Michael Magafa

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Michael Magafa

National Sales Director, Encore Event Technologies

PRESENTATION TOPIC: Encore Event Technologies, Winner 2017 MEA Special Event of the Year – Asian Paints presented with John Schryver


CONFERENCE TRACK: Best Practice Case Studies

Michael is a respected leader in the events industry, having been with Staging Connections/Encore Event Technologies for over 19 years in a wide range of capacities. His passion is exceeding client expectations and thrives on exceptional customer service, tailor-made client solutions and excellence in event delivery. Michael proudly serves as National Sales Director, responsible for strategic account partnerships with Encore’s corporate customers. He has overseen a changing methodology to deliver a consultative approach with clients and ensure the right team and expertise for each event.

“My main goal is to use creativity to give life to our client’s ideas and turn them into reality. Through collaboration, I strive to break the boundaries, turning every customer’s imagination into a unique experience that delivers beyond their expectations. I have learnt to believe in the power of teamwork. The ideas created by one mind are incomparable to those created by multiple. I aspire to cultivate customer-centric teams of individuals who are constantly in search of what can be improved upon. My favourite aspect of my role is the opportunity to collaborate with an array of intellectual, creative talents every day. I am dedicated to delivering exceptional experiences and am a firm believer that this can only be done with a passionate team”. 

Session Overview

Gain an insight into how we delivered on one of Australia’s most innovative, award winning events of 2017. We will share how we took the brief for this incentive and translated it into an unforgettable experience which incorporated amazing stage sets, breath taking projection, gesture control and even helped unveil murals on buildings in India.

Three key takeaways from Michael & John’s presentation:

  • An understanding of how we brought to life a major in-bound incentive.
  • How to apply technology in creative new ways for an engaging experience.
  • Advice on how to deal with challenges relating to:
    • Venue changes
    • Large groups of in-bound travellers
    • Logistics
    • Risk management
    • Events in unique/remote locations
    • Last minute changes

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