Entertainment Speakers

Emma Pask

According to James Morrison, Emma Pask is the greatest gift to Australian Jazz Vocals in the last decade. While Emma's voice and style are unique, and individually her own, her performances are reminiscent of the classic era of jazz, when swing was top of the charts. Emma has sung to VIP audiences including the late Diana, Princess of Wales, Princess Mary of Denmark and the Prime Minister of Austr ...



Eurobeat - Almost Eurovision, the glorious celebration of everything Eurovision, heralds the dawn of the first fully interactive musical where the audience decides who wins at every performance. Welcome to Sarajevo, hosts this year of the competition that delights millions of people around the world! Created in Melbourne, this FABULOUS show, put together by the same team who took the show to Londo ...


Ewan Campbell

Ewan has worked the comedy circuit of Sydney for well over a decade and is well loved by audiences at Channel 9, TEN, Seven and the ABC. His comic talents are regularly utilised by the crew at Enough Rope with Andrew Denton, Australia's Funniest Home Video and The Footy Show. He has kept audiences entertained at the Australian Idol Grand Final, The Arias and Jazz in the Domain. When it comes to ...


FACE Fun Arts Creative Entertainment

A boutique production company creating, producing & performing Music, Circus, Street-theatre, Roving & Variety-entertainment. With over 20 years experience, Fun Arts specialize in providing a range of traditional and alternative interactive entertainment for Conferences, Retail, Gala, Festivals, Libraries, Sporting, Schools, Promotional, Expos and Corporate events. Fun Arts create unique enterta ...


Francine Bell

Francine opens her heart wide to give the full power of Black Gospel, Variety and Jazz music. She takes you on a musical excursion from the streets of her native New York through to the cabarets of Europe. There is an unmistakable and compelling quality to her performance. ...


Frank Bennett

Frank's uncanny ability to recapture the magic of Sinatra in concert is cleverly counterpoised by his penchant for performing and recording contemporary pop hits a la big band. In short, Frank Bennett has over twenty five years experience in show business and possesses a charismatic and seductive stage presence. He lays claim to a myriad of accolades and awards but what that all gets down to is th ...


Funky Do-Da's

Since 1992, This premier music combo has etched a distinguished career in the Australian music and entertainment industries, attaining national recognition in the fields of corporate events, festival jazz, as recording artists and society functions. Past credentials include performances for Prime Ministers, corporate industry leaders, sporting personalities, and over 1,000 private engagements. ...


Geoff Gallop

Professor Geoff Gallop was born in Geraldton, Western Australia. He was a graduate of the University of WA, Oxford ( as a Rhodes Scholar ) and Murdoch Universities, gaining his doctorate from Oxford in 1983. In 1986 he was elected a Member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly, a position he held until retiring from politics in 2006. Professor Gallop was a Minister in the Lawrence La ...


George Washing Machine

George Washing Machine is a jazz violinist, and a man of many other talents. He is also an accomplished actor and commedian, having performed in several musicals on television. Georges style is unique. His performances are are for the most part, relaxed and down to earth. Occationally though, he will throw in unexpected violin effects and casully joke with his audience. ...

Georgie Gardner

Georgie Gardner is one of the country’s best known and most popular television presenters. She currently anchors Australia’s leading news service, Channel Nine’s 6pm bulletin with colleague, Peter Overton, and is the guest host and a regular contributor for Today Extra.


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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