Brisbane Conference Information


 Are you determined in 2015 to increase your market share and accelerate your business achievements and growth? Then APAN’s Brisbane conference program is designed just for you.

Six amazing lectures will deliver leading new educational and business subjects of the highest caliber through leading experts. This program will challenge your current thinking and exposure you to new winning strategies and information. You will leave with newly acquired tools and strategies to strength your current business position and accelerate your growth and success in 2015.

Here is what one delegates say: “A friend told me about the APAN conference. I was very busy and didn’t believe I could make it, but I am thrilled I did. The APAN Conference program gave me incredible industry information, business tools, science and an introduced me to a dynamic networking environment with other industry professionals. The exhibiting companies where niche, but highly professionals with leading products and equipment. I loved the no-stress, no-rush environment that is designed to deliver information in a style that allowed me to maximize the value to me. I gained great knowledge and left very elated and excited to face my future. This is a must program for all industry professionals.” Jane Robinson, NSW.


Time: 8.15 – 8.45 Arrive, pick up delegate’s kit | Networking

Time: 8.45 – 9.00 APAN CEO Welcome

Time: 9.00 – 9.45
Topic: Developing your Professional Development in the Modern Era
Presenter: Terry Evetitt, B.HSc. MA Ed Clinical Program Coordinator, Senior Lecturer, Australasian College Health and Wellness
There can be no doubt that we work in a changing world and an increased knowledge bank is required simply to keep pace with an ever evolving practice. To succeed in a professional environment, it is essential to undertake ongoing development in a planned and considered way. While essential, no longer is manufacturer/distributer based training sufficient to maintain your place in this industry where outcome based development is now needed. Terry Everitt is an international aesthetic educational leader and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to help you get ahead in forming a framework for your development in a structured, planned and strategic manner.

At this seminar you will learn:

  • How to apply professional development personally
  • Identifying present limitations
  • Levels of knowledge
  • What is critical thinking and why is it needed in the current professional world

Morning Tea Provided and Time to check out the Exhibitors

Time: 10.15 – 11.00
Topic: The New Face:  Changing Trends and Techniques in Appearance Enhancement
Presenter: Janet Price RN, Director of Lip Logic, Kangaroo Point, Qld
The evolution of appearance enhancement is changing with the new trend moving strongly towards the more “youthful, natural look”. 
This shift requires practitioners to work with a broader “global perspective” utilising different skills and techniques as well as products that can deliver precise and more discrete outcomes.
Janet Price is a Registered Nurse who has been involved in the cosmetic injectable industry since 1994.  Janet has extensive experience as a trainer with companies who are at the forefront of the cosmetic injectable revolution.
Her dedication and commitment to excellence has gained her an impeccable reputation as one of the nations best injectors and trainers both by her peers and consumers alike.  Her techniques are renowned for their attention to detail and amazingly natural outcomes which is the new trend.  This lecture she will present the latest advances in new concepts, product developments and techniques.

At this seminar you will learn:

  • Defining the beautiful face and how and why the face ages
  • Introduction to the Global Perspective
  • Injecting techniques and why less is more
  • Lessons learnt from the past

Time: 11.00 – 11.30 – NETWORKING BREAK
Time to check out the Exhibitors

Time: 11.30 – 12:15
Topic: Looking beyond the surface:  Strengthening skin Immunity pre and post-invasive procedures
Presenter: Lynette Rouse B.HSc. Paramedical Aesthetic Therapist
The demand for effective treatment outcomes is constantly on the rise.  Clients and patients want better, long-lasting results and this now requires a deeper knowledge of the systemic factors that influence skin health, the inflammatory process and how to combine various modalities to achieve more advanced results.  Lynette Rouse has extensive knowledge and specialises in effectively treating challenging skin conditions such as acne scarring, pre-mature ageing as well as effectively preparing the skin to gain maximum benefit from injectable procedures as well as pre and post-surgery.  Lynne holds extensive qualifications in Beauty, Aesthetics and Spa therapies as well as a Bachelor of Science Degree. In this lecture you will learn key considerations that hinder healing and skin improvement, how to overcome them and improve skin health, and vitality through a multi-disciplinary approach.

