Engage at Disegno™
Lights. Camera. Traction.

Capabilities

  • Research and Strategy
  • Creative Direction
  • Design and Production
  • Management
  • Execution and On Site Build Management
  • Catering and Supplier Management
  • Audio Visual and Content Design and Management
  • Logistics and Operations
  • OH&S and Risk Management
  • Budgeting and Reporting

Services

  • Brand Activation and Sponsorship Activation
  • Experiential Marketing and Brand Experience
  • Product Promotion and Launches
  • Guerrilla Marketing
  • PR Events and Promotions
  • Roadshows and Trade Shows
  • Sampling, Testing and Tasting
  • Pop Up’s and Temporary Structures
  • Marquee Design and Build
  • Social Media Initiatives

Bringing campaigns to life.


There’s no point putting on your best bikini if you’re not going to make a splash. As the live marketing arm of brand specialists, Disegno - Engage brings campaigns to life with super-savvy activations that put your products directly into the hands of consumers. So whether it’s pulling out all stops for an intergalactic launch, or just keeping your market engaged with minty-fresh social initiatives, Engage gives you the tools to create traction that’s tangible. Because without the traction, the lights and camera mean nothing.

The ENGAGE team is made of a group of talented individuals, our core teams skills consists of Project Management, Audio Visual Management, Technical Design and Production Management, Brand Activation Strategy and Ideation, OH&S and Risk management, Food and Beverage Design and Management, Location/Venue Procurement, Budgeting and Reporting. We also count many of Australia’s finest contractors as part of our inspiring team so no matter how large or small your project is we have the capabilities to accomodate your requirements.


OUR TEAM

TJ Carroll – Director and Creative Producer

With over a decade of experience in the events space TJ Carroll is well known for her innovate and ground breaking Brand Activation ideas.

Starting off as a Project Manager with one of Melbourne’s leading event companies TJ forged a name for herself through her ability to work across both the strategy and creative sides of the business. Coming up with the event strategy and executing the creative is something very few in the industry can do, and do it well.

In the last 10 years her enviable reputation has seen her injecting passion and creativity into branded experiences for clients such as AAMI, L’Oreal, City of Melbourne, Grocon, Investec Bank, Downer EDI Engineering, Australia Chamber Orchestra, Superpartners, Don and Kr to name a few.

Now heading up Engage at Disegno and offering everything from Brand Experience events to point of sale, guerilla marketing to product sampling, pop-up stores to Event Planning and beyond. With her double barrel skill set TJ is able to add a huge amount of value to her clients and help them bring their products to life.

What has seen TJ grow and stay at the top of the Brand Activation; Experiential Marketing and Event Design space is her devotion to detail and leadership. Her tireless enthusiasm ensures each experience is seamless, distinctive and valuable. 

TJ thrives on the challenge of creating and coordinating all facets of experiential events and is passionate about developing new concepts that provide impact and value beyond the activation through social media and public relations. 

Mages Ruiz Diaz – Project and Events Manager

With ten years of know-how, here and in Argentina, Mages has designed and managed large-scale projects for worldwide brands and agencies, government entities and non-profit organizations, generating real meaning for all involved. Working for Google, Sony, Kraft, Ford and Argentina's government allowed her to produce a vision through the many hands and minds of international teams, from the grip to the general director, and immerse key clients in a myriad of brand experiences.

Mages diverse background as a producer of film, award-winning TV series, corporate events, digital, guerrilla marketing actions, brand activations, case studies, music concerts, art exhibitions, and startup projects has led her to Melbourne, where she has been managing various types of ventures such as: the TEDxMelbourne main event since August 2014.

At Engage Mages merges creative development and project management methodology in order to deliver unique and well executed experiential marketing, product promotion, and event design results.

Supporting the event team, contractors and specialists with appropriate teamwork and management tools, as well as creating the right environment for them to trust and collaborate, is also Mages’ role when event planning for Engage.

Amanda Lee – Project and Events Coordinator

Amanda is by far the most hands on creative team member here at Engage, who said ‘cut and paste’ would never come in handy when you become apart of the big bad world had no idea of how it would impact the consumer market today.

Prior to taking on the Project Coordinator role at Engage, Amanda had been a supplier of ours for a couple of years. Her ability to translate our experiential marketing ideas into custom creations enabled us to reflect our specific concepts through thought-provoking and attention grabbing installations, props and assets. 

Amanda has completed an Honours degree in Design at the prestigious RMIT University. This formal learning has enabled Amanda to develop creative design solutions and clearly articulate ideas within specific constraints.

Working with her enables us to really hone in and bring our precisely planned experiential marketing and brand activation campaigns to life with her custom made installations and props.

Amanda could also be given the title of Event Designer as her creations have been used for fashion shoots, runway shows, brand launch events and visual merchandising solutions.

Her undeniable passion and creative energy add a wonderful dynamic to the Engage team. 

Briony Bennett – Account Manager

Briony Bennett, for over the past 20 years has worked within the special events & hospitality landscape. Special focus in recent years in the field of creative strategy, art direction, event styling, food styling, event design & curation.

Bringing much more than your average Event Designer, Briony's repertoire is rather like a mixed shopping bag spanning a range of multidisciplinary skills. She is highly recognised amongst her industry peers for her ability to organise, source, prop, style, project manage & deliver creative concepts for small or large scale events and Event Activations.

Her professional and flexible approach combined with a strong artistic aesthetic, profound attention to detail backed with a wide knowledge of food and beverage and an experienced operational background make for a unique blend of skills that when combined produce exceptional Experiential Events and results.

Briony has a welcoming attitude to working closely & collaborating with other creative suppliers and event /production teams to ensure a high-end quality outcome for clients. A desire to push boundaries and provide solutions, with thoughtful & sophisticated problem solving skills.

Briony has been a part of many successful events in London, Melbourne and Sydney with a varied client base covering both the corporate & private market sectors. Briony has a passion to communicate visual ideas and explore new outcomes for clients.

Laura Fireman – Account and Events Manager

Laura brings a slightly warped but always bright and zingy creativity to the ENGAGE team. Having worked in events and marketing for more than 16 years in London, Rio & now Sydney, she is our resident Blog Queen as well as our Sydney-based Event Manager who always injects sparks of passion & energy into her projects. A dynamic & creative thinker with excellent organisation & implementation skills, she thrives when working with our team of Event Designers & Planners to create something unique & exciting - be it an experiential marketing campaign, brand activation or corporate Christmas party.

Laura brings a wealth of global knowledge and insight to all events, and has worked for a diverse range of clients, including: MTV, HMV UK, iiNet, The Australian Chamber Orchestra, The Chemical Brothers & Oasis, to name a few. A passionate “do-er” who really brings events alive, she thrives on coming up witrh orginal Live Marketing and Brand Immersion concepts and is not afraid to get down & dirty to make amazing things happen for our clients.

 

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