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Garth Lategan

Garth Lategan

Teacher Trainer

College of Event Management - Sydney and Melbourne

Melbourne, Australia

I am deeply passionate about inspiring people to live a life that is truly meaningful and that makes a positive impact on themselves and the community around them. I thrive in situations where my thinking is challenged and where I can pass on my knowledge to those that are aspiring to achieved what I have already accomplishe...


College of Event Management - Sydney and Melbourne

Teacher Trainer

Specialist in a wide variety of technology trends, event related documentation and financial controls.
Mentor and trainer.

Push Industries

Digital Strategist

1998 saw the birth of internet promotions for events and ever since I have been at the leading edge of each platform and how users interact with each medium, I have an excellent understanding of digital marketing in all its forms (Search, website optimization, SEM/SEO, digital display across desktop, mobile and tablet, CRM etc). Expertise in developing social media strategy is my strengh within the event industry

William Angliss Institute

Teacher Tourism and Event Department

Below is a list of the subjects that I have taught

Entertainment Operations
Enhance Customer Service
Quality Customer Service
Security and Crowd Control
Introduction to finance
Sourcing event industry knowledge
Event Hazards
Financial Operations
Selecting Venues
MYOB software training

• Actively seeking internship, volunteering and paid work for students.
• Introducing students to event industry professionals and proved networking opportunities.
• Providing support for students after they graduate
• Participate in organised student events.
• Positive atmosphere promotion in class rooms
• Support provided to student with special needs in finance
• Mentor student that have their own external event projects
• I am in the top 5 Moodle user to engaged and communicate with student online
• Supported teachers with new student software role out
• Problem solve computer solutions for staff
• Provide Moodle training for staff and students

World Vegan Day Melbourne

Event Producer

Co-ordinate exhibitors (120+ businesses and organisations)
Source and fulfilling all of the sponsorship agreements
Develop and maintain relationships with external suppliers, sponsors and other stakeholders
Office administration (such as inbound post, payments, phone enquirers)
Media Liaison
Social media marketing and website content maintenance
Research and undertake new activities to increase revenue
Organize all the logistics of the venue and activities on the day
Prepare a schedule and running sheets for event.
Co-ordinate recruitment and management of over 100 volunteers and staff
Track and report on finances
Manage timeline for entire event project.
Creation and implementation of Risk Management Plan for an audience of over 12,000

Smile Please Services

Event Manager & Producer

Event Producer
Event Management
Stage Management
Venue Sourcing

Social Media

National Touring Artist Management
Volunteer/Staff management
International Touring
Risk Management

Business Development

Financial Controller

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