19th March 2020 Luna park, sydney

Your key to unlocking the full potential of your next event

The Business of Events is the ultimate conference for professionals from the corporate, government and association sectors who are responsible for planning and executing events. This conference will leave you with new ideas and first-hand strategies from leading industry speakers that will ensure your next event is both powerful and successful.

The Business of Events is the ONLY industry conference in Australia focusing on the strategic planning and commercial side of the events business.   

By attending, you will gain targeted industry knowledge and insights into:

 • measuring event value and tracking effectiveness
                 • using events to build brand advocacy and customer loyalty
                            • industry success stories via case studies and peer-to-peer learning
                            • innovative and creative ideas to engage and impact your audience

Only 100 pre-sale tickets left – Secure yours now to access maximum saving!


We’ve put together a program of forward-thinking, innovative speakers from Australia and around the world, who have skill sets right across the business sphere. Some names are from outside the sector. Some names are event royalty. Each one has something different to teach you. 

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Jeremy Garling

Founding Creator, The Fourth Wall
As Founding Director of Fourth Wall, Jeremy aims to generate meaningful digital interactions that result in higher ROI.
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Felippe Diaz

Business Director, George P Johnson
Felippe has over 15 years of experience worldwide developing and implementing successful marketing and communications campaigns.
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Jason Fox

Motivational Speaker & Leadership Advisor
Dr Jason Fox is a bestselling author, award-winning motivational speaker and leadership advisor, bring forward thinking initiatives that push the boundaries.
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Alana Hay

Managing Director, Milestone Creative Australia
Named Sales, Marketing or Business Development Person of the Year at the Meetings & Events Australia National Awards in 2018 and 2019, Alana brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise.
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Paul boustani

General Manager, made by merivale
General Manager, Made by Merivale, Paul has a track record of success in producing social, political, educational and cultural events, and is driven by pushing the boundaries.
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Simon Latchford

CEO, Visit Sunshine Coast
Simon is involved in many tourism conventions, associations and bureaux's on senior levels and has a wealth of relevant industry experience.
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Jonathan Holloway

Artistic Director and Co-CEO, Melbourne International Arts Festival
By championing giant thinking and vision, Jonathan has repeatedly harnessed innovation. Creating landmark and award winning events is second nature to TBOE keynote.
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Kyla Tustin

Facilitator of Change and Corporate Coach, Holistic Services Group (Aust)
Kyla is the resilience, positive psychology, mindfulness, connection and emotional intelligence wellness expert. Her mission to create a kinder, more connected, world.
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Vanessa Cowell

Head of Food Events, Nine Entertainment
Vanessa has experience delivering over 50 world class events for more than 1 million participants across Australia every year.
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$ 549
  • ex GST
  • 1 Day Conference Ticket per person
  • Entry for 1 to Networking Drinks at Coney Island
  • All Food and Beverages
  • Ends 13 December, unless sold out prior
100 available


$ 659
  • ex GST
  • 1 Day Conference Ticket per person
  • Entry for 1 to Networking Drinks at Coney Island
  • All Food and Beverages
  • Starts 14 December, unless pre-sale sold out prior

Hands down, one of the best conferences I’ve attended in a while! I’d definitely recommend all those working in events to attend next year’s conference!”

Meagan Ketkas

Partnership Marketing Consultant at Cbus Super Fund

Congratulations on a great conference. There were some fantastic presentations and delegates I spoke with across the two days who were pumped by the content and ideas to take back into their organisations."

Damien Hodgkinson

Executive Director, Melbourne International Comedy Festival

We learnt so much from the great line up of speakers and sessions and thank you again for the private event with Laura – she was so inspiring and provided us with so much knowledge!”

Katrina Khamhing

Events and Communications Officer, Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency


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