PWAPM National Leadership Conference

PWAPM National Leadership Conference 

The PWAPM (Professional Women in Australian Pest Management) is excited to announce the very first Women’s Leadership Pest Conference. This two day event will provide a distinctive learning environment and offer interactive, industry-specific programming. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from industry experts and connect with leaders through a number of Keynote Presentations, facilitated panels, guest speakers, open discussions, and networking.

 

Where: Mantra Southport Sharks

Southport Sharks is a premier dining and entertainment district with a multi-purpose events centre, two restaurants, cafe, five bars, fitness centre and now home to superior Southport accommodation brought to you by Mantra Hotels. Fabulous Studios and Suites offer complimentary WiFi, along with the latest in fittings and décor. 

 

When: 5th & 6th March.

To make the most of the conference we recommend you arrive on the 4th March for the welcome reception. This will allow you to meet with the other delegates. Most of us will be staying on the Saturday night – 6th March so we can sit back and relax with our new found friends at the closing party.

 

Accommodation 

We recommend that you book your accommodation at the event centre – Mantra at Sharks. It is going to be a full 2 days and you will need to go back to your room to refresh and change for the conference dinner. Please note we have not held any rooms for this conference so it will be on a first in bases. Rooms start from around $100 per night.  The Reservation team has allocated a booking code to this event of CE2021, which will give you 15% off your accommodation at time of booking. You must call the hotel directly on 07 5532 1155 or email the code to receive this discount.

 

Please Note: Mantra at Sharks accommodation has COVID-19 Safety procedures in place. In the unfortunate circumstance that this event needs to be cancelled (and due to COVID-19 only), we have been advised that monies will be fully refunded or if you prefer rolled over to the new scheduled date. Please make sure you confirm this with accommodation when booking your room. The PWAPM is not responsible for accommodation bookings. 
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THE CONFERENCE LINE UP

Girl Director

It is time to take learning video into your own hands so you can add more value to your clients, business and sales process.  

Grow your business with video. Learn how to turn your story into eye-catching video content.

Let’s face it – you’re tired of seeing all the same kinds of videos coming up in your social media feeds.

– They all have the same look and feel, and they’ve stopped catching your attention.

– You’re not the only one who’s become fatigued with this. Girl Director are sick of this too.

– That’s why they have created a workshop on how to Stand Out and Be Seen, MoreCreative videos, using all the marketing systems and advertising techniques to make sure your videos get seen and convert into real clients and real business = $$$

Nick Britt

Nick Britt is a Multi-Award winning entertainer who knows the absolute importance of standing out, he has travelled the world creating, performing and hosting 300+ events each year that is designed to do that exact thing, grab attention. Nick is not only one of the most sought-after entertainers, but he is also a popular keynote speaker at conferences, was recently a breakfast co-host on the fastest growing radio station on the sunshine coast and a headline act on Cruise Ships. Nick’s performed live to over 1 million people, he was trained & inspired by his father who has been touring as a full-time magician for 40 years, Nick say’s he is the luckiest guy in the world being able to do what he enjoys most for a job, making people laugh, having fun & creating that sense of wonder.
 

Amanda Stevens

The Consumer Futurist 2018 Keynote Speaker of the Year

Entertaining. Inspiring. Humorous. Engaging. Memorable. These are just some of the words used to describe Amanda Stevens, CSP. After wowing audiences in 14 countries for more than a decade on the speaking circuit, Amanda is widely regarded as one of the best female speakers in Australia. 

With a double degree in marketing and consumer psychology, Amanda has authored five books and is highly regarded as a marketing consultant, having been engaged to work with brands such as Microsoft, Westpac, Foxtel, Lend Lease, Priceline, and even advising at the highest levels of Australian politics. She’s shared the stage with the likes of Sir Bob Geldof, Sir Richard Branson and Condoleezza Rice and has presented for audiences ranging in size from 30 to 3,000 at all levels of business.

With consumer expectations changing faster than digital disruption, a shifting landscape requires business owners and marketers to think differently when it comes to brand-building. Now is the time to think differently, to show true business bravery and to think in EPIC terms – not necessarily just in scale but in character.

Decoding the science of advocacy, Amanda explores why your existing customer base is possibly the greatest hidden asset in any business and outlines a plan to create a brand that customers willingly and enthusiastically rave about. She presents a customised approach for harnessing brand advocacy in a post-digital age and why the combination of high tech and high touch is the next frontier in brand disruption.

