The NEW Business of Real Estate is here…
Designed with today’s real estate leader in mind

September 11th – 12th, QT Cold Coast, Queensland

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The Business of Real Estate

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What our delegates have to say…

“Fabulous overall with real practical and innovative ideas and strategies that are cutting edge”

John Cunningham, Cunninghams

“Excellent –
content rich and diverse contribution from each speaker”

Wendy Alexander, Barfoot & Thompson

“Fantastic conference with such relevant material.
I got so much content and clarity to go back and implement.”

Matthew Bourn, McConnell Bourn

“A great variety of speakers, practical solutions you can
quickly adjust & implement into your business.”

David Giezekamp, Callagher Estate Agents

“Awesome content – a focus on leadership & customer experience.”

Anthony Webb, PhilipWebb Real Estate

“I loved the calibre of both the speakers and the delegates –
the general openness to share and the honesty around their business.“

Stefanie Dobro, Caporn Young Estate Agents

Check out this year’s


Join us for two carefully planned days of leadership development and enjoy a new level of thinking, strategies and success. Meet and network with some of the best, most progressive leaders in the industry over two full days on the Gold Coast.

Day 1 Mon, Sep 11th

Chris Rolls

The Future of the Traditional Real Estate Agency

Heather Lutze

Become the Leader in the On-line Space

Dave Manby

Recruiting Talent – The Way to Fast Growth

Michael Sheargold

Leadership 2.0 – Is Your Leadership Style Maximising Your Business Performance?

David Thomas

Bringing China to You – How to Maximise Opportunites for Investment

Genevieve & Suzannah Toop

Family Dynamics – How a Family Business Innovated the Industry

Michael Sheargold

Commission Models Discussion – What Works

Day 2 Tue, Sep 12th

Cynthia Morton

What About You? How to Ensure You Are Always Fit to Lead the Team

Mark Macky

Presence – Is Your Brand Being Percieved as the Market Leader?

Pamela Styling +
Dean Mackie

Change is Coming – The New Thinking in Property Management

Hamish Tostevin

Five Ways to Ensure you get and Maintain the Biggest Market Share

Chris Rolls

Using Technology to Help Improve the Efficiency & Profitability of Your PM Business

Dominic Thurbon

How to Win the Competitive War for Today’s Consumers?

John Knight

How Financially fit is your Business?

Tom Panos

13 Years as a Media Executive: What I Have Learnt to Run it Like RUPERT

Day 3 Wed, Sep 13th

Sep 13

Independent Agencies’ Only Session

Morning Session

Independent Agencies Only – Implementation


Networking Lunch for Independent Agencies

Introducing our World-Class


At The Business of Real Estate, you’ll hear from Australasia’s most extraordinary property industry operators with the sole aim of better equipping you – a forward looking real estate leader – to survive and thrive in an increasingly competitive and saturated market.

Here are just some of the world-class speakers. More to be announced soon!

CEO & Head Coach –
Real Estate Results

Michael Sheargold

Michael Sheargold will be acting as event emcee and will use this session to shape the outcomes and formulate the schedule of the event for the group.

News Corp Executive

Tom Panos

Tom Panos is a News Corp Executive and for the last decade he has been heading sales and overseeing revenues in the hundreds of millions. He is the founder of, a video coaching platform. In addition, he is a weekly commentator on Sky Business as well as a freelance auctioneer conducting approximately 400 onsite auctions a year.

Co-Founder & Chief Creative Office –

Dominic Thurbon

A world top-10 debater and sought after keynote speaker, Dom is also a Director at Educator Impact, an organisation using 360o feedback to improve teacher quality, and sits on the education advisory group for Child and Youth Finance International. -Director of Sales

Steve Carroll

Steve has been at the forefront of the digital and technology revolution for over a decade. He has worked in digital advertising with three of the world’s leading media companies in Australia and the UK. He has shared his expertise at AREC; he is a regular guest on Sky Business and co-hosts the very popular Momentum series with Tom Panos.

Managing Director –
Pie Lab Venture Partners


During the past 20 years, Chris has built from scratch four different businesses across four different industries, making him one of Australia’s leading entrepreneurs.

Head of Content & Product Marketing –

Kylie Davis

At CoreLogic, Kylie is the “chief sense-maker” responsible for cutting through the jargon of complicated data analysis, understanding the stories property data can tell and helping the real estate industry better understand its customers and itself.

Think Global


David Thomas inspires, motivates and educates global business leaders, entrepreneurs, and investors about the massive potential offered by the new China. He will share how to identify, build and facilitate long-term business and investment relationships.

Managing Director & Founder-


As Managing Director and Founder of businessDEPOT John is setting out to change how businesses (and the people behind them) access the advice they need to make their ideas a reality.

Managing Director –
McGrath Lower North Shore


Over the last 10 years, Dean has taken a business making a loss with very low market share into one that is market leader that generates more than $25M in sales fees and a property management business that looks after more than 2000 investment properties. As CEO McGrath Estate Agents, Lower North Shore, Dean has built an incredible high performance culture.

General Manager (PM)-
McGrath Lower North Shore


As Head of Revenue and General Manager of Property Management for McGrath Lower North Shore, Pamela has extensive experience in the field and in a senior management role, and is responsible for innovation, revenue growth and exceptional service for a portfolio of more than 2000 properties.

Founder –
Emotional Fitness


Cynthia Morton is often described by her clients and audiences as a Wordsmith and a Hope Masseuse. For the past two decades her nationally award winning Emotional Fitness techniques have earned the following recognition. A Pride of Australia Medal (2007), An Australian of The Year Award (Local Hero Category 2005) An Award of Distinction for Services o Humanity (Australian Medical Assoc. of Qld 2004) The Prime Ministers Award for outstanding contribution in drug and alcohol endeavours (2007).

Principal –
LJ Hooker Robina


Dave Manby has firmly established LJ Hooker Robina | Mudgeeraba as one of the fastest growing and most successfully run real estate agencies on the Gold Coast. Within two years, Dave has built a business with team of 34, averaging 40 sales per month with the majority market share across five suburbs. He is also recognised as an exceptional trainer who coaches agents to grow their businesses.

CEO -Toop&Toop

Genevieve & Suzannah Toop

Anthony and Sylvia Toop established Toop&Toop in 1985 and were determined to create the best real estate company in the country, setting industry standards. Fast-forward to today, Toop&Toop is recognised nationally and internationally as the market leader in real estate with sisters Genevieve and Suzannah Toop leading the business as Chief Executive Officers.

Master Trainer-
GDR Group


Heather is the widely acclaimed speaker, trainer, and consultant who literally wrote the book on search engine marketing. Two books, in fact—The Findability Formula: The Easy, Non-Technical Approach to Search Engine Marketing and the brand new Thumbonomics: The Essential Business Roadmap for Social Media & Mobile Marketing.

Owner & Director –
Bayleys (North)


Mark is an owner and director of Bayleys in the North business with twelve offices North of Auckland; Warkworth, Omaha Beach, Matakana, Wellsford, Mangawhai, Orewa Beach, Whangaparaoa, Bream Bay, Whangarei, Dargaville, Kerikeri and Paihia.

Director & Auctioneer-
Marshall White


Hamish displays a rare commitment and follow-through, and is renowned for leaving nothing to chance. He has also been fortunate to have been awarded over the years for his excellence in his field.


QT Gold Coast

The Conference is held in the QT Ballroom on the Ground level.


7 Staghorn Avenue, Gold Coast QLD 4217


Call +617 5584 1200 or email


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