30 - 31 May 2018 Brisbane


The HRIA is excited to present the inaugural Women in Hire breakfast at HIRE18!
Celebrating and recognising the women in the hire and rental industry, the Women in Hire breakfast will launch a supportive program to break down the barriers for women in the hire industry through mentorship, awareness and education.
The breakfast will be held on Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 7.15am – 8.30am at Rooftop North, Rydges Hotel Brisbane


We are proud to present Guest Speaker Naomi Simson.
As one of Australia’s most prominent entrepreneurs and business leaders, Naomi Simson is known as the founding director of online experience retailer RedBalloon. She’s an investor on Network Ten’s popular television series Shark Tank, a business blogger and author and is now co-founder of the newly formed The Big Red Group (BRG) an organisation housing her 4 businesses RedBalloon, Redii, Wrapped and The Huddle.
A true business influencer and leader with more than 2 million LinkedIn followers, she’s Australia’s most followed person on the business networking platform. She’s author of three books including the bestseller Live What You Love, I Want What She's Having and Ready to Soar. Naomi also assists entrepreneurs in turning their ideas into big business through her online course ‘Building your Business Brand’ through her education platform, The Huddle.
As an engaging and passionate speaker, Naomi is relatable across a broad variety of audiences and topics. Often drawing on her own personal experiences, she provides thoughtful and honest conversations on topics such as Purpose, Leadership, Business Success, The Entrepreneurial Journey and Thriving Workplaces. Before founding RedBalloon, Naomi worked for big businesses including IBM, Apple, KPMG and Ansett Airlines – all of which influenced her views on workplaces.



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