ABOUT MEGAPHONE

Megaphone Productions calls upon more than 50 years combined experience producing, managing and creating; corporate events, theatre shows, rock shows, conferences and product launches. To create an event with the ‘wow’ factor that comes in on budget, talk to Megaphone Productions.

Director and principal Bart Barkman gained experience throughout Australia, New Zealand and Asia. He started in Dunedin mixing bands, working on capping shows and in student and commercial radio before heading overseas. Bart worked throughout Australia and Asia on critically acclaimed shows as: Beauty and the Beast; Saturday Night Fever and The Main Event to name a few. Sound mixing for Fan Zones for the Sydney Olympics and the Australian Open are also on his roll of honour as well as corporate events such as product launches and media conferences. He has also turned his hand to production management for the New Zealand International Arts Festival and rock bands including Superjesus.

Nicola McConnell brings 20 years marketing, public relations and event management experience to the mix. Nicola has worked on events as diverse as; Dan Murphy’s Wines of the World, Langton’s Classification Tasting, James Halliday Wine Companion Awards, Penfolds Rewards of Patience 50 Years of Grange Tasting, Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular (GABS), staff training and conferences.