This report serves as an insight into the forum and to help further drive a common discourse on the Night-Time Economy.

With a focus on collaboration, the 2018 forum was a veritable melting pot of policy makers, police, urban planners, drug and alcohol experts, city Councillors, event promoters and creatives. From diversity to inclusivity, safety and creativity, the knowledge and ideas shared covered all facets of nighttime culture.

It includes key takeouts from:

  • Lord Mayor in Conversation with Mirik Milan
  • Adrian Tonon – Unlocking The Potential Of Detroit’s 24-Hour Economy
  • Amanda Maxwell – Collaboration And Influence Within Communities
  • Hayley Child – Collectively Tackling Sexual Violence After Dark
  • Loren Granich – A Club Called Rhonda: Building Inclusive Dancefloors
  • Councillor Jess Scully And Kerri Glasscock – City Of Sydney Nightlife And Creative Sector Advisory Panel Update
  • Create NSW Panel – Collaboration To Develop The NSW Contemporary Music Strategy
  • Panel – The Future 24-Hour Economy
  • John Graham, MLC – The NSW Parliamentary Inquiry Into Music (And What This Means For The Night Time Economy)
  • Nightcamp Workshop – Group Workshop Facilitated By Mirik Milan, Vibelab
  • Expert Sessions – Identifying Cultural Identity And Crafting Compelling Stories
  • Expert Sessions – #METOO And Nightlife – A Safe Night Out For All
  • Expert Sessions – Access All Areas – Accessible For All
  • Expert Sessions – Understanding Your City’s Creative Requirements


We welcome you to send us any feedback, comments, questions or ideas you have after reviewing this outcomes paper. Your input can only help drive the conversation forward and help us all to keep addressing our challenges within our home cities and towns.


If you are interested in the 2017 Outcomes Report CLICK HERE