Business Speakers

As Australia’s foremost business speakers bureau, Enhance is uniquely positioned to provide you with the best business speakers for your event.

In addition to our business motivational speakers we hold an enviable range of niche entrepreneurs, change management specialists, CEOs, finance, successful small business speakers and more that could make the ideal business guest speakers for your event.

Business speaking topics include leadership, marketing, sales, strategy, finance, and when chosen correctly a presentation can provide the right tools to move your business forward.

If you don’t see a business speaker of immediate interest below, talk to our expert staff on 1300 884 485 (intl: +612 9518 3944) for a speaker solution that’s right for you.

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Kevin Bailey has been working as a financial planner since December 1986 and has a wealth of knowledge to share. Areas of speciality include Business Speakers. He was the State Manager in Victoria of Monitor Money Corporation for a total of nine years, before he left in 1996 to pursue his own dreams and establish Money Managers Ltd – a finance advisory business that manages over $800 million in capital. This business later became a part of the Shadforth Financial Group.
  • Herald Sun (Newspaper)
  • ABC Radio
  • 3AW Radio

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Considered one of Australia's tech success stories, Naomi Simson founded RedBalloon in 2001. From just an idea and persistence redballoon.com.au has now sold more than two and a half million experiences. Areas of speciality include Business Speakers. Naomi has many labels: entrepreneur, speaker, director, chair, mother, author, blogger, innovator and now TV personality with her appearance on Channel 10’s Shark Tank Australia. Before founding RedBalloon with business partner Pete, Naomi worked with big brands including IBM, Apple, KPMG and Ansett Airlines – all of which influenced who she is today and her views on workplaces.
  • 2008 National Telstra Business Women's Award for Innovation
  • 2011 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year (Industry)
  • Shark Tank Australia (TV Program)
  • Network Ten
  • redballoon.com.au

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Peter Costello is Chairman of ECG Financial Pty Ltd, a boutique corporate advisory firm, headquartered in Melbourne. Areas of speciality include Business Speakers. Peter Costello was elected a Member of the Australian House of Representatives for the seat of Higgins in March 1990 and re-elected on six subsequent occasions. Prior to entering Parliament, he was a barrister and was counsel in some of Australia’s best-known industrial disputes.
  • Companion of the Order of Australia (2011)
  • Australian Liberal Party
  • Australian Government Future Fund
  • Independent Advisory Board to the World Bank
  • Nine Entertainment Corporation

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Scott Pape is not your typical financial speaker. He has a fresh take on an all too often boring topic - encouraging people to use their time, creativity and cash to create a unique life - and tread your own path. Areas of speciality include Business Speakers. Scott has been heralded as the Jamie Oliver of finance and is a successful stockbroker, media commentator and author.
  • SBS TVSeven Network
  • Seven News (TV Program)
  • The Barefoot Investor (TV Program)

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When Bill Gates visited Australia, he requested to see two people: the Prime Minister and Tony Wheeler, co-founder of Lonely Planet Publications. Areas of speciality include Business Speakers. Tony wrote his first guidebook Across Asia on the Cheap in 1972 and since then he has written and contributed to over 20 Lonely Planet guides. From those early guidebooks Lonely Planet Publications has grown to become the worlds largest independent guidebook publisher with more than 500 titles in print, over 400 staff and offices in London and Oakland as well as the head office in Melbourne.
  • Officer of the Order of Australia 2014
  • Lonely Planet

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Anthony Bell is a CEO, entrepreneur, and sought after business expert. As the CEO and Founder of Bell Partners, Accountants Advisors Auditors, Bell has grown his business by 40% each year for more than a decade. He has guided his business to winning numerous awards. Areas of speciality include Business Speakers. In fact, it is widely regarded as one of the country’s leading accounting firms. Bell Partners was featured in Business Review Weekly’s “Top 100 Accounting Firms for 2008”, noting them as the No.1 Most Productive Firm for the sixth consecutive year running, together with top 10 Fastest Growing Firm, which has never been achieved before by any other firm.
  • Bell Partners
  • Bell Advisory
  • Network Seven
  • Bloomberg TV
  • Business Review Weekly (Magazine)
  • The Daily Telegraph (Newspaper)

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Janine Allis is not your everyday self-made businesswoman. She grew her juice and smoothie empire from her kitchen bench to an international success story (Boost Juice Bars are now in 13 countries with over 400 stores). Areas of speciality include Business Speakers. For most people, the formula for achieving success in life is to study hard, get good grades, get into a good business school or university and work your way up the ladder… Janine’s way was to work three jobs so she could fulfill her dream of travelling the world and letting life take her on a journey. This adventure took Janine around the world, from nannying in a little French village to working for rock gods and movie stars on a yacht in the South of France and the Caribbean.
  • Telstra Businesswoman of the Year
  • Network Ten
  • Shark Tank (TV Program)
  • Retail Zoo
  • Boost Juice

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Michael Sherlock is a high-profile business leader who transformed an ailing set of bakery shops in the late 1990s to position Brumby's as the 2nd-largest bakery franchise system in Australasia with over 320 bakeries by 2007. Areas of speciality include Business Speakers. Under Michael’s leadership, Brumby’s share price rose from 56c to $3.40 in just over 3 years. Michael resigned as Managing Director of Brumby’s after ASX-listed company RFG purchased Brumbys for $46M.
  • Brumbys
  • Business Review Weekly

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Amanda Stevens presents high-energy, customised keynotes and workshops on ‘why people buy’. Widely regarded as one of the most popular female speakers in Australia, her ability to craft powerful messages, infused with humour and insight makes her presentations memorable and actionable. Areas of speciality include Business Speakers. A master storyteller, Amanda captivates her audiences with a distinctive combination of current insights, social commentary and dynamic examples, delivered with a sharp wit and take-away value. If you’re looking for a speaker on sales, marketing, gender psychology, customer service or the future of consumers, Amanda can tailor something specifically for your audience with a powerful message that will last well beyond the presentation.

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Alan Kohler is one of Australia’s most experienced commentators and journalists. Alan is the founder of Eureka Report, Australia's most successful investment newsletter, and Business Spectator, a 24-hour free business news and commentary website. He also hosts Inside Business, a half-hour Sunday programme on the ABC, is the finance presenter on the ABC News - and producer of the nightly graph (or two). Areas of speciality include Business Speakers. Alan started his career as a financial journalist in 1970, at the peak of the Poseidon boom. After failing to make, and lose, a fortune he travelled the world before settling back in Melbourne as the Australian Financial Review’s Chanticleer columnist, having had a year under the expert tutelage of the first Chanticleer, Robert Gottliebsen.
  • ABC News (TV Program)
  • Eureka Report
  • Business Spectator
  • Financial Review (Newspaper)
  • The Age Melbourne (Newspaper)
  • 7.30 Report (TV Program)
  • Sydney Morning Herald (Newspaper)
  • Australian Indigenous Education Foundation Ambassador