15th Anniversary Gala Dinner

Client: Auto & General
Venue: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane
Date: December 2015

Encore was engaged by Auto & General to create a gala dinner event that was a work of art, celebrating and honouring its 1,200  guests. Transporting guests into a fantasy world of crystals and Vanity Fair inspired parties that surprised and delighted them. Utilising the symbol for a 15 year partnership, crystals were selected as the basis of the event creative concept. The grand entrance was created using red carpet flanked by bollards and rope and a custom branded media backdrop for photo opportunities. Once guests entered the main room, they were greeted with a stunning ‘Vanity Fair’ style Event Backdrop covered entirely in lush greenery and featuring white 3D lettering of ’15 years’, – creating another perfect photo op for guests. The hero room feature was the giant mirror ball surrounded by 6m long crystal beaded chandeliers, and when lit cast thousands of moving sparkles around the room. As a special treat for the guests, they were treated to a flash mob performance by several Auto & General employees and finished with Captain Risky. Our unique concept included a lovely 12mL x 6mH beaded ‘crystal’ curtain used as the backdrop for the in house stage.  This allowed a grand entrance for the star performer at the end of the night; Guy Sebastian.

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