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Who is Watermark Events?

We are a dedicated team of qualified event professionals who love what we do. Our team are motivated by your vision and passion for creating the best event possible.

We pride ourselves on our professionalism, friendliness, flexibility and willingness to go the extra mile.

We have collaborated across a number of industries including Education, Health, Law and Technology for Associations, Academics and Corporate.

If you are seeking a competitive edge for your next conference, symposium, social event or exhibition, speak to Watermark Events first.

Meet the Team

Julie Jerbic, Director, Watermark Events Australia

Julie Jerbic, JP, CoD, CEM

Director

With over two decades of industry experience, Julie is an Accredited Professional Conference Organiser who offers our clients a wealth of knowledge across all aspects of event management, including budget management, contract negotiations and a deep understanding in program management.

After a successful career as General Manager and Events Director of a conference and technology company, Julie joined forces with Sarah Jones to create a company with a drive to produce extraordinary events.

Julie takes great pride in her impeccable attention to detail and in establishing strong relationships with our clients, many of whom work with us year after year.

Sarah Jones, Director, Watermark Events Australia

Sarah Jones, CEM

Director

Sarah is an intuitive event professional with inspired ideas for outstanding programs, delegate boosting and marketing strategies.

Her conference and event experience spans 13+ years and is backed with a Dual Diploma in Event Management and Business. Sarah is one of 70 Professional Conference Organisers (PCO) Accredited with the PCO Association.

Sarah is highly regarded for her strong customer focus, time management and attention to detail. Her can-do attitude is infectious amongst clients, speakers and attendees.

She is motivated by her clients’ vision and her passion for creating the most amazing events.

Craig Hassell, Event Manager, Watermark Events Australia

Craig Hassell

Event Manager

Craig is a meetings industry specialist with 25 years management experience within the hospitality, conference and event industry, in both Australia and overseas.

Craig’s diverse range of experience provide him with a high level of expertise in all areas of organising and running events. His knowledge of hotel and venue operations is invaluable to our clients.

Craig is an Accredited Professional Conference Organiser.

Erin Rapson - Event Manager, Watermark Events Queensland Australia

Erin Rapson

Event Manager

With a Bachelor of Business in Event and Hotel Management, Erin brings a wealth of knowledge to our team.

Her career in the events industry has seen Erin work on conferences from 100 – 1,500 attendees, across a number of industries in the Not-for-Profit, Association and Academic sectors.

Erin has a proven track record of achieving her clients goals from end to end event management, specialising in marketing, sponsorship and speaker and management.

Erin Rapson - Event Manager, Watermark Events Queensland Australia

Rob Jamieson

Technical Director

Boasting over 20 years experience in the live event industry, Rob has both vast knowledge and priceless experience. Having previously worked on both large and small scale events of all types (including the Sydney Olympics), there isn’t much that his tuned eye for detail misses.

Rob’s friendly, calm, professional and approachable manner, makes him the guy you will be thankful to have on your side.

When he isn’t working, you will find Rob camped under the stars with a campfire, or watching the Formula 1.

Kerry Hodge, Registration Manager, Watermark Events Australia

Kerry Hodge

Registration Manager

Kerry, our registration guru, is a shining star with her exceptional customer service and registration technology skills.

Efficient and accurate is the best way to describe Kerry’s work ethic. No registration requirement is a challenge to her, in fact she thrives on the technical setups of those more in depth registration forms.

Kerry’s extensive background in administration equips her to deal with all attendee enquiries in her friendly and kind manner.

Jessy, Office Mascot, Watermark Events Australia

Jessy

Office Mascot

Specialising in hugs and kisses, Jessy sure brightens the office environment.

When not hard at work or sleeping on the job, Jessy loves puppy-chinos and beach walks.

Maisie Wellness Officer Watermark Events

Maisie

Wellness Officer

Maisie is responsible for boosting team morale and wellness, with her calm and relaxed nature.

Most days she can be found soaking up the sun or keeping Jessy in line.

Social Responsibility

It is extremely important to the Watermark Events team to donate our time to support charities and the community. We are pleased to suppport the following charities:

National Breast Cancer Foundation – Fundraising
Can Too Foundation – Fundraising
Support the Girls Australia – Volunteer
Friends with Dignity – Volunteer

Our Clients

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FinTech Australia

FinTech Australia Connecting, challenging and advocating on behalf of one of the fastest growing technology sectors in the world.

fintechaustralia.org.au

Intersekt Festival

Intersekt Festival

Intersekt is the leading and most thought provoking conference devoted to examining, discussing and unlocking the potential of Australia’s Fintech market.

intersektfestival.com

University of Western Australia

University of Western Australia

The University of Western Australia is a research-intensive university ranked in the world’s top 1% of academic institutions.

uwa.edu.au

Australian Archaeological Association

Australian Archaeological Association Inc.

