FMP Business Breakfast Series
The Frankston and Mornington Peninsula Business Breakfast Series is a joint initiative of Frankston City Council, Mornington Peninsula Shire Council, Monash University (Peninsula Campus), Frankston Business Network and the Mornington Peninsula Regional Tourism Board.
The objective of the series is to bring together businesses, entrepreneurs and other stakeholders from around the region to build networks and hear from engaging business leaders.
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Simon McKeon AO
10 November 2016
7am to 9am
Frankston Arts Centre
27-37 Davey Street
Simon McKeon's CV is one of the most impressive in Australia. He has been Chairman of MYOB, CSIRO, AMP and most recently has been appointed Chancellor of Monash University. In addition to his business career, Simon McKeon has contribited significantly to philanthropic causes. He was named 'Australian of the Year' in 2011 and appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2012.
Proudly Sponsored by
Abigail Forsyth - Co-founder of KeepCup
When asked her dream for her future, Melbourne entrepreneur Abigail Forsyth gracefully admits she is living it. As co-founder of KeepCup, an Australian design and eco-sustainability company that has gone global in just three years.
Peter Daicos - Kicking the Hard Goals
Peter Daicos has gone down in history as one of the finest VFL/AFL footballers of his era. Known for his freakish skills on the field, Peter's experiences since playing have been diverse including coaching, commentating and commencing a range of his own business ventures.
Steven Bradbury OAM - Be the Last One Standing
Australia’s first Winter Olympic Gold medal! Steven tells an amazingly inspirational story of triumph over adversity, of how he underwent years of obsessive training, pain, setbacks, sacrifice and life threatening injuries and of how he armed himself with the information and tools he needed to achieve this amazing success.
Taking Care of Business
'Taking Care of Business’ (the internationally popular and award winning radio show) prompts debate, fosters vigorous thinking and conversations on key issues facing Australian businesses from grass roots to big business.
Kevin Sheedy is one of the Australian Football League’s most enduring figures. A player and coach for over five decades, Kevin has an unsurpassed record, including involvement in over 1000 games and eight premierships.
Australia’s first female Winter Olympic gold medallist Alisa Camplin famously landed a spectacular triple twisting double somersault at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics just six weeks after breaking her ankles.
Highly acclaimed social researcher, trends analyst and futurist Mark McCrindle will analyse key technological, demographic, social and generational changes, and give an overview of the Top 5 trends shaping the future of the business landscape.
20 years ago, Carolyn Creswell purchased half of a tiny muesli business for $1000. Carman’s is now the number one selling muesli and bar brand on Australian supermarket shelves, and exports to 32 countries world-wide.
Samuel Johnson is the world's most determined unicyclist. He spent 364 days unicycling around Australia in honour of his sister, a young mum with two boys, facing a terminal prognosis in her battle with breast cancer. It's called Love Your Sister and together, Samuel and his sister Connie have helped raise over 1.75 million dollars for the Garvan Research Foundation.
A trek across Asia on the ‘hippie trail’ of the early 1970s led Tony Wheeler to write the very first Lonely Planet guide and the New York Times to describe him as “the trailblazing patron saint of the world’s backpackers and adventure travellers.” Planet Wheeler, the foundation established by Maureen and Tony Wheeler, is principally involved in education and health projects in the developing world, but also with the Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas in Melbourne and last year’s opera extravaganza The Melbourne Ring Cycle.
Frankston City Council
30 Davey Street
PO Box 490
P. 1300 322 322
F. 03 9784 1094