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Upcoming events

    • 19-Oct-2022
    • 11:30 - 14:00
    • Novotel Sydney Parramatta, 350 Church Street, Parramatta, NSW, 2150

    With geopolitical shifts, digital and social disruption and an unrelenting pandemic, the world is rapidly and continuously changing. What is the impact of these changes, how is Australia and Western Sydney positioned to succeed in such a world and will our economic profile need an overhaul?

    Due to popular demand, Demographer Simon Kuestenmacher is back, this time to share his insight on the global trends shaping Australia and Western Sydney. Simon’s keynote will not only allow businesses to stay across changing trends but also assist leaders in understanding demographic shifts and potentially help with future decision making.

    This event will also provide you with a significant opportunity to connect and engage with influential business leaders from across Western Sydney. There is however, only a limited number of seats available, so book now to avoid missing out.

    Keynote Presenter 

    Simon Kuestenmacher  |  Co-founder and Director  |  The Demographics Group

    Simon Kuestenmacher is a Director and Co-founder of The Demographics Group. Simon holds degrees in geography from leading universities in Berlin and Melbourne and worked for several years as a business consultant with KPMG Australia.

    In 2017 Simon, with Bernard Salt, co-founded The Demographics Group. The group provides specialist advice on demographic, consumer and social trends for business.

    He presents on demographic and global trends that are shaping Australia today and into the future and his presentations and quirky observations are enjoyed by corporate, government and industry audiences alike.

    Simon is a columnist at The New Daily newspaper and a regular contributor to The Australian newspaper; and he is also a media commentator on demographic and data matters.

    Simon has amassed 300,000 global followers on social media, reaches over 25 million people every month and ranks as one of the world’s Top 10 influencers in data visualisation. If you can’t get enough of data that explains how the world works, make sure to follow him on Twitter or any of his other social channels.

    Event Format


    Member/Guest Registration, Networking, Pre-Lunch Drinks & Coffee Cart


    Presentations (includes a 2 course lunch)


    Official Close


    Platinum Partners: 8 complimentary seats

    Construction Connect & Gold Members: 5 complimentary seats

    Silver Members: 4 complimentary seats

    Charity Partners: 3 complimentary seats

    Bronze Members: 1 complimentary seat

    Small Business Members: $140 + GST per person

    Additional Member Seats: $140 + GST per person

    Non Member Seats are available for this event: $200.00 + GST per person

    Charity Partner Program

    $5.00 from every ticket sold at this event will be donated to five of our Charity Partners: Children's Medical Research Institute, Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research, Northcott Disability Services, Ronald McDonald House Charities Greater Western Sydney and The Westmead Institute For Medical Research.

    Click here for Event Terms & Conditions

    • 10-Nov-2022
    • 07:15 - 09:30
    • PARKROYAL Parramatta, 30 Phillip Street, Parramatta, NSW 2150

    Pitches win business. Your ability to communicate your organisation's value and uniqueness through spoken word is vitally important, if not essential. Many business owners agree that poor pitches can permanently close the door on potential customers, prevent deeper relationships from forming and ultimately cause a loss of revenue.

    On the other hand, knowing how to create and deliver a great pitch can help you stand out from your competitors, build stronger connections, boost sales and attract further opportunities for your business.

    Presented by My Skills Australia CEO, Simone Rennocks, this Small Business Month event will provide you with the tools to create, refresh or revamp your sales pitch so that you can connect with success.

    During this Masterclass, Simone will: 

    • Discuss common pitch mistakes holding you back
    • Show you how to create a successful business pitch with a deep dive into the importance of:
    - centering your pitch around problem solving
    - aligning your pitch with your brand story
    • Give you time to construct your pitch
    • Provide opportunities to practice your pitch  


    • Plated breakfast served at 7.30am
    • Interactive Masterclass from 8.00am to 9.30am

        This event will also provide you with the opportunity to submit seating preferences so that you can strategically connect with other business leaders in attendance. There is however, only a limited number of places available. Click on the book now button below to avoid missing out.

        Masterclass Presenter  |  Simone Rennocks, CEO of My Skills Australia

        Having over 20 years’ experience running a Registered Training Organisation, Simone Rennocks is the CEO of My Skills Australia.

        Simone has a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Master’s Degree in Analytical Psychology. She is highly innovative and uses her creativity to design learning programs and course content that is engaging and in demand.

        Simone is the host of the ‘Job Ready Podcast’ and author of a soon be released book ‘The Career Hack’.

        Please note should circumstances change, this event may be postponed or transitioned to an online webinar. Click here for event terms & conditions.

        This event is proudly supported by

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