07
Jul 17

A glass of wine & a few fun facts

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

22
Dec 16

Movember at Criterion

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

05
Dec 16

All trick & no treat: Criterion’s Halloween fundraiser

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

02
Dec 16

A glimpse into Conference Production

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

09
Sep 16

Take the time to stop, talk & trust – Ask: R U OK?

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?

09
Sep 16

An ear-splitting success: Criterion’s karaoke fundraiser

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

18
Apr 16

Criterion’s Charity Chili Eating Contest!

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!

16
Dec 15

Criterion Issues $275,000 of Free Passes to Small Not-for-Profits in 2015

We’re very pleased to announce that over the course of 2015, Criterion Conferences gave away 162 free conference tickets to small not-for-profit organisations, amounting to approximately $275,000 worth of passes. Our conferences in the social sector bring together thought leaders from a range of fields, and we believe it is of paramount importance that organisations … Continue reading Criterion Issues $275,000 of Free Passes to Small Not-for-Profits in 2015