From 1995 until 2000, Maggie was Co-Director of the South Pacific International Song Contest Pty Ltd. The company was responsible for staging the prestigious South Pacific International Music Awards, a pre-release awards event and hit predictor show casing the best young talent from the world’s music industry. Taking place annually and involving a variety of events presented over a five- day period.

The South Pacific International Music Awards ‘Gala Concert’ was a televised presentation hosted by Maggie Brittonbroadcast in Australia on the NBN network and internationally in twelve (12) Countries.

Dignitaries including the Mayor of Gold Coast City attended the ‘Gala’ presentation as well as Ambassadors or Consuls of the countries represented, along with industry movers and shakers.


The ‘Media Launch and Welcome’ by the Gold Coast Tourism Bureau,

Meet the Stars’ presented in a cabaret setting was much enjoyed particularly by those members of the public who got the opportunity to meet in person and speak with stars from their country of origin.

Up Close and Personal’ a presentation of famous songwriters performing the hit songs they had written for big name recording artists,

Songwriters Seminars

Mayoral Cocktail Party’, attended by Dignitaries, sponsors, special guests and visiting international media, hosted by the Mayor at the Gold Coast City Art Gallery.


Dreamworld, Mercure Resorts, Gold Coast City Council, the Australian Performing Rights Association (APRA), the Performing Rights Association (PRS) and the British Academy, British Airways, Festival Mushroom Records along with the South Pacific Trade Commission and others sponsored the event.