VIC|TAS State Meeting - Featuring Lisa McInnes-Smith CSP, CPAE and Impro Melbourne

  • 20 Nov 2017
  • 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Studio Room (upstairs), Bridge Hotel, 642 Bridge Rd, Richmond


  • Early Bird discount closes Monday 13 November 2017 (login to activate member rate)
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Main Session: Lisa McInnes-Smith CSP, CPAE - The Key to Audience Engagement and Connection

Lisa McInnes-Smith CSP, CPAE, is in the top 5% of keynote speakers in the world. She is one of only three Aussies to be inducted into the International Speakers Hall of Fame (CPAE) and is one of the most loved speakers in the industry. She epitomises her own message and constantly ventures into new terrains.

Learn what it takes to craft a masterful talk that connects and engages your audience. Lisa will do a piece of one of her Keynote presentations and then deconstruct it so we can all benefit from her methodology. This may help you to build a more effective, high selling keynote. You will be challenged to be the best version of you!

Pre-Session: "Creating the Unexpected - Next level group engagement skills for speakers" with Patrick Duffy, Facilitator of Corporate Communications and Applied Improvisation.

Patrick Duffy is a self-proclaimed Swiss Army Knife of the entertainment industry. With a focus on increasing the level of engagement, interactivity and connection in groups, Patrick brings over 25 years of corporate and theatre experience to deliver improvisation based training with personality, intelligence and integrity.

In this experiential session, Patrick shares what it takes to create next level group engagement. Roll your sleeves up, this is a rare opportunity to experience as you learn!

Leveraging his experience in roles spanning Conference Emcee, Corporate entertainer, Improvisation facilitator, Actor, Director and Designer, Patrick ensures his events have deep, sustained impact and plenty of fun.

Patrick is the Impro Melbourne Corporate Co-ordinator, a regular Impro Melbourne Ensemble Member, former National Theatresports titleholder in NZ and Australia and the Victorian Secondary Schools Challenge facilitator

Working with Impro Melbourne in conjunction with his own Corporate Training company ‘Cleverfool Creative’, Patrick’s clients have included: Ford Motor Company Australia | Boost Juice | Harvey Norman NZ / Australia | Hogs Breath | Lexus NZ / Aust. | IBM Australia | NAB Australia | Air New Zealand | Qantas| New Zealand Tourism – Germany | Monash University | La Trobe University


5.00 – 5.30 Arrival with tea and coffee
5.00 - 6.30 CSP ONLY session
5:30 - 6:30 Pre-session Presentation - Patrick Duffy Impro Australia
6:30 - 7:15 Dinner
7:15 - 8:30 Main presentation – Lisa McInnes-Smith CSP, CPAE
8:30 - 8.45 Wrap up and conclusion
8:45 on Networking in the bar