Angie Mansey

Telstra Qld Business Women’s Small Business Award Winner    

Nominated for Australian of the year 2021

Author of  “How I Made Lemonade” 

Angie Mansey is the proud mother (depending if they are behaving on the day) of 4 rather energetic sons and is married to her best friend Luke who has been listening to her incessant chatter since 1996. A full time medical carer to one son and a laundry slave to all 4 (5 if hubby is included).
A multiple award-winning business owner who is a confident public speaker and philanthropist for various causes close to her heart. A charity founder and Director for Driven By KM that provides financial support to the families of terminally and chronically ill children on the Sunshine Coast. A passionate mentor to local youth and a proactive suicide awareness advocate.

An enthusiastic believer that a cup of tea fixes most things and has an outstanding ability of remembering ‘90’s music lyrics but never can recall which way is East. Fluent in sarcasm and positivity. When she isn’t running full speed ahead then she fills her spare time with maintaining her daily blog https://www.facebook.com/angiemansey to share her parenting and business highlights and fails to the world.

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DELEGATE TICKET OPTIONS

 

 

PWAPM Member Full Delegate Ticket - $195

PWAPM Member Full Delegate Ticket – $195
 
Includes:
  • Full 2 day conference of speakers and workshops.
  • Morning, Lunch and Afternoon Tea on the 5th & 6th March.
  • 3 Course a la carte dinner with 3 hour drink package and entertainment on Friday 5th March.
  • Conference delegate bag.

 

PWAPM Non-Member Full Delegate Ticket - $290

PWAPM Non-Member Full Delegate Ticket – $290
 
Includes:
  • PWAPM Membership
  • Full 2 day conference of speakers and workshops.
  • Morning, Lunch and Afternoon Tea on the 5th & 6th March.
  • 3 Course a la carte dinner with 3 hour drink package and entertainment on Friday 5th March.
  • Conference delegate bag.

 

PWAPM Member Half Delegate Ticket - $175

PWAPM Member Half Delegate Ticket – $175
 
Includes:
  • 1 day conference on Friday or Saturday of speakers and workshops.
  • Morning, Lunch and Afternoon Tea provided for 1 day.
  • 3 Course a la carte dinner with 3 hour drink package and entertainment on Friday 5th March.
  • Conference delegate bag.

PWAPM Non Member Half Delegate Ticket - $265

PWAPM Non Member Half Delegate Ticket – $265
 
Includes:
  • PWAPM Membership
  • 1 day conference on Friday or Saturday of speakers and workshops.
  • Morning, Lunch and Afternoon Tea provided for 1 day.
  • 3 Course a la carte dinner with 3 hour drink package and entertainment on Friday 5th March.
  • Conference delegate bag.

 

Conference Dinner Only - $125

Conference Dinner Only – $125
 
Includes:
  • 3 Course a la carte dinner with 3 hour drink package and entertainment on Friday 5th March.
Please note: If you live in the Gold Coast – Brisbane area you are welcome to attend the conference dinner only.
Men and Women are welcome to attend the conference dinner for a night of recognition awards and entertainment.

 

CONFERENCE DINNER

Thank you to Rapid Solutions for sponsoring the PWAPM Leadership Conference Dinner

RECOGNITION AWARDS WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT THE CONFERENCE DINNER

Female Technician Trainee Award

Female Administration Award

Induction of the 1st PWAPM Honorary Life Member

Guest Speaker – Michelle Downs

Winner of the 2020 PWAPM Excellence Award

Hear Michelle’s story and find out why Michelle won the award.

 

 

Entertainment

Taylor Moss

Taylor Moss is one of the hardest working musicians in the industry and now that hard work is paying off, with her latest single, Aint no girly girl, debuting at number 4 on the charts and over 300k streams on Spotify.

Taylor Moss has come a long way in a short time, but this exciting young artist has found her stride in the Country arena. Born in the sleepy NSW seaside town of Ulladulla, Moss now calls Queensland’s Sunshine Coast home. The 25-year-old starlet first entered a recording studio at the tender age of 15 and has never looked back.The past few years have seen her achievements mount after getting her break at the Urban Country Music Festival in 2012 when she took out the first place in the event’s talent quest. After a couple of years continuing to hone her craft, Moss continued her ascent when she was announced as a finalist in the prestigious 2015 Toyota Star Maker competition at the Tamworth Country Music Festival. On the back of this achievement, Moss toured extensively for 12 months before teaming up with Golden Guitar-winning producer Matt Fell and set her sights on a serious career as a professional recording artist. In late 2017 she released new music independently that turned heads and pricked up ears around Australia.This release opened many doors that included a support spot with Jimmy Barnes and performances at The Gympie Music Muster and a return to Tamworth. Her 2019 single ‘Take It From Me’ broke new ground for Moss. On release the song was added to the Apple ‘Aussie Country’ Playlist, it then set career highs on The Music Network Airplay Chart (Reaching #32), the Kix Country Hottest 20 (Reaching #4) and Country Music Channel (Reaching #38). Going into 2020, Moss hit the ground running with a new track entitled ‘Third Time Lucky’ dropping in March and ‘Don’t Let Me Let Go’ in June. On top of all this Taylor is currently the lead female singer/act for Ian “Dicko” Dicksons Country Spit Roast show which hosts a carnival of twang, drag queens and barbecue with the biggest country music hits.

