Event Workforce provides a hardworking, motivated workforce to clients in the event, sport and entertainment industries. We deliver a seamless extension to a variety of event teams, providing valuable industry experience to handpicked young professionals

Proud staffing provider for the biggest events and brands in Australia
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Tough Mudder
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Our Story

Since placing Event Workforce staff into our very first event in 2010, our passion for the industry has continued to grow. While ensuring each event we are involved in is a success for the client, we also take great pride in providing career pathways for students, recent graduates and professionals in the event, sport and entertainment industries. To date 14181 motivated workforcers Australia wide have gained industry experience via our unique Pathway Program.

What we Do

Event Workforce provides a motivated Gen Y with exclusive access to Australia’s best event work opportunities. Through the Event Workforce Pathway young professionals are able to track their progression in the events industry – guaranteeing happy workforcers and happy clients.


The possibilities are endless at Event Workforce. Find out here how you can gain experience in the events industry through various event work opportunities and springboard your career.


Our long list of happy clients is a testament to the hard work of our bright and bubbly staff. Click through to discover a point of difference in event staffing.

Tertiary Institutes

We all know the key to getting a job in any industry is partnering a degree with practical work experience. Regardless of your degree, find out how Event Workforce can create this link for you.


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Meet the Team.

Meet our core team, the driving force behind Event Workforce. Supported by our University Representatives and loyal workforcers across the country, we strive to be the best in the business.

Team Member Rocks!

Shannan Gove

Director - Business Development

Shannan ‘Bear’ Gove is the mover and shaker of the team. Responsible for growing our calendar of events, he is always searching for new opportunities to place our Workforcers. Having worked in management roles at Ironman, The Color Run and Tough Mudder, Shannan always puts clients requirements first, allowing our Workforcers to focus on delivering successful events.

Team Member Rocks!

Bennett Merriman

Director - Business Operations

When Bennett isn't working on his whispy mustache he is overseeing EW's university relations, payroll and our workforce management software, Rosterfy. Bennett's expertise in staff management has seen him work in senior roles at Athletics Australia, Tough Mudder and most recently at the Netball World Cup. Bennett's keen eye for improving our processes is key to the sustainable growth of both Event Workforce and our workforce management software Rosterfy.

Team Member Rocks!

Michaela Langsdale

Manager - National Staffing

Leaving her ‘Red Bull Wings’ and Tour De France days behind, our UK born-and-bred staffing superstar Michaela, brings a wealth of knowledge in managing volunteers and Workforcers Internationally. Once an event is booked in Michaela takes it and runs, being both the client and staff contact. Within her first month of joining our team she has already placed hundreds of Workforcers Australia-wide!

Team Member Rocks!

Dominique Mancuso

Coordinator - Staffing Communications

Dominique is the friendly face that communicates with all our Workforcers on a daily basis. She brings to the team experience in advertising and project management. Between assisting with rostering and keeping our Workforcers in the loop, Dominique takes any chance that comes her way to work on the ground with our staff at events including Mornington Cup, AFL Grand Final, Melbourne Swim Classic and Weet-Bix Big Bash Final.

Team Member Rocks!

Laura Di Bartolo

Manager - Marketing & Communications

When Laura's not in the #cloud or #on-the-line keeping our Workforcers and clients engaged, she is devising campaigns to assist with building our Workforce Pathway and Business Development. Laura also leads charge with our affiliated institutes Australia-wide to set-up presentations and is the go-to person for our chosen University Representatives.

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Where are we?

Our offices are located in Richmond, Melbourne

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