Are you looking for a female inspirational speaker to deliver a keynote, workshop, guest lecture or to MC your event?
Then you’ve come to the right place!
How would you like the 2013 ICT Woman of the Year, Yvette Adams, an experienced female inspirational speaker to inspire and motivate audiences at your next event?
The Founder of The Creative Collective, Yvette Adams, is a multi-award winning business owner, serial entrepreneur and inspirational female speaker.
She is regularly called on as an inspirational female speaker or to be interviewed by, or contribute to a range of media.
She has over 20 years experience in the corporate world having worked for Government departments, the finance, media, education and hospitality industries in PR, marketing and media roles in New Zealand, the UK and Australia and has started 5 businesses and sold two.
She started her first business – a newspaper – at the age of just 17 years old. After just its first issue, she sold it to an American entrepreneur!
She has since gone on to win numerous business awards including the 2013 ICT Woman of the Year at the iAwards, the Commonwealth Bank Business Owner of the Year Award at the Telstra Business Women’s Awards Queensland against a field of 4200, the Entrepreneurial Award and the Employer of Choice at the 2012 Women in IT Awards, as well as Young Entrepreneur of the Year in the Queensland Small Business Awards in 2007, among others!
As a female inspirational speaker, she has inspired and informed audiences of all backgrounds and genders, and would love the opportunity to be an inspirational speaker at your next event too!
CLIENTS WE HAVE SPOKEN FOR
We have been privileged to have spoken at a wide range of women’s events. We are happy to travel, and can tailor our presentations to suit specific demographics, knowledge levels and industries. Want to see if we’re available to speak at your event? Contact us on the button below.
FEMALE INSPIRATIONAL RELATED KEYNOTES
- Beacon Foundation – Lunch with the Girls + Girls at Risk programs
- Sunshine Coast Business Women’s Breakfast
- MACKAY – Inspirational Business Women’s Network Breakfast
- League of Extraordinary Women Breakfast
- Telstra Business Womens Awards Alumni panel
- Women in Technology – multiple events
- Business Hub event for Haven Magazine – Gold Coast
- BPW Caboolture – multiple occasions
- Westside Business Women’s Network – guest speaker at monthly breakfast session
- Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE – Keynote speaker for International Women’s Day
- GE Money Women’s Network
- Connect 2 Mums – Brisbane conference
- Commonwealth Bank Women in Focus luncheon with Layne Beachley
- Kitchen Table Network
- Digital Careers – International Women’s Day Event – Brisbane
- Australian Institute of Company Directors – AICD – multiple occasions
- Edutech – Australasia’s largest Education & Technology event
- Silicon Coast – the Sunshine Coast’s digital community
PRIVATE WORKSHOPS / CONFERENCES
- GJ Gardner
- Women in Technology
- In the Booth franchisee conference
- Brimbank City Council
- Villa Maria Catholic Homes
- Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast
- Newcastle City Council
- Sunshine Coast Council
- DTESB (Qld Government)
- Pure Earth Australia
- Allens Training
- Australian Tourist Park Management
- APNIC (Asia Pacific Network Information Centre)
- PHN Central QLD Wide Bay
- Impressionable Kids
- Little Athletics Qld
- Real Estate Council of Australia
PANELLISTS / GUEST LECTURES
- Click Digital Expo – Brisbane – 2014, 2016, 2017
- Griffith University
- iAwards Masterclass 2013 & 2014
- University of the Sunshine Coast
- SAE Creative Media Institute
- River City Labs
- Australian Institute of Company Directors
- Telstra Business Womens Awards alumni
- Women in Focus (Commonwealth Bank)
- Terri Cooper Networking events – multiple occasions
- UNSW Global
- University of Southern Queensland
- Villa Maria Catholic Homes
- Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast
- CHARLES DARWIN UNIVERSITY
- University of New England
WATCH SOME FOOTAGE OF OUR TEAM SPEAKING
Please note, we can easily customise or
tailor presentations to suit your audience – just ask us!
- The Entrepreneurial Mindset
- Digital Transformation
- Rethinking Marketing in the Digital Age
- Managing your Online Reputation
- No Kidding! Why Our Kids Know More About Technology Than Us (and what we can do about it!)
- How To Stand Out Online (for all the right reasons)
- Develop a social media strategy and take your social media to the next level!
- Deciding to Accomplish Extraordinary Things
- Social media in daily life – a blessing or a curse?
- THE DIGITAL SKILLS YOU NEED TO GET A JOB & BUILD A BUSINESS
- Tech events
- Business events
- Youth events
- Education/Training Events
PRIVATE WORKSHOPS / CONFERENCES
- Social media strategy
- Facebook Advertising
- Google Apps
PANELLISTS / GUEST LECTURES
- Work/life balance
- Female leadership
We have several female inspirational speakers ready to go in a wide range of locations around Australia & NZ who are experienced at speaking on a wide range of topics and in front of a wide range of audiences! Be assured that we’ll be professional, but fun to work with!
