Our Speakers 2017

BoothCon is dedicated to bringing key industry experts from home and abroad to teach, and network with, our rapidly growing local photo booth industry. We want very attendee to leave our convention with more knowledge than they entered with, empowered to make positive changes in their own businesses and bring about further growth and success

The full speaker line up for BoothCon 2017 is now confirmed.

Steve Bliesner

Steve Bliesner

The Wilkes Booth Co

Steve has had a massive impact on the Australian photo booth scene in the space of just a few years firstly with his successful hire business “The Photo Booth Guys” and now “The Wilkes Booth Co” is making waves in manufacturing circles. Steve is well known as being extremely helpful and generous with his knowledge and a great guest speaker having wowed delegates of the US expo for the last 2 years.

Meet the speaker in our video series.

Phil Preston

Phil Preston

Red Robot

Phil has been in the industry since 2009 and is a Co-Founder of Red Robot. Red Robot has been the market leader in local Photo Booth manufacturing since 2011 and have built a world wide reputation for quality and innovation. Phil recently spoken at the U.S. Expo in Las Vegas. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience which he is looking forward to impart on you.

Meet the speaker in our video series.

Cat Matson

Cat Matson

City of Brisbane

Cat Matson is the chief digital officer of Brisbane. She is a self confessed digital strategist, a problem-solver, dot-connector; an excellence-seeker, banality-slayer and performance improvement junkie. Cat has worked extensively with businesses of all sizes as a marketing and business strategist and brings amazing depth of knowledge she is looking to share with attendees.

Jock Fairweather

Jock Fairweather

Little Tokyo Two

Jock Fairweather knows what it takes to be a highly successful entrepreneur. He left Brisbane after high school bound for Europe and in just a few short years created a multi million dollar luxury shoe label. He now creates co-working spaces which allows him to support, facilitate, protect and provide his skills, knowledge and expertise to Brisbane’s thriving start up and entrepreneurial community. He is looking forwarded to speaking along with Cat Matson about the Entrepreneurial mindset.

Annabelle Smith

Annabelle Smith

Social Playground

The self-confessed social media addict has centered her successful business, Social Playground, around the mainstay media form and is building a global empire based on harnessing instant social engagements. She is an expert in driving social media engagement at events and is looking forward to speaking about Social Media and how to best utilise it in your business.

Owen McCrink

Owen McCrink

Havas Worldwide

Owen, a proud nerd, has a long history in the digital/start up space. His first business was acquired by an ASX listed company. He now works as the digital go to person for the Havas Melbourne office, as well as running and advising several start-ups and small businesses. Owen is looking forward to providing some actionable advice for photo booth owners.

Rob Savickis

Rob Savickis

Photo Booth Expo US

Organiser of the US Photo Booth Expo, DJ and Photo Boother there isn’t much Rob Savickis doesn’t have his hand in. Rob is looking forward to visiting Australia from Canada to impart his years of experience and knowledge on Boothcon attendees by speaking about “20 ways to make your photo booth business more successful”

Meet the speaker in our video series.

Jane Riley

Jane Riley

Smart Digital

Jane is a tenacious, seasoned Marketing and Sales Specialist. She is committed and excited to work closely with organisations to sky-rocket their results, sales conversions and profits through clear, no-nonsense sales and marketing strategy, execution, consulting and continual evolution.

Meet the speaker in our video series.

Iain Calvert

Iain Calvert

Reload Media

With a strong background in digital, Iain brings extensive experience to BoothCon, particularly in SEO, Email Marketing and Ecommerce. He believes great digital marketing is having the right mix of SEO, PPC, Email marketing, Social Media, Content and Conversion Rate Optimisation.

Meet the speaker in our video series.

Sarah Hutcheon

Sarah Hutcheon

Reload Media

With a background in SEO and Content Marketing, Sarah thrives in applying a strategic and multi-disciplinary digital marketing approach to help businesses achieve their goals. She has worked with a range of local and national clients, ranging from small businesses, right through to ASX listed companies; and loves the challenge of developing an approach to suit the needs of each individual business.

Chris Wong

Chris Wong

Open Booths

Chris Wong is a self confessed business guinea pig. With experimentation and through the process of doing, he has built a successful photo booth hire business, Open Booths, in a short space of time and claims it’s just the beginning. Also running a successful DJ agency, Chris is accustomed to trying a million things at once, moving at a fast pace and has had a rich business life as the result. Chris looks forward to explaining his journey, parting with invaluable advice you can use immediately, and watching you all succeed.

Meet the speaker in our video series.

Jason D'Costa

Jason D'Costa

Photosnap

Entrepreneur, innovator and sales master Jason is well known for his business development expertise. Jason has worked with business owners around the world to run successful start ups and expand existing businesses, focusing on the organisational metrics, insights and strategies that he is excited to share with the BoothCon community!

Justin Jowett

Justin Jowett

Photobooth Finder / Booth Cover / BoothCon

Justin is a serial entrepreneur, blogger, education advocate and has been part of the photo booth industry since 2010. He ran his own successful booth biz for 5 years before starting his 3 current industry related businesses. Justin has a passion for forging new paths in business whilst sharing knowledge and helping others succeed.

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