PCA Industry’s Future in Today’s Data

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ISPT were proud to welcome back members of the Property Council of Australia at Foy’s Arcade for an insightful and thought provoking evening once again. This time we set out to improve the vision for the property industry into our shared future. We heard from such luminaries such as Grant Holman, FT&I, Lucinda Hartley and Callan Cameron, what a fantastic night! The event was a great opportunity for members to reconnect with one another face to face, press the flesh …

Yarra Trams Accessibility Action Plan Launch 2022-2024

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ISPT were thrilled to welcome the official launch of Yarra Trams Accessibility Action Plan (AAP) 2022 – 2024 at Foy’s Arcade! The Yarra Trams team laid out the vision for improving the accessibility of tram services and public transport across the board all around Melbourne. The event was a great opportunity for members to meet and greet one another, and highlighted important challenges passengers with disabilities deal with. Improving accessibility, for passengers, making a difference for the community and working …

NAIDOC Week: Fireside Chat with ISPT and Shantelle Thompson

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Following NAIDOC Week, On the 11th of July, ISPT hosted a fireside chat at Foy’s Arcade with special guest, Shantelle Thompson, three time jiu jitsu world champion and mother of three, interviewed by our very own Erin Donnellon. The NAIDOC Week theme this year, “Get Up, Stand Up, Show Up” was, in many ways, the best way to describe our guest Shantelle’s approach to life, and is the epitome of what a dedicated mum, athlete and proud Barkindji & Kneeyampaa …

NAIDOC Week: In My Blood It Runs Screening at Foy’s Arcade

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During NAIDOC Week, the Foy’s team were thrilled to host a film screening of “In My Blood It Runs”, a distinctive look at the life and times of Dujuan, a ten year old boy, his hopes and dreams, and what it means, for him, his community and the many challenges, both internal and external. Before the film we took our guests around to experience some digital first Australian experiences. Virtual Songlines 360 experiences allowed our guests to go back in time …

Women in sport photo action awards 2022

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What an amazing night at the WISPAA 2022 (Women in sport photo action awards), hosted by ISPT at Foy’s Arcade, honouring the best amateur and professional sports photographers in Australia.  All the powerful, determined women in the photos are role models to their family, their team, and their community. The energy captured in the images on display, also help to inspire other women and girls to put down their devices, to get off the couch, and be more active.  We …

How are you celebrating Pride month?

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It’s Pride Month at Foy’s Arcade and we’re reflecting on our recent event for the Department of Transport Victoria’s IDAHOBIT (International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersex discrimination, and Transphobia) Day. It was a pleasure to be a part of such an important panel and networking event, and for us to facilitate and assist in representing the LGBTIQ+ community. IDAHOBIT day brings awareness to the challenges (yet to be overcome) and celebrates the collective progress of the many LGBTIQ+ initiatives. We …

Search Commercial Data Driven Strategy Evening

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We recently hosted the Search Commercial Data Driven Strategy Evening event at Foy’s Arcade. There has been major growth to Search commercial since we saw them last year, not only in features of the platform but in the size of the company and the number of attendees at this year’s event. We enjoyed live demonstrations of a variety of applications including historical imaging, infrastructure and future planning, big-data and customisable dataset overlays onto specific areas, in this case over the …

Foy’s Arcade – Event Hub for narrm ngarrgu | Melbourne Knowledge Week

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Over the course of a full week, Foy’s Arcade was transformed into an amazing interactive educational event hub, for narrm ngarrgu |  Melbourne Knowledge Week, in a new partnership with ISPT. We are so privileged to be a part of MKW this year, sharing knowledge, exploring new ways of thinking and experiencing new innovations through the many exhibitions, workshops and panel discussions held at Foy’s Arcade. In collaboration with the team at ISPT and MKW we prepared a program of …

ISPT & Taronga Ventures: RealtechX 2022 – ESG Impact

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What an incredible evening! RealTechX: ESG Impact event run by Taronga Ventures in partnership with ISPT this year. We enjoyed a live streamed presentation and panel discussion about sustainability and environmental initiatives in the property industry particularly within ISPT, one of the leaders in bringing a measurable ESG impact to their properties around the countries.  We then enjoyed networking and an interactive showcase of the participating start-ups’ products and services, spread out through Foy’s like an exhibition. From companies like …

GriffithHack Firmwide Offsite at Foy’s Arcade

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One of the largest workshops we have hosted this year was GriffithHack, an informative and fun event, with a full day of presentations, breakout groups and discussions with management and team leaders.  The hybrid boardroom sessions featured a number of well known guest speakers, experts in research, innovation and intellectual property. Each shared a unique view on where technology and client needs and requirements intertwine in today’s legal and corporate world. A fulfilling perspective on how clients feature in the …

