Community Workshop

Festivals and Events Mentor Training - In person

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Our November training program will be offering group and individual 1-on-1 sessions with our facilitators.

This is your opportunity to ask those specific questions about your event/project and have some serious 1-on-1 mentoring to get you underway with your planning, promotion, safety and reporting. You will need to book, as places are limited.

What you will get
A one and a half-hour session with the facilitator and Council Officer on topic of your choice.

What you need to do prior to the session – provide the following - a short description on your group or you so the facilitator knows who you are and your desired outcomes for the event/project. You also need to come up with five specific questions you need the answers to, this way the facilitator and you/your group can make the most of your 1.5 hour session. This information will need to be submitted one week prior to your scheduled session.

Our facilitator
Beaspoke Safety’s ethos is to work with you, not against you, to advise, not dictate, and to assist you with practical solutions to you and for your event. With over twenty years risk and safety experience, as well as having previously worked as an event manager and event producer for ten years prior to that, Bea Tomlin is not your ‘typical' risk and safety , consultant. Bea understands the need for creativity but is also passionate about striving to ensure event organisers know the laws and rules they have to consider. And in doing so empowers others so that risk and safety becomes part of your everyday process. You don't know what you don't know, until you do know!

Brimbank supporting staff
Simone Gordon – more than 20 years in the arts business as an Festivals and Events Community Development Officer that takes in; Live performance production/venue operations/marketing/publicity/training/grants applications. Working in the community sector and all levels of the arts industry, she brings a wealth of knowledge to help you navigate Brimbank City Councils Policies, requirements, roles and responsibilities.

Jane Allen – with over 18 years’ experience in community development, community engagement, project management and policy development within the Community Development framework. Has a deep and respectful understanding of diversity and what it means is integral to running programs, and engaging with people of all walks of life, she brings a wealth of knowledge to help guide you with your festivals and events.

Dates:
First session*
Wednesday 15 November 2023
10am-11:30am, 11:30am-1pm, 2-3:30pm or 3:30-5pm.

Second session*
Wednesday 29 November 2023
10-11:30am, 11:30am-1pm, 2-3:30pm or 3:30-5pm

*Please note: there will be one group/or person per session.

If you have attended previous Festival and Event Training Sessions then this one is for you.

For registration contact Jane or Simone on 9249 4600.

Date and time
Wednesday 15 November 2023 at 10:00am - 5:00pm
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Location

St Albans Community Centre (STACC), 33 Princess Street, St Albans

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