Westpac Broker Roadshow 2015
Westpac’s broker distribution team recently held its Broker Roadshow event at Randwick Racecourse. The County Fair-themed event featured sack races, egg and spoon races and face painting, as well as a presentation from Young Australian Entrepreneur of the Year Brad Smith.
MPA Non-major Bank Roundtable 2015
Australian Broker sister publication MPA held its second annual Non-major Bank Roundtable in March. Leaders from Suncorp, Bankwest, ME Bank, AMP and Adelaide Bank discussed the future of the non-major sector and the mortgage broking industry.
Origin Finance Annual Staff Party
Origin Finance held its annual staff party in North Sydney, hosted by Choice Aggregation Services. Choice CEO Stephen Moore delivered a keynote speech at the gathering, which was attended by Origin Finance, Chan & Naylor Finance, Mortgage Mart and Walker and Miller Training.
MFAA Excellence Awards 2015
The MFAA Excellence Awards were held in Melbourne, honouring brokers and businesses in the mortgage and finance industry. The night featured entertainer Tim Campbell serving as MC and musical entertainment.
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.