ABOUT US

We are specialists in creating public celebrations, iconic events and innovative experiences.

Founded in 2006, AGB have conceptualised and produced events across Australia, Asia, Europe and the United States.

From the visual storytelling of Vivid Light Sydney, the Lights of Boston, the Lights of Christmas and Macquarie Visions; to government initiatives OzFest Delhi and Canberra’s Centenary celebrations, AGB delivers on all creative and production elements.

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  • “AGB have re-energised the way our city celebrates Christmas through imaginative storytelling for all.”

    Katrina Lee | Director Catholic Communications
  • "It was a great experience for us to present AGB Events in India and we hope you found the experience enriching and memorable"

    Kathryn Deyell | First Secretary, Public Diplomacy, Co-Creative Director, Oz Fest
  • "I wanted to take the opportunity to thank you for the vital role you played in what has been a highly successful Vivid Sydney "

    Geoff Parmenter | Events NSW

THE TEAM

A team of event specialists providing
creative, production and project management services to meet community, business and government objectives.

Anthony Bastic

Principal and Creative Director – AGB Events
Festival Director, Light – Vivid Sydney
Director – Australian Garden Show Sydney

Anthony Bastic is a global leader in event innovation.
Anthony’s acute understanding of what an audience is seeking and his ability to conceive and deliver events that exceed expectation is unequalled. From initial concept to ongoing internationally recognised events, Anthony has bought to life numerous events in several countries.
The Vivid Sydney Light Walk was conceived in 2009 and has grown to become one of the most successful annual public events on the Sydney calendar.  Anthony also created the annual Lights of Christmas projections – a two week long, evening celebration of the essence of Christmas – another public event that regularly breaks attendance records and is now firmly part of a Christmas tradition for Sydneysiders and visitors.

Before establishing AGB Events, Anthony held many positions in the Events and creative industry including Public Programs Manager for the Sydney Opera House from 1997-2000, Creative Director for the Sydney 2000 Olympics Live Sites, Creative Director, City Festivities for the 2003 Rugby World Cup, Event Director 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games, responsible for the planning and management of the Royal Visits, Cultural Programs Manager Centennial Parklands and Protocol and Events Manager, Sydney City Council.

Tara Davies

General Manager
Tara works closely across the business and financial elements of AGB Events ensuring effective processes and operations are undertaken by the AGB Events team and projects. From the initial concept, financial and human resource management, project development to exploring new business opportunities, Tara is across every detail to make sure projects and events are delivered to the brief and over-deliver on client, sponsor and audiences expectation.

Giles Westley

Artistic Director
Giles Westley is Australia’s leading large-scale lighting creative projection artist.

With a background in architecture, photography, film, design and lighting, Giles draws on a diverse skillset to deliver concepts that are creatively brilliant and technically perfect – right down to the last pixel.

Leading a team of design, animation and 3D mapping experts, Giles uses visual symbolism, metaphor, and sound to create narratives that cross cultural and language divides, bringing unity and understanding to each of his projects.

Giles believes these opportunities should not just ‘wow’ people but enrich their understanding and appreciation as well.

Sarah Robertson

Producer – Global Events
Sarah brings energy and international experience to the AGB Team. Moving from fashion label Ralph Lauren in New York City to work with AGB Events, Sarah has over 5 years experience in the creative media industry. She has produced and delivered large-scale public events for both government and corporate clients, such as, Lights of Christmas 2014 – 2016, Australian Garden Show Sydney 2014 – 2015, Lights of Boston 2015, Vivid Light 2013 – 2015, and is currently the Lead Producer for Vivid Light 2016.

An extremely personable team member, Sarah excels in working directly with clients, stakeholders, artists and suppliers.

With an uncanny eye for detail, and professional dedication, Sarah helps bring to life every aspect of our events.

Gina Tyler

Accounts
Gina has extensive experience and knowledge of corporate and small business accounting management as well as the particulars of event accounting. As the head of the accounts department, Gina is an integral part of our team and is critical in the planning and delivery of all of our projects.

Sam Hagen

Senior Project Manger
Sam is an experienced Senior Project Manager & Producer with over 10 years industry experience. He has delivered a wide range of exquisitely executed events within government, corporate, an arts organisations. Projects include product launches, roadshows, exhibitions, conferences, concerts and festivals across Northern America and Asia Pacific.

With an extensive and broad knowledge base, he’s highly adept to manage everything from concept creation to critical path planning and risk management, and implementation. He has vast experience in strategy development & stakeholder management, budget creation & management, and staging & production.

Pas and present clients include: Visa, Destination NSW, NSW Trade & Investment, Northern Territories Major Events, Oracle, Blackberry, Hitachi, Telstra, The National Rugby League, Polo Events Australia, Bazmark Productions, Tribeca Film Festival, Doha Film Festival, Sydney Film Festival.

Jasmin Rather

Production Co-ordinator
Jasmin is a graduate of one of Sydney’s leading Creative Industries Colleges, majoring in Entertainment Business Management. With a passion for art and public events Jasmin provides a personalised approach to AGB’s clients, artists and suppliers, dedicating her growing range of skills to the production, event management and creative services.

Jasmin was a member of the AGB team who successfully delivered Vivid Light 2015 and Lights of Christmas 2015. Jasmin uses this experience and knowledge now as a critical member of the AGB pre-production and delivery team for Vivid Light 2016, the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas, Vivid Sydney.

SERVICES

EVENT CONCEPUALISATION
AGB Events specialise in conceptualising successful events. Starting from an initial idea, through to creating a growth strategy for ongoing viability, our events satisfy audience needs, exceed their expectations, and are talked about long after the lights go out.

CONTENT CREATION
No matter what size your event, the presentation of the event concept plays a vital part in the success of the experience. Every aspect of an event’s content is considered and executed in detail by our team of content specialists.

EVENT PRODUCTION
Having over 25 years experience in event production means there are few challenges that we have not seamlessly overcome. Smooth execution of all practical aspects of any event – from an intimate beachside breakfast to a globally recognised sporting event – you are in the trusted hands of our team of experts.

3D BUILDING PROJECTION
We combine the unique talents of Australia’s best digital projection creative with a team of animators, designers and 3D digital artists to create unforgettable experiences. Using globally recognised buildings, our projections breathe beautifully unexpected life into public spaces.

STORYTELLING
Narrative has long been used to connect people and understand humanity. We work closely with historians and experts to interpret and bring to life stories that are relevant to the event and that resonate with large audiences from diverse backgrounds.

CREATIVE PROGRAMMING
We have extensive experience in developing and curating creative programs for high profile events. Our unique understanding of audience, space and impact, means our innovative programming creates extraordinary events and over-delivers on audience experience.

+61 (2) 8302 3800

Suite 4.07, 46a Macleay Street 
Potts Point, Sydney, Australia

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