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Marketing 

The City Recital Hall Marketing team offers venue hirers a number of free and paid marketing opportunities to assist in promoting your events and gain audience exposure. 

Please contact the Marketing team to organise marketing activity around your event. Activity is subject to availability and resources. Note: all prices exclude GST. 

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Content Requirements

Along with your ticketing event build, please send us the assets listed below for use on our website, eDM's and social channels. 

Copy

  • Short copy (25-words max)
  • Medium copy (40-words max)
  • Long copy (150-words max)
  • Artists list and program list
  • Event duration

Images

All images must be clean with no text or logos:

  • High-resolution hero image in original specs (min. 1500 x 1500 pixels)
  • Website image (1200 x 630 pixels)
  • Ticketing image (1024 x 395 pixels)
  • eDM image (800 x 450 pixels)

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Email Marketing

Fortnightly What's On - Event Inclusion

Fortnightly What's On - Event Inclusion

Our fortnightly eDM goes out to our entire database of 43k+ recipients. Your event will be included at least once from six weeks out from your event date. This eDM features a variety of content about events coming up at the venue, news, and special offers, and is a great way to announce your event going on sale. 

Content will be crafted from the images and copy you have supplied unless otherwise organised with our marketing team. 

An example can be found here. 

Cost: FREE

Solus eDM

Solus eDM

Reach your target audience through a Solus eDM to our database. Each constituent list is created using keywords and ticket-buying patterns to ensure your event is going out to the right people.

We offer several kinds of Solus eDMs - Pre-sale announcements (example here) and a Special Offer (example here). Get in touch with our Marketing team to set up a pre-sale link or promo code in advance or to discuss a different kind of Solus eDM.

Content is due 7 working days before eDM deployment. Significant changes may result in an additional admin fee.

Cost: $0.10 PER EMAIL ADDRESS + $50 ADMIN FEE

Content Requirements:

  • Constituent list size (3,000 min. 10,000 max.)
  • Hero image (800 x 450 pixels)
  • Subject line and copy (20-50 words)
  • Content tiles – hero image, heading and copy (20 words max)

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SOCIAL MEDIA

Organic Posts

Organic Posts

We can post up to three organic posts for your event on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, subject to availability and content. Suggested content includes videos, articles, and behind-the-scenes photos.

We encourage you to get in touch with us for potential collaborations on content creation. If you have not already, please send us a crossposting invitation on Facebook

Cost: FREE

Digital Advertising Campaign

Digital Advertising Campaign

We can run a digital advertising campaign for your event through our advertising channels, with a maximum of two ad campaigns per event. We require one week’s notice to run a campaign, and it is subject to availability. Get in touch with our marketing team to discuss your goals and we'll build a campaign to suit your needs. 

COST: YOUR BUDGET + $50 ADMIN FEE

Content requirements:

  • Campaign timeline 
  • Special offer (if applicable)
  • Audience targets (e.g. audience interests, age brackets, location)
  • Hero image (1080 x 1080 pixels min.)
  • Headline (40 characters max.) and copy (125 characters max.)

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Collateral

Exit Billing

Exit Billing

To organise Exit Billing, please arrange this directly with the presenter of the event you wish to exit bill at and notify the Marketing Coordinator of this agreement in a weeks advance.

Collateral should refer to an event being performed at City Recital Hall, and display our ticket prices and box office details. A soft copy must be provided and approved before going to print.

Cost: FREE

Flyers

We have limited dedicated spots located around the foyer and box office to display collateral for your upcoming event, such as season brochures and flyers.

Collateral should be printed in a thick stock to avoid drooping and must include ticket prices and our box office details

Please email a soft copy to the Marketing Coordinator before going to print. 

Cost: FREE

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Venue Signage 

External and internal poster cases plus digital poster screens are available to promote events at City Recital Hall. Please see below for details on specs required for each form of venue signage.

Foyer Banners

We can facilitate hanging banners in the foyer for your event. Please talk to your Event Manager to arrange this.

External Print Signage

External Print Signage

There are eight external poster cases located at the Pitt Street and George Street entrances available to display a poster for your upcoming season or event. 

Posters are to be printed and supplied at your own cost, and a soft copy must be approved by our marketing team before going to print.

Dimensions are 745mm (w) x 1860mm (h) and should include ticket prices and box office details

External poster cases are being upgraded to digital screens in 2022. Please contact the Marketing team before arranging printed poster collateral. 

Cost: FREE (installation only)

Internal Print Signage

We have several poster boxes located inside the Pitt Street and George Street vestibules. Each Key Presenter is assigned one poster box for use throughout the year.

Posters are to be printed and supplied at your own cost, and a soft copy must be approved by our marketing team before going to print. Dimensions are 745mm (w) x 1035mm (h) and be supplied mounted on a foam core board. 

Cost: FREE (installation only)

Internal Digital Signage - Poster Screen

We have four digital poster screens located in the foyer. All four screens display the same reel of still and video digital posters for upcoming events. 

Collateral will be displayed approximately two weeks before an event. Artwork should be specific to your event and supplied in dimensions 1080 (w) x 1920 (h) as a JPEG or MP4. Videos should be 10-15 seconds in duration. 

Cost: $90 per artwork uploaded 

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Recommended Suppliers

Printing
Mascot Printing | [email protected]
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Distribution
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