Building networks & influence | Developing careers | Evolving into strategic partners

Brisbane | 2-3 December 2019


The 3rd Annual National EA Leadership Forum 2019 returns to Brisbane this December! Bringing together inspirational leaders and successful executive assistants from top organisations across Queensland including North Australian Pastoral Company, Deloitte, Cardno, Toyota Financial Services, TMS Consulting, KPMG and many more; this conference will provide you with the practical tools necessary to establish yourself as an influential EA, step into higher-level strategic roles, broaden your skillset and much more.
By attending this two-day event, you learn practical, proven, and effective skills in: 
  • Evolving from an executive assistant into a strategic partner 
  • Preparing for your journey above and beyond the traditional “EA” role 
  • Making a case for management to invest in your development 
  • Building the knowledge and confidence to make decisions on behalf of your executives 
  • Acquiring practical tools to develop mental resilience 
  • Creating your own personal branding and leveraging off social media to further your career 
  • Improving your soft skills to remain relevant in an age of technological upheaval 
  • Building your influence and establishing boundaries within your organisation 
  • Developing your network and expanding your influence outside of your organisation 
  • Overcoming the perceived limitations of an executive assistant role 
  • Developing a leadership mentality and thinking like a CEO 
Plus don't miss the post-conference workshop on 3rd December about Professional Development and Advancing Your Career!
 
The conference is also being co-located with our Women in Leadership Summit and will share plenary keynote sessions and roundtable discussions. 
 
 
 

Featured Speakers at this Conference

Tiahna Cournish

EA to the CEO

North Australian Pastoral Company

Fiona Brogan

EA to Global Lead Partner

Deloitte

Trina Moloney

EA to CEO APAC

Cardno

Michelle Fenton

EA to CFO

Toyota Financial Services

Jhodi Volling

Senior Project Officer

QLD Department of Education

Kerrie Hurrell

Account Manager Audit Assurance & Risk Consulting

KPMG

Amanda Lee-Ross

Chief Executive Officer

Cairns Regional Domestic Violence Service

Annabel Crabb

Host & Journalist, Back in Time for Dinner

The House and Kitchen Cabinet (ABC)

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WHO ATTENDS 

  • Executive Assistant 
  • Personal Assistants 
  • Executive/Support Officers 
  • Executive/Business Coordinators 
  • Office/Administrative Managers 
  • Chiefs of Staff 

WHY ATTEND

  • In just one day out of the office, expand your network and learning by hearing from 15 influential speakers and participating in high-impact roundtable discussions 
  • Engage in our panel discussion with North Australian Pastoral Company, Deloitte, and Cardno to learn how to evolve from an executive assistant into a strategic partner 
  • Learn from the EA to the CFO of Toyota Financial Services on how to build your network and leverage social media to your advantage 
  • Discover practical tools from TMS Consulting in how to develop a resilient mindset 
  • Develop your skill set to advance your career with our panel speakers from QLD Department of Education, KPMG, BeyondBlue, and the Department of Natural Resources. 
  • Hear from the 2019 Queensland Australian of the Year on how to champion the advancement of women in leadership 
  • Participate in your choice of 3 out of 8 interactive roundtable discussions held in conjunction with our Women in Leadership delegates 
  • Meet other high-performing executive assistants during our speed networking session and facilitated table discussions 
 

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Venue

Hilton Hotel 

190 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane, Queensland, 4000 

Conference Room: Samford
Workshop: Samford

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T: +61 7 3234 2000 

Superbly located in the heart of the city, nestled between vibrant Queen Street Mall and the central business district, Hilton Brisbane combines ultra-flexible spaces, modern culinary expertise and exceptional service to make any event's vision a reality. 

How to get there from the Airport:  
Follow signs for Hendra and exit at Kingsford Smith Dr, Hamilton. Follow Breakfast Creek Rd, at Homemaker City North turn left to Queen St, left for Eagle St and right for Charlotte St. Turn right onto Albert St and right onto Elizabeth St. 

Parking: 
Attendees may choose to valet park for a flat rate of $58.00 per car and subject to availability. Alternatively, the Wintergarden, which is located within the hotel complex, has over 500 spaces and competitive pricing. Secure Parking has direct access into Hilton via levels 5 or 6. To view their rates click here
 
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