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The Classic Aussie Summer Toolkit: Hosting Australia Day, Hottest 100 and Other Summer Events In Your Venue

We’ve compiled the ultimate kit of tools you can use to create a summertime vibe in your venue. From music lists and DJ sets to visuals, videos, and promotional signage, it’s all here and ready to promote your events, entertain customers and fill your venue with great music.

So, let’s break it down. If you’re looking to…

Queue all-Aussie music lists and/DJ sets – click here.

Play Triple J’s Hottest 100 list – click here.

Promote Australia Day or other events in your venue – click here.

Get ‘Aussie TV’ onto your screens – click here.

Engage your crowd with crowdDJ®’s Scan to Play – click here.

QUEUE ALL-AUSSIE MUSIC LISTS AND DJ SETS

The AUSSIE MUSIC list and MIX_AUSSIE DJ Set will create that perfect summertime sound in your venue, entertaining customers with a mix of classic and the latest music.

To queue the AUSSIE MUSIC List…

  1. Open the Manage My Nightlife app on your phone or tablet
  2. In the Menu, select Queue Lists
  3. Select the All Lists tab, then expand Nightlife Lists
  4. Under the General Bar heading, select the circle next to the AUSSIE MUSIC List
  5. Tap Shuffle Play at the bottom of the page

To queue the AUSTRALIA DAY BBQ DJ Set…

  1. Open the Manage My Nightlife app on your phone or tablet
  2. In the Menu, select Queue Lists
  3. Select the All Lists tab, then expand Nightlife Lists
  4. Under the DJ Sets heading, select the circle next to the AUSTRALIA DAY BBQ DJ Set
  5. Tap the shuffle arrows at the bottom of the page to turn off shuffle mode and switch to queue mode
  6. Tap Queue List
  7. Tap Queue List again
  8. Once you’ve queued a DJ Set, your Current Playlist page will show a timer to indicate how long the session has left to run

PLAY TRIPLE J’S HOTTEST 100 LIST

Override your usual evening schedule with a programmed DJ set full of 2021’s Hottest 100

An Aussie summer staple, this playlist ranks the hottest tracks played on Triple J from 2021 according to the Australian public.

The official list of Triple J Hottest 100 winners will be available in Nightlife’s JJJ HOTTEST_100 List from January 22nd, when the Top 100 songs will be announced by Triple J.

Until then, we’ve added the Top 100 Contenders for Triple J’s Hottest 100 to our JJJ HOTTEST 100 list according to most popular predictions.

To queue the JJJ HOTTEST_100 List…

  1. Open the Manage My Nightlife app on your phone or tablet
  2. In the Menu, select Queue Lists
  3. Select the All Lists tab, then expand Nightlife Lists
  4. Under the DJ Sets heading, select the circle next to the JJJ HOTTEST 100 List
  5. Tap the shuffle arrows at the bottom of the page to turn off shuffle mode and switch to queue mode
  6. Tap Queue List
  7. Tap Queue List again
  8. Once you’ve queued a list, your Current Playlist page will show a timer to indicate how long the session has left to run

PROMOTE AUSTRALIA DAY OR OTHER EVENTS IN YOUR VENUE

Share upcoming summer events and activities with your patrons by putting your screens to work! You can display promotional signage across your venue using artwork available in our Advertising Library, or images you create yourself.

To load and schedule slides from the advertising library…

  1. Open the Manage My Nightlife web app on your desktop or laptop computer
  2. In the Menu, select Advertising
  3. Click on the User Advertising tab
  4. Click on the Library button
  5. Click on the Australia Day slide to see a preview of it, then hit Next
  6. Choose your options
    • Set the Duration for the length that the slide will show each time it appears on screen (we find 10 seconds to be the most common choice!)
    • To limit how regularly the slide appears on screen, tick the Delay box to choose how many minutes must pass before the slide appears in rotation again
    • Click the Between Dates button to set the end date for the slide to stop showing. You can also select the Auto Delete option if you’d like the slide to be deleted after it expires
  7. Press Create and the Australia Day slide will now appear in rotation alongside your other advertising slides

To load and schedule slides you’ve created…

  1. First make sure your image or animation meets our specifications to ensure your content can play on the Nightlife system. Click here to review our specifications.
  2. Open the Manage My Nightlife web app on your desktop or laptop computer
  3. In the Menu, select Advertising
  4. Click on the User Advertising tab
  5. Click on the Upload button
  6. Click the Browse Button and select your advertising file from your computer
  7. Choose which screens to display the image on, the duration it will remain on screen for, as well as the display period (i.e. when the photo should be removed from your digital signage rotation)
  8. Once you’re ready, hit upload.

GET ‘AUSSIE TV’ ON YOUR SCREENS

When done right, ambient visuals can be a great backing for your all-Aussie soundtrack and a key entertainment tool for customers. With viral videos and sweeping views of the great Australian landscape, ‘Aussie TV’ is a must play for Australia Day and other summer events.

To queue Aussie TV on your screens…

  1. Open the Manage My Nightlife app on your smartphone, desktop, or laptop computer.
  2. In the Menu, select Queue Lists
  3. Select the All Lists tab, then expand the Ambient Visuals list
  4. Select the circle next to AUSSIE TV
  5. Hit the Load List button at the bottom of the page

To return to your usual display of film clips, advertising and other content on screens…

  1. Open the Manage My Nightlife app on your smartphone, desktop, or laptop computer.
  2. In the Menu, select the Visuals tab
  3. Switch the toggle at the top of the screen back to AUTO, this will revert your system back to its regularly scheduled content

ENGAGE YOUR CROWD WITH CROWDDJ®’S SCAN TO PLAY

Get customers interacting with your business by picking and playing their favourite tracks with via crowdDJ®’s new Scan to Play QR code system.

Venues with crowdDJ® currently activated at their location will find an advertising slide with a unique QR code has already been created and saved in their Advertising Library.

For customer to start using the QR code, venues simply need to schedule the advertising to run on their screens.

To display your venue’s Scan to Play QR code on screens…

  1. Open the Manage My Nightlife app on your smartphone, desktop, or laptop computer.
  2. In the Menu, select the Advertising tab
  3. Click on the Library button
  4. Click on the crowdDJ® QR code slide to see a preview of it, then hit Next
  5. Choose your options
    • Set the Duration for the length that the slide will show each time it appears on screen (we find 10 seconds to be the most common choice!)
    • To limit how regularly the slide appears on screen, tick the Delay box to choose how many minutes must pass before the slide appears in rotation again
    • Click the Between Dates button to set the end date for the slide to stop showing. You can also select the Auto Delete option if you’d like the slide to be deleted after it expires
  6. Press Create and the crowdDJ® Scan to Play QR code slide will now appear in rotation alongside your other advertising slides
Updated on January 11, 2022

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