Mothership Events: A new world of event and entertainment.

Mothership Events is a full service national event management and producing company. Mothership Events incorporates various areas of the Events Industry from music events, festivals, community events, government events, media events, artist showcases, educational institution gala days, arts and cultural events to corporate and private functions.
 
We are an innovative and dependable events company. Predominantly as industry leading event producers and promoters, we are actively involved in event management, touring, artist bookings, publicity and promotion of tours and artists. Yet our most established area: Event Producing is where we surpass the competitors. We are established in music, festivals and events, but diversify ourselves to encompass the corporate and private entertainment sectors.
 
 

Who We Are

Mothership Events was conceived in 1992 out of an obsession for entertainment and events. Since opening our doors as live music promoters and venue managers, Mothership Eventshas toured The Cat Empire, provided and managed the largest music festivals in the Southern Hemisphere and activated government cultural strategies.

In this capacity it is our responsibility to organise your event from the booking of quality artists and securing venues to providing all staging/production requirements, managing publicity and promotion, as well as, the development and running the event from woe to go.

Our committment to the industry is further highlighted by the scope and longevity of premier events we continue to produce and promote. 

Our Team

Brent Lean – Director

Brent has been actively involved in the industry for twenty years as both musician and promoter and has developed a unique understanding from both sides of the fence. He has built a strong reputation as someone who cares about the sustainable development of the Australian entertainment industry.

His relationship with musicians, their management, and record companies guarantees a fair and equitable result for all parties. In particular his relationship with booking agencies and promoters who look after major local and international acts is undeniably strong. They entrust him with the execution of their shows, tours and events. Knowing they will have a quality result means Mothership Music has the power to negotiate the best deals available on artist bookings and production elements, and in turn deliver an event project whether corporate, outdoor or touring, at a level that is unsurpassed.

Justin Nyker - Director

Justin has been working the entertainment and arts industry for approximately 15 years. He has a rounded skill base where he began working in art galleries during his fine arts studies which quickly progressed to the nightclub venue  scene. Soon he advanced to large scale public events such as NYE Sydney, Mardi Gras, Chinese New Year Festival, The Commonwealth Games and The Channel V Musi c Bus Tour. Since joining Mothership Music, he has focused his skills in on the producing, event management and operation of a series of diverse community / public events, national tours, as well as a range of outdoor music events and festivals.

Justin produces and operates a project with precision and an outlook that derives from a wide range of event, arts and entertainment experiences. His networks and relationships with authorities, promoters, artist management and media outlets ensure the delivery of a project at a professional level to the client brief and specifications.

Matt Sims - Event & Site Manager

Matt was welcomed into the Mothership Events Family as Event Manager in 2009 and brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm for all events. Matt’s relaxed but firm nature has gained much respect from his crew, suppliers and clients within the event industry.

Matt has pride in the finest attention to detail in regards to all aspects of an event. Having started a career in the Events and Entertainment Industry at Age 15, Matt has developed and adapted skills in all aspects of events. With an early kick start with BLM Productions as a junior lighting programmer/operator Matt swiftly grasped the technical side of events and gained skills in lighting, sound, laser and stage design. After completing his HSC secured a role as Event and Entertainment Coordinator at Macquarie University, here he was responsible for organising and promoting O-week events, Conception Day and the Uni Bar 

Events to name a few.

In 2009, after a year as Home Nightclubs Entertainment and Marketing Manager, Matt realised that his true love for large scale public events was where his skills truly belonged. Now with 10 years experience behind him, Matt has a broad range of skills and knowledge of all aspects of events, from the earliest stages of development, through rolling the last truck offsite, and settling the budget and all accounts post event.

Indiah Redman-Davidson - Event Administrator

Indiah has recently joined the Mothership team as the new Event Administrator. She has moved over from London where she was working at London's leading Performing Arts Venue's, the Southbank Centre also known as The Royal Festival Hall. She also has experience in working at sporting events such as gthe Wimbledon Tennis Championships and various music festivals. Her love for events had grown from a child, leading her to attend a performing arts speciliast school and completing a Foundation Degree in Event Management. She has a passion for creativy which contributes to her organisational skills and logical thinking. 

Gabby Demo - Event Co-ordinator 

Gabby has been working begind the scenes in the music & events industry for over a decade, where she has had relentless experience in supportive roles in the recdord labels, management and as a booking agent. Gabby has worked for talents such as COG and Shihad at Aloha Management. Booking assistant at Wildfire Agency whose artists include As Grunwald, Mia Dyson, Blue King Brown, The Drones (USA) plus many more. Moving on to crete her own manahement hub with co-manager Matty Woo and successfully grow one of Aussie's best act Dune Rats. 

Yasmin Tan - Event Co-ordinator

Yasmin has recently joined the team at Mothership Events and her high skill set in Customer Service & Quality Control have her as a steadfast facet to the team. 

She moved to London in 2011 where she soon fell into the event world by managing and coordinating events in a London establishment. On returning to Australia, she enrolled and started pursuing her career by doing her Diploma of Events at Sydney College of Event Management graduating with awards and high marks.

She is heavily invloved in the Sydney underground music scene on weekends manageging her own secret venue in the heart of the city. With her love and passion for the music and entertainment industry she immerses herself into each event & project, wanting to be invloved with every aspect.

Yasmin loves to contribute and utilise her experience and trauning in event management alongside her existing skils of project management, clientele management, team management and administration experience to complete her role in ana impressive manner. 

 

Cal Hodgson - Event Assistant 

With a love for live music and a hardworking approach to all aspects of life, Cal has been developing his career in the Events Industry for the past 3 years. From a humble beginning as a volunteer at various events, to his current position as a full-time Events Assistant, he has committed himself to working hard and improving himself every step of the way. He is friendly, outgoing and a committed team member who never hesitates to jump in and get his hands dirty, and will always go the extra mile to ensure the final product is of the highest possible standard. He is always looking for ways to improve hgimself within his posuition, and looks forward to having the chance to do so in the coming years. 

Sophie Woollett - Event Assistant 

Sophie has a genuine flair and passion for high profile and high impact events. Being a young graduate, she has only recently begun her career in events and is constantly seeking new challenges, and developing both her in-office and on site skill sets. She has great people engagement skills, and a high attention to detail with a hard working and tenacious attitude to all tasks undertaken. Sophie is creative, thorough and reliable and looks forward to a long and bright future in the events industry!

References

  • Please call our office on 02 9280 0557 for direct references

Summary

Over the past two decades we have worked as venue, artist and event consultants and producers/promoters to a plethora of diverse projects and have gained invaluable experience by being in the trenches in all matters relating to the cohesive mix of live entertainment and the general operations and management of events. We feel we blend the two elements together seamlessly and offer services to make sure the overall output of our events are balanced and maintained. We see our work as a collective endeavor working closely with client, artists, authorities, stakeholders and all affiliated areas to ensure the efficient running of all shows.

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