After Dinner Speakers

Denise Scott

Denise Scott is a favourite with organisers and audiences. She is also an outstanding comedian, writer, performer and presenter. Denise's comedy skill can add entertainment value to your event whether you're organising a conference, training session, awards night, promotion, dinner or annual general meeting. ...

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Descendance

Descendance preserves and promotes Australian indigenous culture. They represent Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders of many diverse tribes. Descendance performances cover both traditional and contemporary indigenous styles. Descendance's award winning show has toured to over forty countries around the world while still maintaining a strong presence in Australia. Descendance has some of the wor ...

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Dick Johnson

Dick Johnson is Australia's most successful Touring Car driver of the past decade and he now is a national sports personality. The colourful Queenslander is today readily identified with Ford's proud blue-and-white oval badge, but Johnson actually started his long and successful career in the rival camp, Holden. As a car racer Dick understand better than anybody the importance of a great team and ...

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Doc Hendley

Doc Hendley never set out to be a hero. Hendley - a small-town bartender - launched a series of wine-tasting events to raise funds for clean-water projects and to bring awareness to the world's freshwater crisis. He planned to donate the proceeds through traditional channels, but instead found himself traveling to one of the world's most dangerous hot spots: Darfur, Sudan. There, Doc witnessed a ...

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Don Smith

Don's gentle and absurd style of comedy works in a variety of situations: from country football clubs to corporate functions. ...

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Doug Walters

Doug Walters' popularity as one of Australia's cricketing legends has continued long after his retirement from his first-class cricket career. Today Doug is still very much involved in cricket. He participates in many social and charity matches and conducts coaching clinics for youngsters. He writes media articles and does some match commentary. Off field Doug was renowned for his humour and love ...

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Duck Cameron

Award Winning Magic from one of Australia's highly regarded talents, Melbourne based Magician Duck Cameron's unique show captivates audiences worldwide with rave reviews, full houses & countless ovations! His portrayal of the classic magician reminds one of the elegance of an era lost and yet his sharp & often hilarious routines keep audiences on the edge of their seats! His energetic skill is the ...

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Duncan Armstrong

Duncan Armstrong became a household name in Australia when he claimed one of only 3 Olympic Gold medals Australia won at the Seoul Games in 1988. Duncan broke the 200 freestyle world record to claim Australia's 100th medal on Olympic competition. Coached by the unstoppable Laurie Lawrence, Duncan's swimming career spanned 10 years in the green and gold. Duncan received a host of honours out of the ...

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Effie .

The definition of a star is someone that can shine and shed shining light upon all. Who better then to MC and important event, to facilitate any given situation, to participate in a debate or hypothetical or to be an inspirational motivational speaker, than a megastar like Effie. This comical and unforgettable thesis in self-esteem shows the world what's possible for any individual. It brings a ...

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Em Rusciano

After belting out tunes in the privacy of her shower in her early twenties, Em auditioned for “Australian Idol”, she made the Top Ten finalists during the show’s hugely popular second season, and her star began to ascend. In Idol she showed she had more to offer than solely as a singer, and the media across Australia took note. First cab off the rank was Austereo who snapped her ...

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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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