Inaugural Innovation Pitchfest : February 2015

Innovation Pitchfest is one of the most rewarding projects I have ever created and had the pleasure seeing to fruition! Winners of the inaugural event were the ecstatic Orbitkey creators Charles Ng & Rex Kuo, worthy winners and the crowd favourites! Pictured here with Tchibo executives, Bastian Grafe and Andreas Kulenkampf. I have the pleasure of …

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Innovation PitchFest Supporting Australian Designers & Manufacturers August 2015

  CALLING ALL ENTREPRENEURS & DESIGNERS ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A PLATFORM TO TAKE YOUR PRODUCT TO A GLOBAL MARKET? What do the following innovations have in common? The black box flight recorder, bionic ear, plastic bank notes, electronic pacemaker, winged keel, Google maps and spray on skin for burn victims? Apart from being significant inventions …

NEWS ROOM: Week Beginning 16 June 2014

This page is updated during the week! To see other News Room updates please click here. **** How One Generation Was Single-Handedly Able To Kill The Music Industry http://buff.ly/1lo0883 via Elite Daily **** “Staff productivity to drop during World Cup 2014” http://buff.ly/SZoR7A > ‪#‎WorldCup2014‬ I’m not surprised at all …

Telstra Survey: SCHOOL KIDS WANT PARENTS TO BE DIGITAL ROLE MODELS

Telstra released the results of research, Cyber Safety – Balancing Screen Time Survey, undertaken to see the effect of devices being in the home and the impact on the family.  The media release is below so you can read it in detail. Over the last couple of years, I have been doing ‘Social Media and Parenting’ talks at schools, which …

FIVERR PROGRAMMER HAS HIJACKED MY SITE

This is current and I am waiting on Fiverr as I type but I wanted to share this experience. This is my first time using Fiverr and I am speechless! I know some of you are saying ‘serves you right’ but I have never had this issue before with Odesk or Frelancer, The site has been down over a week while I find someone to get it working – …

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Innovation PitchFest Supporting Australian Designers & Manufacturers

Reed Exhibitions, Tchibo Germany & Magnolia Solutions are delighted to announce a world-first international collaboration to launch Tchibo Innovation Pitchfest; an exciting initiative that sets to expose Australian products to the international marketplace. This partnership showcases Reed Exhibition’s commitment to supporting Australia’s vibrant …

Telstra iPhone 6 Launch: Sydney 19 September 2014 #ShareTheFeeling

I had the honour and pleasure of being invited by Telstra to the launch of the iPhone 6 in their George St Sydney store @ 7am. I expected queues but what I didn’t expect was the buzz in the air, the dedicated iPhone fans, Justice Crew, DJ and strangers just smiling at each other and dancing away!! The event hashtag was #sharethefeeling, you can …

Talking about ‘The Connected Customer’ @ Referron: 10 Oct Sydney

Join us next Friday in Sydney @ Referron, I’m talking about the Connected Customer and how to engage them at BSI Connect. More information here.   “The Future of Now: Always On, Always Connected Communication technology unites us, relays news equally with opinion, transports us to worldwide events, and shrinks distances between our relationships. …

Talking Retail: BURST into 2015, Retail Business Booster 1 Day Workshop : Melbourne 27 Oct

Melbourne Retailers & Wholesalers are in for a treat!  I am honoured to be part of such a great lineup! Tara Dennis, Jules Brooke, Melissa Hobbs & I are talking retail for a full day at Reed Gift Fairs Burst into 2015 Workshop. Morning Tea, Lunch & Afternoon Tea provided. $132.00 Not to be missed!! More information here: http://buff.ly/1rHUG3i …

I’m Talking Retail @ DiG FESTIVAL: 16 – 17 October 2014

I am so excited to be speaking at DiG Festival this year!! Thursday 16 October : Presentation: Why Every Business is a Retailer Workshop: Customer Service in the age of ‘Me’ Panel: The Future of Retail Newcastle, the capital of the Hunter Valley, will play host to the inaugural DiG Festival and Conference. Design + Interactive + Green-tech …