“I used The Creative Collective for designing social media pages and strategies, and for training myself and my staff. All of the work that they have delivered has been carried out in a timely manner and was of the highest quality. I would not hesitate in recommending The Creative Collective to anyone considering their services.”
“The Creative Collective had a complex challenge to pull together a brand for us given the number of stakeholders and different target markets the brand had to appeal to. The workshopping process was thorough and The Creative Collective were very responsive in our requirements to finalise the end result. We’ve had a lot of positive feedback as we’ve used this brand out in the marketplace. It really seems to be resonating with the target markets.”
“The Creative Collective not only educated me, they were involved in revamping my blog/Facebook/twitter accounts giving my site a fresh new look. The whole team has an area of expertise they specialise in and they go to great lengths to keep up with what is happening out in the market place.”
“A jargon free, relevant and helpful introduction to social media”
“Yvette and Kat are the most energetic, vibrant and trend-setting team I have ever encountered. Always cheerful, smiling, superbly intelligent and on-the-ball they make the graphic design process a wonderful and happy adventure of discovery. What’s more I feel “safe” in their capable hands as beyond their obvious talents they work to the highest standards of ethics and integrity which can be a rare commodity in today’s commercial world. I retained the Creative Collective on the basis of my initial impression of Yvette herself and as such my expectations were set “very high” – I was not disappointed – my expectations were met “admirably”by both Yvette and Katrina. What more can I say – they are the best! “
“The bounce rate of our website is down to 7% since January this year. Since March 1 it is even better: 1.6%. A great testimony to your work on redesigning the pages. Well done!”
“It’s been great seeing our site gradually improve. I do want to say that we have been very happy with the reporting and transparency of it all. It has been great and we have been able to see the goals come in with the work which has been fantastic.
“TCC delivers what they say and are always very easy to interact with. We run a small consultancy and have a very subdued growth/social media strategy which TCC seem to have adapted to very easily.”
“What a crew, friendly and smart, just like my wife easy to get along with and get the job done so professionally. Thank you all.”
“We’ve been working with The Creative Collective for 12 months now and have been very happy with the results from the campaigns they have managed for us. The team are very professional and easy to deal with.”
“Would like to thank you again for our website everyone who has seen it have been saying how good it looks. Kind Regards, Alice.”
“If the concept wasn’t enough, the marketing has blown me away. I’ve received an enormous amount of positive feedback from all genders, young and old who all comment on the name/design The Creative Collective came up with for me. I love driving around in my Brew Captain branded vehicle and handing out the professionally designed marketing items. This is my first time in business for myself and everything from start to finish was very simple, and easy working with these guys. It was a real pleasure and we’ll continue to use them as the business grows from a one man show to hopefully a full franchise.”
“I am so thrilled with what this company can do in a day. It has been such a breeze working with them and they have made everything really easy and simple. I have unsuccessfully tried previously to get my websites up and running and I finally have a stunning website and branding. Couldn’t recommend you guys enough! 10/10!”
“Could not recommend this amazing company enough. I have had all of my branding + my website done by the team at Creative Collective and am so happy and impressed by the attention to detail, professionalism, patience (I am extremely fussy) and care shown by each and every staff member I dealt with. 1 year on I am still constantly receiving compliments from my clients on my beautiful logo and website. Thank you, thank you, thank you to the team at Creative Collective I am so happy with everything you have done for me and my business. Special shout out to Bronte who continues to go above and beyond!”
My personal favourite presentation of the day was listening to Yvette Adams from The Creative Collective talking about Marketing in the Digital Age. I’m sure I wasn’t the only one in the room who felt a little “out of the loop” when it comes to things like Facebook and Twitter. Yvette certainly opened my eyes up to how using social media can help to market my business but also improve and enhance my communication with my existing clients.” – Speech Pathologists Queensland Annual Conference
I thought I knew a few things about social media, but my mind was blown during the session. My eyes have been opened up to the amazing opportunities we’ve been missing out on for our business!
“I always felt like i was in good hands with Kat and the other members of the team that helped me. Kat is expert at coming up with fabulous ideas and was really helpful in bring about the vision I had in a grounded and innovative way. Thanks Kat!”
Thanks for your presentation Yvette. Our guests really enjoyed your speech and how open you were and willing to share your journey into becoming a successful entrepreneur and businesswoman in Australia and internationally. In particular, it was good to have your insights to completing the Company Directors Course, being a director and the significant relationships formed within a board.
