TAFE NSW Hybrid Staff Recognition Awards



TAFE NSW engaged cievents to assist with the delivery of the TAFE NSW 2020 Staff Recognition Awards due to moving to the virtual space. The hour long ceremony increased the number of staff who could attend from 100 face to face to over 700 virtual attendees. cievents were involved in all aspects of the Recognition event from strategy, emcee selection, event registration, event platform build through to production delivery. Having a big picture mentality and always looking for creative way to deliver events that engage the end user ensures success. The whole team’s can do attitude coupled with their professionalism makes cievents a true partner.

Danna Brown, Senior Manager Events & Sponsorship - TAFE NSW



TAFE Hybrid Event

Overview and Objective

The TAFE NSW Staff Recognition Awards celebration was introduced in 2018 to recognise and acknowledge individuals and teams for their demonstration of the TAFE NSW values, exceptional contribution and achievements in the workplace. It provides an opportunity to showcase the enormous talent and commitment of TAFE NSW employees. The key objective for this event was to create a special event that still has the glamour and excitement of a physical event, ensuring that all winners definitely feel the recognition they deserve.


  • Accessibility: Captions and Auslan.
  • Announcing winners live on-air and crossing live to them.
  • Live speakers being both in-studio and at home.
  • Utilise TAFE NSW students and facilities as much as possible.

Highlights and Results

  • Extremely positive feedback.
  • Successfully connected audiences through live crosses.
  • Significant use of the active live chat feature on the event website.
  • It was important to the client that we increase registrations by 10% from 2019. We were proud to have doubled their expectations.
  • 1,279 people tuned in on the day.