Danielle Cleary Events (DCE) is excited to announce the launch of our 2020 DCE Model Host Search. 


We are looking for motivated, committed & confident young talent, wanting to gain work experience & connections in the events & modelling industry. You'll have a great smile, healthy look, loads of confidence & an interest in our creative events industry.


The role is a 12 month mentorship, offering the winner 'on the job' flexible learning experience & exposure to industry professionals, in a creative & encouraging environment.


Email attention to our Model Host Coordinator Teagan & include:

  • a short introduction about who you are;

  • why you would like to win this experience; 

  • 2 casting photos (not necessarily professional images) including a head & shoulders & full length image, plus any other photo of your choice (optional); &

  • access to your Facebook & Instagram handles.

Please review the Competition Terms & Conditions before entering.  If you enter the 2020 DCE Model Host Search Competition, you agree to be bound by the terms & conditions of entry.


Anchor & Willow

  • Winners Prize: gifted bohemian fashion, valued @ over $300

Battle Lashes

  • Finalists Prize:  lashes in preparation for the DCE Model Host Search Finalist Showcase Terrace Party, valued @ $160 each

  • Winners Prize:  12 month lashes, valued @ over $1500

Beks Bloomz

  • Winners Prize: presented fresh floral bouquet, valued @ over $200

Canberra Wedding Fair 

  • Finalists Prize:  experience - opportunity to host our Fair day, Sunday 31 August 2020

  • Winners Prize:  experience - Runway parade model, Sunday 31 August 2020

Dak & Co

  • Winners Prize:  guidance - online & social media branding development package, valued @ $1550

Emma & Toms

  • Finalists Prize:  healthy eats gift hamper

  • Winners Prize:  healthy eats gift hamper

Frockaholics @ Momento Dezigns

  • Winners Prize:  voucher @ $250​​

GC Photography 

  • Winners Prize:  portrait photography package, including styling by Momento Dezigns & beauty team AllyMUA & 121Hair, valued @ over $1000

Images Instantly

  • Winners Prize:  portrait photography package, including styling by Momento Dezigns & beauty team AllyMUA & 121Hair, valued @ over $1000

Jaeke Collection

  • Winners Prize:  feature as a campaign model for their 2021 Collection with commercial photo shoot  

Lucas Studio's

  • Finalists Prize:  20 class passes each, valued @ $400 each 

  • Winners Prize:  6 month unlimited studio membership, valued @ $1560

Lucy Laurita Designer

  • Winners Prize:  designer gown valued @ $700

Malibu Spray

  • Finalists Prize:  3 month tanning pass valued @ $480 each

  • Winners Prize:  12 month unlimited spray tans, unlimited Far Infared Detox sessions + 20% of all products, valued @ over $4000 

The Statement Life

  • Finalists Prize:  luxe accessory & beauty gifts

  • Winners Prize:  luxe accessory & beauty gifts + Janette's The Statement Life earrings

121 Hair

  • Finalists Prize : WELLA hair care travel packs valued @ $50 each
  • Winners Prize:  WELLA hair care, hairdryer & GHD Thermal product travel pack valued @ $200


