With over 15 years combined industry experience, Sam Bailey and Tingan Emery, directors of The Collaborative, offer creative flair, a vast network of industry leading suppliers, and a reputation for seamless and professional execution.

We’re passionate about the bright idea that catches the eye, connects with an audience, delivers a message and makes the event experience memorable.

Sam Bailey

After years of working in film and television, fashion and PR and inspired by a desire and passion to create three-dimensional experiences, Sam integrates her many years of experience of creating and producing events, with astute attention to detail and a creative aesthetic, to translate a client’s vision into some of Australia’s most talked about events.

Sam brings over 10 years of experience in managing corporate and special events to the team at The Collaborative. Her extensive production background includes producing events for market leading companies and brands such as Colonial First State Global Asset Management, Henry Davis York, BankWest, the Department of Broadband, Communication and the Digital Economy, Vodafone Hutchison Australia, Commonwealth Bank, Outdoor Media Association, Sony BMG Australia, ANZ, Lexmark, Bloomberg, Mortgage Choice, Nestle, Sony Ericsson, State Street, Fuji Xerox Global Services, Macquarie Bank, Mortgage Choice, Sheridan, Acer Computers, Toshiba, the Australian Tourism Commission and Samsung just to mention just a few.

Sam is fanatical about achieving the desired impact and effect. Clear vision, extensive experience, outstanding business networks and excellent management skills are integral to this service philosophy of setting your event and experience aside from the rest.

Tingan Emery

Tingan’s rich and varied path into special events commenced with a Bachelor of Communications from UTS followed by a marketing position at the Art Gallery of NSW, a role within a PR agency in London and a senior sales role managing the venue portfolio of the Historic Houses Trust.

Over the past six years Tingan has been producing state-of-the-art events for clients such as the Department of Broadband, Communication and the Digital Economy, Allens Arthur Robinson, Apparel Group, Commonwealth Bank, Fosters, Harvey Norman, Hannan Properties, HBOSA, Henry Davis York, J.P.Morgan, Lend Lease, Macquarie Bank, Model Co, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Royal Agricultural Society, Sydney Film Festival, Vodafone, Westfield, Maui Jim, Coca Cola, Hybrid Television Services and the Young Presidents Organisation. Tingan has produced events for groups of 50 pax up to 3,500 pax, for the private, public and corporate sectors with varying formats including product launches, corporate cocktail parties, gala dinners, charity fundraiser events, awards nights, team building events, race days, conferences and exhibition stand design.

Tingan provides a sharp artistic eye, exceptional organisational skills, an abundance of enthusiasm, and industry credible experience.