Australia & New Zealand’s largest conference of the year, Power Up! was full of BIG announcements and inspiring speakers to set you and your Nerium business up for success! Throughout the three sessions over two days, guests were inspired by their fellow Brand Partners and motivational speakers, as well as special guests who are true experts in their fields.
With so much excitement around Power Up, we don’t want you to miss out on anything! Learn more about the announcements and special guests that were at the event, and don’t forget to check out the Nerium International Facebook Page for photo albums from the event.
Friday 23rd March – Session 1
Our fabulous hosts for the conference, 1 – Star National Marketing Director Jacki Hendy and Executive Director David Corin, opened the event with a burst of energy to welcome guests and get everyone psyched. General Manager of Australia, New Zealand and Singapore, Rick Arnold, then took the stage to officially welcome guests and reflect on the first year of Nerium in Australia.
The first official speaker of the night was National Marketing Director and Pharmacist, Zoe O’Brien, to announce the newest addition to the Nerium product line-up, Prolistic Skin-Balancing Lotion. Zoe took guests through important technical elements of the product to make sure everyone is ready to share Prolistic to the country.
Next up on the stage was Professional Speaker and Trainer, Glenn Capelli. Glenn delivered powerful and provocative ideas for today’s world, real life examples and relatable stories to help guests create sustainable, high performance workplaces and relationships.
No Nerium event would be complete without recognising our top leaders – National Marketing Directors and above were invited on stage to share their pearls of wisdom as well as celebrating the qualifiers of the upcoming Paradise is Calling Incentive Trip to Fiji.
Founder and CEO of Nerium International, Jeff Olson, then took to the stage to welcome all guests, set the tone for the rest of the conference and inspire the audience like only Jeff knows how.
Finishing off an incredible first day of Power Up was International Speed Painter, Brad Blaze. Brad’s closing performance was high energy paintings (he is the world’s fastest painter, producing paintings in under 4 minutes), comedy, audience involvement and disruptive paintings using glitter and fire! An incredible way to finish off Day 1.
Saturday 24th March – Session 2 (Morning)
Kicking off Day 2 were the amazing, powerhouse, father, son duo of Dr. Jeffery Stock PhD, Chairman of Signum Biosciences, and Maxwell Stock, CEO of Signum Biosciences. The Stock duo gave the audience a rare insight into the science behind our fantastic product line – leaving guest with a new appreciation and respect for the work that goes on behind such groundbreaking products.
To keep the audience on an inspiration high, next to the stage was Australia’s First Winter Olympic Gold Medalist, Steven Bradbury. Throughout his entertaining and interactive show, Steven inspired the audience to realise that your career is not just one golden moment, it’s about showing up and giving your best for every day in the lead up that makes the difference.
Closing off our morning session, Zoe O’Brien took to the stage again to talk about how guest can show off our amazing Age IQ to all their customers. Zoe took the in-depth presentation from the Stocks and showed the audience how to apply their new knowledge to their Nerium business.
Saturday 24th March – Session 3 (Afternoon)
After lunch, guests were given a rare glimpse into what it is like, firsthand, to be a part of the Big Brothers, Big Sisters program, showing how big of a difference this company makes in the lives in children across Australia and the world.
Following this was a second round of recognitions, this time celebrating our Brand Partners who have achieved Director and above.
The afternoon was filled with amazing Brand Partners of all levels sharing their pearls of wisdom on their favourite topics. 2 – Star National Marketing Director Puya Ghandian spoke about how to use Social Media to leverage your business, 1 – Star National Marketing Director Sandy Dobson took the audience through the 10 Core Commitments and how they can change your life, 5 – Star National Marketing Director Rob Horkings shared his years of advice on Prospecting, Regional Marketing Director Kristine Lehmann walked the audience through the Go Prospect App and Regional Marketing Director Jasmine Robson showed everyone how to host the best Real Results Parties.
The closing guest of a conference must be big, and who would be bigger than Nerium International’s Founder and CEO, Jeff Olson! Jeff spoke to the audience about what it takes to make your business successful, how to use The Slight Edge in all aspects of your life and about the amazing future this company as ahead of us. Inspiring us all to go out there and be the best we can be.
Saturday 24th March – VIBP After Party
After a big couple of days, all Power Up attendees were invited to a VIBP (Very Important Brand Partner) After Party at Sydney’s Arthouse hotel to relax, reflect and network together.
Thank you to everyone who came along to Power Up and helped us make it amazing! We hope you’re all ready to inspire, ignite and grow your business!