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Putting the Fun into Funktionality

May 2016

 

Funktionality emerged from humble beginnings – with nothing but a laptop and a dream. It was in May 2000 when, after seven years working in Marketing and Events at PriceWaterhouseCoopers and two years in Business Development at Gearhouse (an AV company in Sydney), I decided to venture out on my own to start up an event management company.

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Funktionality Pop-up for 15th Year Anniversary

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 By Editor (Cim Magazine)

 

Sydney-based event management company Funktionality recently transformed their Marrickville warehouse headquarters into a pop-up party to celebrate 15 years in the business. With a theme of “Expect the unexpected” the 160 guests were treated to local artists, foods, breweries and DJs, reflecting the  tastes of the local Marrickville area.

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Sydney-based Event Management Company, Funktionality Showed off their Party Throwing Skills this Month with an Epic, Almost Enviable 15th Birthday

Thursday, July 30, 2015 By Nahrain John (KarryOn)

 

Utilising the theme ‘Expect the Unexpected’ – some 160 exclusive guests were truly surprised when they rocked up to the company’s basic Marrickville warehouse to find it completely transformed to reflect an urban edgy laneway feel with top DJs, catered foods, breweries and more.

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Funktionality Turns 15

Thursday, July 30, 2015 By Emma Gardiner (Spice)

 

Event management company Funktionality transformed their Marrickville warehouse to celebrate 15 years in business.

With 160 special guests, the event brought together not just industry suppliers who helped Funktionality produce 15 years worth of award-winning events, but also friends, family and colleagues.

Managing director Tracy Wood said, “Being an event management company, we understand all too well the importance of venue selection and the impact it can have on an event.

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15 Years and Kicking!

By Micenet AUS | NZ

Sydney-based Funktionality marks its 15th year in 2015 of creating award-winning corporate and special events.

What started as simply a “laptop and a dream” drove managing director, Tracy Wood to take her experience in events and marketing at Price Waterhouse Coopers and business development experience from her role at Gearhouse (a Sydney-based AV company) and venture out on her own.

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TOP FIVE: Lifting the Mood

By Micenet AUS | NZ

Great events are all about creating ambience. But how do you achive that?
We ask three experts how they create and lift the mood of an event using music, lighting, entertainment and any special techniques.

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 SYDNEY: Event Case Study

By Micenet AUS | NZ

NAME: J Farren-Price Gala Dinner
TYPE: Special Event
CLIENT: J Farren-Price Jewellers
VENUE: Newmarket Stables, Randwick
BY: Funktionality Events and Experiences
NO. ON ORGANISING TEAM: 3 – Scott Bellingham, Jen Rudland – senior event managers, Tracy Wood – director
PAX: 120
BUDGET: Top Secret

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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

By Micenet AUS | NZ

It could be considered surprising that Australia climbed up the ICCA world rankings in 2014 for hosting international meetings when the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre closed down at the end of 2013. Australia went from a ranking in 2013 of 16, hosting 231 meetings, to 13 in 2014 with 260 meetings. Not bad Team Australia!

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