Future Trends Speakers

Kim Walker

Internationally awarded speaker and one of just a handful of global experts on the business of ageing. Kim advises businesses and governments how to respond to this unprecedented phenomenon. He's a highly polished speaker who knows how to engage an audience and make his topic relevant to all. Having lived the past 30 years in Tokyo, New York, Hong Kong, and Singapore Kim's experience leading mult ...

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Kjell Nordstrom

In the world of sober-suited business thinkers, Dr Kjell Nordstrom stands out for his passionate belief that in today's turbulent environment the old tried and tested methods no longer apply. Amid the madness and hyperbole surrounding the new economy, Dr. Kjell A. Nordstrom is a guru of the new world of business. The 2005 Thinkers 50, the world's first ranking of management thinkers, ranked Nordst ...

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Leonard Brody

Are you looking for a business speaker who speaks from current experience, not theory? Someone who has access to some of the best company and consumer research on the globe? Someone who can tie it all together in a compelling and relevant presentation specific to your event? Leonard Brody is one of our most successful speakers.

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Liesl Capper

Liesl's strongest interest is in emerging trends, new forms of connectivity/technology interface between people, and how that impacts society and commerce. She pays particular attention to the impact of technology on the relationship that businesses have with customers. Liesl Capper is co-founder of MyCyberTwin.com and a dynamic and proficient speaker. Winner of the 2012 ICT Woman of the Year h ...

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Lisa Messenger

Lisa Messenger is the vibrant, game-changing Editor in Chief of Renegade Collective magazine and owner and Creative Director of The Messenger Group. She has worked globally in events, sponsorship, marketing, PR and publishing. Lisa has authored more than 17 books and The Messenger Group has custom published more than 400 books for companies and individuals. Lisa has been a regular commentator o ...

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Maddy Dychtwald

Maddy Dychtwald is a leading authority on generational marketing and demographics.
The Coming Boomer Trends: As co-founder and senior vice president of the premier think-tank Age Wave, Inc. and the author of Cycles: How We Will Live, Work and Buy, Maddy Dychtwald analyzes and forecasts trends related to the baby boomer and over-50 populations, providing audiences with a thumbnail sketch of wha ...

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Malcolm Gladwell

Detective of fads and emerging subcultures, chronicler of jobs-you-never-knew-existed, Malcolm Gladwell's work is toppling the popular understanding of bias, crime, food, marketing, race, consumers and intelligence. He's become so successful at this that, in 2005, Time Magazine named Malcolm one of its 100 Most Influential People. He was recently chosen as number 19 on Foreign Policy's Top 100 G ...

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Mark Britt

Mark Britt recently took the helm of the ninemsn group of companies. Mark runs all ninemsn activities across Australia and New Zealand including; ninemsn, Windows Live, Bing, Cudo and investments in iSelect and RateCity. Mark has a wealth of executive and commercial experience in online, advertising and consumer technology fields and the Australian, European and Asia-Pacific markets. He is an esta ...

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Mark Holden

Mark is a prominent business author, speaker and executive coach based in Sydney, Australia. While Mark spends most of his time in Australia he is also in demand as an international presenter. In this presentation Mark challenges the thinking of managers at all levels to experience the results that being an exceptional leader can bring. He provides practical leadership tools and techniques that ca ...

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Mark Johnson

An accomplished speaker, Mark can explain how companies can capitalise on the opportunity for business model innovation in response to rapid industry upheaval. As industry lines are redrawn, he will show how business model innovation can spearhead growth by creating a new business platform uniquely suited for the radically altered terrain. ...

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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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