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October 4, 2021

OBM is heading to your region, with keynotes set to inspire!

Keynote speakers Sean Soole, Sarah Davidson and Gus Balbontin

October Business Month (OBM) kicks off in Nhulunbuy this week delivering a succinct program of events for small business across the Northern Territory.

  • Nhulunbuy, 5–8 October
  • Alice Springs, 11–15 October
  • Katherine, 18-20 October
  • Tennant Creek, 20–22 October
  • Darwin, 25–29 October

The focus in each region is to give small businesses access to a high quality, content driven program featuring an exciting mix of masterclasses, workshops, networking events and Territory success stories.  This year’s line-up of OBM keynote speakers will inspire Territorians as they each share their experiences, tips and advice for building a successful business; the line-up includes:-

Sean Soole: Sean’s mission is to empower leaders to create positive change in their lives, achieving their version for success and leave a legacy that goes beyond money.

Sean will share the 8 pillars of Success framework that is key to building a better business. Whether you are a business just starting up, experiencing solid growth or have plateaued to build a better business, the 8 Pillars will help you get where you are and where you want to be in business.

Following his keynote address Sean will deliver a Masterclass – Tools to Build a Better Team. Sean will work with participants to develop 2 of the key tools to help build a better team.

Sean will present in person in Nhulunbuy, Alice Springs, Katherine and Tennant Creek

Sarah Davidson: Lawyer turned entrepreneur, Sarah is a social media influencer who is taking the digital world by storm.

Seize your ‘YAY’ everyday! Sarah quickly realised that her corporate 9-5 wasn’t lighting her up, and found success in the digital space. She will share her experience and tips for creating your own space in the current digital landscape as well as breaking the autopilot of traditional success.

Sarah will present virtually in Alice Springs and Darwin.

Gus Balbontin: Gus is an innovator, adventurer, alternative futurist and former Executive Director and CTO of Lonely Planet.

Dealing with disruption and change does not come naturally to humans. Gus will challenge your thinking to better understand what it takes to succeed in uncertain times.

Gus will present virtually in Darwin.

All keynote speakers will be supported by in person presentations from our Territory Success Stories. The Territory Success Stories include a diverse range of Territory business owners and entrepreneurs each of whom will bring their own local story to inspire and share practical tips with the business community. 

Check out the full OBM program and register for events today on the program page

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