Driving the Industry Forward

Mindfulness is the new yoga

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Jayne Cook – Executive Producer Meditation and mental wellbeing are now taught in our schools. So, what can it offer in the workplace for you, your colleagues and your clients? Gelong Thubten has been a Tibetan Buddhist monk for more than 20 years. He teaches monthly classes at Google’s headquarters in Dublin and says there… View Article

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The Pixel Puzzle

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Dylan McLaughlin – Producer Vision systems and video standards are complex. At a consumer level we are bombarded with technical specifications in an attempt to sell the latest and greatest. At an events level we are producing bigger and better digital content and pushing the boundaries of available technologies. While this is an extremely technical… View Article

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Where Art meets Technology

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Felippe Diaz – Group Account Director | Client Services Director, in support of IBM Australia & New Zealand Our clients continually challenge us to ensure that their customer experiences are setting the benchmark for live and digital interactions – a key factor in our ability to do meet this challenge is to ensure that as a… View Article

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GPJ Australia Tops the Shortlist for the Australian Event Awards 2015

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GPJ Australia announced today that it has been shortlisted in 4 categories in the Australian Event Awards 2015. GPJ Australia’s work for the Toyota Oh What A Feeling! Live National Marketing & Community Engagement Campaign has garnered them shortlistings in 3 of the 4 categories being, Best Achievement in Marketing, Communication or Sponsorship, Doltone House Best Corporate Event as well as the judge’s choice for Australia’s Favourite Event. The fourth nomination for the agency is Event Management Company of the Year.

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Changing face of Production

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In the ever-advancing digital landscape we inhabit where technology permeates all aspects of our lives, it is interesting to examine how these technological innovations are changing the way we build events and engage audiences.

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GPJ Australia has appointed a new CFO, Dean Moore.

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GPJ Australia has appointed a new CFO, Dean Moore. Originally from Melbourne, Moore’s financial leadership credentials in the media space are impressive. After six years as a Chartered Accountant in a large Melbourne firm, Moore spent five years at London’s Sky TV in senior finance roles, supporting Sky Sports, production, creative, publicity and promotions with over 1,400 events per year.

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SPINIFEX MOVES TO DARLO!

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Australia’s legendary digital creative agency Spinifex, currently based in Sydney, Los Angeles an New York City has moved in to the Riley Street Darlinghurst studios of experiential leaders George P. Johnson Australia (GPJ).

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Digital Design? What is it?

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Digital Design? What is it? ——– We live in a world where digital interfaces are now part and parcel of our life. From our watches to our phones, TV, cars and even our books.   So why do we constantly ignore the time and money we as businesses spend on digital design? Why do we… View Article

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What Back To The Future II Got Right?

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On October 21, 2015, Marty McFly in his flying car will return to save his family! That’s if you believed the 1989 hit film Back to the Future 2! The first 30 mins of this film provides an uncanny comparison to the real 2105 we live in. While it was a futuristic fantasy film, some predictions… View Article

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GPJ GETS AUSSIES AND KIWIS PLAYING NICELY TOGETHER, BEFORE THE BATTLES COMMENCE!

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George P. Johnson Australia created and produced the ICC Cricket World Cup Opening Ceremonies simultaneously in Australia and New Zealand last Thursday night, to worldwide acclaim. The shows for Victorian Major Events Company and Cricket NZ were synchronised by GPJ for live audiences, national and international broadcasters and for a global cricket loving audience of… View Article

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Innovating For Innovators

Fast Company’s 50 most innovative companies 2015 – with great lessons from them!  GPJ Australia is privileged to look after two of the top ones: Toyota (no.18) and Tesla (no. 17) as our valued clients. We love innovating for innovators! http://www.fastcompany.com/3041417/most-innovative-companies-2015/20-lessons-of-innovation-for-2015  

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DELIVERING THE GOODS

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There is little doubt now, four years after the BBL’s inception that; it’s a part of the Australian Summer landscape. Massive television ratings increases over the four seasons and growing family and female engagement, with high numbers attending cricket games for the first time have indicated that Cricket Australia is on the offensive in the… View Article

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Social Media Strategy

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By empowering individuals and communities to gather around the brand and drive unpaid engagement, social media plays a key role in the GPJ approach. Drawing on the creativity of our in-house experts, we offer: Social Media Strategies that extend and support your marketing goals Social Media Measurement & Analysis that is focused on sales, engagement… View Article

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