Who we are

The Launch Box is a communications and events consultancy with staff in Melbourne and Sydney. We specialise in the strategic planning and creative implementation of communications and events across a range of sectors.
Operating for over 15 years, we are made successful by our people, who are loyal, hard working and passionate about their work.

Deb Lemcke

Director & Founder

Deb's strong background in communications and events for a wide range of government and NFP clients set up The Launch Box to flourish over the past 15 years. Deb’s greatest strength is her ability to create the right team to deliver projects on time and within budget. Deb firmly believes that a coffee and a chat is the solution to just about anything, which is one of the reasons our clients love to work with her!

Judy Somes

Head of Events

Judy has over 12 years’ experience developing and implementing programs and events for government, corporate and not for profit organisations, including community activities, stakeholder events, event weeks, conferences, forums, summits, workshops, breakfasts, dinners, expos and awards presentations. Judy is enthusiastic, flexible, easy to work with and does whatever it takes to ensure events are a success.

Celia Wouters

Event Producer

Celia has worked in the events industry for 12 years. Based in Sydney, Celia has managed everything from small corporate training sessions to incentive trips for 1,000 people. She has a meticulous eye for detail, a can-do attitude and valuable industry experience in venue management, at events agencies and as an in-house event manager.

Rachael Dullahide

Specialist Writer

Rachael is our wordsmith. She has over 20 years of writing, editing and training experience. From digital content to marketing materials to technical reports, Rachael can craft and structure your key messages to engage your readers. She also prepares and delivers training to build clients’ inhouse writing skills. With business communication and English qualifications, Rachael knows how to best word what you want or need to say.

Jenny Flynn

Specialist Writer & Editor

Jenny has been researching, writing and editing documents for 25 years. Using her skills as a professional research economist, she can research and draft an article or issues paper, create (or refresh) online content, and edit and restructure technical documents. Jenny is also a super capable project manager on large writing projects, giving clients a seamless, worry-free experience.

Tracie Manning

Senior Event Manager

Tracie has extensive experience developing and managing major events and community engagement activities. Projects have included gala events, campaign launches, award ceremonies, community and research forums, conferences and fundraising events. Known for her calm and caring manner, Tracie always goes the extra mile to deliver outstanding events.

What we do

TLB is a communications and events consultancy with staff in Melbourne and Sydney. We specialise in planning and creatively delivering communications and events across a range of sectors including government, not-for-profit, community and corporate. 
We’ve been operating for over 15 years, and our people are at the heart of our success. They are loyal, hard working and passionate about their work. 
TLB offers the extensive service scope of a large agency, but with a small agency approach that’s both personal and authentic.
Events and activations
  • Event strategy development

  • Event management

  • Conferences

  • Facilitation

  • Activation strategy development and execution

  • Event promotion strategies

Marketing and communications
  • Workshops

  • Strategy development

  • Content development

  • Writing, editing and proofreading

  • Social and digital user experience

  • Awareness-raising campaigns

Community engagement
  • Stakeholder consultation and management

  • Partnership development

  • Facilitated workshops

  • Program development

  • Community event strategies and implementation

Creative design and production
  • Video production

  • Brand identity development

  • Collateral and merchandise design

Contractor placement
  • In-house communication and event contractors

Work we’ve done

VicHealth – Government House camp out

Victorian Electoral Commission – Enrolment resources

Victorian Electoral Commission – Enrolment resources

SuperFriend – Event management

Link & Learn Program, Stockland

Better Health Channel – content redevelopment

O-I Glass ‘Journey to Zero’ EHS campaign

O-I Glass ‘Journey to Zero’ EHS campaign

Help Yourself campaign, Department of Justice

Small Business BIG Idea, Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources


At The Launch Box we love nothing more than an excuse to chat to someone new or catch up with old colleagues. Give us a tingle. We would love to hear from you!
0403 498 863