  1. Brittany Wicks - B's Beauty & Lashes / Advocate for Women in League;

  2. Janette Wojtaszak - The Statement Life / The Fashion Vault; &

  3. Jemma Mrdak - A Stylish Moment & Dak & Co.


With special thanks to our competition event partners:  Adriana & Bianca Music (Terrace Party Entertainment), A Stylish Moment / Dak & Co, Jemma (prize + judge), Anchor & Willow (prize), Ally Trenear / Divine Makeup Artistry (stylist MUA), Babich Wines (Terrace Party guest wine on arrival), Battle Lashes (prize), Bethany Larson (MC Terrace Party presenter), Brittany Wicks (judge), Canberra Wedding Fair (experience), Emma & Toms (prize), Emma Van Der Hoek (special guest + DCE Model Host Search 2019 Winner), Frockaholics @ Momento Dezigns (stylist + prize), GC Photography (prize), Images Instantly (prize, Top 10 Entrants portrait photography + Terrace Party event photography), Jaeke Collection (prize), Lucas Studio's (prize), Lucy Laurita Designer (special guest + prize), Lorna Munro (special guest our DCE Ambassador + inaugural DCE Model Host Search 2017 Winner), Malibu Spray (prize), Red Photography (Terrace Party Portrait Photographer), Royal Hotel QBN (Finalists Showcase Terrace Party venue host), Ruby Wilson (special guest + DCE Model Host Search 2018 Winner), The Statement Life, Janette (prize + judge) & 121 Hair (stylist + prize).


With special thanks to our campaign imagery partners:  Danielle Cleary Events (campaign), Oath & Stone Designs (graphics) We Are Found (photography), Crewcible Media (video), Lorna Munro (DCE Ambassador + DCE Model Host Search inaugural winner 2017), DOVE (MUA), It's The Lab (brow beauty), Billie & Co (hair stylist), Frockaholics @ Momento Dezigns (fashion styling including Lucy Laurita Designer gown) on location Doma Group, Brassy Hotel.


1.1 Information on “Entry” & details of prizes form part of conditions of entry.

1.2 If you enter the 2020 DCE Model Host Search competition, you agree to be bound by the terms & conditions of entry.


2.1 Entrants may be a minimum of 17 years of age - turning 18 years of age in 2020, or over.

2.2 Entrants must not be contracted with a modelling talent agency at the time of their entry into the competition but may have done paid commercial modelling prior, nor sign with a modelling talent agency if chosen as the Winner during the 12 month mentorship competition period. 

2.3 Entrants must be located within the ACT or NSW region & be available to travel to Canberra if chosen as a Top 10 Entrant for professional photo shoot Canberra Sunday 9 February 2020, if voted as a Top 6 Finalist attend the Finalist Showcase Terrace Party event on Tuesday 31 March 2020 & if chosen as the Winner, attend other Danielle Cleary Events functions/events throughout the calendar year.  All travel & associated costs are at the Entrants own expense.

2.4 All prizes, including experiences will be executed within the ACT or NSW region.


3.1 You may only enter once into the 2020 DCE Model Host Search competition.

3.2 Past Entrants (not Winners) may re enter, we welcome your updated entry.

3.3 You can only enter via emailing as outlined below.


4.1 The competition will open for entries on Friday 8 November 2019.

4.2 The competition will close for entries on Friday 31 January 2020 @ 6pm.

4.3 A judging panel, representing Danielle Cleary Events, will meet following the closure of entries & select the Top 10 Entrants. 

The Top 10 selected Entrants will be invited to attend an Images Instantly Photography photographic shoot for the creation of individual portrait images on Sunday 9 February 2020 at Lucas Studio's, Mitchell ACT. Styling Entrants own - Active wear / Luxe Sports theme is this years inspo.

4.4 The Top 10 Entrants will be announced Sunday 16 February 2020, with an album of professional portrait images for a Facebook & Instagram public “like-off” hosted on the Danielle Cleary Events Facebook & Instagram pages.

- Votes on both DCE social media platforms Facebook & Instagram will be tallied from the DCE social media accounts for a total combined vote count. 

- Individual votes can be cast on both DCE Facebook & or Instagram. 

- Votes are only valid when both 1) Danielle Cleary Events & 2) Canberra Wedding Fair Facebook & Instagram pages are Liked & Followed.

- Votes cannot be purchased but may be sponsored posts & shared with community groups to obtain 'Likes'.

