brilliant ideas that change lives, industries and the world

the next big thing.

Want to know how to create that 'game changer' before your competitor does? Now's the time to discover the next emerging trends that will impact you, your team & your customers and how to capitalise on it fast and risk free.

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THE NEXT BIG THING - MAY & JUNE 2018 - SYDNEY, MELBOURNE, BRISBANE

three critical themes

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What's next in trends.

The next trends that will change the game for your world. How to spot trends and convert them into commercial insights and innovation

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What's next in service.

Customer experience (CX) is one of the fastest growing and changing arenas for business. Customer experience is making or breaking businesses. We show you how to make your CX work for you.

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What's next in people.

AI and automation scares most people but excites us, that's because we know what you can do with it to help drive a vibrant 'can do culture' and high performing environment.

Watch our video introduction to the Next Big Thing

Watch our 2 minute video on the Jobs of the Future

“Absolutely brilliant.

Put a new perspective on my thought process.” 

Rory Muscat, Director, Private Banking,

BankWest Private Banking

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The event promise

At the Next Big Thing you’ll discover the latest innovation generating breakthroughs to innovate across every aspect of your business – discovering and converting emerging trends into groundbreaking products, disruptive customer experience innovations and game changing organisational leadership innovations.

All so you’re on the cutting edge of this new innovation revolution.

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The big idea behind the Next big thing.

Short, fast and power packed just like an espresso shot of innovative insights to get you through the quarter.

We don't want to 'talk at you' we want to 'empower you' with tools and insights you can use the moment you leave the event. Strategic, cutting edge thinking that translates into commercial results. Period. 

what you can't afford to miss.

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The mistake
of missing the
Next big thing.

Miss it and you'll regret it. Your competitor will take market share, you'll lose talent, you'll be playing catch up and someone else will be in line to take your job.

We don't want to scare you, yet it's hard to capitalise on tomorrow if you don't take time to start working on the important.

Get on board or get left behind. 

invent the next big thing

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speakers Overview

Three speakers from widely different worlds converge to bring you the latest strategies and insights to turn around your world. With experience on both sides of the fence (from senior internal executive positions to global consulting roles) we know your world and what will work best. 

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NILS VESK

Global Innovation consultant, futurist and founder of Innovation Blueprint.

Design thinking pioneer, Author of Ideas with Legs and Innovation Archetypes. Designs, develops and implements innovation programs around the world.

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BLYTHE ROWE

Founder of Human Incite a consultancy focused on developing people, performance & culture.

Former HR manager of Bunnings & McDonalds. Global people strategist & performance expert. Author of Bullies, bludgers and blamers.

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PAUL CARSON

CX innovation strategist at Ideas with Legs.

Former COO of AXA Hong Kong where he initiated and orchestrated a CX transformation that led to radically improved CX scores and a no.1 'net promoter' score.

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COST $399 INCL. GST

  • 25% TEAM DISCOUNT (25% discount for team of five people - enter promo code FAB5 in checkout)


Sydney | Thursday 31st May 2018 | 8:30am -12:30pm

Melbourne | Friday 1st June 2018 | 8:30am -12:30pm

Brisbane | Thursday 14th June 2018 | 8:30am -12:30pm

Limited Numbers

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special SYDNEY offers

  • DISCOUNT FOR TEAM OF 5 PEOPLE 

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special MELBOURNE offers

  • DISCOUNT FOR TEAM OF 5 PEOPL

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special BRISBANE offers

  • DISCOUNT FOR TEAM OF 5 PEOPL