Events can be stressful and with so many things to remember, we’ve seen some of the most basic things forgotten at major events and shows.
At Grand Stand Events, we take care of the large and small details - before, during, and after the event.
Our proven project management methodologies, first-class communication skills, and supply arrangements ensure that we save you time and money, leaving you more time to focus on other important aspects of your event.
As experienced event suppliers, we know that managing events is not just about turning up on time. It’s about taking care of all the little things that add up to make your event successful and stress free.
MEET OUR DYNAMIC TEAM
Here are a few things about our team that will help you achieve exceptional results:
- We are a fast, responsive team with superior communication skills.
- We have the responsiveness of a small business, with the experience and supply arrangements of the big guys.
- Our proven project management skills have been developed over many years, specifically for events.
- We take care of the little things before the event, during setup, at the event, and afterwards to ensure your event is stress free.
- We link designs back to your brand and what you want to achieve at the event, in order to maximise value.
Christian is our Director and leads all our projects. With over 400 events under his belt, he knows how to deliver your project on time, on budget and worry free.
Christian loves events and focuses on delivering outstanding results for all his clients. Christian takes the time to understand his client’s needs before suggesting a course of action. He aims to create value and return on investment for each and every one of them.
Christian is a keen wakeboarder who loves the outdoors and community projects. He holds a business degree, majoring in management and marketing.
Emma has a strong background in audio visual, graphic design and visual merchandising with a keen eye for detail and a love for anything creative.
At Grand Stand Events, Emma loves thinking outside the box and creating captivating and functional solutions while building lasting relationships with clients. She loves seeing the excitement on our clients face when their design becomes a reality.
Outside of work, Emma enjoys sewing, gardening and going bush walking and fishing with her family.
Amanda has an extensive background in marketing, design, sales administration and customer service. She prides herself on ensuring clients receive exceptional service and are always informed.
Amanda understands the value a well planned event or exhibition can provide to business and ensures this is always the focus. She holds a Business Degree with a Marketing Major.
On weekends, Amanda enjoys a day on the boat with her family, swimming, exploring and enjoying the great outdoors!
Colin has been in the exhibition industry for over 10 years. He is an experienced cabinet maker and responsible for the delivery of all our stands on site. His attention to detail and being able to think on his feet ensures our clients stress and hassle free custom stands.
Colin is an all round sports nut with a passion for the NRL. He also loves spending his down time with his family.
Melanie holds a bachelor’s degree in Interior Design, with extensive experience in exhibition stand design, interior decorating, furniture and modular cabinet design. A motivated and dedicated design professional committed to helping clients in providing exceptional design services that meets their needs and requirements. Her goal always is to be able to produce creative, aesthetic and functional designs for the clients that emphasises their distinct personality and style.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending quality time and hanging out with her family and friends. Also loves travelling, most especially exploring the beautiful beaches in the Philippines.
Shallyn has an extensive background in office administration, customer service and has previously worked within the banking sector. She loves keeping busy and enjoys the fast pace of the events and exhibitions industry.
At Grandstand events Shallyn keeps the accounts in order and the marketing on brand and within the companies’ vision and values. When not at work Shallyn enjoys renovating, being creative and camping trips with her family.
Matt has been in the events industry/space for the past 5 years, having worked previously in Football (Central Coast Mariners) and Cricket (Sydney Sixers). He completed a Diploma of Event Management in 2018, to go with his Diploma’s in Sports Management and Remedial Massage!
At Grand Stand Events, he works with all clients from a range of industries to deliver the best results possible for their exhibitions and stands and with a natural passion for the Events industry. He will do his best possible to ensure clients and partners leave satisfied and stress free. Away from GSE, Matt coaches Men’s Premier League soccer on the Central Coast and is on the committee of the club. He is outdoors as much as possible around the backyard or riding his bike to keep fit. He is also planning a wedding for May 2020 with his fiancée Emma.
Rod has an extensive background in construction and has moved out of the sun and into the warehouse. Rod is in charge of all our picking, packing, pre builds, truck driving and all round problem solving.
Outside of work Rod enjoys some much loved family time with his young children. Rod loves working so much that he is a perpetual renovator. He is the mate everyone needs.
Harley has years of experience in the guard dog industry, where he has perfected the art of looking friendly while masking the skills to attack at any given moment. One bark from Harley will stop anyone in their tracks. At Grand Stand Events Harley keeps the office and warehouse a safe place to work, while providing endless love and a positive energy for all staff.
When not at work Harley enjoys running, fetching, chewing on anything (especially our packaging cardboard corners), begging for food that he is not allowed to have due to sensitive diet restrictions, camping and playing with his friends.