1st Asia Pacific Outgames

2008 | Assistant Company Manager & Assistant Technical Manager | Melbourne

The 1st Asia Pacific Outgames was a multi-sport tournament, a human rights conference and cultural event that embraced the Asia Pacific’s gay and lesbian community and its friends. The successful event attracted over 1600 participants, involved thousands of spectators and was a highlight event of the Midsumma Festival and Pride March for the summer of 2008. 

Sports tournaments at the 1st Asia Pacific Outgames included Badminton, Dancesport, Hockey, Lawn Bowls, Rowing, Run, Squash, Swimming, Ten Pin Bowling, Tennis, Volleyball and Water Polo. The 1st Asia Pacific Outgames also presented Rainbow Conversations, a two day GLBTI human rights conference which featured the most remarkable and diverse group of activists, academics and community leaders ever gathered in Melbourne.

Role detail

The purpose of this role was the smooth running of the opening ceremony by liaising with artists regarding rehearsals;
– Maintain company contact lists;
– Create vision package for ceremony;
– Execute vision package during ceremony.