Bringing them through the door: marketing workshop for Event Organisers

Monday 6 March
Cumberland Park Community Centre
390 Goodwood Rd

Join us for a series of free workshops designed to help you promote your events for the 2017 History Festival.

  • Drop in for one or stay for the day.
  • Parking available onsite.
  • Bring or buy your own lunch.

Register online

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10am Tea and coffee on arrival

10.10am Welcome and introduction

10.30am Gathering support: thinking about sponsorship
Kylie Kerrigan, Sponsorship and Events Manager, SA Power Networks

11.30am Extending your reach for less: growing visitor numbers with little or no budget
Karen Sellar, Operations Manager, South Australian Maritime Museum

12.15pm lunch (byo or grab something from nearby)

1.00pm How to publicise your event
Kristy Rebbeck, History Trust of South Australia

2.00pm Harnessing social media for event promotion
Dr Kristy Kokegei, History Trust of South Australia

3.00 Wrap up and questions


Kylie Kerrigan, Sponsorship and Events Manager, SA Power Networks

Kylie has worked with SA Power Networks in a variety of communication, stakeholder engagement, sponsorship and events related roles since joining 6 years ago. In her current role she helps SA Power Networks connect with a wide variety of community partners across sports, education, health, culture and the environment aiming to make South Australia a great place to live and work. Prior to this she worked for over a decade with Country Arts SA assisting regional communities access the arts.

Karen Sellar, Operations Manager, South Australian Maritime Museum

Karen has worked in business and tourism management across the public and private sectors and currently manages the day to day operations at the Maritime Museum. This role includes visitor engagement and local marketing. Karen is passionate about including her community and building relationships to enable cross promotional activities and prefers to think outside the square when developing mechanisms for increased visitor growth. Karen managed hospitality and tourism at the Banrock Station Wine and Wetland Centre, was actively involved in Riverland Tourism and worked in event management for the Caravan and Camping SA prior to joining the Museum in 2012.

Kristy Rebbeck, Marketing, Communications & Partnerships Manager, History Trust of South Australia

Kristy has a strong background working in the cultural sector. Holding a Graduate Diploma in Arts and Cultural Management, she currently works as Marketing, Communications & Partnerships Manager at the History Trust of SA. She has worked as a marketing consultant for a number of organisations, specialising in branding, design, web management, web production, content development, youth media and e-communications. Previously Kristy worked at State Theatre Company and has managed projects and marketing campaigns for the Adelaide Festival, Carclew Youth Arts, SA Youth Arts Board, Youth Affairs Council of SA, Adelaide City Council and the Adelaide Central Market.

Dr Kristy Kokegei, Manager, Digital Engagement, History Trust of South Australia

Dr Kristy Kokegei is Manager of Digital Engagement at the History Trust of South Australia where she oversees the organisation’s digital, web and social media presence. Kristy has worked previously as a curator for both the History Trust and the South Australian Maritime Museum.