Content Creator’s Studio at Foy’s

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Foys Arcade have been busy hosting hybrid workshops and events.  Each hybrid event is unique and brings different opportunities to incorporate virtual components to any workshop and event. With many of us choosing to be on the safe side and working remotely, sometimes events become primarily virtual, with only key staff members on-site for workshops and events. This converts Foy’s Arcade into something like a “Content Creator Studio” where hundreds of people can attend online and see key decision makers …

Old Melbourne in summer time – Prince’s Court 1904

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Sitting in the Café zone at Foy’s Arcade, reading through one of our books ‘Lost Melbourne’ and it took us down a thrilling ride through some of the amazing history of our city going back all the way to 1904. We read this wonderful excerpt about “Prince’s Court” (article here) and wanted to share because we loved it so much and it draws so many parallels to our own pasts in our lives, our buildings and our city of Melbourne. Enjoy …

AIST SuperGrads Shark Tank 2021 – Hybrid event

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Foy’s Arcade hosted the AIST SuperGrads Shark Tank again! This time we broadcast the experience to online attendees with our new hybrid event technology and services. The year-Long program, coached by Right Lane Consulting, culminated in a final presentation where two teams of grads pitched their ideas to a panel of four Sharks (Below). Cath Bowtell, – IFS CEO Katharine Kaspar – MIESF CEO Mark Puli – ESSSuper CEO Stephen Reilly – HESTA COO With Sharks swimming on the big …

The B4SI Annual Conference 2021: Creating an Environment for Social Impact – Hybrid event at Foy’s Arcade

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What an amazing two-day Hybrid event hosted by Foy’s Arcade! It was an absolute pleasure to host another hybrid event for 2021 – The B4SI (Business for Societal Impact) Annual Conference – Creating an Environment for Social Impact. Hybrid events are a great way to keep everyone together. Whether you’re in the venue or watching from home, we hope that everyone attending can experience the conference. Over the two-day conference we heard from social impact professionals from around the Globe, …

Foy’s Virtual and Hybrid Event Services

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Foy’s Arcade a flexible space with or without restrictions It has been a while since we received visitors at our doors, but this has not deterred Foy’s Arcade from serving its unique role as an Experience Centre. We’ve just been doing it differently.  Since the pandemic, Foy’s Arcade has successfully transformed itself into a virtual venue, hosting events and workshops of various scales. We can do the same for you. Your events can be curated according to how much support …

ISPT & RMIT Collaboration Session – 28th June 2021.

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ISPT | SPACECUBE | TUTCH | RMIT UNIVERSITY The collaboration session took place on the 28th of June 2021 at Foy’s Arcade, Melbourne, CBD. This was a two-hour session with 16 participants, including facilitators. The session was divided into three main phases. The first phase was a round of introductions where ISPT explained the meeting context, and a member from each company introduced their organisation and colleagues. Secondly, the RMIT Digital Media students presented their concepts, followed by the third …

9.1.20 Better Together: Transgender, Gender-Diverse and Non-Binary Caucus

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On January 9th 2020 Foy’s Arcade was honoured to be the venue sponsor for the Transgender, Gender-Diverse and Non-Binary Caucus. The all-day workshop formed a part of the #BetterTogether Melbourne #2020 Conference partnered by the Victoria State Government and Hobsons Bay City Council. With an attendance of 90 people this is the largest gathering in Australia of #transgender, #genderdiverse and #nonbinary people ever to work together, discuss and ultimately form a National organisation for their needs within the community! The …

500 Women in Property Program – An interactive evening at Foy’s Arcade 31.7.19

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Wednesday July 31st was an exciting evening at Foy’s Arcade as ISPT hosted an interactive tour and networking evening for the Property Council of Australia’s (PCA) 500 Women in Property Program. Jennifer of Foy’s Arcade is being mentored this year by Erin Donnellon, Manager of Digital Delivery at ISPT, who also participated in the Program in its first year. Check out the full list of participants for 2019 here. We started off the event with wine, cheese platters and networking …

Southern Cross University (SCU) Online Breakfast Briefing 25.7.19

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On Thursday July 25th 2019, Southern Cross University (SCU) Online presented ‘The Power of Certainty’ with Maria Smith at Foy’s Arcade. The event was attended by SCU alumni, current students and individuals interested in signing up to a course, and was a great opportunity for networking over coffee and a croissant. It was also live streamed for those who were unable to attend – as SCU has students both Nationally and Internationally. Following an introduction by Jo from Southern Cross …