At this seminar you will learn:

  • Health factors you should consider that hinder effective treatment outcomes
  • Effective strategies for challenging skin conditions
  • Preparing the skin for surgery or injectable procedures
  • Key ingredients to look for in skincare

Lunch Provided and Time to check out the Exhibitors

Time: 1.15 – 2.15pm
Topic: How to Break through Barriers in a Competitive Business Environment
BUSINESS FORUM: Claire Mason, Teresa Russo, Billy Rickman
One way to accelerating your business success is from lessons learnt by high achievers. In this forum salon and clinic owners will share key strategies that have contributed to accelerating their growth in 2014 and how they view the future. Each panelist will present a key point followed by an open forum for delegates to ask the panelist business questions. These sessions are highly resourceful and dynamic and bring a great wealth of knowledge for the benefit of all. 

At this seminar you will learn:

  • Highly successful and profitable promotional strategies
  • The new business mindset
  • Successful strategies for reaching and gaining new clients
  • How to gain the full support and co-operation of your staff

Time: 2.15 – 2.45 – NETWORKING BREAK
Time to check out the Exhibitors

Time: 2.45 – 3.15pm
Presenter: Dr Julie Bradford – Cosmetic Medical Practitioner
There is so much talk about the role of hormones in health and wellbeing, but what about the skin? What role do hormones play and why is it important that our hormones are correctly balanced to support skin health and vitality?

Now new research points to some amazing discoveries that validate how hormones and their deficiencies can affect the skin. As a skincare therapist understanding the role of hormones in skin health has never being more important especially if your treatment goals aim to improve, correct and even reverse skin damage. This is one of the most up-to-date and comprehensive lectures on the subject you will ever have the opportunity to benefit from. Dr Julie Bradford is a Regenerative and Cosmetic Medical Practitioner with over 30 years experience and one of the first Cosmetic Medical Doctors in Queensland and a leader in this area of innovative medicine.

At this seminar you will learn:

  • What are bio-identical hormones and how do they differ from synthetic hormones
  • Understanding the different types oestrogen and how they influence skin and body functions
  • Combining transdermal hormones with cosmetic ingredients
  • Skin ageing and how hormones impact on skin health

Afternoon Tea Provided and Time to check out the Exhibitors

Time: 4.00 – 4.45pm
Presenter: Mark Viney
Many businesses that are predominantly run by Baby Boomers are struggling to come to terms with differences in mindset between them and the YGens, whether they are clients or staff. The truth is YGens have a different view on respect and authority and respond differently to leadership. This can sometimes frustrate Baby Boomers and can often lead to conflict and a great deal of stress. While Baby Boomers are high in numbers they are heading for retirement. This means that Y and X Gens are the future for both employment and business growth, so identifying how to engage with them is critical to any business. Mark Viney is a qualified and experienced teacher and also holds qualification in new technologies. This lecture aims to give you a better understanding of how YGens think, their strengths and how to effectively communicate with them for better business operations and client engagement and retention.

At this seminar you will learn:

  • Understanding the YGen mentality and mindset
  • Effective strategies in addressing YGen requirements
  • Understanding how YGen find businesses
  • Practical areas you need to engage in and master

Stamford Plaza Hotel Brisbane
Address: 39 Edward Street, Brisbane QLD


APAN members $220 | Non-members $239

If you wish to register three or more SPECIAL RATE IS $200 FOR MEMBERS AND $220 FOR NON-MEMBERS

This is a fully catered for event including meals, morning and afternoon, delegates kit and Professional Development Statement of Attendance. Enjoy a day of great education, business support and networking opportunities. Visit our exhibition for great products and equipment and also go in the draw for prizes.

Pre-Registration is essential for catering purposes.


To register for the Conference or the Workshop please phone 07 5593 0360 or CLICK ON THE BUTTON TO THE RIGHT and register on-line.




For accommodation bookings phone: (07) 3221 1999 and state that you are an APAN Conference delegate or exhibitor for your SPECIAL RATE: Superior Room $260 & $20 Breakfast (Subject to availability).



If you are a qualified cosmetic tattooists APAN is conducting a Post-Graduate Workshop on the following day after the conference (FOR MORE DETAILS CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A PDF INFORMATION SHEET).

This is a full-day workshop with a Certificate of Attendance.


To register for the Conference or the Workshop please phone 07 5593 0360 or CLICK ON THE BUTTON TO THE RIGHT and register on-line.