Words can not describe how thankful we are for the services of Tash and the team from Hardy+Ko as the highly dedicated and passionate Event Management team for the last three years for the Australian Superyacht Rendezvous on the Gold Coast. Tash and her team delivered above and beyond our expectation​s. Our evolving three day event was exceptionally well planned and presented to guests and the feedback was outstanding. The creativity, flexibility, flair and dedication to incredible customer service from Tash and her team are second to none. She literally turned our dreams into a reality. If you're planning a celebratory event or conference anytime soon, please give Tash a call.

~ Rebecca Gay

Gold Coast City Shipyard and Marina

I worked closely with Tash, in her role as Event Producer for Myriad. Tash was responsible for coordinating and delivering event design, layout, displays, production elements, logisitics, staffing and ticketing.

 

With a 'can do' approach to problem solving and her professional manner, Tash makes her clients feel at ease and confident that she is in control and your event is in the very best hands.

 

Tash's attention to detail and wealth of experience makes her a valuable asset for any event - I highly recommend Tash as a reliable and talented event producer.

~ Lowana Moxham

LuLu Road Creative

I have known Tash for many years, as a manager, a colleague and a friend. I have worked alongside her at UDIA and subsequently worked with her on a number of large events including Myriad and the Australian Superyacht Rendezvous.

 

Tash is exceptionally talented, creative, professional and experienced within the Events arena, She constantly pushes the envelope with new ideas and creative solutions that wow clients and attendees alike, no matter the size of the project. She truly does create experiences each and every time.

 

I love working with Tash and would highly recommend allowing her to create a bespoke event for you!

~ Kirsty George

 Mixing Bowl Solutions

I had the opportunity to work with Tash on the 2019 edition of the Australian Superyacht Rendezvous. I was particularly excited to do so, as I had seen her work on the previous editions and was impressed. She certainly lived up to my expectations.

 

She has an incredible, creative mind which is matched by her abilities and contacts to deliver on her ideas. Tash is easy to work with and very client focused. She is a true professional.

 

I would highly recommend her for anyone seeking an event which create awe and long lasting memories in those who attend.

~ Clare Wray

Reverie Consulting

Our paths first crossed when Tash was the Event Producer of Myriad. I can say without reservation that she was a key factor in ensuring the delivery of the event in challenging circumstances. Tash is brilliant at her job (not to mention completely unflappable and has the patience of a saint!).

Since then, Tash has either been involved with, or provided advice on events of which I have been a stakeholder - Urban Motion, QODE, Supercars at Superyachts. Her personality, flexibility, can-do attitude & approach and most importantly, her honesty, makes her an absolute star. 

~ Nathan Luu Nguyen

Motor Trades Association QLD

I was fortunate enough to work with Tash at the Maroon Festival in the lead up to the State of Origin. Such a massive event coordinating talent and timing - and she did it seamlessly!

~ Ben Davis

National Broadcaster, Sports Journalist

I recently had the pleasure of working with Tash on one of our high-end corporate events and Tash was faultless in the execution in every detail. Tash will not let you down, works diligently under pressure, her can do attitude elevates her well above the norm and when it comes time to deliver, you will be guaranteed that you receive exactly what you signed up for.

~ Kevin Altera

 Experienced CEO, Marine Industry

I've had the pleasure of working with Tash on numerous events in Australia and New Zealand. I would have no hesitation working with her in the future as well as recommending her professional talented services to colleagues and friends. Tash is talented, experienced, hard working and I thoroughly enjoy working with her.

~Rory Lea

Norwest Productions

The team at Wine & Dine'm Catering have had the honour of working with the incredibly talented Tash from Hardy+Ko for many years now. If you are looking for a memorable and impactful event, highly recommend this absolute Rockstar!

Tash creates remarkable events ensuring events are consistently run professionally, that work not only astatically and visually stunning, she thinks about the operational puzzle pieces, suppliers and guest experience. We honestly can not recommend Hardy+Ko enough! 

~ Ammie Argus

 Wine & Dine'm Catering

We had the pleasure of working with Tash and her team on a number of events, exhibitions and conferences. No matter the size, or the budget, Tash demands creative excellence from her suppliers.

Tash certainly delivers for her clients, and I highly recommend her services.

~ David Coulthard

Outstanding Displays

Tash was instrumental in delivering one of the UDIA's most successful National Congresses and was pivotal in many smaller events. Her attention to detail and willingness to work within a team was appreciated by those of us not in a day to day role in the organisation. I would highly recommend Tash to any prospective organisation looking to create a successful event.

~ Matt Gross

 The National Property Research Co

Tash is an energetic and hard working individual who specialises in the development and delivery of high-quality events.

 

She is honest, completely reliable and self motivated. Tash acheives great outcomes and can be relied upon to reach goals and acheive KPIs.

