LaVolta - Recruitment for the Digital Age

Tony Danker and Ian McClelland of The Guardian discuss their launch into Australia with Jennifer Wilson at the last Sydney Domain.

Tony Danker & Ian McClelland of The Guardian

Tuesday 24th September was another great evening for The Domain!  Our guests Tony Danker, International Director and Ian McClelland, Australian Managing Director from The Guardian drew a diverse crowd (if a little left leaning!) from across the industry for an intriguing look at underlying structure, philosophy and plans for expansion of The Guardian as they grow in Australia. Thanks to the excellent Jennifer Wilson of The Project Factory for conducting the interview.

A most engaging play not to be missed and yes it’s at the Theatre.

This fantastically funny independent production is a murder mystery "whodunit" that takes a tongue in cheek look at the world of TV Soap and Celebrity.  The play is running now at NIDA produced by our friend Nick Bolton and written/directed by Sam Atwell.  The show runs until May 18th and we recommend you get along and support some great local talent.  If you're up for a laugh, this engaging story will get you chuckling and probably leave you wondering why it is that you don't get to the theatre more often.  Click here to buy your tickets

Essential Digital Project Management course - Melbourne 30th April

If you are new to digital project management or need a refresher on project business practices, then check out Essential Digital Project Management.  It’s an intensive one-day workshop that gives you the theory combined with practical tips and tools to manage large and small web, mobile, ecommerce projects and campaigns. You’ll learn through a combination of case studies, exercises and role play, and receive tips on how to limit scope creep and change requests, how to recover from problems, ways to mitigate and manage risk and essential PM tools and documentation.


Vishy Narayanan runs the workshop and it’s a great course that we’re very happy to support.

More details here

Sydney FED 5th March at The Altitude Bar, Shelbourne Hotel, 200 Sussex St. 6:00 pm.

We’re very excited to have 2 international guests in town; Ian Chambers VP & MD, IGN Entertainment and Ricardo Poupada, the founder of Ricardo and Ian join Guy Gadney, co-founder of The Project Factory for a most interesting couch chat. Altitude Bar, Shelbourne Hotel, 200 Sussex St, Sydney 2000. 6:00 PM onwards.

The event is free - you just need to register here

Digital MBA in a day Sydney 26th + Melbourne 28th February

Check out the Digital MBA, which focuses specifically on the needs of fast changing, highly competitive, nimble digital services businesses.  Back by popular demand, Matt Costello - Investor, Corporate Advisor and Entrepreneur presents this intensive one day based on business and financial management.

Who's it for? If you need to work on your business or up-skill your senior management then this course gives you the fundamentals and the motivation. It will give you practical ways to change from a focus on short term revenue generation to building repeat and ongoing business and developing new revenue streams.


You’ll also gain understanding of financial ratios, assessment of your competitive advantage and how to diversify revenue streams, come to grips with valuations and rates of return as well as templates and frameworks you can introduce into your business straight away.

Registrations are open, but they are limiting numbers to ensure you get the most of out the day - more info and registration Sydney 26th February, Melbourne 28th February


The White Party celebrates 10 years on Thursday 29th November

Our 10th White Party on 29th November 2012 is set to be a fantastic event - We would love you to

join us at the party.

Tickets are selling fast so click here to buy yours now to avoid missing out.

If you've already bought a ticket don't forget to remind your friends to get theirs so you can all party together with us!

We look forward to seeing you there.

Your promo code is Call_LaVolta

Happy 10th Birthday White Party 2012

White Party Sydney is celebrating its 10th Anniversary on Thursday 29th November Upstairs @The Beresford. 10 years is quite something and we're looking forwards to celebrating with digital old timers and new online friends so would love our LaVolta members to come along.

Ticket price $48 includes yummy food served throughout the evening & 2 complimentary drinks.  Live entertainment - groovin with Craig Calhoun & the Brothers of Oz.  If you haven't been sent an invite please get in touch

Dress code: white, gold, silver, loads of sparkles - just magical!

Final call out for entries to AIMIA Awards - closing 5pm 19th October 2012

The AIMIA Awards are the longest running and most prestigious awards in Australia’s digital industry and this year there are 22 Award categories including advertising, entertainment, mobile, tablet, video, and social media.  Winners will be announced and celebrated March 2013. Complete details are available from the AIMIA Awards website: