FBAA Annual Conference 2014
The FBAA held its annual conference at Sea World on the Gold Coast in November 2014. The one-day conference themed “transform your thinking” featured key industry speakers Martin Grunstein and Deena Janes as well as international guest speaker Dr Koichi Saito. Comedian Vince Sorrenti returned to MC the day.
Major Bank Roundtable 2014
Australian Broker and MPA hosted a roundtable that saw the broker heads of the four major banks sit down for an on-camera panel discussion. Steve Kane of NAB, Keiran Evans of ANZ, Sam Boer of CBA and Tony MacRae of Westpac discussed some of the biggest issues facing the industry.
AFM Annual Melbourne Cup Luncheon 2014
Australian First Mortgage held its annual Melbourne Cup Day luncheon at Imperial Peking Harbourside Restaurant in Circular Quay. The highly-anticipated event saw brokers, funders and media gather to share a meal and drinks, and have a punt on the races.
Connective Conference 2014
Connective held its first overseas conference at the Sofitel Resort in Fiji. The three-day conference included renowned speakers such as navy diver and shark attack survivor Paul de Gelder, former UN peacekeeper Matina Jewell, and noted futurist Tim Longhurst.
Vow Financial Conference 2014
Vow Financial held its annual conference in Da Nang, Vietnam. The aggregator’s brokers stayed at the Hyatt Regency resort, and were treated to a variety of social activities and business building sessions.
MFAA WIMBN Event 2014
The MFAA travelled around the country hosting its annual Women in Mortgage Broking Networking events. This year, the event featured award-winning broker Melissa Gielnik talking about how to approach work and life with increased energy. The Sydney luncheon was held at L’Aqua in Darling Harbour.
Loan Market Conference 2014
Loan Market held its international conference on Hamilton Island, where attendees heard from speakers such as Gulf War hero John Peters, business futurist Craig Rispin and Todd Sampson of The Gruen Transfer.
JP Morgan Corporate Challenge Championship 2014
Flying over 15,000 kilometres to compete in the JP Morgan Corporate Challenge Championship, Westpac's Sports & Entertainment team raced across London's Battersea Park to take out 5th place in the mixed division.
Mortgage Choice National Conference 2014
Mortgage Choice held its National Conference in Adelaide in 2014. The franchise brokerage recognised its top performers, handing out its High Flyers award. Mortgage Choice announced its franchise network had grown to 405.