2019 What’s On 4 Kids
Saturday, June 1st 2019 Gold Coast
Kid’s Activity & Party Businesses
Connect – Inspire – Grow
The What’s On 4 Kids Conference will help you to create your future in the kids’ activity, party or family entertainment industry. It will provide valuable connections within the industry and build your ability to grow and scale your business. As well as have a life!
Come along to find out more about marketing, social media, recruitment, PR, health and well-being, branding and more.
You will have the opportunity to hear from some of the influential speakers who understand your industry and want to see you succeed.
We also have welcome drinks on Friday night and masterclasses on Sunday that you won’t want to miss out on either.
This is the kid’s activities industries biggest event of 2019 and you do not want to miss out!
Conference and Masterclasses
WHEN: Friday, May 31st, 2019
WHERE: Pearl Bar, Sheraton Grand Mirage, Gold Coast
INCLUSIONS: Drinks Package and Finger Food included
The networking drinks are a great way to meet delegates in advance and start to build friendships and business connections.
WHEN: Saturday, June 1st 2019
TIME: 8:30am (Registration) 9:00 Start – 4:30pm Finish
WHERE: Pandanus Room, Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast
INCLUSIONS: Access to amazing speakers, networking opportunities, high quality gift bag and food & beverage inclusions.
The Gold Coast best seafood and BBQ buffet lunch, morning tea & afternoon tea.
Gala Awards Night
WHEN: Saturday, June 1st, 2019
TIME: 6pm – Midnight
WHERE: Ballroom, Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast
INCLUSIONS: Canapes, 3 Course Dinner, Drinks Package & Award Announcements
WHEN: Sunday, June 2nd 2019
10-12 Instagram Masterclass – Mastering Instagram Get hands-on guidance on making the most of Instagram
12:00-1:30 Marketing Mastermind
12:30-3:30 Book Publishing Masterclass – Bringing A Book To Life
3:30-4:30 Productivity/Planning Masterclass
WHERE: Boardroom, Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast
Ocean Reeve is a master at finding people’s creative passion and driving that passion to create life-changing goals and results both personally and professionally. He believes and has proven how creative expression applies in the ‘meditate don’t medicate’ philosophy of mental health. Endorsed by workplace psychologists, Ocean’s process in inspiring creativity has had profound effects in many of his 4000+ authors in which he has shared in the establishment of their creative legacy. www.oceanreeve.com
Topic: More than just pretty pictures: Understanding Instagram and its place in your small business marketing strategy
As the fastest growing social media platform, Instagram has cemented its place as a formidable force in marketing for businesses small and large. But the rate at which Instagram changes has many small business owners scratching their heads and struggling to keep up.In this talk, Kym will take you through the four Instagram “neighbourhoods” (Instagram, Instagram Stories, Instagram Live and IGTV) and how each can fit within your marketing strategy.
Kym works with small and medium-sized businesses to develop practical marketing strategies, and implement them for business growth. On a personal note, she’s a self-confessed geek and social media addict. She’s a mother of two and loves learning, reading, photography, eating good cheese and sipping great rosé. www.kymogorman.com.au
Facebook has changed a lot since the golden days where everyone saw every post on your business page. So what happened? And how can you get the best possible reach for your important content? In this fun and practical presentation, Fred takes a dive into the Facebook algorithm – what does it do, how it has changed, what strategies can you use to get the best reach, and if and when you should pay for Facebook Ads. Fred enjoys the challenge of breaking down technical topics into actionable and easy-to-digest morsels for everyday people in business.
Topic: How to Gain Visibility and Reach for Your Business
Back from the recent international social media conference: Social Media Marketing World Angela will share 3 key learnings from this. Why you need Human 2 Human (H2H) marketing to gain visibility and reach for your business. 2. Why building your ecosystem will help to gain visibility and reach for your business. 3. Why Paying to Play is a must for increasing visibility and reach for your business.
Founder of the highly successful online store Finlee and Me and now award winning business consultant, Angela taps into decade’s worth of knowledge on how to grow a thriving enterprise. As a business consultant, she partners with start up and small businesses to grow their brands through hands on support, ensuring foundations are laid in order to leverage growth. Her skills were honed at the helm of Finlee and Me, where she learned everything from branding, PR, sales funnels, email marketing, website, copy, SEO and more. She knows what it truly takes to have a strong brand, consistence sales, steady growth and over all dedication. Angela has been featured in the media including Talking Lifestyle with Ed Phillips and David Koch, Inside Small Business and on numerous Australia and International podcasts.. www.angelahenderson.com.au
Topic – How to spot burnout and bounce back from it?
