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Events ACT Workshop Series

The Events ACT Event Development team is very excited to present the second free workshop for the Canberra region’s festivals and events sector.

Providing access to presenters who are leaders and educators in their field of expertise is a great way to help build sector capacity and further enhance Canberra’s events and festival landscape.

Details on this workshop, which will be focused on best practice marketing for events is included below. Be sure to secure your place at one of the two sessions on offer as capacity is limited.

Event Marketing Essentials Workshop

Join us for a free, interactive session and learn best practice marketing basics from Josie Khng, a senior communications strategist at contentgroup.

What will the course cover?

  • Social media and content landscape
  • Planning your event marketing activities
  • Marketing – during your event
  • Marketing- post event
  • Crisis management- what happens if everything goes bad

Who is Josie Khng?

Josie Khng is a senior communications strategist at contentgroup. She joined contentgroup in 2018 from Singapore, where she led a social media team at global creative agency, Bartle Bogle Hegarty.
Josie has been responsible for driving award-winning social media strategies and creative work across brands such as IKEA, Uber, and Perfetti Van Melle.

Josie has extensive experience working with digital platforms, and has delivered keynote presentations at global marketing conferences for Google and Facebook.


Session registration is from 12:30pm sharp for each session.

Session 1: 1.00-5.30pm, Wednesday 20 June 2018
Session 2: 1.00-5.30pm, Thursday 21 June 2018

The presentation will conclude at approximately 4:30pm each day, with time set aside for networking.

Please note both sessions will cover the same content.

Participants will only need to attend one session.


GIO Stadium, Battye Street Bruce ACT 2617, West Side Lounge (Main Entrance) – free parking available outside of the Stadium grounds.

Workshop Registration: 

Spaces are limited so registration is essential - Please register for the Event Marketing Essentials Workshop at EventBrite.

Registrations will close Tuesday, 12 June 2018.

If you have any questions about this workshop please email Follow Events ACT on Facebook and Twitter to learn about upcoming opportunities and events in the Canberra region.