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IFEA World Festival And Event City Award : IFEA World Festival And Event City Award
3.8 CITy PrOvIDED fESTIval anD EvEnT TraInInG PrOGraMS The event organisers arrange routine event-specific training for event staff. As required they can access training programs delivered by educational institutions and training bodies. Since its establishment, ACEM has become a world leader in the field of event management education delivering training programs both within Australia and internationally. The Australian Centre of Event Management (ACEM) was established in 1999 to develop and support the work of the University of Technology, Sydney in event management education, training and research. Their mission is to further enhance Australia as a centre of excellence in the development of skills and knowledge associated with the creation, delivery and evaluation of events. 3.6 ParTICIPaTIOn In OffICIal CaPaCITy by CITy DEParTMEnT rEPrESEnTaTIvES On bOarDS anD PlannInG COMMITTEES Event-specific boards and planning committees are created as needed for major events and are well represented by the offices of the NSW Government and City of Sydney Depending on the nature of the event, the Premier, Ministers, Lord Mayors and Government executive and senior staff from all areas of NSW and local government routinely sit on boards and planning committees. These representatives have extensive experience and expertise across government, high profile businesses, arts and sporting organisations. They bring significant value to festivals and events in Sydney, in terms of contract management, issues management and operational expertise. 3.7 lOCal laWS, OrDInanCES, rEGulaTIOnS, PErMITS anD POlICIES Event owners are responsible for ensuring all relevant local laws, ordinances, regulations, permits and policies are met, depending on the type, scale and content of the event. Guidance is available from the NSW government on the conduct of safe events. An event reference publication sets out all the regulations and legislation relevant to the conduct of a legally compliant event in NSW. Image: Addams Family credit: Joan Marcus Images left to right: 2010 ARIA Awards credit: David Anderson Photography; MasterChef Live 52 | IFEA WORLD FESTIVAL AND EVENT CITY AWARD |53