NSW|ACT Event - Let's Reach for the Moon!

  • 20 Jul 2017
  • 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
  • The Pavilion at Darling Park, 201 Sussex Street, Sydney


  • Book by Friday 14 July 2017
  • Book by Friday 14 July 2017

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Make Your Message Visually Unforgettable!

Kris Flegg

Traditionally, we’ve relied on slides as a presentation tool, but if you have struggled to make an impact or design the perfect deck, you aren’t alone!

Prezi is an exciting alternative to slides and utilizes your own virtual whiteboard, to significantly transform your presentations and provide an unforgettable experience for your audience and make your ideas visually pop!

Australia’s Prezi Expert Kris Flegg, will show you how to unlock the power of zoom, to unleash a new way to present your ideas and captivate your audience.

In this practical and super-engaging session, you will learn:

  • The science of effective presentation design
  • How to create an amazing visual approach with complex information using Prezi
  • How Peter Merrett’s Signature Keynote 'Wonderful' came to life with Prezi and has since captured the hearts & minds of International audiences, with rave reviews
  • The fascinating future of presenting with Augmented Reality (AR)

About Kris Flegg:

Kris started his career as a banker and spent over a decade presenting with traditional slides.

He stumbled across Prezi and discovered the powerful transformation than comes taking a non-linear approach to creating a presentation.

Today Kris and his energetic team of creative wizards are the go-to presentation design and developers for Australia’s most sought after speakers, high ranking executives, and start-up entrepreneurs.

From Zero to 5-figure Speaking Fees in 7 years

Michael McQueen

In this revealing, honest and practical session, award-winning speaker and 5-time bestselling author Michael McQueen CSP will highlight what it takes to get off go and build a thriving speaking business.

In particular, Michael will explore:

  • The nuances of topic development - how to position your expertise and branding to get initial traction
  • The internal speakers market - how to build your local brand while leveraging international opportunities
  • The common pitfalls that can rob a speaker of enduring success and relevance

About Michael McQueen:

Michael McQueen has his finger on the pulse when it comes to emerging trends shaping society and business and has worked with some of the world's best-known brands.

Having written five bestselling books focussing on social trends and business innovation, Michael features regularly as a commentator on TV and radio.

Michael is a familiar face on the international conference circuit having shared the stage with the likes of Bill Gates, Whoopi Goldberg and Larry King. He has presented to over 300,000 people across 5 continents since 2004 and is known for his high-impact, research-rich and entertaining conference presentations.

Having been on the speaking circuit full-time since the age of 22, In 2015 Michael was named Australia’s Keynote Speaker of the Year and was the inaugural National President of Professional Speakers Australia.

For more information: www.MichaelMcQueen.net

Pre-Session - Tales from the Trenches facilitated by the sensational Dale Rees-Bevan

This month’s topic will be Daring acts of heroism in the trenches: When did you take a risk and try something completely new? (Successes AND failures!).

BUT! To kick the session off, Dale will be performing her special 7 minute contest speech, which she’ll be taking forward to the World Champion of Public Speaking contest in August!

At a Glance:

5.00pm: Registration opens
5.10pm: Pre-session (all welcome!): with Dale Rees Bevan
5.50pm: Short break
6.00pm: Formal meeting start
6.05pm: Chapter Leadership Team welcome and special announcements
6.10pm: Make Your Message Visually Unforgettable! (50 minute session)
7.00pm: Dinner and networking break
7.45pm: From Zero to 5-figure Speaking Fees in 7 years (50 minute session)
8.35pm: Fun Group Photo
8.40pm: Close