Recently I needed something done quickly as I was about to launch a campaign to my 3000 subscribers. It was a technical issue on my website and I need a developer to understand what I needed done pronto. Anyway Mel and Arvind delivered quickly and on time. Well done guys!
I’m a small business owner and have been working with The Creative Collective for over 18 months now. Over this time, with there expert advice on all things marketing, they’ve helped grow my business from humble beginnings to something to be proud of. I hate think we’re I’d be without Kat and her team of tech heads! 100% recommendation for any business new or old!
I’d like to take the time to pass on a big thank you to Tamara, Arvind & Alan.This process has been seamless and very enjoyable. Your organisation & communication has been impeccable, and this has made the journey pleasant. I have no hesitation in working with you again and will certainly be passing along recommendations wherever possible.
Thank very much Arvind, you’ve been a delight to work with and appreciate your advice and patience as we worked through it all. I was very excited last night to be adding all the lovely colourful artworks!
“What a journey, and what a sensational result! Have spent some time this evening navigating through the back end of the site, making updates, additions and edits – very happy with the usability post handover. Congratulations on your creation and the teamwork that has brought about this better than expected result for our new brand and website.”
“Would highly recommend The Creative Collective. We own a small dental practice in NSW and The Creative Collective have been instrumental for all our social media and paid advertising and SEO needs. Easy to work with, very informative and regular feedback regarding ads/campaigns. We’ve been working together for the past 12 months and I’m sure this winning relationship will continue for the foreseeable future.
“Cant recommend The Creative Collective enough. Professional, intelligent, sound advice and expertise. Katrina and Yvette have been a pleasure to deal with. No pushy sales what so ever just great service and applicable information. Thanks!!!”
While in the process of starting to rebrand our company we came across The Creative Collective, from first contact we where treated like their number one customer. The knowledge of branding and graphic design from the team in our first meeting was outstanding and put us at ease straight away. The whole process was seamless from start to finish we cant wait to continue working with the team at Creative Collective as we head into our rebranding process and will not hesitate to refer our customers to them in the future.
I just wanted to say that today was one of the best 4 hours of strategy I have ever spent and so excited and reinvigorated about our digital strategy moving forward. A lot of companies online say they offer ‘strategy support’ but this exceeded my expectations. Please pass on my thanks to Yvette also, she was great. A few of my colleagues are also looking at social strategy right now so I will pass on your details, as I was raving about the session and they are now keen to do their own. Thanks again, and excited for the next steps.
After three conversations with other marketing companies I was about to call it quits when I phoned Yvette. I had no idea what I wanted or what was required to give my business a marketing plan. We are 6 weeks down the track and I couldn’t be happier. I say we because it is a team effort. I am consulted on all parts, my 1000 questions are answered quickly and all parties make sure we are on the same page. Cannot wait to see what the next 12 months will bring!!!
I was doing all my Facebook and google ads myself when I came across ‘The Creative Collective ‘ and wow in the first month I have seen my enquiries hit all time highs. Yvette and her team are great at what they do. I can’t recommend them enough.
We engaged the Creative Collective for a website refresh on our tired online presence. The team were professional, clear, technically proficient, helpful and also provided timely guidance on how to get the most out of our project. I will be using their services again and thoroughly recommend engaging the Creative Collective team for your website / marketing needs.
“Partnering with The Creative Collective to manage our SEO has been a great success. We understand the importance of continually monitoring and evaluating our website’s SEO results and aligning our campaigns and targets with our business objectives; we chose to partner with The Creative Collective because they share the same ethos. Their services are strategic, adaptive and tailored to our needs. The team have been outstanding to work with, with each team member a specialist in their own field. Our results have been fantastic across both organic and paid SEO. The digital world is fast moving, with the support of The Creative Collective we now have confidence that we are constantly adapting and having great success in this space.”
Just reaching out to say a huge thank you for your work delivering x2 workshops at the recent National Honda Conference in Brisbane. The feedback has been outstanding and your efforts really contributed to a successful experience for all involved. Participants are still raving about it.
“I want to thank you for the stunning website and all of your care and professionalism. I am simply blown away by how organised efficient, skilled and kind all of your team are. I couldn’t be happier with the decision to contract The Creative collective to build our company website. Over the years of running my business I have hired other companies and not had good results. The Creative Collective excelled in every aspect from start to finish and the results are beautiful. A huge congratulations to all of your team and a massive thank you to Gina Novoa whose project management has been flawless. I am beyond impressed. Thank you :)”
Tina Moore – Director of TMP Dance Studios
We have been working with Allan from the Creative Collective for around 3 years now and have never had a moments doubt that we are with the right team for us. Quick to respond to support emails and come back with a time table to sort the issue if it cannot be resolved immediately. We are very happy with the consistent uptime and response time of our website. We highly recommend Creative Collective.