Staging Connections supports industry with new recruitment event

Staging Connections’ new event, ACCESS AV, is dedicated to educating and encouraging aspiring events professionals to kick start their career with Staging Connections. The inaugural ACCESS AV was held on 27 April 2017 at ANZ stadium and attracted 110 attendees from a variety of colleges, TAFE’s and direct public.


The program provides attendees with a taste of how a career in AV and event technology could look, complete with demonstrations, hands-on experience and the chance to have one-on-ones with experienced technicians and event professionals from Staging Connections. 

Access AV event

Attendees were excited and amazed by an array of technical stations, that provided opportunities to practice and develop new skills such as mixing a virtual band using a high-end Yamaha console, program moving lights using a smart phone, learn how to mix multiple cameras, and operate moving LX on GrandMA Wing and GrandMA2.

Stewart Carberry, ACCESS AV Attendee.

“Let me start by saying that I really appreciated the opportunity to attend your recruitment event. You guys went all out to provide a great environment for visitors to test out your high-end gear and have a real opportunity to understand what it is you do and what is involved in the events industry. I am very impressed with the scale, ability and industry commitment Staging Connections presents in Australia.”

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Tony Chamberlain, Managing Director, commented on the launch of the inaugural ACCESS AV event.

“We created ACCESS AV to demonstrate to our industry what Staging Connections is all about and to provide those attending, unprecedented opportunity to test out the latest technologies. It was a pleasure to watch our team demonstrate our product and talk about our company with immense pride. Feedback from those attending was incredibly positive and team at Staging Connections is already looking forward to holding this event again,” said Mr. Chamberlain.

Gavin O’Hare, Technical Event Director, Staging Connections commented on success of the event. 

“We were thrilled with the outcome of our first ACCESS AV. We had students and attendees who were inspired to try new things resulting in a high-energy, memorable event. The range of technologies and experiences we had on offer for the day, meant it appealed to anyone considering a career in events. 

“The engagement of the attendees was clear, from the interaction and questions, to the positive feedback received. We look forward to hosting future events to drive interest in the industry and attract high quality candidates,” said O’Hare.

The event showcased the latest technologies and techniques used in events, providing the attendees with real hands-on experiences and exposing them to the opportunities available throughout the events industry. 

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