David Forster

Invest in people for better business results

Successful businesses know how important it is to invest in their people. Corporate incentive programs are designed to improve your bottom line and motivate employees. These carefully designed programs increase productivity, performance, employee loyalty and public image. We’ve explored these benefits below: At Solterbeck Events, we create exciting and affordable corporate incentive travel programs for …

Invest in people for better business results Read More »

Get the most out of your event with negotiation

Companies use event professionals because they have established networks, preferred suppliers and strong buying power. Negotiation is a vital skill and one that event professionals have mastered; negotiating not only price, but non-tangible items such as time and responsibilities of suppliers, ultimately improving your bottom line and the experience for your delegates. These negotiations keep …

Get the most out of your event with negotiation Read More »

6 creative ideas for your next corporate event

Corporate events are great initiatives for boosting company morale and creating happy employees. Employees who feel appreciated by their company are more creative, productive and focused. Every Australian company has their own culture so there is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ activity. This is why, at Solterbeck Events, all our events are carefully tailored to represent you and …

6 creative ideas for your next corporate event Read More »

Why Corporate Social Responsibility should not be overlooked

Companies helping common citizens is not a new concept. Ever since Andrew Carnegie published his philosophical article ‘The Gospel of Wealth’ in 1889, corporate leaders have recognised the value of promoting the welfare of society. He stated that it is a business owner’s duty to distribute wealth ‘for the community for better than it could …

Why Corporate Social Responsibility should not be overlooked Read More »

We ditch the Christmas mundane for wildfire support

This year, Solterbeck Events decided not to follow the old habits of giving clients gingerbread houses or candy canes. Following the company’s belief in ‘creativity with purpose’, Solterbeck Events made life changing donations to ‘Koalas in Care Inc’.This organisation, running on donations alone, is a family run care and medical clinic for Koalas. With the …

We ditch the Christmas mundane for wildfire support Read More »

Don’t fear the Middle East, embrace its uniqueness

In the past, the Middle East as a region was often avoided for meetings & events, with organisations fearing the extreme cultural diversity, logistical uncertainties and security complexities. Since then, often driven by the central location and expanding infrastructure, companies have embraced Dubai and Abu Dhabi, with these cities being popular business travel and event …

Don’t fear the Middle East, embrace its uniqueness Read More »

5 reasons why you need a corporate event professional

Corporate events are an inevitable part of any organisation; they are a great way to emphasise the company’s core values and culture. Studies show employees are more dedicated when they feel engaged and empowered. Business events can occur frequently, coming in the form of small-scale meetings to high-end gala dinners. The larger the business is, …

5 reasons why you need a corporate event professional Read More »