Candy's style is fun and interactive with practical "how-to" take-away content. Her expertise is business communication, gender differences and marketing and promotion.

She is the author of Gender Games: Doing Business with the Opposite Sex and co-author of The Australian & New Zealand Public Relations Manual, the recognised textbook in colleges and universities in both countries.

While the Lady Mayoress of Sydney she gave the keynote address at a fundraising event that raised $1 million dollars in one night!

Candy has a Master's Degree in Human Resources Management and Coaching, is an internationally accredited speaker, and Past President of the National Speakers Association of Australia.

Speaking and Workshop Topics include ...

How to make your Message - Stand Out!
Packaging your communication so it is received, understood & acted upon.

How to make your Business - Stand Out!
Tips & strategies on how to promote your business for little or no cost.

Don't Just Stand there - Stand Out!
The latest in presentation, negotiation & networking skills

How to make your Relationships - Out-Standing!
Communication: What Goes Wrong & How to Fix It.

How to make your workplace - Out-Standing!
Gender Games: Working with the Opposite Sex

Testimonials

Candy involved every member of the group and used a variety of activities to ensure skills and knowledge gained would be transferred back to the workplace. Several months later, the team is still talking about what they learned.
- Commonwealth Bank

Over the past five years I've attended many executive programs and would have to say that I walked away from Candy's with more understanding and practicable, instantly applicable skills, than from any other program. It was a terrific day.
- Network Ten

Your interactive and enthusiastic style of presentation was inspirational, motivating participants to work collectively as an industry. The workshop gave us the clear steps and commitment we needed to ensure our vision could become a reality.
- Private Hospitals Association (WA)

We have received dozens of letters from our customers on your thought provoking, educational and interactive presentation. They loved it!
- Hunter Douglas

You challenged my team, gave them skills they could easily apply and inspired them to look at things differently. The results are already starting to flow...
- Telstra

As always, your presentation was both informative and relevant and one of the most popular over the two days. We appreciate the time and effort you put into making this presentation.
- NSW Local Government PR Assoc

For the last two years Candy has run a presentations skill program for our volunteer tour guides. The transformation is always remarkable. They arrive nervous and unsure of themselves and finish the day presenting with confidence, flair and passion.
- Powerhouse Discovery Centre

With our business growing rapidly we needed a speaker who would motivate the troops and give them the tools to move forward. Candy's keynote presentation achieved this and more! Everyone loved her!
- Amalgamated Pest Control

Candy Tymson speaker

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A massive thank you to you both for all your assistance from selecting to co-ordinating the speakers for our annual ProLoan conference. Feedback was that this year’s speakers where the best they had EVER heard at ANY event. So this is pretty amazing, because they do go to a lot of sessions like these.

Director of Network Relationships - Proloan (aust) pty ltd

Again this year you and your team have been fantastic and extremely helpful.  In regards to you Sharm, you have been an absolute star and phenomenal help with our speakers and presenters, a great communicator, wealth of knowledge and so prompt with responding and looking at ways to cater to our needs.

Event Manager Fitness Australia

I would recommend, without hesitation, the services of Jane Rowland Smith and Ovations. Jane answered a last minute call to arrange a guest speaker for our principals. Nothing was too much effort, all was arranged within hours, and went very smoothly. The guest speaker was exactly what we required and our brief was followed. Thank you Jane and the team at Ovations.

Executive Director of Schools Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta

All aspects of the process has always gone seamlessly with Ovations and we will continue to seek your assistance for the awards in the coming years.

Thank you again, your help has meant that our Awards are very professional and extremely well received by our members and guests.

Executive Assistant BSCAA NSW Division

Jane, I personally want to thank you for all of your support, advice, patience and all round kindness that you have given me over the last 3 or so years.  This event would not have been as successful without the valuable MC’s you have recommended and the support you provided me when it all just seemed too hard

Shona Dilley – Smart School Awards, Department of Education
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