19 Oct 2022

Event Communications – game on!

A few weeks in the life of The P.A People’s Event Communications department

(Main image credit – courtesy: City2Surf)

The P.A. People’s Event Communications team continues to deliver technical solutions and equipment for a broad range of local and international clients, from CCTV, trackside PA and venue audio, noise monitoring, wired and wireless comms, two-way radios, and critical signal infrastructure.

With teams covering events both in Australia and overseas, the Event Comms department has had a busy spring season. In recent weeks the team have been supplying comms solutions for:

  • City2Surf, ‘the world’s largest Fun Run’ bringing 80,000+ people together from all walks of life to run, jog, walk or stroll the iconic 14km course from Sydney CBD to Bondi Beach
  • FIBA Women’s World Cup Basketball at Qudos Bank Arena – the 19th edition of FIBA’s premier international tournament for women’s national basketball teams
  • NRL, NRLW, and Australia Cup Grand Finals – Commbank Stadium hosted the Australia Cup final between NSW NPL side, Sydney United 58 FC and A-League club Macarthur FC – and Accor Stadium hosted the NRLW (Newcastle Knights vs Parramatta Eels) and NRL (Penrith Panthers vs Parramatta Eels)
  • Monster Jam Stadium World Tour returned to Sydney, at Accor Stadium – slated as the ‘world’s larger than life motorsport’
  • Saudi Opening Season Parade in Riyadh – the Saudi capital celebrates the start of Events Season with a grand opening parade – a state-sponsored annual entertainment and sports festival, part of the larger Saudi Seasons initiative held from October to March since 2019
  • Sydney Kings, (the 2021 Champions) new 2022 Season at their Qudos Bank Arena ‘home court’
  • Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix, part of the Grand Prix motorcycle racing season, which has been run at the scenic Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit south of Melbourne, Victoria since 1997.
Image courtesy FIBA

“Our teams have been active since COVID-related event restrictions eased late last year and we’re excited to be ‘back on the road’ serving our valued clients and doing what we do best” said Nicky Dodds – Manager of the Event Communications team. “These events are just a few highlights from the most recent period in The P.A. People Event Comms schedule.”

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