Kick. Start. Smart. Prepare to be inspired, informed and fulfilled in business.

A truly unique, impact-driven, one-day event that brings together the ABCs (Advice, Business tools and Community) that will take your brand to new heights.

From idea honing to raising funds, the most worthwhile marketing to the art of successful team building, our line-up of phenomenal founders and leaders will leave no stone unturned in sharing their business journeys (the ups and the downs) and offering inspiration and direction for your own.

Kick. Start. Smart. forms the first vital step in Collective Hub’s mission to inspire, educate, empower and support a community of purpose-led people who want to do business differently.

For any great change to take effect, our imagination needs to be ignited. Kick. Start. Smart. promises to do just that – present the possibility of a truly fulfilling new vision by introducing you to extraordinary business leaders who have paved their own way and want to help you do the same.




Friday 4th August 2017


Sydney Carriageworks

Second Release Tickets $149.00 + BF

Why Attend Kick Start Smart


Experience an immediate, unique and rich injection of professional inspiration, which will galvanise your creative ideas and desires.

Meet, Mingle and Connect

Meet, mingle and connect with hundreds of like-minded individuals who may become a new collaborator, mentor, client or at the least, friend!

Building Blocks

Listen and learn directly from some of the most innovative brands and impressive business people in Australia who have walked the path ahead.


Get a serious dose of inspiration, as you experience examples of people and brands who overcame obstacles to make what may have seemed impossible, possible - teaching what it takes so you can too.


No matter what early or advanced stage your idea, brand or business is at, acquire all the necessary ingredients to take it up a notch - or ten!

Growing Pains

Work through your brand or business' growing pains. Find out not only what's required but perhaps who is required to make your particular dream a reality.

Universal Principles

Learn the Universal Principles and specific recommendations from a whole range of industries, including fashion & beauty, tech, lifestyle, retail and hospitality. The speakers and their respective brands have all experienced varying degrees and forms of success, so, there will be takeaways for people at any and every level.

Creative Cultivation

Creative Cultivation is the one competitive advantage we humans still have over technology.. Cultivating this is a sure fire way of future proofing your career. Be immersed in the creative mindset of the Collective Hub community to ensure you don’t risk getting stuck inside the box!

Master the Art

Master the art of what makes something stick. Benefit learning what does and doesn't work, what people are (and aren't) looking for in a pitch and the - sometimes simple - psychology of making a positive impact.

Sydney Speakers

Jodie Fox

Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer

Shoes of Prey

Andrianes Pinantoan

Head of Growth


Hayden Cox

Founder & Designer


Stuart Gregor


Four Pillars Gin

Matt Jones

Co-Founder & Director

Four Pillars Gin

Jaye Edwards


Edwards & Co.

Victoria Beattie


The Beach People

Phill Nosworthy

Speaker, Author, Explorer

Co-Founder, Switch Learning + Development

Emma Henderson


The Beach People

Lisa Messenger

Founder & CEO

Collective Hub

More Speakers To Be Announced

More Speakers To Be Announced