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‘Focus’ on success at national conference

10th June 2015 / News
From an Olympic gold medallist to a high-performing entrepreneur, the line-up for TravelManagers’ 2015 Annual National Conference is set to inspire and motivate its personal travel managers (PTMs) to achieve great things in their businesses.

"We are very excited to be able to bring some amazing talent to Adelaide to address our PTMs – not one but two inspiring Australians who are at the very top of their chosen fields. I’m sure their stories of personal growth and success will be a great source of motivation to everyone who hears them speak."

Matthew Michalewicz will open the conference by speaking about the ‘Science of Success’ and ‘How to Improve Small Business Performance’.

"Matthew is talking from a place of authority, having built and sold several multi-million dollar companies,” said Gazal. “He will be delivering a message tailored to our PTMs to assist them in articulating and achieving their own personal goals."

Click to read more about the event on Travel Monitor

Matthew Michalewicz to keynote at Data3 JuiceIT conference

16th December 2014 / News
A unique concept in the Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth market places, JuiceIT initiates and fosters robust conversations between Data#3’s world leading technology partners and key customers. The event brings together over 1000 key decision makers and IT Managers alike, enabling them with business and industry relevant and ready solutions.

JuiceIT provides attendees with the latest insight, information and engagement with world leading technology vendors. This opportunity allows decision makers to evaluate a range of best-in-class ICT solutions, determining those which best address current issues.

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If Arnie was a blogger: Matthew Michalewicz's keynote at Problogger

18th September 2014 / News
At the start of Matthew Michalewicz keynote at ProBlogger, we each wrote down the biggest challenge we were facing.

Then Matthew humorously (yet seriously) got us to ask… “What would Arnie do?”

It turns out that Matthew has been studying success for decades, and the first successful person he followed was Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Click to read the full article on Bluewire Media

AIB Guest Speaker featured in In-Business Magazine

16th September 2014 / News
Following the success of our Adelaide alumni event in May, in-business featured an article about our guest speaker, serial entrepreneur Matthew Michalewicz, and his advice for business professionals.

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Matthew Michalewicz to speak at Horizon 2014 Conference

14th June 2014 / News
There is a movement emerging in Australia. On June 14th Horizon calls anyone who is looking for the motivation, resources and mindset to achieve their goals and drastically change their life. Horizon is the opportunity for you to see some of the most successful entrepreneurs from around the world. Held at UNSW RoundHouse, you will discover the secrets behind massive success, be entertained by amazing stories and see the challenges one must go through in order to achieve their goals and win. Horizon is the first ever in Sydney so tickets are limited and subject to availability. We wish that this is the year which you take action for your life and start living it to your full potential.

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Internationally renowned speakers confirmed for MEA 2014

13th March 2014 / News
Matthew Michalewicz

Author of ‘Life in Half a Second: How to achieve success before it’s too late’ Matthew has 20 years experience in entrepreneurship and innovation. His book and talks have inspired many to seize the day and take charge of their lives. All delegates will receive a free copy of Matthew’s book to take away and put his experiences and advice into practice.

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PBEVENT Speaker Announcement: Matthew Michalewicz

12th March 2014 / News
Matthew is an international expert in entrepreneurship, innovation, and success psychology. He has established boards that include former heads of state, Nobel Peace Prize winners, and Fortune 500 CEOs, and has a track record of starting businesses from scratch and selling them for tens of millions of dollars.

Matthew’s session “From ideas to action: Your blueprint for achieving success and turbocharging your blog” is going to be unmissable!

Click to read the full article on Problogger Events

Be inspired at AIME 2014

14 February 2014 / News
As Australia’s largest international business events exhibition, the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) will welcome over 750 exhibitors and 3,500 attendees from around the globe. The show is the perfect place to find fresh ideas, make new connections and discover the latest innovations.

The amazing Saxton Ultimate Event Experience will also return for its fifth year to dazzle and delight, and guests can look forward to hearing from a number of well-known personalities and entertainers. Michelle Bridges from Channel Ten’s ‘The Biggest Loser’ will present her blueprint for success, while Matthew Michalewicz will present on the ‘Science of Success’ based on his groundbreaking new book ‘Life in Half a Second’.

