After Dinner Speakers

Steven Bradbury

Olympic Champion, Champion Speaker and genuine onstage Motivator and Entertainer is a unique skill set. 

Transitioning from being an expert speed skater to an expert motivational speaker, MC and after dinner entertainer has been an interesting ride over the last 12 years.  Steven Bradbury has presented at over 1000 conferences and events in 19 countries and still loves it.  He loves the adrenalin before going onstage and loves that his strategies for success in business and in life are able to inspire and help people. 

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Sylvia Brecko

Sylvia Brecko is a well known TV-presenter and host for German TV - WDR & ARD - as well as a bilingual MC for international companies such as Siemens, Mercedes, Hewlett Packard and Rank Xerox. Thanks to her training she is an accomplished singer, specialising in Chanson - e.g. Marlene Dietrich and Edith Piaf - and English and German Swing Jazz. Sylvia is well known for her comedy show "Liebling, ...

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Ted Graham AM

On 16 March 2008, the HMAS Sydney (II), missing for over 60 years, was located off the West Australian coast. HMAS Sydney (II) was tragically lost in November 1941 along with its entire crew, following a fierce engagement with the German raider HSK Kormoran. As Chairman and founding member of the Finding Sydney Foundation – the organisation created to discover the location of the Sydney - ...

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Tenors Undercover

From the creators of the international award winning act The Three Waiters comes another master hoax. 'Tenors Undercover' is based on the successful formula made famous by The Three Waiters, but has a variety of different characters that can be tailored to suit your event. A brilliantly engineered hoax involving male and female opera performers disguised as VIP speakers, chefs, wine experts, dinne ...

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Terry Kennedy

In the last couple of years Terry's normal average life changed forever. He was 35kg overweight, unfit, unmotivated and unhappy. When Terry's son Archie was born with a rare brain condition, he underwent several operations and spent many months in hospital, Terry then decided to get off the lounge and lose 35kg. Terry's father was then diagnosed with an aggressive form of prostate cancer. His fa ...

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The Flyers

The Flyers consist of four Sydney musicians that have been performing together for many years. The band is incredibly versatile and plays a fusion of smooth jazz, funk, and contemporary party music. Having collectively performed at literally thousands of engagements the Flyers have the experience and talent to be able to deliver an affordable tailor made performance which will complement any occas ...

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The Leading Men

'The Leading Men' are made up of the biggest names in Australian Music Theatre and are famous for incorporating the great Broadway Showstoppers with a touch of 'Il Divo'. This unique combination of performers have all played lead roles in the major musicals throughout Australasia. From 'Beauty and the Beast' to 'West Side Story', Leonard Bernstein to Andrew Lloyd Webber, Jimmy Barnes to Midnight O ...

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The Man In The Mirror

THE MAN IN THE MIRROR 'Reflections Of Michael Jackson' is Australia's finest tribute to the late King Of Pop featuring world acclaimed MJ impersonator PAUL RIZZO and his sensational dance team. This is simply the finest Michael Jackson tribute production featuring electrifying lighting and high energy flawless dance routines and also includes MJ's famous Smooth Criminal 45o anti-gravity lean! TH ...

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The Mermaids Dance Band

The Mermaids are an Auckland based covers band. Singers Amber Claire, Joe Cotton, Pauline and "Espresso" guitarist Martin Winch perform a diverse, dynamic and super-fun repertoire of beloved dance and pop music that makes any event a spectacular success. The shows are high energy and fun, with a special vocal blend achieved from over a decade performing together. ...

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The Next Step

The Next Step is a dynamic performance group that combines dance, musicians and vocalists to create a mind blowing, feet-tapping live show. They have travelled the globe including a performance in Hong Kong alongside Elton John, performing their unique and exciting show to an array of audiences, every time leaving them screaming for more. "The Next Step" are from hometown Sydney and has been five ...

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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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