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Savvy Birds Ignite to Fly

  • Quality Hotel Powerhouse 248 Armidale Rd Tamworth, NSW, 2340 Australia (map)

Savvy Birds invites you to their first year of Ignite to Fly - a full day of events for all kinds of amazing women to feel inspired, engaged and excited about their futures in a regional area!


Marina Go – Former Magazine Editor of Dolly and Elle Magazine, Media Executive, Former GM of Hearst-Bauer Media, Founding Publisher of Women’s Agenda, Chair of West Tigers, Non-Executive Director of Energy Australia, and Autosports Group.

Talitha Cummins – Journalist on Television and Radio, Contributor to featured on ABC’s Australia Story and corporate speaker.

Edwina Robertson – Edwina Robertson Wedding and Rural Photography & Wander of the West (recently featured on 60 Minutes and in Australian Women’s Weekly)

Edwina Sharrock – Boss Lady @ BirthBeat, Tamworth

Fiona Norrie – Agronomist and winner of ADAMA Chris Lehman Trust Young Cotton Achiever of the Year in 2017, Moree

Mark Sleiman – Director PRDnationwide & Lionheart Property Developments, Tamworth

Day Program - Friday 2nd March, Quality Hotel Powerhouse Tamworth, 10am - 4pm

6 stellar keynote speakers in a ground-breaking expo format, focusing on our theme of "Find Your Spark & Light it Here"; Stories to inspire you to find your passion and grow to achieve amazing things and be your best self.

Tea, coffee, light lunch and afternoon tea from the Quality Hotel Powerhouse all included in your ticket. Restaurant and Bar facilities also available should you wish to duck out during the lunch break to catch up or network with a friend.

Day-Only Ticket Includes:

  • A full day of our incredible Savvy Birds speakers from 10am-4pm
  • Tea, coffee, light lunch and afternoon tea from the Quality Hotel Powerhouse
  • Able to be a tax deduction as a professional development event (details below on how to get your invoice)
  • Savvy Birds gift bag (including very special gifts from our sponsors Fox Wealth Advisory & Glamour Empire)
  • Opportunity to network and meet like-minded woman

Night Program – Friday 2nd March,
Quality Hotel Powerhouse, 6.30-9.30pm

Wind (*wine) down after an amazing day of inspiration and career motivation, with an evening hosted by Elle Rixon, for networking, laughs and a behind-the-scenes look into the world of Marina Go, Talitha Cummins and Edwina Sharrock. Starting at the Quality Hotel Powerhouse, Tamworth at 7pm, treat yourself to our complimentary canapes and purchase your favourite cocktail as we roll into the weekend. You'll have the chance to spend time networking with our superstar speakers and, as always, chances to win special prizes to celebrate your world as a Savvy Bird! Topics will cover lifestyle, the mummy juggle, the challenges no-one talks about, mental health and how to manage it all.

Night-Only Ticket Includes:

  • Canapés
  • 3 wonderful speakers
  • Amazing venue
  • Networking opportunity with our guest speakers and Savvy Birds


Save yourself the most, and give yourself the most, by purchasing a combination ticket to allow you to do both DAY and NIGHT functions. Available at a further reduced rate for Savvy Birds Members.

Members Day Ticket - $100

Members Night Ticket - $60

Members Combo Ticket - $150

General Admission Day Ticket - $110

General Admission Night Ticket - $70

General Admission Combo Ticket - $170