NSW|ACT Event - New Ways to Get Your Speaker Message Out There

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


  • Book by Friday 10 August 2018
  • Book by Friday 10 August 2018
  • Registration closes 15 August
  • Registration closes 15 August

Please register by 15 August - Walk ups politely discouraged.
Registration is closed

At the NSW|ACT August Chapter event you'll get inspriation and learning for your speaking journey. Don't miss this opportunity to fuel up on ideas and techniques.

What’s in store for you at this event:

5.00pm Pre-session - Tales from the Trenches with Anna Perdriau

Bring along a story or a short section of content you’d like to trial and get feedback on. This is an open section where members are encouraged to participate and help each other craft better quality material and give constructive comments.


6.00pm – Knowledge Leadership with Jacqui Lane

Become the knowledge leader in your field by writing a book! Share your stories and insights with your clients and potential clients, increase your credibility and grow your business!

What this session will cover:

  1. Why a book?
  2. How to approach writing a book
  3. Marketing and promoting your book (to Amazon or not)

About Jacqui

Jacqui is The Book Adviser and helps business executives and owners share their story and insights in their own business book, positioning themselves as an expert, to boost their credibility and increase business.

Over 30 years Jacqui has published, 400 business books for ASX-listed companies and has interviewed over 600 business leaders and politicians across Australia, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Over the past six years Jacqui has written 15 business books for ASX and private companies. She is currently writing four books.


7.45pm - Stand Out As A Speaker… For All The Right Reasons with

Dr Neryl East CSP

As a speaker, your reputation is the difference between getting booked solid and an empty dance card.

We’re operating in the Reputation Economy, where who you are – and what others say to others about you – has more impact on your business success than what you deliver.

Your speaker reputation goes way deeper than the slickness of your marketing or the success of your last gig. Find out how you can be the full package deal when it comes to credibility and reputation.

What this session will cover:

  1. The three reputation pillars – is your reputation as a speaker at risk of crashing to the ground?
  2. How to get others talking about your expertise – in a good way
  3. Key learnings from Neryl’s journey as a speaker – so far…

About Neryl

Dr Neryl East CSP is a communication and credibility expert who shows leaders and teams how to stand out, accelerate success and avoid costly reputation mistakes.

Neryl has been a professional communicator for more than three decades, including a career in television and radio and a stint as an Olympic announcer. She has also spent many years managing high-profile issues in the public and private sectors, and training executives and entrepreneurs on leading in the media spotlight.

Neryl has a PhD in Journalism and is an Amazon best-selling author on media and reputation. She also happens to be the current President of the NSW/ACT Chapter.

Tony Eades

We’re very pleased to welcome National PSA Board Member Tony Eades as our MC for August. Tony is the Director of Strategy at digital inbound marketing agency BrandManager. He helps growing companies become market leaders through innovative brand strategy, creative communications and digital marketing that delivers measurable ROI across multiple platforms.

At a Glance:

5.00pm: Registration opens
5.15pm: Tales from the Trenches with Anna Perdriau
5.50pm: Short break
6.00pm: Formal meeting start with MC Tony Eades
6.10pm: Session 1 - Jacqui Lane
7.00pm: Dinner and networking break
7.45pm: Session 2 - Dr Neryl East CSP
8.35pm: Fun Group Photo and evening close