~Peter Rumph

Institute of Public Administration Queensland

Tash is a likable individual who is results focused yet driven to securing great relationships with all stakeholders in an event, from clients, delegates, sponsors through to suppliers. She is a delight to work with and has always displayed a high level of professionalism and performance but always free for a catch-up or advise.

I would have no hesitation in recommending Tash to a client or organisation requiring her skills and experience.

~ Russell Bennett

 Event Industry Professional

My company worked closely with Tash on several projects that demanded both a national and international exposure campaign.

The energy, drive, versatility and management style in coordinating individuals, corporate partners, staff and workload combined with Tash's 'think outside the square' approach I always find invaluable.

~ Gary McDonald

The Change Expert

Tash is a highly skilled and innovative Event Director.

Detailed oriented, her ability to create, manage and deliver first class events of any size, on-time and on budget are a testament to her commercial astuteness, passion and energy.

Tash is someone you want on your team. she is professional, reliable and very dedicated.

~ Debbie Weir

UDIA Queensland

I worked with Tash for 12 months on a large national conference. Tash is well organised, efficient and most importantly friendly.

Tash's knowledge of the industry is outstanding and it is great to work with a friendly and open conference manager.

~Andrew Best

Hotel Grand Chancellor

I’ve now had the pleasure of working with Tash on several projects, large scale events and conferences; during which the movement of a number of people were arranged in the way of over ten coaches and an array of smaller vehicles.

 

Tash’s knowledge is invaluable and assisted in the planning, implementing and ensurance that every aspect of the event transfers were completed to perfection. Her attending to detail were second to none and an asset to both our business and the other she has worked alongside.

 

I highly recommend Tash in any endeavour she wished to undertake, her enthusiasm, energy and fountain of knowledge make her a key player in every team. Knowing that she can adapt to any situation in a supportive and cohesive manner gives any company the security they desire and I look forward to working closely with her again.

~ Tom Bebbington

 Limoso

Tash was a standout as Producer of Maroon Festival 2017 developing festival stage content, engaging talent and executing across three stages with an audience of over 38,000 on Fan Day.

Her ability to remain calm under pressure and manage various unforeseen circumstances saw her significantly contribute to the success of the event.

~Kylie Lonergan

Queensland Rugby League

Across the years our paths have crossed when Tash has reached out seeking specific technology required for high calibre events.

 

I have had the pleasure of working with her directly for 5 years across a number of supply chains.

Her event detail is second to none. She believes in delivering great event experiences, commanding a high level of delivery from her suppliers.

~Ryan Morris

Data Unification

Major Brisbane Festivals engaged Tash following a recommendation.In 2009 she was engaged as Project Manager and led the Q150 Shed team across 13 locations, 13 weeks. In 2010, she was re-engaged as Programme Manager for three large scale events.

Tash is quality driven, who executes a wide spectrum of activities. She consistently achieves financial goals and ensures goals are met with clear and transparent communication.

~Louisa Robertson

Brisbane Festival

Tash is a consummate professional. She assisted Brisbane Pride Festival in staging our major event, Fair Day, which see around 3,000 LGBTIQA+ people descend on New Farm Park. Tash helped Pride transform New Farm Park into a colourful playground, providing expert logistical advice in the lead up and on the day.

Tash was solutions focused and willing to go the extra mile, identifying gaps and offering achievable ways to fill them. She was instrumental in the redesign of the Fair Day park layout, which enhanced the experience for our guests. I would recommend Tash to me friends and colleagues without a second thought.

~ Troy Turner
Brisbane Pride Festival

Tash excels in client management and helped us to ensure our event ran smoothly, to budget, and to a very high quality. In particular I valued Tash’s advice about the implementation of our event, she was always able to keep us informed about the potential impact of any decision making.

 

I would not hesitate to work with Tash again.

~ Simon Pucket

AusAid

Tash is a manager, who while having an overview of any project and hones it with an eye to detail, also ensures that it stays within its projected funding budget without losing sight of the strategic objective.

 

~ Caroline McDowall

 Writer, Editor, Author

Tash has played a key role in managing high level conferences in which I have played the role of facilitator. These have been both national and international events.

 

I strongly recommend her if you are seeking the highest level of professionalism, and ability to be flexible and calm in the face of constant changes and an ever cheerful nature.

~ Peter Thompson

ANZSOG

I first met Tash way back when I was a lowly promoter and she was running the entertainment in one of North Queensland’s largest clubs. Every interaction with Tash was professional, purposeful and beyond expectation.

 

These days, Tash has become an integral part of my event management business and her research skills, her organisational skills and ability to know everything that needs to be done is priceless. Tash’s great at collaborating and networking and often provides me with the contacts and information I need to move forward.

~Sally Porteous

Event and Conference Producer

Phone: (+61) 419 905 302

Email:  tash@hardyandko.com

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