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


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


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. Since joining our team she has placed thousands of Workforcers into casual, contract and full-time work Australia-wide!

Team Member Rocks!

Dominique Mancuso

Marketing Coordinator

When Dom’s not in the #cloud or #on-the-line keeping our Workforcers and client engaged, she is devising campaigns to assist with building our Workforcer Pathway and Business Development. Dom brings to the team experience in advertising and project management and is the go-to person if you have any PR or media Enquires.

Team Member Rocks!

Bridget Arthurson

Staffing Coordinator

Bridget is Michaela's mini-me, assisting her with rostering the 30+ events we have a week. She is no stranger to large-scale rosters, having experience as the Volunteer Coordinator at both the MS Walk & Fun Run and Red Bull Wings Full Life World Run, rostering and managing over 200 volunteers. Bridget also leads charge with our affiliate institutes Australia-wide to set-up presentations, spreading the EW message.

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Where are we?

Our offices are located in Richmond, Melbourne

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