JBM +M has been successfully engaged by numerous government organisations such as The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, The Australia Council for the Arts, Destination NSW, National Parks and Wildlife (NSW) and the Barangaroo Delivery Authority to develop and deliver numerous campaigns both domestically and internationally.
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Engaged to manage and deliver the Australian Pavilion Cultural and Arts Program at the World Expo in Dubai which will highlight Australia’s creative and performing arts. For more information on the Australian presence at the Expo please click here
JBM+M was engaged by the Australia Council for the Arts and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to establish an awareness building program, including event management, to promote Australian artists touring in the UK. Event management responsibilities included the launch of the program, attended by 500 dignitaries, at the Australian High Commission in London in liaison with the cultural attaché. Over 150 arts companies were involved in the program over the two years. JBM+M led extensive negotiation and communication with performers, producers and local venues in the UK. Supervision of a locally based London public relations expert, in addition to open and clear communication channels between all parties, ensured the success of the program and increased touring opportunities for Australia artists into the UK.
In2Oz – Creative Australia engaged by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Australia International Cultural Council. JBM+M was hired as the Marketing Consultant for IN2OZ, Australia’s cultural diplomacy program in Indonesia in 2008. This involved the creation and implementation of an awareness building event program to promote Australian artists touring to Indonesia.
JBM+M was hired as the marketing and event consultant by the Australia Council for the Arts for two Venice Biennale’s. Work included design and implementation of the marketing campaign including stand alone website design and build, creation of publications, awareness building program and event management.
The Literature Board of the Australia Council hired JBM+M to assist key literary magazines and journals to promote their activities in a collaborative method to increase the visibility and circulation of each magazine with the aim of raising the profile of this aspect of Australian publishing culture.
Marketing consultant for the two-year program of Australian contemporary arts in the UK in 2005 – 2007. Awareness building program created and implemented to promote Australian artists touring in the UK. Extensive event management internationally.
New South Wales Government
Creation and implementation of Mont St Quentin Oval community event in 2024
Marketing Communications Consultant for numerous events within the Arts and Cultural precinct in 2017 and 2018. Projects include Blak Markets, Barangaroo Ngangamay, Aurora Eora, NAIDOC week, Vivid Sydney Sculpture at Barangaroo, Niki Savvas Papillon installation, This is Us – Australia Day campaign, Sydney Contemporary at Barangaroo, New Years Eve major event, Green Ladder installation, Sunset 20 North music festival and Blak Box. Creation and implementation of marketing strategies, advertising, digital and social media campaigns. Supervision of external and internal publicists. Promotion and strategy creation for Indigenous tours. Creation of 12 month marketing strategy and consultation.
Creation and implementation of an awareness building campaign and marketing strategy to promote the annual opening of four of Sydney’s iconic Harbour islands revealing Sydney’s diverse natural and cultural heritage. Part of Crave Sydney – a major celebration of Sydney’s unmatched way of life, offering 31 days of food, outdoor art and fun, Sydney Harbour Island Hopping is a co presentation with Events NSW and NPWS and attracted over 6000 people to numerous events around the harbour.
Re contracted to manage the 2010 Sydney Harbour Island Hopping events by Events NSW.
Island Light at Clark Island for NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Strategy created and implemented New Years Eve events on Sydney Harbour.
Bega Valley Shire Council
Communications Consultant for 2021. ART MONTH SAPPHIRE COAST brings together and shines a light on the region’s diverse exceptional artistic talent for a month of studio trails, live entertainment, events and exhibitions across the Bega Valley Shire/Sapphire Coast in August 2021.
Marketing strategy creation and implementation of the 2021 season of Pocket Operas, theatre, physical theatre and music. Social Media strategy and implementation. Rehired for the 2022 season with over 20 marketing communication campaigns to be delivered.
Parramatta City Council
Engaged by Parramatta City Council as the Marketing communications consultant for the 2012 and 2013 Parramasala festivals. Strategy development, audience development, social media and overseeing campaign implementation. Extensive niche marketing into cross cultural groups. Extensive stake holder management with state funding bodies. Oversee of event management.
Communications consultant for the City of Sydney to raise awareness of this unique retail and commercial space with short term licensing of City owned properties on Oxford Street in order to realise Council’s vision for the precinct as a thriving, dynamic and diverse cultural quarter.
Creative Spaces website
Communication strategy and implementation to raise awareness of the City of Sydney licensing the portal, Creative Spaces, that facilitates landowners and managers to connect with the creative industry.