Sport Speakers

Ben Tune

Ben Tune is one of the world's most entertaining rugby players. His electrifying speed, together with his strength and determination, and genuine ability to beat an opponent, have seen him terrify opposition defences and excite rugby lovers throughout the world. ...

Benny Elias

Ben Elias is best known for his outstanding Rugby League football career. There is however, a lot more to Ben Elias than football. Behind the Balmain Tigers most capped player is a very astute businessman. A confident and relaxed speaker, polished by his exposure through television, radio and print media. Ben can draw from achievements as both a businessman and an athlete. ...

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Bill Harrigan

Bill Harrigan entered the Rugby League refereeing ranks as a 15 year old at the suggestion of one of his High School Teachers who was entering the school in the NSW Rugby League Referees Schoolboy Recruitment Program. He attained his Referee ticket and went on to join the Parramatta Referee Association. Since that time, Bill's dedication and commitment have "led to success beyond his imagination!" ...

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Bill Walton

Bill Walton has a passion — for his work, for family & friends, for music, for life and for greatness! As a speaker Bill Walton brings his outsized passion to the stage and inspires audiences with tales from an improbable life in sport and beyond. Walton speaks about the secrets of world-class performance, personal and organizational excellence, and how he overcame nearly impossible odds – on the court and off – to persevere and win. As entertaining as he is insightful, Walton is widely considered one of the best speakers from the world of sports.

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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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Billy Slater

The future of rugby league is in good hands with players like Billy Slater in the game. The Queensland excitement machine has been a revelation since he debuted for Melbourne, literally taking the NRL by storm. After a short time in the top grade, Slater has emerged as one of the brightest stars of the competition, with his electrifying pace and sublime footwork making him a standout of the Queens ...

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Bob Dwyer

Bob Dwyer - the man who in 2002 lifted the NSW Waratahs to their first-ever Super 12 championship play-off- has been an enormously influential personality in world rugby for more than two decades. As a coach, he has scaled the very heights in the game, highlighted by Australia's victory in only the second World Cup ever played - against England at Twickenham in 1991. Bob's coaching coupled with hi ...

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Brad Hogg

After a highly successful ODI cricketing career with four World Cup attempts and two World Cup trophies under his belt, Brad Hogg retired from playing any form of cricket in 2008. In 2011, at 39 years of age, Hoggy shocked the nation when he made a triumphant return to professional cricket and became a major star of the inaugural 2011 T20 Big Bash League with his beloved state team, the Perth Sco ...

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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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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