Why Australia?


Australia is an island, a country and a continent but most of all it is a dream destination offering spectacular sceneryunique experiences and hidden gems.

  • The Australian landscape offers true diversity with desertscoral reefsrainforests, beautiful beaches and more.
  • Whether it’s enjoying the great food and award-winning wines whilst visiting the sophisticated cities of Sydney and Melbourne or taking in the natural beauty of our World Heritage sites, Australia has it all.
  • Sure, most destinations around the world have friendly locals but an Aussie welcome will last long in the memory. If you thought the people were friendly, wait ’til you meet our native animals up close and personal.
  • With so many memorable experiences for the most discerning incentive or meeting programme packed into one island, where does one start? With our infographic of course.

With the ability to design and deliver programmes across Australia, the dynamic team at Ovation Australia can bring a creative twist and bespoke experience to your next meeting, incentive or event.

Our strong supplier relationships, extensive experience in operations and complex logistics ensure seamless delivery every time. We truly pride ourselves in offering total event solutions and a uniquely Australian experience – we love what we do and provide that all-important personal touch on every programme.

Take a look at our sample meeting and incentive programmes in China to find out how you can make the most of your trip to this fascinating country.

Our Team

Sonja Soderbom | Project Manager

Sonja is a thought leader in the Australian DMC space bringing over 20 years’ of experience in meetings, incentives and events management. With a strong operations background, Sonja has designed, project lead and executed award-winning programs from 20 to 13,000 people across all industry sectors including high-profile corporate incentives for the Olympics and Commonwealth Games.

Taylor Stanyon | Project Co-ordinator

Taylor brings his special event experience to the MICE industry offering a fresh and energetic attitude to any project team. With considerable strengths in the creative process, Taylor draws on his marketing knowledge and has tailored events into impactful and meaningful experiences for luxury brands in various locations around Australia.

Claire Warner | Project Manager

Claire brings over 10 years’ experience in the meetings and events industry managing incentives and events in various industries including associations, government, telecommunications, Direct Selling, and ICT. Claire is very detail orientated and has managed high-profile events with Royalty understanding protocol, security and the meticulous attention to detail required to deliver a program at this level.

Liliana Loftus | Project Manager

Liliana has over 10 years’ experience in the MICE industry and manages and operates incentive and congress programs across Australia. A dynamic, enthusiastic professional with a strong operations background Liliana creates amazing experiences and brings all components of creativity and seamless logistics to life.

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Contact Australia

Sonja Soderbom

Level 2, 19 Harris Street, Pyrmont NSW, 2009, Australia


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