could make, everyone in the office was encouraged to put their colleagues forward by donating $2 per vote. Things got tactical as we neared the event, with … Continue reading Criterion’s Charity Chili Eating Contest!