The Australian Archaeological Association Inc. (AAA) is the largest archaeological organisation in Australia, representing a diverse membership of professionals, researchers, students and others with an interest in archaeology.

australianarchaeologicalassociation.com.au

University of Sydney

University of Sydney

We make lives better by producing leaders of society and equipping our people with leadership qualities so they can serve our communities at every level.

sydney.edu.au

RMIT University

RMIT

RMIT is a global university of technology and design and Australia’s largest tertiary institution.

rmit.edu.au

Australian Association for Engineering Education

Australasian Association for Engineering Education

The Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE) is a professional association of academics, support staff, postgraduate students, librarians, professional engineers and employers who all have vested interest in fostering excellence and innovation in engineering education.

aaee.net.au

Australian Collaborative Education Network

Australian Collaborative Education Network

The Australian Collaborative Education Network Limited (ACEN) is the professional association for practitioners and researchers from the tertiary education sector, industry, community and government representatives, involved in work integrated learning in Australia.

acen.edu.au

University of Technology Sydney

University of Technology Sydney

Australia’s #1 Young university, focused on making a difference through leading research, and inspiring education.

uts.edu.au

Comic Book Contracts Conference

The Western Australian Biodiversity Science Institute

As a science research broker, we enable strategic partnerships between industry, government, community and researchers to enhance scientific knowledge and improve biodiversity outcomes in Western Australia.

wabsi.org.au

Deakin University

Edith Cowan University

Edith Cowan University is a multi-campus institution, offering undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Perth and Bunbury, Western Australia.

ecu.edu.au

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Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

The Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions brings together the Parks and Wildlife Service, Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority, Zoological Parks Authority, Rottnest Island Authority, Conservation and Parks Commission, Swan River Trust and Biodiversity and Conservation Science.

dbca.wa.gov.au

Comic Book Contracts Conference

University of Notre Dame Australia

Notre Dame is a private Catholic University, extending from the West Coast of Australia in the beautiful and historic City of Fremantle, to the North-West town of Broome and across the continent to the heart of Sydney.

notredame.edu.au

Deakin University

Murdoch University

Murdoch University was founded in 1973 and delivers undergraduate and postgraduate programs to more than 22,000 students across campuses in Australia, Singapore and Dubai.

murdoch.edu.au

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eLife

eLife is an initiative from research funders to transform research communication through improvements to science publishing, technology and research culture.

elifesciences.org

Comic Book Contracts Conference

Comic Book Contracts

Comic book contracting has opened the door for creative forms of contracting. This innovation has made contracting more accessible and transparent to the general public.

comicbookcontracts.com

Deakin University

Deakin University

Deakin University are a progressive and open-minded university, with the highest student satisfaction in Victoria.

www.deakin.edu.au

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Curtin University

Curtin is a leading Australian university with campuses in WA, Dubai, Malaysia, Mauritius & Singapore offering undergrad, postgrad & research opportunities.

www.curtin.edu.au

Comic Book Contracts Conference

Australian Microscopy & Microanalysis Society

The Australian Microscopy & Microanalysis Society is a member-run society dedicated to the promotion of microscopy, microanalysis, and related techniques across a broad range of scientific disciplines.

microscopy.org.au

Deakin University

Australian Microbeam Analysis Society

The primary aim of AMAS is to improve the practice and instrumentation of microbeam analysis in Australian laboratories

microscopy.org.au/amas

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Light Microscopy Australia

Light Microscopy Australia objective is the advancement of the science and techniques of light microscopy.

microscopy.org.au/lma

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What our clients are saying!

Sarah always goes above and beyond for her clients to ensure they have the best service and that their events are a success.

From the outset of the conference communication, Julie’s professionalism was nothing short of the highest level.

The conference team were amazing and helpful. Everything was really well organised.

Our Partners

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Conference Online

Conference Online offers event and conference registration and abstract technology.

conferenceonline.com.au

Entegy provides industry leading event technology for conference apps and engagement

Entegy

Entegy provides industry leading event technology for conference apps and engagement.

entegy.com.au

Qantas is a partner of Watermark Events Australia

Qantas

Qantas is delighted to be the exclusive airline partner for the Watermark Events offering registered attendees special discounted airfare.

qantas.com/au

h2 conference and exhibition insurance solutions

H2 Insurance Solutions

H2 Insurance Solutions is a market leader in providing insurance for the conference, exhibition, meeting, events and trade show industries.

h2is.com.au

red energy promotions are the leaders in promotional products and merchandise for events and conferences

Red Energy Promotions

Red Energy Promotions are the leaders in promotional products and merchandise for events and conferences.

redenergypromotions.com.au

Maddsigns is a Design, Branding and Printing business

Maddsigns

Maddsigns is a Design, Branding and Printing business for small and large businesses on the Gold Coast. Specialising in Print Management

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Proud members of the Professional Conference Organisers Association Australia.

Professional Conference Organisers Association - Certified Event Manager
Professional Conference Organisers Association - Certified Event Manager

Let’s discuss how we can elevate your event to the next level

Phone

07 5530 5642

Email

Office Hours

Monday – Friday
8:30am – 5:00pm

Location

Gold Coast, QLD
Australia