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Key Person of Influence - Live Business Conference

7 February 2014 / News
Build your brand and raise your personal profile with General Admission tickets to a full day business conference at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Hear from Matthew Michalewicz, a Pitching legend who sold his company last year, the third fastest growing company in Australia, for tens of millions; Valerie Khoo, profile expert and author of Power Stories: The 8 Stories you MUST Tell to Build an Epic Business.

Whether you're an entrepreneur or in small business, this value-packed day is designed to set you up for success, introducing you to ideas and strategies to turn your skills, talents and experience into a profitable business.

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Stuck In A Dream? Here's The One Secret The $12bn Self-Help Industry Always Fails To Sell

23 January 2014 / News
The self-improvement industry is worth $12 billion annually with more than 45,000 self-help titles in print.

Each year, more books are published and more dollars spent. And each year, the poor keep getting poorer. How poor? The median American in the bottom quintile of wealth is 63% poorer than his counterpart a generation ago, with similar drops in wealth for the next two socioeconomic strata.

These are the people buying books, listening to tapes, attending seminars, spending $12 billion on self-improvement each year. And it’s getting them nowhere.

Click to read the full article in Business Insider Australia

"Matthew is an accomplished speaker, but more than that, he presents with the utmost authority and credibility. He has an ability to gauge the mood and interest of the audience, and tailor his comments and presentation to suit."

American Chamber of Commerce

"His experience in technology entrepreneurship, and business in general, allows Matthew to find a way to spark interest and make a connection with everybody in the audience."

Australian Institute for Commercialisation

"After hearing Matthew speak, you gain insight into what makes an entrepreneur tick, what drives him, and what motivates him as a Company Director to take an idea and turn it into a business. He speakers with passion and self belief, and above all, he is entertaining and very easy to listen to."

State Manager, Australian Institute of Company Directors

David Spear

"We got numerous comments about how easy to relate to Matthew was and how inspired people were to take charge of their own goals."

BOC Australia

"Advisers were highly impressed with Matthew Michalewicz and his Five Drivers of Personal and Business Success presentation. This session had the highest average of all sessions from the PD day series and was voted the most valuable plenary session overall and the most useful session overall."

Commonwealth Bank of Australia

"Matthew was an absolute hit at every event we had. His presentation is always delivered with passion and humour, and the feedback from our clients has been great! We would highly recommend Matthew to anyone wanting a keynote speaker."

Colonial First State

"Clear and direct, Matthew Michalewicz is a great speaker who inspires audiences by sharing his experiences and providing good advice."

Director, Slattery IT

Rachel Slattery

"Matthew is one of the most accomplished and sought after speakers on the business circuit who inspires audiences through his confident delivery. His message content is drawn from his vast commercial experiences, providing his audience with a relevant, valuable message in an entertaining manner."

InVenture Partners

"Matthew delivered a keynote that was thought provoking and inspiring, and which set the scene for our whole conference – attendees were still talking about it on the last day. I would certainly look to book Matthew again and have no hesitation in recommending him."

Graham Dear

CEO Leading Edge Buying Groups

"We were absolutely thrilled with Matthew. He was professional, on message, approachable, highly relevant, engaging, value-adding. Our delegates were exceptionally positive, and they were hard to please. Well done."

CEO, Liquor Marketing Group

Doug Misener

"Matthew's presentations provide that rare mix of being both educational and entertaining. He leaves you with core messages and key take-aways that can add value to your business and everyday life. If you are looking to inspire creativity and entrepreneurship, or just a motivational boost, I would highly recommend Matthew as a speaker."

State Manager, Macquarie Private Wealth

Kieran Purcell

"Matthew encapsulates the talented professional speaker who is able to engage and hold the attention of audiences at a level which could best be described as absolute. I highly commend Matthew to any organisation seeking to engage him in the capacity of speaker, confident with the knowledge he will deliver each and every time to the highest expectation!

SA Great

"Matthew is a fine, natural speaker and I have been delighted to engage his services for several important events. Drawing upon a variety of successful experiences, including leadership of several high-tech companies, Matthew is able to convey deep insights into issues such as the commercialisation process and work-life balance in a highly articulate and entertaining fashion."

Pro Vice-Chancellor, University of Adelaide

Dr. Mike Brooks