25 MEMORABLE MOMENTS #25

#25 – NAB 150 Years National Tour

In 2008, the Sold Out Events’ team staged one of the largest national tours ever seen, for the National Bank of Australia’s (NAB) 150 Years celebration. Our role included the planning and implementation of community and school events in towns and cities around Australia, as well as the research, design and production of the NAB 150 Tour Truck, a semi-trailer named Ned.

The tour made its way from Armidale to Albany and Bundaberg to Burnie. We racked up some impressive numbers during the eight-month tour which included:

  • 237 = Number of days on tour
  • 189 = Number of events delivered
  • 32,000 = Number of kilometres travelled
  • 85 = Number of primary schools that visited
  • 83 = Number of local council applications submitted for event venues
  • 69 = Number of venue (non-government) applications submitted for events
  • 32 = Number of Lions & Rotary Clubs that barbeques hosted at community and media events
  • 101 = Number of accommodation locations stayed at by the Sold Out team
  • 1,854 = Number of kilometres of the longest distance travelled between events (Esperance to Whyalla)
  • 7 = Number of ‘big’ things visited
    • Big Guitar, Narrandera NSW
    • Big Banana, Coffs Harbour NSW
    • Big Prawn, Ballina NSW
    • Big Pineapple, Nambour QLD
    • Big Ned Kelly, Maryborough QLD
    • Big Mango, Bowen QLD
    • Big Galah, Kimba SA

Countless = Number of letters and phone calls of thanks from councils, venues and schools

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