The pioneering spirit of the Event Planet leadership team is fuelled by four principled corporate values; integrity, originality, productivity and dependability.

Our award-winning directors, producers and event managers are recognised as one of Australia’s most creative and innovative event management teams.

Collectively, we offer an unrivalled combination of national and international professional event management and live brand experience across a multitude of event types. Together, with the support of a dedicated full-time and in-house team of passionate and motivated individuals, plus our freelance counterparts, we deliver successful events that last long in the memory of our clients and their important guests.

Our management team are profiled below.

 


amy-merriman

amy merriman
founder & managing director

Qualifications:
B. Commerce; Marketing, Finance, Commercial Law University of Sydney
Executive Education Program; Leading Professional Service Firms, Harvard Business School

Experience: 
Two decades working at the pinnacle of creative events and communications in Australia and abroad.

Specialties:
High level strategy and delivery, complex multi-stakeholder corporate and Government projects, quality assurance and team leadership.

Passionate about:
Commercialising client vision, creative and original solutions, and delivering success.

 


laura-sage

laura sage
general manager

Qualifications & Awards:
B. Design; Architecture & Landscape Architecture, Adelaide University
Certificate of Event Management, University of Technology, Sydney
The New Leadership Programme, Cambridge Judge Business School
Young Australian Event Manager of the Year, Australian Event Awards (2012)

Experience:
13 years designing and producing world-class events throughout Australia and the Asia Pacific Region.

Specialties:
Creativity and design, turning ideas into reality, team management.

Passionate about:
Designing unique event experiences that are joyous and make guests smile.


monique-ocallaghan-2

monique o’callaghan
production director

Qualifications & Awards:
B. Management; Tourism and Event Management, University of Technology, Sydney
Leading Teams for Emerging Leaders Programme, London Business School
Young Australian Event Manager of the Year, Australian Event Awards (2015)

Experience:
Over six years management experience producing high quality event experiences in Australia for luxury, FMCG and technology brands as well as Federal Government agencies.

Specialties:
Meticulous logistical planning, operations management, professional service delivery.

Passionate about:
A well-executed production schedule, creating unforgettable guest experiences, team training, mentorship and empowerment.