Celebrity Speakers

Billy Brownless

Loveable larrikin Billy Brownless has been entertaining sports fans since he first pulled on the blue hoops of Geelong. Billy Brownless pursues an active media career with involvement on high profile programs such as Channel 9's The Footy Show and Sunday Footy Show, as well as commentary and hosting on Sports AFL programs. He is also a presenter on Melbourne's SEN radio station. ...

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Blair McDonough

He has appeared as a guest on Nine's Big Questions, Singing Bee Celebrity Wheel of Fortune and appears regularly on 20-1. Blair has also appeared in Australian Television Drama, including a recurring role on the UK production of Heartbeat and a guest role on City Homicide and he featured in the 2009 series of Sea Patrol. ...

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Bob Geldof

Although best known as the humanitarian tour-de-force behind Live Aid, it is unsurprising that Bob Geldof is also a renown speaker concerning the charged topics of global politics, communications and business. A Nobel Peace Prize nominee, Geldof holds audiences in thrall with his unique presentations and insights on corporate social responsibility, leadership, sustainability and communications. ...

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Brendon Julian

Former test cricketer Brendon Julian is set for the match of his life as a presenter on Getaway. The all-rounder from Western Australia retired from the game in 1999 to concentrate on his television career. He has been a presenter on the travel program Postcards WA and Just Add Water, a water sports and activity program. Born in Hamilton, New Zealand, he moved with his family to Port Hedland in ...

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Brett Ogle

Brett Ogle Corporate Golf aims to provide exceptional service to develop a unique Golf experience which will enhance your corporate image. They create, manage and execute your event leaving you free to enjoy the day and entertain your clients. A Corporate golf day is an ideal way to raise your business profile and build relationships with key clients, customers and personnel. Corporate Golf is th ...

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Bruce Dickinson

Bruce Dickinson is a charismatic and unique speaker at any business event. As an entrepreneur, creative business thinker, commercial pilot and brewmaster, in addition, of course, to being the lead singer of Iron Maiden, he is a true renaissance man. Bruce is the man behind Cardiff Aviation, which specialises in heavy maintenance of Airbus and Boeing commercial aircraft and the training of pilots. ...

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Bruce Paige

Highly-regarded television presenter Bruce Paige joined Channel Nine Queensland in 1985 and spent 19 years presenting Nine News. Paige commenced his long media career in Maryborough in 1966 working at radio station 4MB, before moving to Wide Bay television three years later. He then worked for the fABC for almost 15 years – starting on 4th January, 1971, the same day Sesame Street hit Au ...

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Callum Hann

The youngest contestant in the second series of Master Chef 2011, Callum put aside his engineering degree to compete in MasterChef Australia. Determined to soak up as much culinary knowledge as he can, he would love a career as a chef whether he wins or not. ...

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Cameron Daddo

Cameron Daddo began his career in the entertainment business over 20 years ago. He started as a children's television host and has since moved through every form of entertainment since. Film and television acting, hosting, directing and producing, theatre, radio, singer/ songwriter, and the printed word... he has had success in every aspect. As Cameron will admit... "any way to tell a story!" ...

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Cameron Williams

Cameron Williams's journalism career began 1984 with a cadetship at The Courier-Mail newspaper in Brisbane. Apart from his main role as Seven News presenter, Cameron also at various times hosted Sportsworld, 11am, and the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, where he called Matt Ryan's equestrian double gold for Australia. Currently the Sports presenter and fill-in host of Channel Nine's Today Show. ...

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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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