As founder and Managing Director of Firefly Events & Project Management, Samantha understands the importance of creating a seamless event that perfectly represents your brand.
During her career, Samantha has worked on major events including the iconic Royal Queensland Show (Ekka), The Royal Queensland Food and Wine Show and a career highlight – the Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth (RASC) conference.
The RASC conference, hosted by Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal (Princess Anne), was a 10 day event which saw more than 250 local and international delegates descend on Brisbane.
As the conference organiser, Samantha planned the entire conference program and associated events, including the five day pre-conference tour of regional Queensland, the five day conference at the RNA’s Royal International Convention Centre and 50 guest speakers to talk during the event, including HRH, The Princess Royal. She also liaised with key stakeholders and representatives from the Australian Federal Government, Queensland Government and Buckingham Palace.
Focused and organised, Samantha prides herself in her attention to detail, time management and communication skills. She is highly flexible and has the ability to engage across all levels of industry. Whether it’s a five day business conference or a black tie gala dinner, Samantha and the Firefly team will perfectly plan, manage and execute your event.
Samantha holds a Bachelor of Business, majoring in Event Management, from Griffith University. She has worked on a number of high profile events for major blue chip clients and leading Australian charities during her 11 years in the industry.