Telstra Business Awards

Telstra Business Awards - How to craft a winning entry

  • Time
    57 mins
  • Date
    Recorded March 2nd 2017
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This audio session is for 2017 Telstra Business Award nominees and has been designed to assist you in crafting a winning entry. The moderated session will include a judge, an Alumni member from last year and a Telstra Awards representative.

Key themes covered during the session:

  • Overview of 2017 program including program changes
  • What do judges look for in an entry? i.e. what sets an entry apart in the judging process
  • Alumni experience with the entry process
  • Q&A session

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Anneke van den Broek
2016 Telstra New South Wales Business Awards Winner Rufus & Coco Pty Ltd

In 2008, Anneke founded Rufus & Coco – an Australian pet brand that offers original, trusted and inspired products. Anneke believes the hard slog and long hours are all worth it especially when customers tell her that Rufus & Coco products have made a difference to their pets.

Marie Persson
Education & Training Specialist NSW Skills Board

Long time Telstra Business Awards Judge Marie Persson has held senior executive positions in the Australian public sector for over 30 years. She currently chairs the Industry Reference Group within the NSW Skills Board, the peak body advising the Deputy Premier and the NSW Government on vocational education and training.

Naomi Menahem
Group Manager, Telstra Awards Telstra

With a career spanning 28 years across events, public relations, publishing and sponsorships, Naomi leads the development and implementation of the Telstra Business Awards and the Telstra Business Women's Awards.

Jimmy Gardner (Moderator)
Senior Marketing Manager, Emerging Business Tech Telstra CMO

Jimmy is passionate about developing and marketing new technology platforms. He has worked in technology sales & marketing for IBM across 3 continents and run early stage mobile payments and software-as-a-service businesses. He currently leads the marketing for Telstra’s emerging business technology as they transition towards a technology company.

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