$70 – $170

Ignite To Fly 2018

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Quality Hotel Powerhouse Tamworth

248 Armidale Road

Tamworth, NSW 2340


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Savvy Birds invites you to their first year of Ignite to Fly - a full day of events at the Quality Hotel Powerhouse Tamworth for all kinds of amazing women to feel inspired, engaged and excited about their futures in a regional area!

****Join as a Member for your ticket discount code - available on the Savvy Birds Private Group “Savvy Birds Member HQ”****


Day Program - Friday 2nd March, Quality Hotel Powerhouse Tamworth, 10am - 4pm

6 stellar keynote speakers in a ground-breaking expo format, focusing on our theme of "Find Your Spark & Light it Here"; Stories to inspire you to find your passion and grow to achieve amazing things and be your best self.

Tea, coffee, light lunch and afternoon tea from the Quality Hotel Powerhouse all included in your ticket. Restaurant and Bar facilities also available should you wish to duck out during the lunch break to catch up or network with a friend.

Day-Only Ticket Includes:

- A full day of our incredible Savvy Birds speakers from 10am-4pm

- Tea, coffee, light lunch and afternoon tea from the Quality Hotel Powerhouse

- Able to be a tax deduction as a professional development event (details below on how to get your invoice)

- Savvy Birds gift bag (including very special gifts from our sponsors Fox Wealth Advisory & Glamour Empire)

- Opportunity to network and meet like-minded woman

Have a read about our superstar line-up below:

Marina Go - Brought to you by Fox Wealth Advisory

  • Marina Go is a company chair, non-executive director and author of the business book, Break Through: 20 Success Strategies for Female Leaders. She is Chair of Wests Tigers Rugby League, Office Brands and the Advisory Board for the Centre for Media Transition at UTS. She is also a non-executive director with Energy Australia and Autosports Group. Marina is a former magazine editor and media executive. She was the founding publisher of Women’s Agenda and continues to be an adviser and regular contributor

Talitha Cummins - Brought to you by ANZ

  • Talitha Cummins is an Australian journalist who has worked for 15 years in the television and radio industry, most recently as newsreader on the Weekend Sunrise program for the Seven Network. Talitha’s passion for live and breaking news has taken her around the globe to deliver breaking news stories from major international news events. She’s currently a contributor to News.com and a regular co-host on Triple M’s Weekenders program.

Edwina Robertson - Brought to you by Glamour Empire

  • Edwina Robertson is a wedding photographer and rural story teller, hailing from Deepwater in New South Wales. After a drought photo went viral, Edwina knew there was a combination in being able to tell stories through photos and connect people from the bush with the rest of the world. Edwina shares stories on all kinds of rural and regional people; and is helping to bring the spotlight to mental health and resilience in the outback.

Edwina Sharrock - Brought to you by Glamour Empire

  • Edwina Sharrock is a Nurse, Midwife and is the owner and director of BirthBeat. Edwina is a Tamworth local and was such a hit at our Savvy Birds event "Shining in the Chaos" in 2017 - that we had to have her come back again. Sharing her incredible business development experience and her recent discussion on SKY News, she is ready to share all she can to help build you and your business up!

Fiona Norrie - Brought to you by Cotton Seed Distributors

  • Fiona Norrie is an Agronomist who grew up on a mixed farming operation in Narrabri and now calls Moree home. Working for an independent consultancy firm for the past 8 years since her graduation, Fiona has excelled with stellar achievements in establishing Young Aggies in 2014 (now Chair) and being awarded ADAMA Chris Lehmann Trust Young Cotton Achiever of the Year in 2017. Fiona has been fundamental in the establishment of Young Aggies, which is now the go-to provider of professional development opportunities for the ag sector in the Gwydir Valley.

Mark Sleiman - Brought to you by Savvy Birds

  • Mark Sleiman is a born and bred Tamworthian, now Director of PRDnationwide Tamworth, Lionheart Property Developments and 'Press' prohibition bar, opening soon in the iconic Northern Daily Leader building in Tamworth. Mark has excelled in his local business development, and prides his business growth on building solid relationships, fostering the development of the incredible women in his team and using effective communication and negotiation in his work.

Night Program – Friday 2nd March, Quality Hotel Powerhouse, 6.30-9.30pm

Wind (*wine) down after an amazing day of inspiration and career motivation, with an evening hosted by Elle Rixon, for networking, laughs and a behind-the-scenes look into the world of Marina Go, Talitha Cummins and Edwina Sharrock. Starting at the Quality Hotel Powerhouse, Tamworth at 7pm, treat yourself to our complimentary canapes and purchase your favourite cocktail as we roll into the weekend. You'll have the chance to spend time networking with our superstar speakers and, as always, chances to win special prizes to celebrate your world as a Savvy Bird! Topics will cover lifestyle, the mummy juggle, the challenges no-one talks about, mental health and how to manage it all.

Night-Only Ticket Includes:

- Canapés

- 3 wonderful speakers

- Amazing venue

- Networking opportunity with our guest speakers and Savvy Birds


Save yourself the most, and give yourself the most, by purchasing a combination ticket to allow you to do both DAY and NIGHT functions. Available at a further reduced rate for Savvy Birds Members.


If you would like a tax invoice for this event (as this is a professional development opportunity), please send us an email at hello@savvybirds.com.au with your ticket purchase email and we will put together a business invoice for you.


Given that we would love as many of you to travel into town possible; we always recommend staying with the Quality Hotel Powerhouse and the CH on Peel. Executive rates will be available for Savvy Birds guests who wish to stay overnight for the event.


Free parking is available at the Quality Hotel Powerhouse Tamworth car park and along the Armidale Road.


Savvy Birds coming to the day expo event will have tea, coffee, light lunch and afternoon tea provided to them as part of their ticket. In the evening event, Savvy Birds will be offered delicious canapes on arrival and will be able to purchase their drink of choice from the bar.


YOU GET TICKETS FIRST YAY! You will be able to buy your tickets at the reduced rate, 24 hours before everyone else so you don't miss out! Code available on the Private Members Facebook Group “Savvy Birds Member HQ”


Just like a Justin Bieber (or John Farnham) concert; once you've purchased your ticket - this is yours to manage. Sadly, due to the size of our events, we do not have capacity to refund for change of mind or change of situation, however, we recommend you jump on your social medial page and emails to see if you can re-sell your ticket to the same or lesser value; or bring another friend along for a treat!

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Quality Hotel Powerhouse Tamworth

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