The Business of Real Estate

September 5 & 6

Join the best in real estate for two days of incredible content on the Gold Coast!


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At The Business of Real Estate, you will hear from absolute legends on how they have grown and maintained an impressive business.

  • Business Growth
  • Leadership
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Partners & Succession
  • Winning the Culture Game
  • Team Engagement
  • Wellness & Wellbeing
  • Recruitment & Onboarding
  • Property Management Performance
  • Lead Generation Success
  • AI, Tech & Efficiencies
  • Maximise your brand positioning


At The Business of Real Estate, you will hear from absolute legends on how they have grown and maintained an impressive business.


Michael has trained and coached some of the most influential real estate minds in the country, empowering entrepreneurial leaders through dedicated support. Now it’s your chance to gain from his two decades of coaching experience.
Business Coach

Michael Sheargold


John McGrath is one of the most influential figures in the Australian property industry. He took the company from a lounge room start-up in 1988 to be one of Australia’s most successful integrated real estate service groups.

John McGrath


Jodi Ford has dedicated her entire career to property management. Since the 1990s, Jodi’s focus has been on managing investment properties, the customer experience, and wealth creation for clients.

Jodi Ford


Gilbert Enoka has worked on performance enhancement for nearly 20 years with many corporate and sporting elite. He encourages individuals to take ownership of their own direction and to improve their ability to control the many variables that inhibit optimal performance.
Coach to All Blacks

Gilbert Enoka


Courtney has worked exclusively in the property industry and developed a reputation as one of the leading talent developers in the nation over 15 years.
Ray White QLD

Courtney Martin


Harcourts Cooper & Co is the no 1 international Harcourts franchise, an award Martin and the team have won so many times, they’ve lost count! Martin leads the team at Cooper & Co, who live and breathe their motto of ‘Better Never Stops’
Harcourts NZ

Martin Cooper


Michael and his team at Kollosche consistently have the largest share of prestige residential property transactions on the Gold Coast dominating this top-end sector of the market.

Michael Kollosche


Grant has managed marketing for many different businesses before entering real estate. Since then, he led the rebrand of LJ Hooker, partnered with the CSIRO on new real estate products, earned his real estate license and was the Head of Marketing at McGrath Estate Agents.

Grant Gordon


You’ll often hear Jodie saying Property Management has been great to her. She’s had a dream run, owing her success to working with the best leaders in the industry who have powered up her learning and career. Jodie has dedicated herself to learning and immersing herself in all areas of property management and property investment.
Coronis Now

Jodie Stainton


Sadhana Smiles is the CEO for Real Estate Industry Partners (REIP), Director of Harcourts Move, Podcaster and Founder of Links Fiji.
Real Estate Industry Partners (REIP)

Sadhana Smiles


Joel leads the team that brings on new business owners and consults with existing franchise owners and sales associates, empowering them to achieve business mastery and increase profitability.

Joel Davoren


James is well known to the industry finding success in sales, auctioneering, property management and business ownership. However, it was the satisfaction from helping others that gave James the appetite for leadership on a grander scale.
Century 21

James Bell


With a strong sales and marketing background and close to a decade of experience working in real estate, Sunil is committed to achieve the maximum potential of your property.
Reliance Real Estate

Sunil Kumar


Cameron Kusher is the Executive Director of Economic Research at REA Group and one of Australia’s leading property experts. Cameron regularly provides commentary to leading Australian media outlets and consults industry and government on market conditions and housing policy.

Cameron Kusher
DR Andrew


Dr Andrew Wilson is Chief Economist for My Housing Market. He provides comprehensive property market intelligence to industry, investor groups and the wider community.

Dr Andrew Wilson


As the Chief Executive of Property Management, Emily leads a national team of business coaches in each market to support business performance in property management.

Emily Sim


After more than a decade in real estate, Dean has a track record of success in building one of the country’s most successful real estate businesses.

