Keynote Speakers

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Sami Lukis is an inspiration to those that meet her. She is confident, intelligent, outgoing, funny and most importantly professional. Areas of speciality include Keynote Speakers. Sami has the capacity to raise awareness, generate sales and deliver profile to companies and products with which she is associated.
  • 20 to One (TV Program)
  • Torvill and Dean's Dancing On Ice (TV Program)
  • Totally Australia (TV Program)
  • Totally Wild (TV Program)
  • Nine Network
  • Network Ten
  • MIX 106.5
  • Sami Lukis & Yumi Stynes

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Weather patterns may just prove to be as dynamic as Sara Groen's media career, which has seen her report on everything from cocoa flavanols in remote northern Brazil to climate patterns in Sydney and fashions on the field at The Melbourne Cup. Areas of speciality include Keynote Speakers. Joining the Sydney Seven News team in 2007 where she worked until 2010 as the weather presenter and reporter, Sara Groen’s popularity and talent grew quickly. By 2008 she was presenting the local and national news updates, stepping in to present Today Tonight, and singing her heart out on the high-rating celebrity singing show, It Takes Two.
  • Network Seven

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event host and MC

The strikingly beautiful television presenter and journalist, Sarah Cumming, has recently landed the coveted weather role on Channel Seven's nightly news in Sydney, as well as frequently presenting the news on Weekend Sunrise. Areas of speciality include Keynote Speakers. Since moving to Sydney to join the Channel Seven team as a senior news reporter in 2007, Sarah’s profile has grown enormously as she has gained a wealth of experience and covered a wide range of local and international stories some of which include; the devastating Black Saturday bushfires and the tragic 2009 tsunami in Samoa.
  • Network Seven
  • Seven News Sydney (TV Program)
  • Nova 91.9 Adelaide (Radio)
  • Weekend Sunrise (TV Program)

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award winner

From mathematics teacher to internationally acclaimed opera singer, managing director, board member; and inspirational and motivational business speaker, Stella Axarlis consults with organisations that are undertaking significant cultural change and presents nationally and internationally on issues of business excellence, management, organisational culture and education and training. Areas of speciality include Keynote Speakers. As a member of the Australian National Training Authority (ANTA) Board she chaired the ANTA Board Advisory Committees to implement major reforms to vocational education and training and the New Apprenticeships and the National Quality Council.
  • Member of the Order of Australia (1998)

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Sue Williams is an award-winning journalist and columnist who has written for all of Australia’s leading newspapers and magazines along with those in the UK. She appears regularly on TV and radio, has had her own TV segment on SBS TV’s popular Hotline program. Areas of speciality include Keynote Speakers. A bestselling author, Williams has written a number of books, on a wide range of topics. Her books include Love Is In The Air, about a group of dancers who defy all the odds to achieve excellence; Women of the Outback, telling the astonishing life stories of 14 remarkable women, from high-achievers to everyday heroes all living in the outback while battling drought, flood, harrowing isolation and often horrific accidents to survive and thrive.

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event host and MC

Amber Sherlock is a news and weather presenter for the Nine Network with over 14 years experience. Areas of speciality include Keynote Speakers. Amber’s career has taken a number of forms, starting out as a reporter in the NSW snowfields, before moving to the Commonwealth Bank’s financial news service and then to the Ten Network for the Sydney Olympics.
  • Nine Network
  • Network Ten
  • Today (TV Program)
  • Nine News Sydney (TV Program)Nine news Now (TV Program)

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Grant Hyde, a Bookmakers son, started work as a clerk for his father until he was graded with the NRL’s Eastern Suburbs Roosters (Sydney Roosters) in 1989 as a defensive second-row/hooker. His professional Rugby League career ended in 1992 with the death of his father and a serious career beckoned. Over the following years Grant worked as a Taxi Driver, Hotel Manager, Gym Instructor, Building Project Manager & Real Estate Agent. Areas of speciality include Keynote Speakers. Throughout these years he maintained his strong affection for Rugby League as a Captain/Coach to various “A” grade teams in the South-Sydney Competition where he came into contact with many Polynesian team mates.
  • Sydney Roosters (NRL)
  • Maroubra Lions Rugby League

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Kate has loved cooking for almost as long as she can remember! Growing up she loved helping her Nanna to crumb lamb cutlets, she invited her parents to her 'restaurant' in their dining room and her chosen work experience at age fifteen was in the kitchen of a fine dining restaurant. Little did she know then that one day she would take out the title of Masterchef 2011! Areas of speciality include Keynote Speakers. Since winning the hit television competition Kate has written her first cookbook The Sweet Life, and countless other recipes for food festivals, magazine publications, cooking demonstrations around the country and corporate advertising campaigns.

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Cynthia Dearin is an international business strategist, advisor, keynote speaker and author of Amazon best-seller Camels, Sheikhs and Billionaires: Your Guide to Business Culture in the Middle East and North Africa. Areas of speciality include Keynote Speakers. With 18 years of international experience, as an Australian diplomat in the Middle East and change management consultant, she helps clients to access opportunities in fast-growing international markets around the world.

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   author event host and MC

Peter Switzer is one of Australia's leading business and financial commentators. Areas of speciality include Keynote Speakers. An award-winning broadcaster, twice runner-up for Best Current Affairs Commentator in radio, and former economics lecturer at UNSW, Peter currently works with Yahoo!7, The Australian and ABC Radio to bring you the biggest breaking stories in finance and business.
  • 2GB Radio
  • The Super Show (Radio Program)
  • Sky News (Television)
  • Switzer Media and Publishing
  • Switzer Financial Services
  • ABC 702 Radio