Conference Program 2019

This is the program for AVAC 2019. Subject to change without notice.

Day 1: Friday 22nd March 2019

Time TopicSpeaker
8:00am – 8:45am 


8:45am – 9:00am Welcome, Introduction and HousekeepingMC – Suzanne Chadwick
9:00am – 10:00am 

Keynote: Sales CAN be easy … tips on being you and winning with clients

Frances Pratt

10:00am – 10:45am  Decode Your CravingsGeorgie Mahmoud
10:45am – 11:00am 

Break – Tradeshow Displays


11:00am – 11:45am Think smarter not harder – tips for better technology in 2019Merrin Munroe
11:45am – 12:30pm Surprise sessionMystery Guests
12:30pm – 1:20pm 


1:20pm – 1:30pm AVAA CommitteeIndustry Association Updates
1:30pm – 2:15pm Money Flow Tapping – How EFT helps with your emotions around MoneyFay Chang
2:15pm – 3:00pm How Virtual Assistants can use LinkedIn to Grow Their BusinessKylie Chown
3:00pm – 3:20pm 

Afternoon Tea – Tradeshow Displays/

3:20pm – 3:30pm Insurance Made EasyJames Gillard
3.30pm – 4:15pm Mind Mapping for Business and for Every DayPamela Griffiths
4:15pm – 5:00pm Get Back an Hour in Every DayLes Watson
5:00pm Wrap Up and Q&AMC
7:00pm Evening Meal at One Roof 


Day 2:  Saturday 23rd March 2019


Time TopicSpeaker
8:30am 8:45am 


8:45am – 9:00am HousekeepingMC – Suzanne Chadwick
9:00am – 10:00am 

Keynote: Social Media Marketing

Sam McFarlane

10:00am – 10:45amFrom Ordinary to Excellence Ingrid Bayer
10:45am – 11:00am Break – Tradeshow Displays

11:00am – 11:45am Extracting the viable marketing lessons from Viral success storiesJonathan Creek
11:45am – 12:30pm Your Complete Guide to Facebook AdvertisingPaula O’Sullivan
12.30pm – 1:30pm 


1:30pm – 1:40pmSponsor Session – VA instituteIngrid Bayer
1:40pm – 2:20pm The Content CoachJo Johnson
2:20pm – 3:00pm Personal BrandingFi Mims
3:00pm – 3:20pmAfternoon Tea – Tradeshow Displays/
3:20pm – 3:30pm Preparation for the Q&A SessionIndustry Leaders
3:30pm – 4:30pmVA Panel – Q&A SessionIndustry Leaders
4:30pm – 5:00pm Q&A, Wrap Up of the Day and CloseSuzanne Chadwick
5:00pm VAs may stay and chat and network till room vacation.