The 2010 Women in Business Conference, “Expand Your Horizons”, will challenge participants to identify their personal boundaries and limitations, whether real or perceived, and develop strategies that will enable them to push past those limits and achieve greater personal and professional success.
Featuring a range of talented, entertaining and informative speakers, the conference will showcase a number of strategies and techniques that successful women have used in the quest to realise their full potential. It will also highlight the benefits of keeping an open mind and a flexible attitude in both your career and personal life, so that you can seize the opportunity to expand your own horizon… and enjoy the adventure along the way!
Who should attend?
Female executives, professionals, directors and business owners alike will find the 2010 Women in Business Conference to be both enlightening and inspiring.
Women from all corners of the business world are welcome, and everyone will benefit from the opportunity to expand their personal and professional horizons. Why not share the experience with colleagues, employees or valued clients and invite them to join you for a motivational day with like-minded women?
How will you benefit?
Inspiring speakers will present sessions at the conference that showcase their own personal experiences and career paths, as well as how they overcame the various challenges thrown at them. Each speaker will deliver practical tips and strategies that you can apply to your own life to help you move forward, as well the skills and knowledge you need to achieve peak performance.
At the conference, you will have an opportunity to meet and network with other businesswomen and professionals in a relaxed, fun and supportive environment.
You will also have the added bonus of knowing that you are helping other women by supporting a fundraising drive for the charity ‘Dress For Success’ – a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to helping women back into the workforce through the provision of various support services and corporate clothing.
The Challenge of Change – Presented by Diana Ryall
Diana Ryall will deliver an inspiring and interactive presentation about the importance of being flexible, remaining resilient in the face of change, and using your own personal strengths to progress both in life and your career.
Diana will provide a fascinating insight into her own personal journey from school teacher to MD of Apple Computer Australia, and now founder and MD of consulting firm Xplore, including her views on leadership, work-life balance and resiliency.
Following her presentation, Diana will facilitate an interactive group workshop with attendees – focusing on the practical tools and strategies you can use to improve your resiliency to change and identify the key strengths that will help you move forward.
Unlock Your Potential and Be the Star of Your Own Life! – Presented by Michelle Bowden
Do you feel like there is so much more to you, but don’t know how to let it shine?
Have you ever wondered how far you could go, and what you could achieve, if only other people could see the real you?
Michelle Bowden, Australia’s leading expert on presentation and influencing skills will help you expand your horizons through the power of “speaking up”.
At the conference, Michelle will take audience members through a lively, 1.5 hour session that is highly interactive, motivational and inspiring. In this high energy session, she will show you how to use the power of influence to achieve your dreams and realise your full potential, equipping you with the practical skills you need to take charge of your career and be a confident, persuasive communicator.
The X-Factor for Xcellence – Presented by Dr Helena Popovic
The X-Factor is for individuals and organisations who want to achieve Xcellence – in business, in performance and in reputation.
Aristotle said “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit.”
This presentation will deliver the habits of mind and body that allow us to Xperience Xcellence on a daily basis. Knowing and implementing The X-Factor enables us to feel better, work better, play better and live better!
Guest Presenter – Bettina Arndt
After over thirty-five years on the professional speaking circuit, Bettina Arndt knows all about keeping an audience riveted. She has spoken all over the world on topics as varied as ‘What women want’ and ‘How men can save their marriage’ and she is renowned for her engaging, funny and informative talks.
The Women in Business Conference will feature a special guest presentation by Bettina as she prepares to launch a new book later this month. Bettina will speak about the diversity of her career and of how, as a young woman, she could never have foreseen the direction in which her career was going to take her, or the opportunities and challenges she would have to face.
The 2010 Women in Business Conference “Expand Your Horizons” challenged participants to identify their personal boundaries and limitations. Featuring a range of talented, entertaining and informative speakers, the conference showcased a number of strategies and techniques that successful women have used in the quest to realise their full potential. It also highlighted the benefits of keeping an open mind and a flexible attitude in both your career and personal life, so that you can seize the opportunity to expand your own horizon… and enjoy the adventure along the way!