Of her almost 15 years event and marketing experience, Belinda's portfolio delivering large scale events and conferences expands over 20 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and North America, having spent 7 years abroad. Upon return to Melbourne, Belinda found opportunity to establish The Social Crew in 2014.
Belinda has created events for world leaders, produced major sporting and music events, launched art exhibitions in Europe's most prolific galleries and spaces, coordinated major international conferences, designed galas with huge seating plans, held ripper parties in Istanbul's ruins, London's crypts, Milan's fashion houses and New York's lofts and directed live shows for some of the worlds most prominent musicians. All the while, delivering events and campaigns for some of the world’s most recognisable brands such as Nike, Barclays Capital, Sainsburys, British Airways, Crumpler and produced major projects in a variety of industries for PGA Tour, London Olympics, Taste Festivals, White Night Melbourne, Melbourne Festival, Pause Fest and plenty more.
Belinda's strength lies in her ability to create and curate unique experiences and interesting concepts, in turn, marketing events for maximum impact and exposure. She's also a pretty good hustler. Check out her other projects in SIDE HUSTLE.
In her spare time, Belinda is often found running her gallery/art space Besser Space, at gigs, travelling across the world or chilling out with friends by a campfire. She once ran the New York marathon, but vows never to do it again.
When the crew are nose deep onsite, we often need a hand keeping our paperwork in check. Ange is our Virtual Assistant from Boutique Admin.
With 13 years senior administration experience from a range of sectors, Ange has a sophisticated and smart approach to delivery and helps us get through our to do list effectively and efficiently. From bookkeeping to obtaining quotations, Ange delivers a boutique service the modern way, virtually.
When she is not nerding out on admin, Ange is at the beach ripping up the surf.
Since completing a Bachelor in Business Event and Convention Management at Southern Cross University in 2014, Briony's portfolio has seen her deliver events across Melbourne, Brisbane and London, UK.
Briony's experience working within boutique venues, including boutique design hotel, ACE Hotel London, has seen her execute events for a wide range of clientele across fashion, advertising, music for brands such as Nike, Adidas, Calvin Klein, H&M, delivering both small and large-scale events such as conferences, product launches, meetings, workshops, dinners and exclusive events.
Her direct experience with site visits, pre-event meetings with clients and third party suppliers allows her to understand event requirements from both sides of the fence.
Briony is an energetic, results-orientated and client focused events professional, who is highly efficient Event Coordinator.
Briony has travelled South America and Europe extensively and loves to share stories of her adventures. We can vouch for the fact that she has the best photo of Bolivia's Salt Lake getting around..
Holly Flatley, Event Coordinator
Holly's experience in the event industry includes major sporting events and trade shows within Australia, Europe and the UK having most recently worked on the Good Food and Wine show, Australian Open and Pause Fest.
Her experience project managing areas of events such as broadcast, logistics, talent and speaker management provides our crew with a great all rounder with credible insight into presentation of events from an audience perspective.
Majoring in French and fashion, delivering projects at Paris Fashion Week, Holly is motivated, personable and enthusiastic, especially when rolling out some fancy french words.
When she is not rounding up the masses, Holly is also a regular on the hockey and field tracks rounding up the wins.
Rachael Bartlett, Event Coordinator
Hailing from the UK, Rachael joined us in 2015 and covers key onsite support, event builds and delivery of activations and operations.
Her previous experience building event sites, playing around will lighting programs and working on projects for Beyond the Valley, St Jerome's Laneway Festival, Strawberry Fields and Fringe Festival is a great fit for our Crew. Since joining in 2015, Rachael has assisted in event design and install for Portsea Polo - Jaggad, managed onsite production for White Night and operations across activations for digital and tech activations for IBM, Xero and Tesla.
On weekends, you'll find Rachael swimming in the ocean or on the beach snapping (probably) too many photos of sunsets, feeding her self-confessed Instagram addiction.
Rachael recently completed an MA in Arts Management and has returned to study Teaching.
You'll find Rach popping up at The Social Crew here and there in-between her uni schedule.