SpeakerManaging Director Paul Sweeney launched Pretium Solutions after a long and successful career in accounting and business advisory. Paul credits his passion for small business with growing up in country NSW, where family-run businesses were the cornerstone of everyday life. For Paul, the driving force behind the creation of Pretium Solutions was to make high-end, proactive, directed and value-based advisory services available to small to medium businesses.
SpeakerJo Burston is one of Australia’s most successful female entrepreneurs. She has launched six businesses, the standout being Job Capital which went from $0 to $40-million turnover in five years and has kept her on the list of Australia’s top 30 female entrepreneurs since 2013. Jo is passionate about the idea that you can’t be what you can’t see and uses these programs, as well as her globally recognised social impact business Inspiring Rare Birds, to inspire, support and educate entrepreneurs with the goal of giving every woman the opportunity to be an entrepreneur by choice.
SpeakerBronwyn currently leads Strategy, Content and Programming across Brand Experience at Scentre Group. Leading a team of 20 strategy, content, and marketing professionals, Bronwyn and her team seek to close the loop from strategy to execution to results, focusing firmly on the customer experience. With a background in media and communications strategy, and research and data analytics, Bronwyn is passionate about unlocking actionable insights that connect customers with brands, and retailers to create memorable experiences. She is involved with the Property Council of Australia’s female mentoring program, the Australia-Israeli Chamber of Commerce young leaders program, and the Australian Direct Marketing Association. At home, Bronwyn is kept very busy chasing after her 2-year-old son, and acts as secretary for her husband’s plumbing business.
SpeakerVivek is a serial entrepreneur. In 2.5 years he had experienced his business grow from 0 to $8m in turnover and his team from 4 to 70 people. He required one single platform to assist him to manage his business workflows effectively through automation, so he built it.
SpeakerLee Ussher is the co-founder of Buzz Web Media, a digital brand management agency specialised in assisting businesses maintain industry authority. Lee is also an established professional speaker, writer and media commentator, often referenced for her thoughts on brand leadership, digital trends and future customer experiences. Her innovative marketing strategies have been showcased alongside marketing directors of Telstra, Optus, St George, and NAB at national conferences and forums.
SpeakerAdmitted as a lawyer in 2002, Philip Van den Heever has 16 years of commercial law experience, both in South Africa and Australia. He worked as the Executive Director of the Australian and International Pilots Association. Philip returned to private practice and joined Frank Law as the Corporate and Commercial Law Team leader in January 2018.
Q : When and where is WSSBE 2018?
WSSBE 2018 is on Wednesday the 8th August from 9am to 4pm. The expo will be held in the Grand Pavilion at Rosehill Gardens.
Q : Can I just attend the expo and not the speaker sessions?
If you want to attend just the expo we have an Expo Only ticket which provides access to the expo for $19 (plus booking fees).
Q : What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Rosehill Gardens is situated approximately 10 minutes from the Parramatta CBD with free parking is available at the venue. Rosehill train station is located on the T6 Carlingford line. For the latest public transport information please visit transportnsw.info. For more information on getting to Rosehill Gardens, please click here.
Q: What if I can no longer attend WSSBE?
All WSSBE tickets are non-refundable. The organisers reserve the right to cancel or change the event date, time, line up and venue as required. Alternative dates and times may be issued to ticket holders at the discretion and decision of the organisers.
Q: How can I become a presenter/sponsor/exhibitor?
For more details on presenting, sponsorship or exhibition opportunities, please contact our team on firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
If you have any questions about the expo, you can email us anytime at email@example.com or call us on 02 9891 4107 on Mondays to Fridays between 9am and 5pm.
Q: I’m with the media, who should I contact?
If you would like to cover WSSBE in a media capacity, please contact our PR team, Freedom Agency on 0452 507 662 or email our PR representative Alexandra de Jong at firstname.lastname@example.org.