SMART Theatre Agenda

10:00 AM Expo Open
11:00 AM – 11:10 AM Opening
Australia’s Favourite Mentalist

Anthony Laye
Guest Speaker
11:10 AM – 11:40 AM Unlocking Your Best Self
A positive way to navigate change
Simon Waring
Guest Speaker
11:40 AM – 12:10 PM

The Changing Nature of association conferences and events

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Nick Koerbin
Association Executive Services

Lunch Catering and EXPO Visits
1:40 PM – 2:00 PM Apply Your Way Up
What to do when you want to apply for the job but think you don’t meet all the stated requirements
Jill Van Der Ross
Senior Consultant
2:00 PM – 2:20 PM The Refreshing Alternative
A showcase of the diverse venues, accommodation and locations available through regional Victoria
Chris Porter
Executive Officer
Business Events Victoria
2:20 PM – 2:40 PM Shaping the Future
Innovations in audio visual and production design
Bryan Dochstader
Account Director
2:40 PM – 3:00 PM News and updates from Accor Hotels
Tony Byron
Director of Sales and Marketing
Accor Hotels
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Today’s Top Tech Trends
Tips to save you time
Trevor Long
Guest Speaker
3:30 PM – 3:50 PM News and updates from the World of Marriott International
Nick Berry
Director, Global Sales Office
Marriott International
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM Mind Power People Power
The right mindset, and the ability to connect with people is the answer to hearing YES more often, in all areas of life
Anthony Laye
Australia’s Favourite Mentalist
4.45 PM – 6:00 PM

Q & A Panel Discussion: Delivering Exceptional Business Events

Objectives of the event

  • Budgets
  • Planning
  • Measuring ROI
  • Risk and approvals
  • Emerging technologies
  • Achieving best value for your dollar

Facilitated by Anthony Laye

Panel Members:
Kerry Casemore, Business Development Manager, Moreton Hire
Kylie Philippzig, National Event Marketing & Sponsorships Manager, MDA National
Megan Flower, General Manager, Landscaping Victoria
Bryan Dochstader, Account Manager, Microhire
Patrick Scheiber, Director of Sales Conference and Events, Event Hospitality & Entertainment (EVT)

Chelsea Hellyer-Blasius, Venue Sourcing Specialist, Key Conference

Join us in the EXPO for drinks and finger food until 8.00 PM


Get In Touch

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Exhibition and Sponsorship Opportunities

Jim Conway

Key Conference
m. 0427 329 852

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Attendees and Registrations

Lynda Alexander

Conference Works
t. 03 9870 2611

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Media Enquiries

Hanna Hamilton

Conference Works
t. 03 9870 2611

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