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The Tamworth Regional Business Summit is so much more than a traditional business forum. It's a two-day event that will educate, connect and prepare your business for the future.

You'll have the chance to hear from five of Australia's leading keynote business speakers, as well as connect and learn through a series of tailored workshops, presented by local businesses and organisations. 


Nicole is an experienced executive and management consultant having spent most of her career in professional services roles in both established and start-up businesses. Before being appointed CEO of Jobs for New South Wales in September, Nicole was the Managing Director of talent management company, PeopleScout in Australia and New Zealand. Previous to PeopleScout, Nicole has held project management, software development, management consulting and client management positions at CSC Consulting, PwC and start-up technology businesses. Nicole holds a bachelor in French from the Catholic University of America, studied business at the School of European Business in Paris, France and recently completed a Senior Executive MBA at Melbourne Business School.

From humble beginnings growing up as an orphan, to global entrepreneur, keynote presenter and international bestselling author, Andrew Griffiths is a powerful inspiration to business owners around the world. Andrew released his first book, ‘101 Ways to Market Your Business’ 20 years ago. He now has 12 best selling titles, which are sold in over 60 countries. After 30 years as a business owner in industries as diverse as tourism, advertising, retail and consulting, he has been there and done it and paid close attention to what works and what doesn’t. Andrew’s advice is a combination of street smart wisdom, practical concepts and productive triggers, derived from the hard learned lessons in his own trial and error, as well as years of close observation and identification of the characteristics shared by the uber successful. Andrew will also present a workshop to small business owners.


Anthony Sork is the managing director of Sork HC, a culture transformation, leadership development and executive coaching practice. He has over 15 years’ experience in executive coaching and developing senior executives and high potential leadership talent across Australasia, the UK and the USA.  Anthony works with individuals and leadership teams to support them in achieving sustainable high performance environments through behaviours. Anthony is also an employee attachment and detachment expert, with a particular focus on leadership behaviour driving culture, engagement and performance. Anthony will also present a workshop with Joblink Plus on Attracting and Hiring in a Competitive Marketplace

Lucy Bloom is a rule breaker, an ideas maker and an exceptional communicator. After leading a successful ad agency for 20 years Lucy moved to use her skill set to change the world. She was the founding CEO and director of a new international women’s health charity, building the team and developing the strategy to raise $7M in less than three years for a network of hospitals and a midwifery school in Ethiopia. Lucy then went on to transform Sunrise Cambodia as the charity’s first CEO.
She is an award-winning leader, a communications consultant, sought-after international keynote speaker, and is writing her second book. Lucy is a photographer, a social media gun and a mother of three.



Fragrance aficionado Nicole Eckels launched Glasshouse Fragrances in 2006 with a spark of imagination and a belief in the power of fragrance to transform the everyday. Since its launch nearly a decade ago, Glasshouse Fragrances has quickly grown to become a leading brand in the Australian fragrance market. She remains the Creative Director of the company, which employs more than 100 people and turns over $50 million each year.
Nicole is an accomplished business person who will share her story about how she built Glasshouse and how she continues to grow the business by continuously learning and being relentlessly curious.



Joblink Plus, along with keynote speaker Anthony Sork will present a workshop on Attracting and Hiring in a Competitive Market. This seminar will  help business owners create a positive culture in their workplace. The Workplace Inclusion and Diversity workshop will show business owners how to create diverse and inclusive workplaces.

The Workplace Health and Safety workshop will be presented by SafeWork NSW. It will showcase a new toolkit developed by government to help business owners meet their work health and safety obligations.

The Social Media and Marketing workshop will be delivered by Nucleo. The seminar will deliver tips and tricks on how to use and navigate the everchanging digital landscape.

The Cyber Fraud workshop will be delivered by Cloudwize. This seminar is designed to build awareness of cyber-crime and will give tips and tricks on how to protect your business online.

Everingham Solomons Solicitors will present a workshop on Employment Law. This seminar will discuss employment contracts, Fair Work jurisdiction and harm minimisation to businesses during disputes.

PKF will present the Business Valuations workshop. The seminar will deliver insights into fundamentals of business valuation, assist in maximising the value of your business and illustrate why succession planning is important.


"Preparing your business for tomorrow..."

Unlimited opportunities to connect with and learn from industry professionals each day. We've designed our summit program so participants can get as much or as little out of it as they want.

Day one and two, will see two of our keynote speakers take to the floor, as well as 12 interactive workshops. 


Click here for full program.