IHG Leaders Learning Event

The Brief
InterContinental Hotels Group is a global organisation with a broad portfolio of nine hotel brands, including InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn Express, Staybridge Suites, Candlewood Suites, and EVEN Hotels and HUALUXE Hotels and Resorts. DG global have worked with the IHG AMEA team for over 10 years delivering their conference and event portfolios. In 2016, the challenge was set to re-design the conference as a learning event for 350 Hotel General Managers from across the region, ensuring the program was fulfilling, engaging, educational, cultural immersing and rewarding by applying best practice across multiple skillets.
The Outcome
DG global sourced a range of venues to deliver the program, including gaining access to the prestigious Conservatorium of Music to host the main plenary and learning workshops. A complex content creation team delivered a range of performances and presentations over 3 days including speaker coaching and rehearsal program, creative design, simultaneous translation animation and film components, all in co-collaboration with IHG internal teams from Singapore, Australia and London. DG global created temporary F&B infrastructure within the main venues to service the guests, designed and built industry Tradeshow, created a 3 day social program across Sydney to immerse guests in the local environment including cocktail party underneath the Sydney Opera House, exclusive use of the famous Coogee Pavilion, Gala Awards Dinner in Double Bay and After party in The Rocks.