Hello BOA members and supporters.
On behalf of the BOA Team we would like to thank each and every one of you for your amazing support at the biggest BOA event if the year, joining us at The Ivy Ballroom in beautiful black tie attire, everyone looked stunning and put a real effort into get dressed up to enjoy the evening with us.
The evening was a huge success and wouldn’t have been possible without the support of all of you! We would like to give a special, huge thank you to our fantastic sponsors.
Platinum sponsors: Website travel – for a second year running
Website Travel – in this ever changing industry remain one of the largest, most successful, online travel platforms. By using the latest innovative technology, they bring businesses together. They are proud to be the platinum sponsors of the BOA Ball for the second year running.
Gold sponsors: Vodafone and Hostelworld
Vodafone – This is the first year that we have had the wonderful support from Vodafone. Vodafone are one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies providing a wide range of services including voice, messaging and data across mobile and nbn™. 2018 will be an exciting year as Vodafone continue to evolve to 5G with the final stages of fibre transmission rollout and new network capability.
Hostelworld – Last year Hostelworld sponsored the Scenic Boat Cruise, this year they support us as a Gold sponsor. Hostelworld Group is the largest online hostel-booking platform sparking social experiences around the world. They have more than ten million reviews across 36,000 properties in more than 170 countries, making the brand the leading online hub for social travel. The website and mobile app operates in 19 different languages.
Silver sponsors: Dimeo cleaning and Gx2 Technology
Dimeo Cleaning Services – For over 35 years Dimeo has been providing Australian business, industry and institutions with a more thorough and professionally delivered cleaning solution. They are currently cleaning over 1,000 sites nightly throughout Australia and this represents a staggering 3,500,000 square metres of space that their amazing team services each day.
GX2 – a Superloop company – designs, installs and supports Wi-Fi network solutions for Hotels, Resorts, Student Hospitality, Youth Hostels, Serviced Apartments, National Parks, Warehouses, Schools, Golf Courses……wherever there’s a need for high performance Wi-Fi networks. They provide 24/7 guest support from their call centres around the world.
And of course not to forget our overall BOA NSW sponsor Allsopp Bunting Insurance:
Allsopp Bunting Insurance – has proudly supported BOA for over 10 years. As a full service Insurance Adviser they are able to assist you with all your commercial insurance needs with tailored and unique solutions for Backpacking Hostels, Tour Operators and all hospitality businesses. With over 40 years’ experience servicing the insurance needs of our industry they should be your first phone call once you receive your annual insurance bill.
Thank you for all of the support from our friends our truly unforgettable Auction and raffle prizes:
Raffle prizes Included:
LORD BYRON WEEKEND – Donated by Wake Up!
SURFBOARD – Donated by Mojo Surf Australia
WORLD BAR voucher – Donated by The World Bar
SCARY CANARY voucher – Donated by Scary Canary
MARQUEE VIP TABLE – Donated by iRock Entertainment
FLAMINGO VIP TABLE – Donated by iRock Entertainment
5 NIGHTS IN BALI Ubud – Donated by Wanderlands
HUNTER VALLEY TRIP – Donated by Colourful Trips
Followed by our live auction:
NEW YEAR’S EVE PACKAGE – Donated by Sydney Harbour YHA , Congratulations Guy Olbourne from Surf Camp Australia
PERTH PACKAGE – Donated by Aussie Wanderer , Congratulations Tom Chatfield from Westend Backpackers
FIJI PACKAGE – Donated by Wanderlands, Congratulations Kayleigh Busuttil form Morgan Consulting
THAILAND PACKAGE – Donated by Intro Travel , Congratulations Jennifer Palmer from YHA
BYRON BAY PACKAGE – Donated by TAG, Jucy & Cape Byron Kayaks, Congratulations Amit Dsouza from Vodafone
BOAT CRUISE & BAR TAB – Donated by Ultimate Oz and Wake Up! Congratulations Heidi Nicolson from Website Travel
NOOSA PACKAGE – Donated by Tourism Noosa, Skydive Noosa, Halse Lodge, Kanu Kapers & Nomads Noosa , Congratulations Amit Dsouza from Vodafone
WYSTC Tickets – Donated by WYSE Travel Confederation, Congratulations Robert Henke from YHA
WHOLE PLANE SKYDIVE CHARTER – Donated by Skydive Australia , Congratulations George Josevski from Bunyip
If you are interested in sponsoring the BOA Ball 2019 please do not hesitate to contact us at email@example.com
Please click on the link below to see all the Photographs from our evening. Lastly we would Thank you Ozparty for your help with the images and support with the DJ and AV. They definitely come highly recommended!