Globalisation Speakers

Alex Steffen

Writer Alex Steffen, known as one of the world's leading green futurists and a pioneering thinker on global sustainability, is also that rare kind of speaker who can lead his specialized field, yet explain his ideas to the rest of us in accessible, fun and inspiring ways. Steffen's optimistic, solutions-focused talks have wowed hundreds of audiences around the world with their combination of pract ...

READ MORE

Andy Lark

Andy Lark is a globally recognised and awarded marketer and leader in social and digital technologies building and running some of the world's most successful brands. For the past two decades, Andy has worked alongside CEOs and their leadership teams to define - and then attain - digital and brand greatness for their institutions. He is an internationally acclaimed keynote speaker. From industry conferences to internal events and team workshops, Andrew is relied on for his inspiring insights on technology and consumer trends.

READ MORE

Anne Lise Kjaer

Anne Lise Kjaer specialises in future trends and their impact on tomorrow's consumer behaviour and needs. She is renowned as a motivational keynote speaker and her inspiring presentations communicate concepts in a stimulating and engaging format. In Anne Lise's view, the future is about vision, not just some place we go. To create scenarios we must understand the mindsets and values of the people ...

READ MORE

Bill Roedy

Bill was most recently Chairman and Chief Executive, MTV Networks International (MTVNI). Bill, a dedicated internationalist and music lover, was the architect of MTV Networks International's (MTVNI) successful localisation model which empowered the local operations to embrace both commercial and artistic autonomy, whilst finding the right balance between local and international content. Under Bill ...

READ MORE

Graham Pearman

Award Winning Scientist and Environmentalist. Dr Graeme Pearman, highly awarded scientist, passionate environmentalist and advisor to former US Vice President Al Gore on environmental issues and controversial documentary An Inconvenient Truth. Internationally regarded for his work, Dr Pearman is an influencer in media, governmental and industry body circles and is instrumental in bringing clima ...

READ MORE

Joel Gilmore

Joel Gilmore received a PhD in physics from the University of Queensland in 2007 where he was researching models of biological systems such as vision and photosynthesis. During that time, he founded the UQ Physics Demo Troupe, a group of performers who travel Australia doing science shows and workshops. He now works full time as a science communicator at the University of Queensland promoting scie ...

READ MORE

John Izzo

John Izzo consults and advises some of the most admired companies in the world, teaches at major universities, conducts leading edge research on workplace values, and has spoken to more than one million people across the globe, from Brazil to Russia, from New York to London. He is a leading business strategy expert, a best-selling author, a community leader, and an avid conservationist. John has ...

READ MORE

Joost Bakker

Who is Joost? This can't be answered in a few sentences. Joost doesn't quite fit into any mould and he's certainly much more than a highly creative florist. When you look at his achievements in the design arena, he's made an enormous impact both in Melbourne, where he's based, and in most of the other capital cities around Australia. Joost is self taught, attracting creatives wanting to work with ...

READ MORE

Melina Schamroth

Social entrepreneur Melina Schamroth is in the business of making a difference. Founder of m.a.d.woman (making a difference), creator of the unique Single Volunteers dating program, Grateful in April, Gals Doin' Good networking events, motivational speaker and author, Melina runs programs and events to connect people with each other and with their communities. Be it bushfire relief, helping the h ...

READ MORE

Mike Conway

Mike Conway has a can do, passionate and often off the wall fun approach to life and his work. He is the former Business leader and strategist for The Wiggles Group of Companies. He is also Director and business leader for Cricketcoach.com, the leading independent provider of cricket learning materials worldwide, a musician and an ageing soccer player. ...

READ MORE

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
Back to Top /**/