APAC
Develop key leadership skills, strengthen your network & propel your career
Conference Date
9th - 12th September 2019
Location
Rydges on Swanston Melbourne
Early Bird - Save $500
Book by 21/06/19

Overview

Empowering women to advance their career in retail & consumer goods
The competitive retail and consumer goods sector is in a state of constant transformation, which opens the door to exciting new opportunities for emerging women leaders to move into senior executive roles.

Navigating this complex environment can be challenging and female leaders must learn how to overcome those obstacles, position themselves for promotion, and seize opportunities for career progression.

The APAC Women in Retail & Consumer Goods Leadership Summit will provide you with the tools you need to build your leadership skills and give you the confidence and courage to put yourself forward for new opportunities. Network with some of the foremost industry leaders across the APAC region and maximise your potential through engaging presentations, interactive panel discussions, and expert leadership advice. Join the movement to support women's leadership and gain key tips to propel your career in the retail and consumer goods sector.

Learn practical strategies to
  • Overcome obstacles to career progression
  • Leave a positive legacy as a leader
  • Juggle personal & professional responsibilities
  • Seize the right opportunities for you
  • Build better relationships to underpin your career
  • Lead with influence & impact
Who will attend?
  • Current, future and aspiring women leaders from all roles across retail & consumer goods
  • HR, Diversity, Learning & Development, Inclusion and Cultural Change professionals
  • Male Champions of Change and those looking to better understand the challenges women face

Attend to learn:

  • Stand out for leadership opportunities
  • Foster a more cohesive work/life balance
  • Strengthen professional relationships to support your career
  • Leave a positive legacy as a leader
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Key Speakers

Erica Berchtold
Chief Executive Officer
The Iconic
Carolyn Creswell
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Carman's Kitchen
Jackie Robb
Chief Operating Officer
Chemist Warehouse
Andre Reich
Chief Operating Officer
Target Australia

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Blog

  • Date: 24 Oct 2018  By: Ash Natesh

    Effective communication is key to becoming a successful leader in the APS. The key difference between a female and male leader is their communication style. Women leaders can be very apologetic and men are quite direct and firm according to Cheryl Alderman Executive & Business Coach, Be Ultimate. “Women leaders will often have a questioning …

  • Date: 17 Oct 2018  By: Ash Natesh

    The Liberal Party has been facing a serious ‘woman problem’. The lack of women representation has dropped since 1996, with women making up just 22 percent of Liberals in federal parliament and for Labor, it is 45 percent. The lower representation of women in the Liberal Party is dragging down the International image of Australia. …

  • Date: 20 Sep 2018  By: Katherine Kingsle

    There are a variety of factors that prevent women from achieving gender parity in the workplace. Personal factors like family obligations affect many women, but for many more, it is the structural and organisational barriers that stand in their way. For women struggling to overcome professional, personal and structural challenges, here are 7 top tips …

  • Date: 18 Sep 2018  By: Ash Natesh

    The jury of 83 randomly selected people assembled recently to hear from experts and discuss various gender quotas that are fair and implementation tactics. This forms part of the Victorian Government’s consultation on its upcoming gender equality bill. The bill proposes new processes to plan and report on gender equality for all state government departments, …

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