NSW|ACT Event - Elevate Your Story Telling and be Remarkable!

  • 17 May 2018
  • 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
  • The Pavilion at Darling Park, 201 Sussex Street, Sydney


  • Book by Friday 11 May 2018
  • Book by Friday 11 May 2018
  • Registration Closes 16 May
  • Registration Closes 16 May

Please register by 16 May - Walk ups politely discouraged.
Registration is closed

Join us at the not to be missed May Event, to hear from two great speakers, David Penglase CSP and Mariette Rups-Donnelly.

David Penglase CSP- “How to be ‘in the story’ and not just tell it”

Storytelling is a powerful way to enrich your presentations and programs. In this 40 minute masterclass-snapshot, CSP David Penglase will demonstrate and unpack how to authentically relive the magic moments of your stories on stage, for maximum audience engagement and impact.  

David has presented more than 2,000 conference keynote and masterclass presentations throughout Australia and in 12 countries. He has been twice inducted into PSA’s Speaker Hall of Fame, and has degrees in Business and Human Resource Development, an MBA, Master degree in Professional Ethics and Master of Science degree in Applied Positive Psychology.

Mariette Rups-Donnelly- "How you use your Energy: to be Authentic, to be Remarkable, to be Memorable"

We all have speaking gifts, those wonderful natural talents we don’t have to work on. The way you use your physical, vocal, intellectual and emotional energy is part of that gift. That special gift can inhibit your speaking or it can make you extraordinary. How!!? In this session, you’ll find out!

A successful career as a leading actor and singer behind her Mariette Rups-Donnelly is a coach for senior executives, an international speaker, emcee, and consultant in presence, presentation skills, media and influence.

Her knowledge of voice, body language, presenting to camera, the power of language, creating emotional connection and leadership is in demand across all sectors including government, technology, finance, banking, design, construction, academia, retail, not for profit, utilities, mining, law, recruitment and hospitality.

Expect to be challenged and inspired.

MC Christopher Taplin 

We are delighted to welcome Christopher Taplin as our MC. Christopher is a leading educator and professional singer. As the director of Team Harmony he transforms teams to share one vision, one idea and one voice and become part of a powerful, musical and harmonious experience.

Pre-Session - Tales from the Trenches-  “Business Show and Tell”

Dale Rees-Bevan

Bring along your best and worst ideas about running a business and let's learn from each other!  Working at your business as well as on your business is one of our challenges in this industry and this session will be an opportunity to hear from others about how they manage that challenge and what innovations and inspirations they've had.

At a Glance:

5.00pm: Registration opens
5.10pm: Pre-session - Dale Rees Bevan
5.50pm: Short break
6.00pm: Formal meeting start with MC, Christopher Taplin
6.10pm: Session 1 - David Penglase CSP
7.00pm: Dinner and networking break
7.45pm: Meet our members
7.55pm: Session 2 - Mariette Rups-Donnelly
8.35pm: What's coming up at PSA and Fun Group Photo
8.40pm: Close