Liaise with a client to form an understanding of the event objectives
Develop an accurate brief so no misunderstandings occur
Gauge your budget
STEP 2: RESEARCH
Recommend several options for keynote speakers in various categories (inspiration, motivation, after dinner, social media )
Present your list with photos and bios
STEP 3: SOURCE
Gauge level of interest/availability and fee structure
Negotiate the commercial terms
Draft a contract
STEP 4: DELIVERY
Book airfare, accommodation, transfers
Ensure audio visual is to the talents specifications
Follow up on post event feedback
Finance and Economy
Financial journalist and a former editor of the Age newspaper and currently writes and presents on business issues for the ABC and Fairfax organisations. Alan is the current publisher of the Eureka Report.
Former CEO of the Olympic Stadium. Alan negotiates deals of up to 1.4 billion dollars. From Australia’s largest ever property deal, to buying jets, Alan is a consummate negotiator in any situation. He is the author of ‘Future Proof’ and advises companies how to ensure their business is continually relevant in a fast changing world.
Graceful, glamorous and gutsy, Alisa Camplin won Australia’s first Olympic Skiing Gold Medal at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics. An amazing achievement for someone who only bought her first pair of skis five years previously. The stunning aerial skier is now also a familiar face for advertising campaigns and other media commitments.
Women in Business
The founder of Splash Consultancy, Amanda Stevens realised that if men are from mars and women are from Venus, then the marketing needed to be directed to the different planets. She is now the only consultancy that markets specifically to women aged 25 – 40 With women being the fastest growing demographic in the country, Amanda has really hit the ground running.
Bernard Salt is a partner at KPMG and author of the Big Shift: Welcome to the Third Australian Culture. He is also a regular columnist to the Melbourne Magazine and the Australian. Bernard is Australia’s foremost forecaster of trends in Australian society and consults to blue chip companies on market demand.
High Profile Speakers
As Chief Executive of Myer and formerly the Marketing Director for Woolworths, Bernie Brookes is used to conducting business in the spotlight. He is the winner of the National Retail Association American Express Individual Achievement Award.
Best selling food author and creator of the Sydney’s favourite cafe ‘Bills’. Bill shares his of simple, irresistible dishes both nationally and internationally through television, print and radio.
The charismatic former premier of NSW spent 10 years managing the state to become one of Australia’s best known premiers. A passionate environmentalist who is dedicated to the arts and fiercely intellectual, Bob Carr is now a consultant to the Macquarie Bank.
Sales / Marketing
International Marketer of the Year Bob Pritchard is known as Mr Marketing, showing businesses how to maximise their impact on their market and boost sales. Bob also has an amazing personal story, having overcome extreme poverty to achieve worldwide success by creating campaigns for giant clients like Coca Cola.
Dr Caroline West travelled the world reporting on Beyond 2000. She is currently the resident doctor on Mornings with Kerry Anne and reporter for ABC TV’s George Negus Tonight.