International Series Partners share their experiences

Read what our Partners have to say about the International Series

Principal Partner – MinterEllison

"This the second year of our principal partnership with QPAC has scaled even greater heights than the first. The client experience, culminating in Teatro alla Scala’s exclusive visit to Brisbane, has been first class. QPAC is a wonderful partner, so much so that many of us at MinterEllison now regard their team as an extension of ours. Congratulations and thanks to Peter, John and everyone at QPAC for making 2018 a spectacularly successful year."
Trent Forno, Managing Partner Brisbane, MinterEllison

Major Partner – Treasury Casino and Hotel

"Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) continues to underpin positive economic and cultural growth through the QPAC International Series. By bringing some of the world's best artists to Brisbane, and delivering rich and diverse experiences, QPAC showcases Brisbane as a thrilling destination and is an integral part of the community."
Geoff Hogg, Managing Director, The Star Entertainment Group

Major International Partner – Ghella

"We are proud to sponsor the QPAC International Series and the 2018 Teatro alla Scala Ballet Company performances in Queensland. This is Teatro alla Scala Ballet Company’s first visit to Australia and we are delighted to be part of an exchange between Australia and Italy – our great countries coming together in a dream to experience the finest art."
Giandomenico Ghella, Chairman, Ghella

Supporting Partner – Brisbane Airport Corporation

"This the second year of BAC’s partnership with QPAC and we are delighted to be part of the team bringing so many extraordinary, breath-taking performances to Brisbane. QPAC is a wonderful partner and thanks to John and everyone at QPAC for making 2018 such a successful year."
Rachel Crowley, Head of Corporate Relations, Brisbane Airport Corporation

Supporting Partner – Schiavello

"Schiavello are very pleased to be associated and to support QPAC International Series 2018 Teatro alla Scala. I was present at the opening night of Don Quixote and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The performance was a one off opportunity to witness and enjoy an international recognised ballet on Australia soil. I would like to congratulate the CEO of La Scala John Kotzas and everyone who were associated with this remarkable performance."
Tony Schiavello, Governing Director, Executive Chairman, Schiavello Pty Ltd

Major Supporter – Italian Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland

"For the past 7 years, it has been my great privilege to have been associated with QPAC’s efforts to bring Teatro alla Scala to Brisbane and Queensland. The hard work was worth it, for ballet lovers from Brisbane, Queensland and all over Australia were able to enjoy close up an iconic component of Italy’s cultural offering to the world. The Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Qld) was proud to be a partner to QPAC and on behalf of the Chamber, I congratulate John Kotzas and his wonderful team at QPAC for a truly great achievement in bringing Teatro alla Scala to Australia."
Comm. Hon Santo Santoro, President, Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Queensland) Inc.

Accommodation Partner – Mantra

"Our partnership with QPAC demonstrates Mantra Group's commitment to supporting the fundamental role of arts and culture in the community. It has enabled our clients and guests to experience memorable live performances and we've enjoyed accommodating the cast and crew."
Luke Moran, Executive Director of Sales, Revenue and Distribution, Mantra Group