Leaders in Business Private Dinner - An Evening with the Liverpool FC Executives

Featured Speakers - Ian Rush, Ambassador and Olly Dale, Commercial Director, Liverpool FC

Leaders in Business Luncheon on the Eve of the FA Cup 

Melbourne Featured Speakers –  Mr Ian McLeod, CEO, Coles & Director, Melbourne Victory, Lawrie McKinna, Mayor of Gosford & Former Coach, now GM Football, Central Coast Mariners, Peter Sidwell, Chairman, Melbourne Heart, John Harris, Director, Melbourne Victory, Jack Riley, Director, Football Federation Australia
Sydney Featured Speakers – Mr Joseph Healy, Group Executive, Business Banking nab and Director, FFA; - Lawrie McKinna, Mayor of Gosford & Former Coach, now GM Football, Central Coast Mariners; Tony Pignata, CEO, Sydney Football Club; Lyle Gorman, Chairman, Western Sydney Wanderers; Robbie Middleby, CEO, Newcastle Jets

The Commonwealth Bank Private Dinner with Ian Thorpe – a private dinner personally hosted by CBA CEO, Ian Narev for 50 of their selected clients and partners

Leaders in Business Luncheon - Sustaining a Championship Culture – the Swans Business Model
Featured Speakers - Richard Colless AM, Chairman, Swans; Andrew Ireland, CEO, Swans; John Longmire, Coach, Swans; Kieren Jack, Captain, Swans

The Bledisloe Cup Festival - Women in Business & Sport Leaders Luncheon  

Featured Speakers - Ann Sherry AO, Director ARU, CEO Carnival Australia, Catherine Harris AO, NRL Commissioner & Company Chairman, Cheryl Bart AO, Director FFA & Company Director, Sam Mostyn, AFL Commissioner & Company Board Director, Sandra Chipchase, CEO Destination NSW

The Art of Leadership - Delivering Sustained Success 

A Dialogue with Craig Bellamy, Coach, Melbourne Storm

The AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015 Luncheon – 100 Day Countdown 

Featured Speakers - Frank Lowy AC and Ange Postecoglou, the Hon. Warwick Smith AM, Michael Brown, CEO LOC Asian Cup

The Digital Revolution - Transforming Australian Sport

Featured Speakers - Bill Pulver, CEO, Australian Rugby; Ben Amarfio, General Manager Marketing, Media and Communications, Cricket Australia; Arno Lenior, CMO, Samsung Electronics Australia; Stephanie Tully,CMO, Qantas Loyalty Program; Stuart Tucker, General Manager Brand, Sponsorship & Marketing Operations, CBA; Scott Dinsdale – Managing Director, Media & Entertainment Lead - ANZ & APAC, Accenture; Steve Smith, Captain, Cricket Australia; Ellyse Perry, Cricket Australian; Brett Lee, Cricket Australian; Benn Robinson, Australian Rugby; Tatafu Polota-Nau, Australian Rugby

Big Knight Out Dinner on the eve of the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup Final

Featured Speakers - Sir Viv Richards, Sir Ian Botham, Sir Richard Hadlee & Sir Rod Eddington AO with special guests Allan Border and MC - Mark Nicholas

BLedisloe Cup Women in Business & sport Leaders luncheon | 2015

Featured Speakers - Margie Abbott, Ann Sherry, CEO, Carnival Australia, Director, ARU and Pip Marlow, MD, Microsoft. Also featuring a Diversity in Rugby Panel with Captains of team - Wheelchair Rugby, Sydney Convicts, Women’s Sevens and Men’s Sevens

Wired to play: the metacognitive athlete | book Launch - athlete mental health

Sydney Featured Speakers - John Coates AC, International Olympic Committee (IOC), President Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and Gayelene Clews, Psychologist, Australian Olympic Team, Professional Sporting Codes and former World Number One Triathlete
Canberra Featured Speakers - Shane Rattenbury MLA, Minister for Sport and Recreation, ACT Government, Gayelene Clews, Psychologist, Australian Olympic Team, Professional Sporting Codes and former World Number One Triathlete, Ricky Stewart, Head Coach, Canberra Raiders and Georgia Gleeson, Athlete, Indigenous Marathon Project

tHe road to the 2015 rugby world cup

Featured Speakers – Israel Folau, Australian Rugby Union Player, Sally Loane, Director Waratahs, CEO, Financial Services Council, Simon Poidevin OAM, MD, Corporate Broking, Bell Potter Securities, former Wallabies Captain, Mr Bill Pulver, CEO, Australian Rugby Union and David Mortimer AO, Chairman of Opera Australia & Crescent Capital Partners, Director of the Australian Schoolboys Rugby Foundation, President of the Sydney University Football Club

insights from the boardroom and lessons from the locker room

Featured Speakers – Ali Williams, New Zealand Rugby Union Player and Andy Haden, Former New Zealand Rugby Union Player

Sponsorship and advertising in sport 

Featured Speakers – Geoff Dickson, Associate Professor, AUT University, Sport Management and Associate Director, New Zealand Tourism Research Institute and Andy Routley, MD, DB Breweries


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