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Christine Holgate Headlines Next Year’s LeadershipHQ Courage Conference

Announcement posted by LeadershipHQ 10 Nov 2021

Courageous Leadership will be the change we all need in 2022

Former Australia Post CEO Christine Holgate plans to shake up LeadershipHQ’s Courage Conference next year with her own story of courage and inspiration. 

The CEO of Global Express will join an amazing line up of outstanding and inspirational leaders – each with their own story of courage to tell. 

Tickets are now on sale for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to listen to some of Australia’s top leaders, who will be sharing their insights and thoughts into leadership. 

LeadershipHQ’s all-day Courage Conference will be held at the Sofitel Hotel in Brisbane on March 25, 2022 in what is shaping up to be a fantastic event. 

As well as Global Express CEO Christine Holgate, keynote speakers for the conference include Dr Gareth Andrews, The Last Great First (Antarctic Expedition) and Managing Director and CEO Pacific National Paul Scurrah.

Guest speakers will be Sonia McDonald the CEO and Founder of LeadershipHQ, McDonald Inc, and Outstanding Leadership Awards, Fiona De Jong the Acting Chief Marketing Officer & Head of Australia’s Nation Brand – Austrade and Phillip Levinson the CEO at Penmore Partners and author of Three Peaks Leadership. 

Joining them will be Bella Zanesco – Innovation at Amazon Web Services, Mark Richardson the Chairman of The Last Great First, Cecily McGuckin the CEO and Managing Director – Queensland Steel and Sheet Pty Ltd and Faith Rees, CEO and Founder – SixPivot and Cloud CTRL. 

LeadershipHQ CEO and founder Sonia McDonald said the world needed inspiring and motivational leaders to help steer the way out of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“I think the COVID-19 pandemic has shone a spotlight on the importance of having leaders who are empathetic, inspiring, courageous and have the ability to empower those around them,” she said.

‘This is what the Courage Conference is about – opening that doorway.

“People who come to the conference will get the opportunity to attend, be inspired and enable themselves to step up to a new level of leadership and make a difference for generations to come.

“Not only will you have the chance to hear great leaders speak, but after the conference you can join us for networking drinks where you can network with the speakers, team and other courageous leaders.”

You can book your tickets here: Courage Conference 2022 – Outstanding Leadership Awards.

For more information, please contact Sonia McDonald at:

Phone +61 424 447 616 



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