PROFILE

With over eight years event experience, Tahli lives and breathes the event space. A strategic planner and creative thinker, Tahli is always thinking of new and innovative ways to create memorable experiences. Tahli enjoys seeing an event from conception through to completion. From negotiating supplier agreements, managing budgets and scheduling tight run sheets, Tahli's tenacity to problem solve and think clearly under pressure is what sets her apart. Notoriously passionate and energetic, Tahli works tirelessly at every level of the design, production and management phase to ensure no stone is left unturned.

CREDENTIALS

Eight years experience in event design, production and management

Creative and strategic ideas generator

Highly skilled in negotiating contracts, supplier management, managing staff and contractors, managing budgets. 

Experienced stylist generating original concepts

Tactful and resourceful with managing talent and looking after their rider

Proficient in planning and scheduling events for up to 1,000 guests/delegates

Expert in managing stakeholders and building strong and lasting relationships with clients

Extremely hands on, ladders, dirty, whatever it takes to meet bump in / bump out deadline

Meticulous planner and highly organised

Ability to work well in a team andmulti-task

Expert problem solver

 

Key client | Corporate    BERLEI - VIA THE MINT PARTNERS

The brief for Berlei ‘Do it for yourself’ event was to create an environment for the Berlei ambassador, Serena Williams, to conduct media interviews, followed by a dance class for Serena and guests to let their hair down together.  The inspiration for the event was to showcase the AW-17 Sport Campaign range of bras.  Serena’s message for the event was to empower women to ‘Do it for yourself.’

Role and responsibility:

    Event design and execution (including set design)

    Collaboration with artist reflect AW17 range

    AV plan and management

    Supplier negotiation and management

    DJ booking & management

    Venue management

    Catering management

Key suppliers:

    The Art Series Hotel Group - The Blackman Hotel

    Fleur - Florist

    Pro Light and Sound

    Cookes Food

    DJ - Lauren Mac (Verve Agency)

    Dann Event Hire

    Artist collaboration with Emma Grace Hawtrey, Hawtrey Design

 

Testimonial    “Tahli was the linchpin of our biggest campaign of the year. As the only team member based on-ground in Melbourne, Tahli was absolutely integral to the success of our jam-packed press-day with Serena Williams for Berlei including filmed interviews, a media call and a dance class. Her energy, solution-based attitude, dedication and competence made her a dream to work with. Tahli took the brief and immediately understood our needs and aesthetic, offering ideas and suppliers that brought everything together. Her thorough attention to detail and incredible foresight to think through the full flow of the day meant that our event ran seamlessly and all parties were happy and relaxed. I look forward to working with Tahli on our next event.” (Business manager, The Mint Partners)

 

Key client | NFP   -  MACCABI 90 YEARS GALA CELEBRATION 

To celebrate their 90 year anniversary Maccabi Victoria’s brief was to create a gala celebration for 600 guests which would also be their major fundraising event for 2016. The event included a range of speakers and entertainment, including an address from her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AM, Governor of Victoria, roving interviews with live video feed, an auction, dinner service, roving whiskey bar, and live entertainment.

Role and Responsibility:

    Event design and strategy

    Budget Management

    Sponsorship management

    Entertainment management

    Styling design and execution

    Supplier negotiation and management

    Auction coordination

    Master of Ceremonies strategic plan and execution

    Catering and venue management

    Graphic design coordination

    Security management (including government security detail)

    Volunteer and hostess management

    Complete AV schedule and management - live footage, sponsor logo, pre recorded footage.        

Key Suppliers:

    The Big Group

    Harry the Hirer

    Fem Belling - vocalist

    Jeremy Blode Photography

    In house styling and design

Testimonial    “The board of directors would like to sincerely thank you for your outstanding contribution to the recent Gala celebration. You carried out your role as Event Director to distinction. The quality and attention to detail of all aspects of planning and execution was done with utmost professionalism and unconditional willingness to assist, and certainly contributed to the overwhelming success of the event. Guests and sponsors have given glowing praise for what they have credited as one of the best and truly memorable events ever run by Macabbi. It has been a pleasure and privilege to work together with you and your team.”  (Maccabi Victoria President and Chairman)

 

Key client | Private -  PRIVATE WEDDING (HOME MARQUEE)

This lavish wedding was to take place in the client’s own backyard, with a Hamptons style marquee required to seat nearly 400 guests. The event included a beautiful ceremony at the gardens, stand up cocktails, live music and dancing, sit down dinner, family photos, and speeches.

 Role and responsibility:

    Design management: stylist, marquee, floor plan, furniture hire, ceremony hire

    Full production of all suppliers including negotiating contracts and quotes

    Run sheet management

Key Suppliers:

    Food and Desire

    Harry the Hirer

    Placesettings

    Select AV

    Where the Grass is Green

    DJ Mafia

    The White Tree Band

    C2 Video

    Me Love You Long Time Photography

Testimonial    “Tahli was always genuine, thoughtful, organised and completely professional in her approach and consistently provided us with forthright, honest and expert advice. She also added significant value by helping us to manage costs and negotiating with a number of our suppliers and took charge of many of the details we simply didn’t have the time to manage. Tahli - thank you for ensuring that our wedding day was so hassle free and enjoyable for us. We would highly recommend your services (Wedding client)