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Whatever type of motivational speaker you are looking for to enhance your next event we will have the right speaker to achieve your objectives and motivate your audience with their experiences, knowledge and background.

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POSTED 02 November 2020

By Brad Hopes – Managing Consultant with ICMI Speakers & Entertainers

At the risk of annoying my friends on the other side of the Nullabor, I have to say we are currently the luckiest State in Australia. Lucky to have events on again and lucky to be able to say we have some of the best keynote speakers ON THE PLANET.

POSTED 28 October 2020

As some states are fortunate to open their venue doors, we are seeing a welcome return to live in-person events. However, for Victorians and businesses with multiple offices around the nation, the idea of hosting a live event seems impossible- but fear not! As all industries have had to adjust to ‘the new normal’, the event industry has become well-versed in a range of alternative options to traditional events. Have a read and find the solution that is a perfect fit for your next event: 

POSTED 26 October 2020

By Heather Foster – Managing Consultant with ICMI Speakers & Entertainers

Right now we could all use some inspiration. The following 5 speakers can deliver this in spades to you, your organisation or your group. Hard work is the key to each of these speaker’s success, and they’re experts at bringing it out in their audiences.

POSTED 22 October 2020

2020 has been an extraordinary year so far. The Coronavirus has changed the world and therefore had a significant impact on everyone on the planet. Even if we haven’t contracted the virus and don’t know anyone who has, the way we live and our day to day lives have changed.

Covid-19 has created fear, uncertainty, and a loss of control in many aspects of our daily lives.

POSTED 21 October 2020

Work as we know it will never be the same. While working from home was initially new and exciting, the novelty of remote meetings has mostly faded, and many of us are experiencing Zoom and Microsoft Teams fatigue.

We were therefore thrilled to host some of our lovely clients last week in a one-off complimentary session on this very topic with ICMI speaker, public speaking trainer, humourist and author Jordana Borensztajn.

POSTED 14 October 2020

Known for the most refreshing take on mindset, resilience and productivity, Clare Desira builds audience connections quickly. Clare has worked across 40 countries with clients including Apple, IBM, Red Cross, Australia Post, Intrepid, QBE and Harcourts. With years of virtual delivery experience and her influential style, Clare has a rebooking rate of 91% and audiences rate the likelihood to use her tools at 9.1/10.

POSTED 01 October 2020

When the world as we knew it stopped with the Covid-19 pandemic, we were divided: all live events were obviously cancelled, and yet this was a time when now more than ever, our speakers’ insights and expertise would be most needed. It was with this in mind that our weekly Breakfast Bites series was born to provide our clients with as much value as we could during lockdown.


These complimentary half-hour ‘mini keynote’ episodes have gone from strength to strength. Originally created for ICMI’s clients, Breakfast Bites has gone on to create its own following and is now the highlight of many people’s week. Each Wednesday at 9am AEDT, two speakers and a host from our vast and varied talent pool draw on their lives and experiences to discuss the current climate, providing tangible insights and advice moving forward. Due to its success, Breakfast Bites is now available on-demand, meaning you can return to the series again and again and again. 

POSTED 24 September 2020

Why value and values matter more than ever.

There are increasing studies and research highlighting the impact values have on the two groups of people that matter most to the survival, revival and thriving of every business: employees and customers.

A 2019 Nielsen study of employees (especially millennials) found over 70% consider the ethos and impact of a company when considering who they should give their talents to. Often it’s of greater importance than remuneration packages.

POSTED 28 April 2020

Anna Meares is the only Australian to win a medal in an individual event at four Olympic Games. She was Australia’s flag bearer at the Rio Olympics. But Anna’s life since Rio has not been easy, as she struggled to come to terms with retirement, a divorce, the death of her much loved coach Gary West, and the realisation that, for all her greatness, the world of elite cycling was carrying on without her. In her new book, Anna Meares: Now, Anna describes the impact all this loss had on her, as she found herself feeling despondent and alone, and questioning if all she’d achieved was truly worth it. 

‘There were times when going to sleep was the hardest part of my entire day,’ she writes. ‘I just wanted to stay asleep, if I ever got there.’

Happily, Anna was able to turn her life around. She is in a new relationship and recently gave birth to a daughter, Evelyn. In this exclusive extract, she recalls the depths of her despair after she retired and when things started to improve …

POSTED 27 April 2020

ICMI presents Mother’s Day High Tea with the delightful Julie Goodwin

On Friday 8 May at 11:00am, ICMI will be hosting a cooking demonstration via Zoom with Julie Goodwin, hosted by Stephanie Brantz

POSTED 10 February 2020

When it comes to leadership, Rob Redenbach knows how leaders can build a legacy to be proud of. His incredible life story saw him work with Nelson Mandela’s bodyguard team, survive a roadside ambush in Baghdad and provide security to aid-workers in the Middle East. Drawing from his experience, Rob now inspires high-performing organisations around the world and equips leaders with practical tools for building collaborative and resilient teams. Here’s what Rob has to say on how leaders can deliver worthwhile results. 

POSTED 11 December 2019

Rob Redenbach's incredible life story has inspired high-performing corporate teams in more than 70 cities around the world. His signature presentation, Baghdad & Beyond, works equally as both a keynote and after-dinner speech. A highly experienced facilitator, Rob provides 4-hour Leadership Without Rank interactive workshops that equip existing and emerging leaders with practical tools for building collaborative, resilient teams. Get to know more about our motivational leadership speaker by reading on.

POSTED 23 September 2019

Jordana Borensztajn is an expert when it comes to taking charge of your personal brand and growing your business by amplifying your message with powerful public speaking skills. She has a keynote on both topics and has recently penned a new book, 21 Steps to Become an Awesome Public Speaker. This bite-sized book is made up of 21 easy-to-apply and entertaining steps you can implement over a 3-week period to grow and develop your presentation skills. Jordana has shared an excerpt from the book for you to have a sneak peek.

POSTED 20 August 2019

Jordana Borensztajn is a communication expert and MC who uses comedy and engaging storytelling to connect with audiences. The author of two books: 21 Steps to Become an Awesome Public Speaker and Capture My Attention: How to Stand Out Online with Creative Content, she certainly knows how to harness powerful connections. In her high-energy keynotes and workshops, she captivates each individual with her authentic, unique and inspiring style.

POSTED 07 August 2019

Mimi Kwa has been on our television screens for 20 years as a veteran news anchor, journalist, programme host and presenter. She has read live news bulletins beamed to 40 countries, was the first Asian presenter on National Nine News and has interviewed Prime Ministers, bank CEOs, sports stars and celebrities. Mimi’s journalism background has made her an outstanding Master Facilitator, MC and Keynote speaker.

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