NMB greets brokers and ‘Borat’
National Mortgage Brokers held its national conference in style in Melbourne in early February, with guests including Kazakhstan’s very own “Borat”. The gathering was designed to get brokers geared up for the coming year.
ASIC questioned at FBAA panel
Following this year's transition to licensing under the NCCP regime, the FBAA invited its NSW membership to a half-day training session that included a wide-ranging panel discussion, where brokers asked ASIC the tough questions.
No 'break-up' with NAB brokers
Fresh from its bank ‘break-up’, NAB, invited brokers to Sydney’s Hilton Hotel at the end of March as part of its national NAB Broker roundtable. Fronted by John Flavell, the event garnered a huge turnout of over 300 professionals.
Suncorp rallies champion brokers
Suncorp rallied its top Sydney-based broker supporters for drinks and canapés at Bicentennial Park in mid-March. The mood was upbeat, as Suncorp’s Danny Robinson promised to support brokers and take competition to the majors.
Ballast puts members first
Following the conclusion of a deal that saw it take a strategic stake in Members First, WA-based aggregator Ballast hit the East Coast to meet its new members over dinner, as well as talking "shop" on the merger.
Sydney Sunset with Homeloans Ltd
The Homeloans Ltd team invited its friends along to Sydney's Opera Bar to celebrate Christmas and wind down after a busy 2010. The evening was the perfect mix of a few quiet drinks and sunset over Sydney Harbour.
Photography by Simon Kerslake
Vow Financial conference shows "green light"
Vow Financial hosted its first national conference in October, at the spectacular Sanctuary Cove. Living up to its "Green Light!" theme, Vow delivered a range of sessions and activities that gave its brokers the ammunition to meet competition head on in the coming year.
PLAN prepares brokers to lead and succeed
PLAN Australia invited NSW brokers to Cypress Lakes Resort in the Hunter Valley in October for two days of information, motivation and networking, as the aggregator geared up to ‘PLAN, Lead, Succeed’.
Bankwest rewards top brokers
Bankwest held state-based cocktail functions across Australia in September to reward the achievements its top performing individual brokers, groups and upcoming rookies.