BAY CITY EVENTS
YOUR UNIQUE EVENT EXPERTS
The experts in unique events and venues
20+ YEARS IN THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY
Mastering the art of unique events for 20+ years throughout Australia
Specialising in events with a difference, the Bay City Events team have over 20 years experience in the entertainment, music and tourism industries, delivering high-impact, high yield events with a difference.
Most people fail, not because of a lack of desire, but because of a lack of commitment.
WE ARE 100% COMMITTED
Bay City Events is run by the creators and 20+ year operators of Queenscliff’s legendary Blues Train.
The Blues Train runs 44 shows a year and attracts over 8,000 patrons to stay and play in Queenscliff and the Bellarine. Over 100,000 people have already travelled on Queenscliff’s famous Blues Train.
The Bay City Events team have extensive experience in all aspects of event management working on some of the country’s largest festivals and events.
Use this experience to give your event that WOW factor, whether you need artistic progamming, end-to-end event management, safety consultation or expert advice.
Hugo T Armstrong
Bay City Events Director, Hugo was Artistic Director, Manager and Promoter of the Queenscliff Music Festival 1997 to 2005. During this time, they won the National Tourism Award for Best Festival Event category as well as winning the Victorian Tourism Award over three consecutive years, placing the QMF in the Victorian Tourism Hall of Fame.
Hugo had a popular weekly radio show on Melbourne radio station PBS 106.7FM for 21 years. He is also the music programmer for several other festivals, including the Echuca Winter Blues Festival, now in its 15th year and spearheads the team bringing Geelong – Victoria’s second‐largest city – it’s first ever major music festival.
Hugo was awarded the Centenary of Federation Medal for service to the music industry and has an Advanced Diploma of Events and an Advanced Diploma of Management also a registered guard & crowd controller.
Bay City Events General Manager and MCMF director and co‐programmer, Chris has extensive experience in music, events, ticketing, marketing and event logistics.
He has held paid roles in a number of Victorian regional music festivals, at Ticketmaster, A Day on the Green and three years as membership manager at PBS 106.7FM. Chris also programs a range of festivals including the Echuca‐Moama Winter Blues Festival, the Knox Festival (estimated 40,000 attendees) and Stringybark Suburban Sustainability Festival (approximately 25,000 attendees).
Chris was awarded the Australia Day Young Citizen of the Year award for the Queenscliff region for his contribution to the local community and music industry.
Chris has an Advanced Diploma of Events, an Advanced Diploma of Management, a Diploma of Business and is a qualified Safety Officer in a Place of Public Entertainment.
If it was easy, everyone would do it.
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We have worked with a diverse range of partners and clients – from big business to the ‘little fellas’.
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1300 885 993
Level 3, 115-117 Myers Street
Geelong VIC 3225