4.5 The Facebook & Instagram public "like-off" will close Monday 24 February 2020 @ 6pm.

4.6 The 5 Top 10 Entrants who receive the most valid likes on their provided portrait images posted to the Danielle Cleary Events Facebook & Instagram pages will become a Top 5 Finalist, with the addition of 1 'Wild Card' Finalist to be selected by DCE. The Top 6 Finalists will be presented to a VIP audience at our Finalist Showcase Terrace Party with styling provided by Frockaholics @ Momento Dezigns, 121Hair & AllyMUA.  Our Winner will be selected by our judging panel & announced at our evening event on Tuesday 31 March 2020 6-8pm (Finalists arrival from 3pm for styling).

4.7 The Winner will be announced via social media the following day.

4.8 If you are selected the DCE Model Search Host 2020 Winner & do not honour the prize & mentoring opportunities, then another Finalist will be offered these opportunities.


5.1 Danielle Cleary Events reserves the right to verify the validity of entries.

5.2 In addition to the right to disqualify set out in any other clauses, Danielle Cleary Events can disqualify an entrant if:

a) their entry includes materials that Danielle Cleary Events considers to be objectionable or defamatory;

b) they tamper with the entry process or enter more than once;

c) they submit an entry that does not comply with these conditions;

d) they work for (or have a family member that works for) related Companies or any Companies associated with the Competition;

e) they are signed already to an agency;

f) they have, in the opinion of Danielle Cleary Events engaged in conduct in entering the competition which is fraudulent, misleading, deceptive or generally damaging to the goodwill or reputation of the participating companies;

g) the person is engaged in any unlawful or other improper misconduct;

h) the person is engaged in any misconduct calculated to jeopardise the fair & proper conduct of the Competition;

i) they 'buy' votes; or

j) for any other reasonable grounds.

5.3 Danielle Cleary Events reserves the right to recover damages or other compensation from anyone who is disqualified.


6.1 In the case of the intervention of any outside act, agent or event which prevents or significantly hinders our ability to proceed with the competition on the dates & in the manner described in these terms & conditions, including but not limited to vandalism, power failures, tempests, natural disasters, acts of God, civil unrest, strike, war, act of terrorism, Danielle Cleary Events may in its absolute discretion cancel the competition & recommence it from the start or any point that Danielle Cleary Events considers reasonable under the same conditions.

6.2 Danielle Cleary Events & its associated agencies & companies will not be liable for any misadventure, accident, injury, loss (including but not limited to consequential loss) or claim that may occur; whilst undertaking any travel won on or connected with their entry; in the participation in any prize; as a consequence of late, lost or misdirected mail; due to the broadcast of any program relating to the competition or the publication of any material, including any statements made by any compere, staff member, journalist, other entrants or any other person; in relation to failure of an SMS entry message to be received by the Promoter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion; or in relation to failure of an entry to be received on the website on account of technical problems or traffic congestion; arising from or related to any problem or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines or mobile communications network related to or resulting from participation in this promotion; arising from or related to any problem or technical malfunction of any computer equipment, software, internet connection, any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer software related to or resulting from participation in this promotion.

6.3 Danielle Cleary Events decision in relation to any aspect of the competition is final & binding on each person who enters. No correspondence will be entered into. No responsibility is accepted for late, lost or misdirected entries. Entries are considered as being submitted at the time they are received by the Promoter. Prizes are subject to availability, not transferable or exchangeable, with the exception of cash prizes, cannot be taken as cash. Prizes will be sent to the winner’s nominated address as stated in their original entry or given in person. The Promoter & their associated agencies & companies associated with this promotion will take no responsibility for prizes damaged or lost in transit.

6.4 The Winner must not 'sign' with a Talent & or Modelling Agency during their 2019 term with Danielle Cleary Events.

6.5 The Winner must present as "Danielle Cleary Events DCE Model Host Search 2019 Winner" in all professional photo shoot images posted to social media.


7.1 All entrants agree to grant Danielle Cleary Events a perpetual & non-exclusive licence to use all photographs given & taken of them during the competition & all other material created for the purposes of the competition in all media worldwide.

You agree that Danielle Cleary Events is able to do this without asking your permission & you are not entitled to receive any money for such use by Danielle Cleary Events.