With over 100 years of reporting on the most successful leaders and entrepreneurs having an impact on the world, Forbes now brings that first-hand experience to the unique Forum program.

In one full day of curated learning you will build the knowledge base to be an effective, resilient leader set for success in 2024.

Learn real-world lessons from founders who have been there, done that, and who innately understand the challenges of modern leadership.

Discover the innovative strategies being used by leaders of successful brands including Employment Hero, Monday Swimwear, Monash Business School, Bain & Company + more.

Join like-minded entrepreneurs and executives, make meaningful connections in an intimate, roundtable format, and enjoy a refreshing take on professional growth and development.

Who Should Attend?

Business Owners and Executives who:
– Want to grow/scale in the next year
– Work ‘on’ the business, not ‘in’ the business
– Are experiencing growing pains
– Are just starting out and want to best prepare themselves for success

Don’t be the 80%. Companies that focus on development can strengthen their ability to weather challenging circumstances and consistently perform better across key industry benchmarks*.

*DDI Global Leadership Forecast 2023

Why you can’t afford to miss the day:

Power of a Global Brand
Join an event hosted by Forbes, a century-old brand globally respected for reporting on impactful leaders + entrepreneurs. Be in the room with the most relevant educators, gaining insights that align with your goals.

See Immediate ROI
Leave with actionable tools, strategies and insights for immediate implementation in your business. Maximize the value of your investment with tangible takeaways that enhance your leadership skills and business performance.

Make Meaningful Connections
Forge valuable connections in an intimate + interactive environment. Workshop-style learning, pre-allocated roundtable groups, and lunch and cocktail networking opportunities ensuring you make relevant connections without the heavy lifting.

Innovation-centric Experience
Immerse yourself in a curated Forbes experience that prioritizes innovation. Discover cutting-edge insights and forward-thinking strategies, including how today’s leaders can best use AI for a competitive business edge.

Learn Effective Modern Leadership
Transition from Founder to Leader. Learn to survive a pivot, lead teams, manage stakeholders + inspire action. The program recognises the unique challenges of Founders and is designed to equip you with the skills + strategies needed to be effective, resilient and capable of navigating today’s economic landscape.

Be Inspired
The Forum ensures exclusive access to influential thought leaders and successful entrepreneurs who are often difficult to reach through other means. Through presentations and Q&A our speakers will share their best insights and tools to lead their teams and business to growth.

Sweat, EzLicence
Strategic powerhouse in business, marketing + tech. Co-Founder/Ex-CEO of Sweat, the global health app with 50M+ users, achieving a nine-figure exit after five years of bootstrap success. Tobi knows a thing or two about leading growth.

How to build a team to scale your business

Monday Swimwear
Investor, marketing strategist and CEO with almost 3M social media followers, Natasha Oakley co-founds Monday Swimwear and The Pilates Class. A master at scaling businesses and balancing work + life.

How to develop a culture of continuous improvement

Monash Business School
Prof. Richard Hall, Deputy Dean at Monash Business School, is a leadership expert shaping MBA programs with major corporations, and influencing management studies across diverse sectors.

Learn the mindset tricks to stop ‘doing’ and start ‘leading’ 

Ex TikTok + YouTube
Event MC. Ex YouTube + TikTok, Felicity is a key player in developing partnerships, content strategy and programs.

Hosted by one of Australia’s leading digital executives

Employment Hero
Ben, CEO and Co-Founder of Employment Hero, spearheads employment revolution. From 2014 launch, the $2B Aussie tech giant is set to be the world’s largest payroll and recruitment hub, supporting millions of employees and SMEs.

How to scale your leadership as you scale the business

Bain & Company
Katrina is a Senior Partner at Bain + Company, with 25+ years in consulting. A master in strategy, customer experience, loyalty and digital transformation, she’s a data and analytics expert advising clients on the potential of generative AI for growth and productivity.

An AI masterclass to supercharge productivity

Event Agenda

More information will be released soon

8:30 AM – 9:00 AMRegistration
9:00 AM – 12:30 PMForum open and welcome remarks

Speaker session

Morning Tea

Speaker session
12:30 PM – 1:45 PMGourmet Networking Lunch
1:45 PM – 5:00 PMSpeaker session

Event concludes
5:00 PM – 6:00 PMPost event networking function
Speakers and session times are subject to change


27 February 2024, 9:00am – 6:00pm
Pier One, Walsh Bay, Sydney

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For information on group discounts and how the forums can benefit you or your team, enquire below and a consultant will contact you.


Pier One, Walsh Bay Sydney
11 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay, Sydney, 2000

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Event Terms and Conditions
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