#CXDay2018 On October 2nd 2018

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Bright and early on Tuesday October 2nd Foy’s Arcade hosted Melbourne’s Celebration of Customer Experience – #CXDay2018. After brekkie and networking, we all sat down for keynote speaker, General Manager of Innovation at Essendon Football Club and AFL legend Kevin Sheedy. Kevin and MC Anita Siassos, Managing Director of Managing CX discussed how Kevin’s career developed from his early footy days into his current role. Kevin was a captivating speaker and took questions from the crowd, speaking on the importance …

Young Industry Leaders Networking Forum 5/7/18

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Here at Foy’s we are still reeling from excitement from last Thursday’s Networking Forum hosted by the Australian Property Institute (API), Young Property Professionals (YPP) and & Property Industry Foundation (PIF). This event has been in the work’s for a while and was a great success and a fun evening all round. Jazmin Poyser and Evan Browning Our lovely MC Erin opened for the night introducing Jazmin Poyser of YPP and Evan Browning of PIF who were the Representatives of …

VACCHO Day 18/6/18

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On Monday June 18th Foy’s Arcade had the privilege of hosting the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) in our space. The workshop aimed to provide company wide updates from top level management to each department and to give employees the opportunity to ask questions, get to know each other and have fun. The morning began with an Acknowledgement of Country by VACCHO’s fantastic MC for the day, Jesse. Jesse provided banter and great tunes throughout the day as …

Fitted for Work, Autropolis and more…

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With Winter around the corner, it seems like things are only heating up here (terrible pun, I know!). Foy’s has had yet another busy week but we somehow managed to fit in a cheeky 30km walk. On Tuesday the 22nd of May, we hosted Fitted For Work’s National Volunteer Night, which was a fun evening of networking and nibbles as a thank you for all the hard work for the volunteers across all sectors of the business. ISPT supports FFW …

Greening the CBD: Lessons from Innovators

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On Thursday April 12th 2018, the Property Council of Australia‘s Future Trends and Innovations Committee held their first event of the year. The theme of the evening was Greening the CBD: Lessons from Innovators. Foy’s Arcade was happy to go ‘Green’ for the night, with ISPT‘s own Erin Donnellon as the vibrant MC for the evening, introducing our speakers, sponsors and live polls throughout the night. The event was kicked off with a Case Study from New York, depicting the …

Mother’s Day Classic Partner Forum #MDC2018

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ISPT is a proud sponsor of the Women In Super‘s Mother’s Day Classic, and Foy’s Arcade had the honour of hosting their Partner Forum on March 1st 2018. We enjoyed the company of none other than Peter Hitchener from 9 News, who kicked off the luncheon with a lighthearted opening address and introduced our speakers throughout the day. Samantha Bond from the non-profit organisation APHEDA gave us an overview of what their organisation is achieving globally, supporting movement-building through unions and social …

Fitted For Work Fundraising Event Success!

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On Friday the 16th of February Foy’s Arcade collaborated with Fitted for Work in order to host their #NewYearConfidentMe fundraising event. Us ladies at Foy’s (Erin + Jennifer) were also lucky enough to attend and it’s safe to say we had a brilliant time learning about styling and fashion all to support a fabulous organisation. This event was possible due to the continuing sponsorship of FFW by ISPT. If you want to see pictures of our night visit our Facebook …

Join us February 16th for #NewYearConfidentMe Charity Evening

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Foy’s Arcade has had a busy start to the New Year and we have no intention of slowing down. We are delighted to announce that next Friday February 16th we will be hosting Fitted for Work‘s #NewYearConfidentMe Fashion Event, raising money for the Charity that empowers Women returning to the workforce. It will be an evening of nibbles, drinks and motivation hosted by Catherine Ayad, Miss Australia National Finalist 2018. Catherine currently works next door at Suzan Johnston as an image …

Vision Super Christmas Celebrations on 22/12/17

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Foy’s Arcade finished the year on a high note celebrating with Vision Super for their end of year Christmas party. They made the most of the space, playing with virtual reality and throwing it back with old school boardgames, chess and table tennis. For more pictures of our last event of the year, please visit our Facebook page.

Industry Super Australia End of Year Celebrations

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Thank you to Industry Super Australia for kicking off the festive season here at Foy’s for their end of year celebration. ‘Thanks for the Super year’ was the theme of the evening, with canapes and drinks being served after welcome speeches from Greg Combet AM, Deputy Chair and Dr. Peter Burn, Director of Industry Super Australia. To view the photos from the event, please visit our Facebook page.