Speaker line-up for The Brisbane Executive PA Summit

The Executive PA Summit – the brand-new event designed for busy senior and executive level assistants and suppliers, will have some of the best experts in their fields in its seminar programme, for its first outing on October the 10th at Brisbane City Hall.

Disruption & Change

Gus Balbontin – is the former Executive Director & CTO of Lonely Planet and led a global restructure that reinstated the company’s financial health and resilience. Gus is a world respected and sought after expert on digital disruption & change, is heavily involved in start ups all over the world and is Entrepreneur in Residence at Victoria University. He will be giving delegates and suppliers the inside track on what disruption is, how capitalise on it and why executive level assistants need to know all about it.

Leadership without Rank

Rob Redenbach – A successful 20 year international career in security, including working as adviser to the bodyguard team of Nelson Mandela and teaching self-defence methods to the British SAS and American FBI, Rob has taken the strategies he developed in those environments and evolved his corporate training programme. He is author of Leadership without Rank, and will be giving a copy of his book to every delegate on the day. What has the SAS, FBI and self-defence have to do with the role of an executive level assistant? Find out from Rob at this great session.


The Hays 2017 Salary Survey

Simon Bristow – Senior Regional Director at Hays, will present on the 2017/18 Hays Salary Guide and provide some insights on the current and future employment market for assistants. The annual Hays Salary Guide remains the definitive snapshot of over 1,200 salaries across Australia and New Zealand. Find out your worth, the skills you need to future proof your career and what to look out for when recruiting new employees.


* New technology to give you more control of your business events
* Whats new in AV – tips and hacks for your next function
* How EAs can get the best for their meetings and events
* And more

Delegate places are limited and by invitation. A few places are still available for qualifying executive level assistants. For more information click here.