ABOUT BEYOND EXPERIENCES

Beyond Experiences is considered the leading bespoke destination management company and bespoke events company on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland Australia. We specialise in designing, planning and delivering luxury experiences, events and escapes that aim to INSPIRE, SPOIL and SURPRISE. Beyond Experiences is known to its clients and suppliers as a highly professional, efficient and personable company in the luxury travel and event arenas.

Custom designed itineraries and all-inclusive experiences for high-end corporate and leisure groups are our speciality.  With our outstanding knowledge of the Sunshine Coast region and access to the best operators and suppliers in the business, we have the ability to assist corporations with unique business retreats, incentive travel and wow-factor events.

We hold a passion for working with leisure clients to provide them with five-star services, whether they are luxury accommodation management, itinerary design, high-end concierge services or a wide range of event creation and delivery.

Beyond Experiences was cultivated from an authentic passion to create memorable experiences for others, showcase a unique and diverse region, and provide five-star services that would exceed expectations. With this ethos in mind, the team at Beyond Experiences are continuously developing bespoke experiential products that highlight the Sunshine Coast’s unique culture and natural beauty. They are renowned for going to extra lengths to ensure their experiences, events and escapes are delivered in a style that oozes wow-factor and provides everlasting impressions.

Beyond Experiences select and collaborate with premium operators, suppliers and establishments on the Sunshine Coast, which enables the design of beautiful bespoke events. From the point of client enquiry to the time our guests return home, our services are considered personable with an outstanding level of attention to detail.

Meet The Team

Emily Mills

Director & Founding Partner

Favourite Sunshine Coast Experience:

Running the Tanglewood Track in the Noosa National Park and diving into the ocean at Little Cove

About Emily

For Emily, Beyond Experiences encapsulates the essence of her active upbringing and adulthood, her passion to make the most out of life and her varied experiences throughout years of travel and her career.

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Emily studied Media and Public Relations at university and went on to work within the advertising world for Foxtel, before being approached to work within the sports marketing and corporate sponsorship industry in Sydney. With a desire to see the world and have a break from the desk she ventured abroad and worked in the luxury superyacht and ski chalet industries in Europe, the Caribbean and the South Pacific for nearly five years. Working as a private chef and learning how to sail along the way, she had the pleasure of working for high-end clients, including royalty and high-profile business people. She learnt and perfected how to deliver impeccable five-star service and was lucky to experience many different parts of the world.

In 2008 her career called her backed to Australia where she joined USM Events (now Ironman), one of Australia’s largest and most experienced event management specialists. She joined the team as an Event Coordinator and progressed to National Event Manager during her time there, overseeing a number of large-scale events including the Noosa Triathlon Multisport Festival, the world’s largest triathlon, The Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival and Noosa Ultimate Sports Fest. She travelled Australia delivering other large sporting and lifestyle events as part of a dynamic events team.

Emily enjoys living a healthy, active lifestyle and is a qualified yoga instructor. She has a genuine passion for anything that benefits the mind, body and lifestyle as a whole.

Christine Mackay

Founding Partner

Favourite Sunshine Coast Experience:

Stand Up Paddling the Noosa Waterways

About Christine

Christine has over 15 years experience within the hospitality, travel and tourism industries. Through Beyond Experiences Christine combined her expertise in corporate conferencing, event management, sales and marketing, and managing lifestyle experiences with her genuine passion and gift for connecting with people.

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Previously working in five-star establishments within Australia and Europe, including boutique travel agencies, Christine knows how to deliver outstanding service at all levels, taking a very personable approach to understanding her client’s needs. With the desire to offer exclusive lifestyle experiences, in 2011 Christine co-founded Key Element Events in Victoria Australia. When life brought her back to Noosa, Sunshine Coast, she discovered that she shared many of the same passions and business desires as Emily, and together they formed and evolved Beyond Experiences. Although Christine is no longer involved with the daily operations of the company, she can be found spreading her positive passion and skills within the tourism industry as well as being involved with event deliveries.