Play hard: how businesses can exploit Sydney's festival scene

26 April 2017

Hear from Stephen Gilby, Creative Director of Sydney Chinese New Year and Adam Lowe, Project Director of Vivid Sydney, who will highlight the economic opportunities the 2 festivals bring and offer examples of how local businesses have capitalised on these international events.

These local business operators also share how they’ve successfully created business opportunities during major events:

  • Kaila Carroso, Cruise Bar
  • Dr Frank Farrelly, Darlinghurst Dental
  • Imogen Hayes, Handpicked Wines.

Welcome and introduction: Councillor Jess Scully
Keynote speaker: Stephen Gilby, Creative Director, Sydney Chinese New Year
Keynote speaker: Adam Lowe, Project Director, Vivid Sydney
In conversation with: Kaila Carroso, Cruise Bar, Dr Frank Farrelly, Darlinghurst Dental and Imogen Hayes, Handpicked Wines
How the City can help you thrive: Cara Tobin, City of Sydney
Top 10 takeaway tips: Monica Davidson, Facilitator


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Last updated: Friday, 28 April 2017