Our fast-paced lifestyle along with poor nutrition and lack of quality sleep can lead to burnout leaving us feeling fatigued, frustrated and fed up! Learn how to spot burn out, how it negatively impacts our health and ways to bounce back from it. Also learn why gut health plays an important role in your overall wellbeing.
Pam helps ambitious men and women prioritise their health and well-being. Through her expertise as a naturopath, nutritionist, and personal trainer she enables people to take control of their mental health and various health conditions through natural medicine and healthy lifestyle changes. She offers realistic ways to help create a happier and healthier life. When she isn’t running her business, you can find her on the hockey field or creating some delicious food for her kids. Pam has had her own personal journey through high-performance sporting and career roles where she shifted from burnout, depression, and anxiety to balance and bouncing forward. www.pamhird.com
Topic – Public Relations – Business marketing, publicity and the modern media
When it comes to public relations, marketing and the media – Linda Reed-Enever is the quintessential “go to girl”. She not only understands publicity but lives and breathes it, connecting people and ideas through her PR Company ThoughtSpot PR, her highly successful media agency, Media Connections, and her innovative online business community Business Business Business.
From corporate communications to the needs of small business and entrepreneurs, Linda has a comprehensive understanding of storytelling and promotions, message crafting, the media and how to work with it. Linda has worked with businesses of all sizes creating concise and captivating messages to have their voice heard. Her realm stretches from the big players to the small start-ups looking to have their story told.
Linda boasts over 15 years experience in the corporate world. Before branching into her own successful businesses, she began her career in sales and marketing, working with leading organisations such as Drake, RSL Com and Optus. www,lindareedenever.com.au
Topic: “Marketing to Millennials”
Millennials may seems like the elusive, snap chat-loving, socially-conscious, magical creatures that all marketers strive to reach but are they really that different? Elise will report on that latest findings of what Millennials will want from activity and party providers in years to come and how you can be ready to adapt and develop your marketing plans to meet this new tech savvy group of parents.
With over 10 years’ experience in the Australian family market, multi-passionate Elise, knows what matters to families. A paediatric Occupational Therapist, mum of three and the owner of What’s on 4 Kids, her unique combination of skills and experience have positioned her as an authority on marketing to busy parents. An influencer in the family sector, Elise loves good coffee, travel anywhere and cherry ripes. www.whatson4kids.com.au
Topic: Build a brand customers love and trust: How to make your Facebook group your number one sales convertor
Bombarded with over 5000 marketing messages every day, parents have become picky about who they buy from, consciously and subconsciously establishing the following factors. What does your brand represent? Do they like you? Are you relatable? Do you add value to their life? Are your social values aligned? Are you an expert in your field? Lou shares he practical strategies for building a highly engaged Facebook group and why Cake 2 The Rescue’s Facebook Group is now their fastest and highest converting marketing tool.
Living on the Gold Coast, her favourite weekend hobbies are walking on the beach with her hubby Craig and their much loved Cavi Henry and crowding round the mac with her 3 teen daughters giggling over their fav You Tuber vlogs. www.cake2therescue.com.au
ADDITIONAL DISCUSSION TOPICS
– Managing different personalities in the workplace
– Recruitment (experience vs good with kids candidates)
– Pros and cons of franchising/licensing/employees
– How you can work with children with NDIS funding
– Merchandising (China vs local)
– Content Creation
– Videography/Photography (simple ways to create)
“It was lovely meeting so many new like-minded business owners at the conference and awards and I’m looking forward to being part of this community!”
“It was my first time at the conference and awards and it was a great experience. I learned so much my
head is full with all these ideas!”
“This was my first conference and I hope not the last. I can’t wait to share all thatI learned technology-wise with our Principals and teachers in WA – they won’t know what has hit them!”.
Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort
The Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast offers a beautiful beachfront location with 295 accommodation rooms and suites all offering spaciousness and comfort. Onsite facilities include the best seafood buffet restaurant, a la carte dining and bars, oasis poolside dining, complimentary undercover parking, onsite access to gymnasium and spa facilities, complimentary wifi and direct access to the patrolled Mirage beach.
For a discounted rate of $260 per night (double bed rooms avail) and $30 buffet breakfast contact:
Group Reservations Coordinator
T 61 5577 0183
“The conference was nothing short of an amazing day full of information that made not just me but also my husband sit up and understand what’s involved in running our business. I’m just so happy that I talked my husband into coming as we both walked away with such valuable information and more importantly inspired!”
What’s On 4 Kids National Conference & Gala Awards
The What’s On 4 Kids Conference
A day event with inspiring and educational leading speakers, facilitated group discussions, networking and Q&A sessions. #whatson4kidsconference
Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast
71 Seaword Drive,
Main Beach, Gold Coast