Case Studies

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Client: Botanical Gardens and Parks Authority (BGPA) Event Style: Free to the Public Patron Numbers: 5,000 Duration: 10.30am – 2.30pm Date: 21 Sept 2013. In recent years this event has been known as the Kings Park Wild Fairyland Festival attracting up to 7,000 people.  This year the festival was designed to attract a slightly larger age group of 0 – 12yrs and therefore spilled throughout the Lotterywest Family Area including…

New Norcia Gala Dinner

Client: Westpac Event Style: Gala Dinner Duration: 5 hours Our Role: To organise and facilitate a Gala Dinner in a central location in the Mid West of WA farming community. Guests were welcomed on arrival at St Ildephonsus College with cocktails and a surprise performance by Opera Singer Fiona Mariah. Happenings organised all infrastructure to be delivered to New Norcia including sound, lighting, catering, theming and entertainment, invitations and accommodation…

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Client: WA Maritime Museum Event Style: Official Ceremony and Public Launch Guest No’s: 8,500 approx Duration: Lead Time 3 months – Event 8 hours Our Role: Happenings was contracted to undertake the co-ordination and Management of the Opening Ceremony and ‘Carnival on the Wharf’ for the New Maritime Museum. This event included three main elements; official proceedings, morning tea for invited guests and dignitaries and free public entertainment on the…

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Client: Ivernia Magellan Metals Event Style: Official Opening Ceremony including lunch and site tour Guest No’s: 85 Duration: 6 hours Our Role: Happenings Events Management was contracted by the Canadian Office of Ivernia’s Magellan Metals to manage the official opening of their new mine site in Wiluna. Over 150 dignitaries were invited to the event, including The Minister for Minerals and Energy and other ley governmental figures and local Wiluna…

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Client: Great Southern Group Event Style: Conference Guest No’s: 200 Duration: 2 days (8.30am – 10pm daily) Our Role: Having organised many events for Great Southern in recent years, the company contracted Happenings to manage their inaugural conference at the Parmelia Hilton Hotel. With in excess of 170 delegates from around Australia, the conference consisted of daily presentation sessions as well as dinner functions and entertainment each night. In addition…

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Client: Exchange Plaza Management Event Style: Cocktail Party Guest No’s 200 Duration: 5 hours Our Role: The Tenant Cocktail party is an event that Happenings has been contracted to coordinate on behalf of the Exchange Plaza Management office for the past 8 years. The event, which all building tenants are invited to, is held in the foyer of the building and takes on a different theme each year with past…

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Client: Botanic Gardens of Kings Park Event Style: Invitation only, Theatre Style Opening Event, Walk to unveil plaque and media interviews, followed by morning tea. Guest No’s: 150 Duration: 2.5 hours Our Role: The Ceremonial Walk joins Kings Park facilities to the State War Memorial After more than two years of planning and ten months in the construction phase, the Kings Park Ceremonial Walk was officially opened on 21 April…

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Client: Fremantle Ports Event Style: Free to the public event Patron No’s 100,000 (over the course of the day) Duration: 06.30am – 17.00pm Our Role: Happenings Events Management was contracted with a three week lead time to coordinate the arrival of the Queen Mary II to Fremantle Harbour. This was the first time the Queen Mary II had been into Western Australia and therefore large crowds were expected. Fremantle Ports…

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Client: Botanic Gardens of Kings Park Event Style: Free to the public event Patron No’s: 5,000 Duration: Lead time – 3 – 5 months Event duration: 9.30am – 3.30pm Happenings Events Management has been contracted to co-ordinated the Botanic Gardens of Kings Park’s Wild Fairyland Festival for the past three years. The Festival is a fairy festival for children aged 0 – 10 years. Includes an abundance of wandering entertainment…

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Client: Polo in the Valley Event Style: Corporate Equine Polo Patron Numbers:3000 Duration: 10.30am to 4.00pm Venue: Duncraig Stud, Swan Valley Date: 14 April 2013 To coordinate, plan and facilitate the set-up of Polo in the Valley. This includes organisation of 3 polo matches, on field entertainment, all event infrastructure together with sound, electrical, staging, marquee structures, fencing, security theming, layout and beautiful catering packages as well as ticketing requirements. …