Dean Mackie


Domonic is the National Head of Real Estate for Macquarie’s Banking and Financial Services Group. He is passionate about innovation and exploring new ways in which Macquarie provide value to its real estate clients to give them a competitive advantage.
Macquarie Business Banking

Domonic Thompson


Cassandra is the driver of Leah Jay’s forward thinking approach to Property Management and maintaining their position as property management leaders, most recently with the team winning the REIA Residential Property Management Team of the Year.
Leah Jay

Cassandra Lantry


A three-time Victorian Salesperson of the Year, three-time finalist for the coveted Australian Salesperson of the Year award and Director of Barry Plant Manningham, Eltham and Whitehorse.
Barry Plant

Spiro Drossos

“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, White House Property Partners

Incredible Content

Agenda Snapshot

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 remotely.

Sunday, 4th September

Welcome/Networking Drinks

Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre

Monday, 5th September

The Business of Real Estate Day One

Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre

Tuesday, 6th September

The Business of Real Estate Day Two

Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre

Wednesday, 7th September

Half-day session for Independent Agencies

Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre

Day One Monday, 5th September

Michael Sheargold

What Does Great Leadership Look Like?

8.30am – 9.00am

Martin Cooper, Harcourts NZ

Recruiting, Coaching and Leading – a Case study on a Great Business

9.00am -10.00am

James Bell, Joel Davoren and Courtney Martin

Next Gen Leadership – its all about Adding Value

10.00am -10.45am

Michael Kollosche

Building Business Momentum


Dean Mackie & Grant Gordon

Maximising Your Digital Strategy

11.45am – 12.30pm

Sunil Kumar

Growth – Partners and Acquisitions

12.30pm – 1.00pm


Scalability through Technology

1.00pm -1.20pm

Sadhana Smiles

Culture, Leadership and Recruitment – Staying Ahead in a Changing World

2.00pm – 2.30pm


The Non-Negotiables of A High Performance Team

2.30pm – 3.00pm

Cameron Kusher

All about Leaning into the Future of Real Estate

3.00pm – 3.30pm

Domonic Thompson

Finding Growth and Opportunities

4.00pm – 4.30pm

Michael Sheargold

Unlocking Sales Performance

4.30pm – 5.00pm

Day 2 6th September

Michael Sheargold

10 Qualities of Exceptional Leaders

8.30am – 9.00am

Gilbert Enoka

Coaching the All Blacks – Leadership Lessons

09.00am – 10.00am

Dr Andrew Wilson

Interest Rates, Pricing and Consumer Trends

10.00am – 10.45am

Cassandra Lantry

Agility, Adaptabilty and Innovation

11.15am – 11.45am

Jodi Ford and Jodie Stainton

The PM Model

11.45am – 12.15pm

Emily Sim w/ Sadhana Smiles

PM Profitability

12.15pm – 12.45pm

John McGrath

The Evolution of McGrath

1.45pm – 2.45pm

Michael Sheargold

Accelerated Growth

2.45pm -3.15pm

BONUS Independent Agency Session

Day 3 7th September

Michael Sheargold

Your Independent Edge?

9:0am – 9.30am

Michael Kollosche

Building Your Value

9:30am – 10.00pm

Steve Kemp

Dominating your Market

10.00am – 10.30am

Andrew Hayne

Ten Leading Strategies for Growth

11.00am – 11.30am

John Cunningham

Embracing a Growth Mindset

11.30am – 12.00pm

Michael Sheargold

The Good, Great, Exceptional

12.00pm – 12.30pm

The Business of Real Estate






Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre

The Conference will be held at The Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre in the Central Rooms, Ground Floor


2684-2690 Gold Coast Hwy, Broadbeach QLD 4218, Australia


Call 1300 273 785 or email

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The Business of Real Estate is designed for leaders and entrepreneurs going places.

It brings the who’s who of the real estate profession together – so as well as the inspiration from the special guest speakers, the networking is extraordinary.

It’s been designed for today’s market and is guaranteed to take your thinking, strategies and plans to a whole new level.

Many leaders (and groups) use The Business of Real Estate to validate their strategy and bring a new level of growth to their enterprise.

We have a limited numbers for this conference so take advantage of the last chance rate and save $300 when you book before 15th of August.


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The Star Gold Coast have given The Business of Real Estate attendees 20% off the best available rates advertised on their website.
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Valid for stays from 4th – 9th September

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