(Picture: trade shows headed for life support? Actual exhibit at INTEGRATE 2013!) Our guest editorial in CX this month by Jason Allen makes the startling yet believable claim that total visitor time spent attending all three trade shows held in Sydney this year was worth $14,404,000. Jason...Read more ?
Our Blog on Safety, Darwin Style last week attracted a lot of comments, here. Now this additional image has come to hand, showing a remarkable disregard for basic safety with a crew member or observer standing without a hard hat and wearing what appear to be thongs. This is allegedly the load...Read more ?
Why on EARTH would a production firm stage this performance in front of 3,000 people in DARWIN this weekend? The event was the DSO playing on an ship anchored about 30m out from the wharf. Does Darwin exclude itself from sensible safety, let alone legal responsibility? Do you know more?...Read more ?
A reader poses this as a debate: I am concerned that local councils around NSW appear to be electing to offer in house production to potential hirers of council venues, using council technical staff, without charging the hirer a proper labour rate. This is apparently because council is already...Read more ?
ON THE ROAD: Chicago I was reading Rolling Stone and this amazing article about Student Loans. Sure enough my barkeeper Klarny last night here at the Public Hotel confirmed all this. His degree in Asian Politics failed to launch any kind of career. He makes the minimum payments on his loan...Read more ?
Eventually you arrive and if direct from Sydney it will be night. My hotel is simply called PUBLIC and the doorman had to weave and duck through a heaving reception area between two bars loaded with young creatures very similar to those pictured. Indeed a group of girls were posing for a photo right...Read more ?
Finally the bully bosses are being hauled to account, with the University of the Sunshine Coast yesterday ordered to pay $364,000 in damages after an 'executive' verbally abused a female security guard in 2008. Mark Bradley was named as the assailant, and the university failed to properly investigate...Read more ?
The fastest retail turnaround ever started when the enormous Woolworths group lost their marbles and decided to take on Bunnings Hardware. So far they have burned massive sums and appear to need a miracle to ever make money from their big Masters stores. The CEO admitted recently they didn't know...Read more ?
This one got through the CX Network spam filter, and we thought it could be good for someone. I am Paul Howard Prince. I have been a close friend and lawyer to Muammar Gaddafi the former president of Libya for 15 years, Gaddafi's death have caused pains. He refused to heed my advice to vacate...Read more ?
This is a story about a back room operator who is one of the most successful and respected guys in the global music industry. Yet most people don't know who he is. Right now his act is the biggest selling female performer in terms of live concerts in Australia, and that of course is Alecia Moore,...Read more ?