Industry leaders for over a decade, Enhance is recognised in the industry as Australia’s foremost Speakers Bureau. Enhance provide International and Australian speakers to some of the largest corporate events and conferences worldwide.
Only Enhance has the experience, deep industry contacts, volume of talent and negotiating power to provide professional advice on the right business speaker for your event. Our consultants are experts in their field and can advise on appropriate timings, how to correctly integrate a speaker’s topic into your event message, whether they are most suitable for Q&A, keynote or MC roles, and of course, selecting the ideal business speaker for your event.
Dr Leslie Cannold educates and trains on inspirational leadership, gender equity and respectful relationships, She is a regular on ABC TV’s Moral Compass and an occasional columnist at The Age. Leslie sits on a variety of boards and advisory committees and is the recipient of numerous awards and notices for her contributions to public life. Areas of speciality include Speakers. Dr Cannold has a BA from Wesleyan University in the USA, a Masters in Arts and Bioethics from Monash University and a PhD from the University of Melbourne. Her books include What, No Baby? which made the Australian Financial Review’s top 101 books list. Her first novel, The Book of Rachael was published by Text Publishing in 2011 and reprinted in 2012.
Ray Martin is an Australian television journalist best known for his on-air roles on Channel Nine from 1978 to 2008. He was awarded an Order of Australia in 2011 for journalism. Areas of speciality include Speakers. Ray Martin was appointed the ABC’s North American correspondent in 1969. Over the next 10 years his coverage included race riots, anti-Vietnam War protests, Olympic Games and presidential elections for news and current affairs television and radio, from Four Corners and This Day Tonight to science and religion programs.
Carman’s founder Carolyn Creswell is an inspirational leader whose success proves that you can run a multinational business, love what you do and have a genuine work-life balance. Areas of speciality include Speakers. As an 18 year old university student, Carolyn Creswell founded Carman’s in 1992. She bought the tiny business for $1,000.
Gill Hicks is considered to be one of the most thought-provoking, powerful and life affirming female speakers in Australia and the UK. She is globally known as a survivor of the London terrorist Bombings on July 7th, 2005. Areas of speciality include Speakers. There are few people who have endured such unimaginable trauma and are able to rejoice and celebrate just being alive. Equally there are few people who can speak about a tragic event in such an engaging and uplifting manner. Her appreciation and gratitude is infectious and offers a brilliant reminder of just how precious our lives are.
Bree Laughlin is breaking the mould as Melbourne's fresh new face. The long-time racing fan with a flair for fashion is a woman of many talents. Areas of speciality include Speakers. Possessing an Accounting degree, Bree has also represented Australia in golf and has her Grade 8 in Classical Ballet with the Royal Academy of Dance, England.
As a racing analyst on TVN and SEN 1116, John ‘Dr Turf’ Rothfield is one of Australia's leading racing experts. Areas of speciality include Speakers. As a young boy one of John’s earliest memories of racing was Gwen the SP bookie arriving at his home to collect small debts from his mother in the 1960’s. After spending most of his Saturdays with his father at various race tracks around Victoria, by the time John turned 16, he was already betting bigger than his dad.
Former Policewoman Julia Robson is a licensed Private Investigator and Director of Online Investigations. Areas of speciality include Speakers. In 2016 Julia was cast in Network TEN’s brand new series Long Lost Family where she uses her private investigating skills and expertise to search for estranged family members and helps them to reconnect.
Ian Dickson (everybody calls him Dicko) worked in the record industry for 20 years. He was born in Birmingham, the UKs second city in 1963, the son of two factory workers from the motor industry. (Imagine Detroit with heavy metal instead of Motown and you've got Birmingham - explains Dicko). Areas of speciality include Speakers. In 1985 Dicko graduated from Nottingham University with a degree in Politics and heads to London to set up home with his new girlfriend Mel. He immediately lands a job as press and promotions manager for seminal independent label Creation Records, the brainchild of legendary A&R impresario Alan Magee. Creation bands include Jesus and Mary Chain, Primal Scream, Felt, Weather Prophets, My Bloody Valentine, and eventually and most famously Oasis.
Film director, screenwriter, and teacher Khoa Do is one of the funniest and most moving speakers in Australia. His presentation topics range from tapping into inherent creativity, following your passions, and harnessing natural talent to reach success. Areas of speciality include Speakers. Khoa arrived in Australia as a refugee from Vietnam and, since then, has specialised in working with marginalised communities, including at-risk and homeless youths, former convicted prisoners, and fellow refugees. He was the youngest film director in Australian history to be nominated for an AFI Award for Best Director for his film The Finished People, which was also nominated for 2 other AFI Awards, 3 Film Critics’ Circle Awards, 2 Australian Writers’ Guild Awards, and an Australian Screen Director’s Award. The Finished People was also shortlisted for a 2001 Academy Award.
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 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.