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FPA announces Andrew Denton, Maggie Beer and more for 2014 Professionals Congress


The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) has today announced broadcaster and television personality Andrew Denton as a keynote speaker for its 2014 Professionals Congress in Adelaide and renowned food personality Maggie Beer for the Women in Finance Breakfast.

The FPA has also revealed its comprehensive workshop agenda covering technical skills, best practice, personal development and leadership skills.

Mark Rantall, CEO of the FPA, said: “We’re really excited to bring this year’s program to the financial planning community. It’s a comprehensive agenda with top quality speakers such as Andrew Denton, Carl Richards, Michael McQueen, Maggie Beer and lots more.”

“Everyone should also stay tuned for our last major speaker announcement in September.”

Widely-respected food personality, Maggie Beer, will be hosting the women in finance breakfast, to speak about her philosophy: ‘A good food for life for all – and all that encompasses’.

Alongside Ms Beer, Andrew Denton has been announced as the third keynote speaker. Denton will draw on his 25 years in media and interviews with everyone from world leaders to the homeless, to share his thoughts on what makes a successful leader.

Andrew and Maggie will be joining previously announced keynote speakers Michael McQueen and US-based Carl Richards CFP®. Mr McQueen, a social researcher and author, will provide insights into how businesses and leaders can ride the waves of change. Following his popular session in 2013, Mr Richards will be leading a CFP® Masterclass, where he will share specific success stories from financial planners around the world to help planners change the lives of their clients.

For more information or to register for the Professionals Congress, please visit: www.fpacongress.com.au. Early bird registration closes on 31 August, so now is the perfect time to register.