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October 2015 - Welcome to Emma, chance to win a night at Hotel Urban Brisbane + more

Hi from the Iceberg Girls

A very warm welcome to our new team member, Emma Slater!  Emma’s role is a new one - Team Support. I thought it was a good idea to have someone looking after the people who are looking after the people, if you know what I mean.  Emma’s role is to take some of the general office-y tasks away from the Event Teams and to generally help out where needed - I know that they will be happy about that.

Emma has arrived not a second too soon - we have had a very busy couple of months, leading into the last part of the year which is always packed.  In the last couple of months, we’ve managed events at the Gold Coast, Adelaide, Brisbane and Longreach!

One of our most exciting events this quarter was the Healthcare & Social Media Summit for the Mayo Clinic. This was the first event ever run by the Mayo Clinic outside of the US and (being a social media event) had some INCREDIBLE reach for #MayoInOz!  The event was trending on Twitter before it even started, which was something of a first for us.

We also celebrated our 10th Birthday for running Networx Marketers Meetings - it’s hard to believe that we have had 100 of those events!  We also have a fabulous new Networx Website to show off - pleasecheck it out if you have a moment - we love it.

As we are on the downhill run to the end of the year, it really is time to start thinking about what’s happening "next" year - if you haven’t already, you need to be blocking space for your events in 2016 (or talking to us about it!).

Talk soon.

Jodie Parker
Managing Director


We've been busy

Check out the links below to see what has been keeping us busy...

Mayo Clini

Healthcare and Social Media Summit 2015
September, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre


CSSANZ 13th Fellows Training Meeting
August, O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat, Lamington National Park


Australasian Society of Aerospace Medicine (ASAM)
September, Hilton Adelaide


13th Queensland Weed Symposium
September, Cultural and Civic Centre, Longreach

Iceberg Travel

Iceberg Travel After-work Drinks is a series of networking evenings held once per month for the Brisbane EA / PA and event management community. Our goal is to introduce people to new and exciting venues in the Brisbane area.

In the last few months we have visited the fabulous new Hotel Jen and experienced the hospitality of the beautiful Nest Restaurant. Another evening, the NEXT Hotel gave us the unforgettable experience of enjoying Lennons Restaurant’s tasting menu. We also met the chef, Todd Adams. Just last month, our evening at the Di Bella Coffee Roasting Warehouse was fun and educational, starting with Espresso Martinis by Di Bella and finishing with a tour of the roasting warehouse.

If you would like to know more about the Iceberg Travel events please contact Marie Edwards on 0413 804 467 or

Di Bella

Di Bella Coffee

Watermark Hotel

Watermark Hotel

NEXT Hotel

NEXT Hotel 

Hotel Jen

Hotel Jen

Networx Marketers Meetings Update

We love running these monthly events for marketing, communication and digital professionals while showcasing fabulous Brisbane venues. This is what we've been up to lately...

Soleil Pool bar, Rydges South Bank

Content Marketing
August, Soleil Pool Bar, Rydges South Bank

Hotel Urban Brisbane

Building Communities
September, Hotel Urban Brisbane

Capri by Fraser, Brisbane

Chic and Stylish Events at Hotel Urban Brisbane

Hotel Urban Brisbane is a chic and stylish haven in the heart of Brisbane. Wave goodbye to typical stuffy hotel corridors and interior décor - leading architects and interior designers have created Urban experiences that are unique in both appearance and appeal.  Iconic in stature with 179 guest rooms created by leading interior designers the hotel is surrounded by leafy parklands and 360-degree views of the Brisbane city skyline, Roma Street Parklands and Mount Coot-tha.

Have yourself a very Urban Christmas

Make your Christmas celebration more than just another event this silly season at one of Hotel Urban Brisbane's gorgeous event spaces. Whether you're hosting a lavish lunch or delightful dinner for ten, a cheeky cocktail party for fifty, or a corporate event for 200 that will really wow them, Hotel Urban Brisbane will have you covered.

Find out more on our blog.

Capri by Fraser, Brisbane

Chance to win an Accommodation Package at Hotel Urban Brisbane

Readers have a chance to win overnight accommodation in a King Urban Balcony Room including a bottle of sparkling wine on arrival and parking.*

To enter, email us with your contact details by 11th October 2015 and the answer to: Which rockstar recently stayed at Hotel Urban Brisbane? (Hint, check out their Instagram posts from 21-25 September).

*Subject to availability at time of booking – some blackout dates apply. The winner will be notified on 12th October 2015.

A little insight into our new Team Support, Emma Slater!

What do you like about events?Emma Staff Photo

Events are so completely unique to any other industry and offer so many opportunities! What I love about events is that moment during the event you realise all of the hard work was worth it to give your guests the best experience possible. I am so incredibly excited to be starting my career with the lovely ladies at Iceberg Events and am looking forward to all of the amazing opportunities. Thank you Iceberg Events!

What is the best trip you’ve ever taken?

Travel is a massive passion of mine and my recent trip to Europe ensured that I will always be gallivanting around the world whenever possible. Iceland is one of my favourite destinations, the country and people are completely unique and the scenery is breathtaking! England is awesome and full of so much history, Paris has the best food ever and the culture shock of Egypt and Thailand is an experience I will never forget.


Book: How can you go past the Harry Potter series by J.K Rowling
Favourite band: Green Day
Movie: The Harry Potter series of course!
TV show: So many to choose from! I would have to say Game of Thrones though.

Tip of the Iceberg - Testimonials

"Just a quick email to say thank you to Iceberg Events for all your assistance with the 2015 National Blood Symposium on 11-12 June. Brodi, on behalf of Rennay, Emma and myself, thank you – your attention to detail, your prompt response to our requests and your organisational ability at the registration desk were exactly the sort of skills we were after for our event!" 

- Louis Anthrak, National Blood Authority

"Awesome. Krysty is exceptional. Amazing first day of events. I love you guys xxx"

- Narelle Stefanac, Seek

Posted October 01, 2015 in NEWSLETTER

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