"Screen Forever" is a big deal. For over 30 years they have brought together the who's who (in front of and behind the scenes) of the Australian screen industry, to have a forum where there is always discussion and debate about business issues that affect all aspects of screen businesses. More than 750 delegates were in attendance last year (November, 2017), gathering together to confer, pitch, discuss and learn for 3 full days of activities and fun. Work and fun in the same sentence? Yes! And that time together for them was priceless. The best part of this kind of an ongoing, well-thought out annual gathering is that you not only glean useful information from the scheduled events and activities, but you also get to join in with the best of the best for general socializing and just having general conversations. The networking opportunities are endless!
Partnerships, friendships, and valuable networking opportunities (as mentioned above) abound, and everyone who attends is apt to leave with a sense of accomplishment and anticipation for the gains they are likely to have made just by being in attendance. I know we have this kind of forum in the industry I work in as well (though it is not screen related, it is still awesome and my comrades and I use a lot of the things we learn all year long on our jobs). 'Screen Forever' is definitely a popular event that business people in the industry are eager to attend year after year after year, in no small part because there are speakers like Andrew Charlton there to help them ,earn how to propel their businesses to a new level. I love these kinds of events and know many will be eagerly anticipating the lineup of speakers who will attend in 2018. Wouldn't it be wonderful if Mr. Charlton made a return visit as well?! I think, yes!
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