https://www.facebook.com/taylormossmusic/

THANKYOU

To our Amazing Sponsors

Agserv

With a proud history dating back to 1908, Agserv is Australia’s premier distributor of chemicals and equipment to Professional Pest Managers. A family owned Australian business, Agserv is dedicated to providing our customers with quality products, superior service and sound advice.

BASF

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society.

Garrards

Garrards are a market leader and innovator in supplying products, equipment, training and technical support to the Pest control Industry and the equine and canine markets throughout Australia and New Zealand. Garrards motto is “Service with Integrity” and it is this phrase that is instilled into all of our staff, and governs all that we do

Ensystex

ENSYSTEX was founded in 1994 by pest control operators intent on changing the landscape of the professional pest control industry. To our knowledge, our effort represents the first time that pest control operators have ever started a chemical company intent on developing and marketing a products for the industry.

Rentokil

Rentokil, the experts in pest control, have stood for effective control ever since we were founded in 1965 in Australia and 1925 in the UK. We have been providing effective and reliable pest control to both commercial and residential customers since then and have grown to become Australia’s largest and most trusted pest controller.

Sundew Professional Solutions

Sundew is focused on putting innovation and quality back into the Australian market and is focused on bringing the BEST formulated products to professional users. We believe that in order for pest managers to provide professional services, they must be provided with the best products and tools to do the job.

Syngenta

Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. 

Temisoft

Managing Director Kevork Temisgian established Temisoft in 1993, initially as a software consulting firm. It didn’t take long for Kevork and a growing team to recognise that the Service industry was struggling with off-the-shelf packages that did not suit its particular needs.

Termatrac

Termatrac was founded in 1990 and patented its first generation of radar technology in 1997. After 2 years of re-designing, re-engineering and testing, Termatrac launched the first product in 1999 with Termatrac’s patented radar technology; the T1R. The T1R revolutionised the market by being titled the ‘Winner of Australian Design Award‘. 

Wymark Insurance Brokers

Wymark Insurance Brokers will save you time and money as well as take the worry out of managing your insurance risks so you can get on with your life and business. We analyse your needs, provide objective advice and negotiate the most appropriate insurance cover on your behalf. You will have peace of mind from knowing you have consulted a qualified insurance professional rather than hoping you’ve done the ‘right thing’ yourself.

DrumMuster

drumMUSTER provides an easy, environmentally-friendly way of disposing of empty farming chemical containers across rural Australia. The first drumMUSTER collection was held at Gunnedah in May 1999. drumMUSTER and ChemClear are stewardship  programs of Agsafe funded by an ACCC authorised levy.  AgStewardshipis responsible for collection and governance of the ACCC authorised levy; its members are CropLife Australia, Animal Medicines Australia Limited, Veterinary Manufacturer’s and Distributors Association and the National Farmers Federation.

Rapid Solutions

Rapid Solutions is an Australian-owned business insurance provider that has focused solely on the property services sector for more than 25 years. Our fine-tuned offering of professional indemnity insurance and general liability insurance has saved thousands of business owners time, money and stress. Every Rapid Solutions client has direct access to our industry expertise via phone or email, enjoying unrivalled business support. 

   Agserv

    BASF

    Contrac Soft bait

    Corteva Agriscience

    drumMUSTER

    Ensystex

    Exterminex

  Formatize

    Garrards

    Globe Pest Solutions

    MPL Training

    PCT International

   Rapid Solutions

    Rentokil

Sherwood Chemicals

         Sundew Solutions

    Syngenta

    Temisoft

    Termatrac

    Wymark

    4promote

We understand the uncertainty of Covid-19 and border restrictions. The event will be held in the Gold Coast, Qld so we can still run the conference with numbers if border closures are in place. This event has COVID-19 Safety procedures in place. In the unfortunate circumstance that this event needs to be cancelled (and due to COVID-19 only), monies will be fully refunded or if you prefer rolled over to the new scheduled date.