About

Welcome to Smart Event Management, where every event is an opportunity to create something extraordinary. Based in the vibrant heart of Adelaide, we are a team of passionate event professionals dedicated to delivering innovative, impactful, and memorable experiences.

At Smart Event Management, we believe in the power of events to tell a story, connect people, and leave a lasting impression. Our journey began with a simple vision: to blend cutting-edge technology with creative excellence. Today, we stand as a leader in the event management industry, known for our commitment to quality, innovation, and sustainability.

Our expertise spans a wide spectrum of event services. From corporate conferences to live music festivals, we have the skills and resources to bring any event to life. Our services include end-to-end event planning and execution, state-of-the-art audio-visual production, live streaming, and bespoke installation services. With our sub-brands, SMART AV and astream, we ensure that every technical aspect of your event is flawless and impactful.

Audio Visual equipment supply and installation services

Sustainability is at the core of our operations. We strive to create eco-friendly events that not only inspire but also respect our planet. Our approach involves using sustainable materials, implementing waste reduction strategies, and promoting energy efficiency.

Our team, led by seasoned professionals, is a blend of creative minds and technical experts. We are storytellers, designers, technicians, and planners – all united by a passion for excellence. Our collaborative approach ensures that we understand your vision and objectives, translating them into experiences that resonate with your audience.

At Smart Event Management, we’re more than just event planners; we’re experience creators. We take pride in our ability to transform ordinary events into extraordinary experiences. Whether you’re looking to inspire, engage, or simply entertain, we are here to make it happen.

Join us in redefining the art of event management. Let’s create something unforgettable together.

About Josh

Josh Smart is a distinguished professional in the event management industry, with an extensive background in audio, lighting, and video production. His expertise spans a wide array of events, encompassing corporate functions, theatrical productions, dance performances, and live music festivals. Josh’s proficiency in these areas is not just a testament to his technical skills but also reflects his deep understanding of how to create the perfect ambiance for any event. His ability to synchronise audio visual elements with the event’s theme and audience expectations makes him a valuable asset in the field.

With a career marked by versatility and excellence, Josh has developed a comprehensive skill set that includes planning and executing events of all scales and types. He is adept at managing every facet of event organisation, from initial concept development to final execution. This includes meticulous budgeting, ensuring cost-effectiveness without compromising on quality, and sophisticated audience management systems that streamline the attendee experience. His flair for theming transforms venues into captivating spaces, while his expertise in venue sourcing ensures the selection of ideal locations that align with the event’s objectives and client expectations.

Josh’s excellence extends to supplier management, where he demonstrates an exceptional ability to coordinate with multiple vendors, ensuring seamless integration of services and products. His particular strength lies in the technical domain, with a focus on Audio Visual and Information Technology systems. Josh’s proficiency in these areas is not merely about technical know-how; it’s about understanding how these elements come together to create an immersive experience for attendees.

Beyond traditional events, Josh is highly competent in organising and overseeing virtual and hybrid events. His skill in this market is particularly relevant in the modern event landscape, where digital and physical spaces often merge. He excels in leveraging the latest in virtual event technology, ensuring that online components are as engaging and well-coordinated as their in-person counterparts. This includes managing streaming technologies, virtual interaction tools, and digital content creation, all while ensuring a seamless integration with the physical aspects of the event.

Training and Licences

  • Advanced Rigging
  • Child Safe Environments
  • Elevating Work Platform
  • Fire Warden
  • Forklift
  • Health and Safety Representative
  • Medium Rigid Drivers Licence
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • National Police Clearance
  • Provide First Aid
  • Responding to Abuse & Neglect
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol
  • Scissor & Vertical Lift
  • Test & Tag
  • White Card
  • Work Safely at Heights
  • Working with Children Check

Qualifications

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) β€’ 2024
  • Bachelor of Business (Management) β€’ 2021
  • Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services β€’ 2019
  • Diploma of Leadership & Management β€’ 2017
  • Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety β€’ 2019
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment β€’ 2019
  • Certificate IV in Coordination of Volunteer Programs β€’ 2019
  • Certificate IV in Front Line Management β€’ 2014
  • Certificate IV in Leadership β€’ 2014
  • Certificate III Live Production β€’ 2010
  • Certificate III in Retail Supervision β€’ 2008

Memberships

  • Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Professional Conference Organisers Association
  • Business SA

Documentation