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tafe-awardAt the 2016 EventsAir User Conference held in Sydney Australia, Centium Software awarded the 2016 Rising Star Institution of the Year Award to TAFE QLD – Brisbane, Southbank Campus, Australia.

TAFE QLD Brisbane introduced the Rising Star program to their event management curriculum at the Southbank Campus in 2008 and over the years have educated thousands of students in meeting planning and in the use of event management technology.

Originally the students gained hands-on experience in EventsPro, and in 2014 Southbank Institute was the first to update to EventsAir. Since then, students have been learning EventsAir and have played a significant role in assisting the EventsAir team in hands-on testing of new features.

TAFE QLD Brisbane is overwhelmed to receive this award from Centium Software,” said Christine Woods, Tertiary Education teacher at Southbank Campus. “We are pleased to be part of this exciting technology program and to be part of the Rising Star program. We have both younger and older students in our program, and even our older students find it extremely easy to learn the new technology found in EventsAir.”

Centium Software CEO Trevor Gardiner congratulated TAFE QLD Brisbane, Southbank Campus on receiving the EventsAir Innovation Award for Rising Star Institution of the year.

“We are very excited to present this award to TAFE Queensland,” Mr. Gardiner said. We’ve been working with this institution for many years and love working with their students. In fact, many Southbank students have received Rising Star scholarships and we even have one of their graduates working directly with us at Centium Software!”

The Client Innovation Awards are presented to EventsAir clients who demonstrate innovative and creative solutions and designs within the EventsAir platform. EventsAir has become home to a wide range of creative solutions for event registration, mobile apps, and specialized portals for onsite check-in and many other integrated services.

About TAFE QLD, Brisbane

TAFE Queensland is Queensland’s largest, most experienced training institution. In the past 130 years, schools in the TAFE system have graduated over seven million students.

Southbank Institute introduced the Rising Star program to their event management curriculum in 2008 and over the years have educated hundreds of students in meeting planning and in the use of event management technology. Originally the students gained hands-on experience in EventsPro. In 2014 Southbank Institute was the first to update to EventsAir.


EventsAir has been at the forefront of Event Technology and Innovation for over 30 years, continually pushing the boundaries of what an event management platform can do. Built by event planners for event planners, EventsAir is a secure, scalable, cloud-based solution that can manage everything from in-person, virtual to hybrid conferences, meetings and events in a single online platform – anywhere, anytime and on any device. In use in over 50 countries by multi-national corporations, professional conference organizers, government departments and tertiary education institutions, EventsAir is also used in global congresses such as G20, APEC, CHOGM and ASEAN, as well as sporting events like The Olympic Games, World Rugby, Commonwealth Games and Pan Am Games. EventsAir is trusted by event professionals around the globe. For further information, visit www.eventsair.com

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