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A Day in the Life of Oprah’s PA ...Part Two

OPB 2019 keynote speaker and global adventurer Libby Moore loves inspiring people, and companies to achieve their life purpose. We interviewed Libby about her time with Oprah, as her Chief of Staff. This is part two of a three part series. Click here to read part one. What advice would you give to someone starting out in their career? Try your best to be yourself always with all people in all situations. Don’t try to be like other people, be the best version of who you truly are. People respond favourably to authentic people. Ask questions. When you get hired people do not expect you to know everything, especially when you first start. Have the courage to ask questions. On my first day of the job with Oprah I asked her,

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Bubbles and Beauties 2018

Join the Suited to Success team for a glamorous evening with over 1500 new and pre-loved designer clothes, shoes, bags and accessories for sale at outlet prices. Sip on a glass of bubbles, enjoy delicious canapes and watch our models showcase some of the stunning outfits available for purchase. Suited to Success will have dedicated stylist stations to assist you in finding the perfect outfit! WHEN: Wednesday 12 September 6:30pm - 9:30pm (5:00pm entry for VIP’s) WHERE: Brisbane City Hall Ithaca Auditorium Level 264 Adelaide Street, Brisbane Ticket Options VIP package 5pm entry: 1 hour of drinks and canapes + early access to designer racksGeneral admission 6:30pm entry: Glass of bubbles on arrival + access to designer racks General Admission: $30*VIP Package: $85* *Plus booking fee and GST A cash bar will also

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Suited to Success Charity Partner

We are excited to partner with one of Brisbane's most empowering charities. With your help, we have recognised and supported several charities over the past four years.  2019 will present yet another opportunity.  Suited to Success are aligned with values we all share and admire; Making a Difference, Respect, Professionalism and Compassion, which makes them an ideal partner for OPB. You can read all about our Charity Partner below. Meet our OPB 2019 Charity Partner Suited to Success We are excited to partner with one of Brisbane's most empowering and benevolent charities. With your help, we have recognised and supported several charities over the past four years. 2019 will present yet another opportunity with Suited to Success. Helping people, one outfit at a time Suited

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A Day in the Life of Oprah’s PA

OPB 2019 keynote speaker and global adventurer Libby Moore loves inspiring people, and companies to achieve their life purpose. We interviewed Libby about her time with Oprah, as her Chief of Staff. This is part one of a three part series. What was the highlight of your career as Chief of Staff to Oprah? The number one highlight is the personal time that I spent with Oprah. She will forever be my greatest teacher and mentor. She taught me the importance of listening to your intuition, aligning with your truth and being yourself in all situations. Many lessons were learned through our conversations and a lot was learned by observing her in how she handled her business and her life. It was the ‘Harvard’ of real-life lessons. What was the

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Connect with your Target Market

Sponsoring an event has many benefits, just ask one of our previous event sponsors.  2019 will see OPB reach its fifth year in operation, and it simply couldn’t have happened without the support of our event sponsors.  This video celebrates the past success of OPB, through highlighting the memorable and unique experiences gained by all in attendance.   The atmosphere at OPB is incredible and the benefits of being an OPB event sponsor, clearly extend far beyond the actual event itself. Why should you consider sponsoring an event? According to a 2016 study, 72% of consumers positively view brands that provide quality event experiences and 74% of respondents admit that engaging with brands that create memorable moments makes them much more likely to buy

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What to Expect at OPB 2019

OPB has truly earned its place in Brisbane as one of the stand-out events of the year and the feedback from OPB 2018 alone was testament to this. OPB 2019 is going to come around quicker than we know (can you believe it is almost EOFY year already?) and we want to give you an insight into what to expect from OPB 2019. An Incredible, International Speaker Libby Moore spent over a decade by Oprah’s side while being exposed to some of the greatest thought leaders of our time. At OPB 2019 Libby will share her experiences of what it was like working with a global icon. A brand-new venue in Brisbane Opening in late 2018, Howard Smith Wharves will be Brisbane’s newest and

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Q&A with Business Events Sunshine Coast

Tell us a little bit about BESC ? Business Events Sunshine Coast (BESC) is the convention bureau for the Sunshine Coast, BESC offer a range of services to event planners to ensure every event-planning journey on the Sunshine Coast is seamless. All support is free-of-charge. Why did you choose to partner with OPB for our breakfast on 4 May, 2018? This is our second year at the OPB and in 2017 we found it to be a great morning of networking and meeting local office professionals from Brisbane to discuss the potential of the Sunshine Coast as a destination for their next corporate event. In 2018 we have six members attending with us including Australia Zoo, Beach Road Holiday Homes, Kingfisher Bay Resort,

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How does OPB pick their Guest Speaker?

Have you ever been given the task of choosing the guest speaker for an event? If the answer is yes, then you may identify with the stages the OPB team went through to pick the perfect speaker for OPB 2018! Brainstorming SUGGESTION – you may want to do this over copious amounts of coffee* Marg Booth, the Director of Great Expectation Speaker and Trainers, who organises the Office Professionals Breakfast has over 15 years’ experience in the industry, so all eyes were on Marg to pick the OPB Speaker for 2018 (no pressure!!!). At OPB 2017, we WOWed our guests with Nelson Mandela’s PA, Zelda La Grange as the Guest Speaker, and we knew we did not have an easy task at hand

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Q&A with U&U Recruitment Partners

Sponsoring an event can have incredible benefits for your business. One of the fastest growing types of marketing it’s a great way of getting in front of a new target audience, boosting your public profile and networking.  Some of our amazing 2018 sponsors tell us why they love our event, OPB, and what it brings to their table… Tell us a little bit about U&U Recruitment? U&U Recruitment Partners is a Brisbane-headquartered, privately owned recruitment firm. We take all the positive aspects normally offered by a large agency, including exceptional networks and processes, and combine those with a commitment to candidate experience and a dedication to changing lives by connecting potential with opportunity. Since 2010, we have grown to a hand-selected team of 65 with

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