Clients & Conferences

In addition to the management of conferences, Leishman Associates have significant experience in the management of Awards & Gala Dinners, and Festivals and Events.

The Tasmanian Environment Awards Dinner

Conducted on behalf of the Department of Primary Industry, Water & Environment. First appointed in 2001 and reappointed annually to manage this event. It attracts 500 guests for a gala awards night.

The Printing Industry Awards

Managed by Leishman Associates for 2003 and 2004, the awards night attracts 250 of Tasmaniaʼs practitioners in the printing and graphic design industry. The dinner is themed and includes a full program of entertainment.

Australia Post VIP Dinner

We provided a fully themed and produced program of events for 120 Australia
Post VIPs.

Tasmanian Cricket Association Test Dinner

Engaged by the Tasmanian Cricket Association to manage this gala event held in conjunction with the 2002 Test. The dinner attracted 500 guests, and was MCʼd by Eddie McGuire, and featured cricket greats from Australia and New Zealand.

Hobart Christmas Pageant

In conjunction with the Hobart City Council Leishman Associates have managed this major public event since 1998 to 2005. Attracting over 40,000 spectators, and involving 2000 participants.

Tasmanian Beer & Hop Festival

Leishman Associates managed the inaugural festival in 2003 and attracted 1500 patrons to a 1 day outdoor festival set in the Derwent Valley, the home of hops in Tasmania.

Hobart Summer Festival

Working with the Hobart City Council, Leishman Associates were the festival coordinators from 1999 to 2002. The Festival is a two week event featuring a series of activities, including the Taste of Tasmania.

Tall Ships Australia, 1998

A major public event attracting over 150,000 visitors to Tasmania and 1200 sailors from countries around the world. Leishman Associates were contracted by the State Government to handle aspects of one of the most major events in Tasmania. Involvement included event management for the State Government Welcome, Premier & Lord Mayors Reception, Tall Ships Sports Day, Tall Ships Street Parade, featuring 2000 participants, management of the volunteer program, management of the Tall Ships office and touring program.

Tour of Tasmania

A six day cycling event, attracting national and international riders, held over grueling territory throughout Tasmania.


Leishman Associates
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Ph: (03) 6234 7844
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