After Dinner Speakers

Boys in the Band

'Boys in the Band' is an all-singing, all-dancing, interactive show that will have the audience jumping out of their seats! Over a year in development, it showcases some of the most talented, versatile, handsome and hip young guys the Australian entertainment industry has on offer. The show features such classic tunes as Walk Like a Man, Sherry, Can't Buy Me Love, Blame it on the Boogie and S ...

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Brad Blaze

Brad Blaze combines lightening fast speed painting, magical illusions and comedy. His high energy corporate shows captivate and engage members of the audience, bringing huge paintings to life as a speed painter and magician - there is no one else like him. ...

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Brett King

Brett King, author of Bank 2.0, is also the founder of the International Academy of Financial Management, one of the fastest growing professional associations and training institutes in the world. A regular speaker at the top global conferences for financial services, King is an acknowledged expert on wealth management, customer experience and retail channel distribution strategy. Brett's book ...

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Brett Rutledge

Brett Rutledge is taking the entertainment scene by storm with his astonishing repertoire of more than 200, on-the-money characterizations of some of the world's best-known celebrities. Laugh with Billy Connolly, learn to be Elvis, play games with Julian Clary, battle Darth Vader in a light sabre duel, sing along with Neil Diamond, Roy Orbison, Dean Martin, Joe Cocker, Louis Armstrong, Frank Spenc ...

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Bruce Poon Tip

Following a transformational backpacking trip to Asia, Bruce started G Adventures at the age of 22 by maxing out his credit cards and possessing a burning desire to create a sustainable travel experience like nothing the world had ever seen, for those who didn't want to see the world from the back of a tour bus. Over the next 23 years with Bruce at the helm and a business concept rooted in social ...

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Bryan Dawe

Bryan Dawe is one of Australia's finest political satirists. He has enjoyed a long, successful career writing and performing on national radio, television and film. Bryan's sharp wit and observation together with his flexibility and unique performances make him a popular addition to any corporate event. His obvious talent lends itself to MC, facilitator, hypothetical moderator, conference speake ...

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Cameron Ling

A tremendous leader both on and off the field, Cameron Ling is synonymous with the Geelong Football Club. Displaying an amazing consistency of form over his 11 year playing career, his defensive pressure, tackling and love of a fierce contest is legendary. Taking over the captaincy in 2010 and continuing this honour in 2011, he captained Geelong to their third premiership in 5 years, kicking the ...

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Captain David Evans

When things go wrong, most people don’t face being responsible for the fates of several hundred lives. When QANTAS Flight 32 faced the catastrophic destruction of an engine shortly after takeoff from Singapore, causing extensive damage to over 60 other subsystems, Captain David Evans was one of the men charged with the safety of all on board.

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Cas and Jonesy

Cas and Jonesy are two Aussie Explorers constantly pushing the boundaries of human endurance. Most recently, they made history by completing the longest unsupported polar expedition of all time. In 100 years of polar exploration no-one had EVER walked from the edge of Antarctica to the South Pole and back without assistance. Many had tried, none had succeeded. After 89 gruelling days they made i ...

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Casey Donovan

Casey Donovan studied music at the Australian Institute of Music before becoming the youngest winner of Australian Idol, winning the second season at the age of 16. Donovan is a multi-Award winner & nominee, including an ARIA No #1 Award for Listen With Your Heart and Deadly Awards for Best Album, Best Single and Most Promising New Talent. After the hype of Australian Idol died down, Donovan spen ...

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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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