2017 Symposium Speakers

Amanda Stevens

Consumer Experience Storyteller

Biography

Amanda Stevens is an expert on marketing, sales, customer service and the future of consumers. Amanda delivers a very simple yet powerful message and reveals the secrets to gaining 85% market share Amanda’s energetic, humorous and memorable presentation will shift your thinking and give you ideas that increase sales and profits by better understanding how to predict and meet the needs of consumers.
Amanda’s expertise has been sought by retailers, banks, insurance companies, franchise groups and even political parties – both in Australia and the United States. Her unique ability to combine consumer insights with innovative thinking and solutions that grow business in any climate means she makes a powerful and memorable addition to any conference line-up.
As a speaker, her ideas are current, relevant, tailored and backed by extensive experience – for over 15 years, Amanda ran one of the most respected marketing, research and PR agencies (which she sold to a global recruitment firm in 2011). She now juggles over 80 speaking engagements a year with several board positions and consulting projects.
Amanda has a double degree in marketing and consumer psychology. She’s a former Young Australian of the Year (Career Achievement in NSW) and winner of the 2000 Sydney Young Businesswoman of the Year Award. In 2003 she was awarded the prestigious Centenary Medal from the Governer General for Business Innovation. Drawing on an impressive and entertaining range of insights, Amanda provides inspiration, innovation and motivation.