Thought leadership events

Conferences & seminars

Intelligence. Insight. Inspiration.

Drawing on decades of research, beaton provides evidence-based thought-leadership events. Check out our upcoming events below or follow us on LinkedIn for the latest updates

 

Upcoming events

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3in30: Episode 6 - The dangers of discounting and what to do instead (9 June 2021)

 

Find out more at 3in30.beatonglobal.com.

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CMO Roundtable Melbourne - 16 June 2021

An invitation-only meeting of Australian and New Zealand CMOs discussing hot topics in professional services. To find out more information please contact George Beaton on +61 418 325 351.

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CMO Roundtable Sydney - 30 June 2021

An invitation-only meeting of Australian and New Zealand CMOs discussing hot topics in professional services. To find out more information please contact Paul Hugh-Jones on +61 408 400 885.

Past events

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CMO Roundtable Auckland - 27 May 2021

An invitation-only meeting of New Zealand C-suite members discussing hot topics in professional services. To find out more information please contact Jon Huxley on +64 27 592 1379.

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3in30: Episode 5 - How the banker-accountant-lawyer trinity maximises value to clients of professional services firms (26 May 2021)

 

Register to attend Episode 5 at the LinkedIn event page here.

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Client Choice Festival - 11 to 13 May 2021

A 3-day online event celebrating excellence in client service and a deep dive into the insights and trends uncovered by beaton's Client Choice Awards research. Visit the website here.

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3in30: Episode 4 - How winning firms deliver on Client Experience (21 April 2021)

 

Rewatch the conversation at the Episode 4 LinkedIn event page here.

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CMO Roundtable Brisbane - 30 March 2021

An invitation-only meeting of Australian and New Zealand CMOs discussing hot topics in professional services. To find out more information please contact David Goener on +61 421 056 409.

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3in30: Episode 3 - Turbulence in professional services will intensify: How to win in a rapidly changing world (17 March 2021)

 

Rewatch the conversation at the Episode 3 LinkedIn event page here.

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3in30: Episode 2 - Why a firm's culture and its CX are two sides of the same coin (3 March 2021)

 

Rewatch the conversation at the Episode 2 LinkedIn Event Page here.

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3in30: Episode 1 - Value is a two-way street (24 February 2021)

 

Rewatch the conversation at the Episode 1 LinkedIn event page here.

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Client Choice Awards - March 2020

As a result of the coronavirus threat there will be no Gala Dinner taking place this year. All Client Choice Awards 2020 winners will be announced online and in traditional media on 19 March. Visit clientchoiceawards.net for more info.

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Professional Services Roundtable Auckland - November 2019

An invitation-only meeting of New Zealand C-suite members discussing hot topics in professional services. To find out more information please contact Paul Hugh-Jones on +61 408 400 885.

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CMO Roundtable Sydney - November 2019

An invitation-only meeting of Australian and New Zealand CMOs discussing hot topics in professional services. To find out more information please contact Paul Hugh-Jones on +61 408 400 885.

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CMO Roundtable Melbourne - November 2019

An invitation-only meeting of Australian and New Zealand CMOs discussing hot topics in professional services. To find out more information please contact George Beaton on +61 418 325 351.

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CMO Roundtable Brisbane - October 2019

An invitation-only meeting of Australian and New Zealand CMOs discussing hot topics in professional services. To find out more information please contact David Goener on +61 421 056 409.

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CMO Roundtable Melbourne - May 2019

An invitation-only meeting of Australian and New Zealand CMOs discussing hot topics in professional services. To find out more information please contact George Beaton on +61 418 325 351.

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CMO Roundtable Brisbane - March 2019

An invitation-only meeting of Australian and New Zealand CMOs discussing hot topics in professional services. To find out more information please contact David Goener on +61 421 056 409.

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CMO Roundtable Sydney - March 2019

An invitation-only meeting of Australian and New Zealand CMOs discussing hot topics in professional services. To find out more information please contact Paul Hugh-Jones on +61 408 400 885.

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Client Choice Awards - March 2019

Our annual gala dinner to celebrate the best of the best professional services firms across Australia and New Zealand. Details of the winners for 2019 can be found here.

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CMO Roundtable Brisbane - October 2018

An invitation-only meeting of Australian and New Zealand CMOs discussing hot topics in professional services. To find out more information please contact David Goener on +61 421 056 409.

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CMO Roundtable Sydney - November 2018

An invitation-only meeting of Australian and New Zealand CMOs discussing hot topics in professional services. To find out more information please contact Paul Hugh-Jones on +61 408 400 885.

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CMO Roundtable Melbourne - November 2018

An invitation-only meeting of Australian and New Zealand CMOs discussing hot topics in professional services. To find out more information please contact Dr George Beaton on +61 418 325 351.

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CMO Roundtable Brisbane - May 2018

An invitation-only meeting of Australian and New Zealand CMOs discussing hot topics in professional services. To find out more information please contact David Goener on +61 421 056 409.

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CMO Roundtable Melbourne - May 2018

An invitation-only meeting of Australian and New Zealand CMOs discussing hot topics in professional services. To find out more information please contact Dr George Beaton on +61 418 325 351.

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Innovation in Professional Services - March 2018

The Innovation in Professional Services conference was held in Melbourne on 14 March 2018. Download the 10-point summary here. Contact Dr George Beaton on +61 3 8373 2600 to discuss how our research-based Innovation reports can assist your firm.

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Client Choice Awards - March 2018

Our annual gala dinner to celebrate the best of the best professional services firms across Australia and New Zealand. Details of the winners for 2018 can be found here.

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Innovation in law and consulting engineering - March 2018

In conjunction with ICON, this webinar focused on how clients perceive innovation in the professions. More information and a recording of this session can be viewed here.

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Hallmarks of an enduring firm - February 2018

Held in conjunction with Westpac, a cross-profession discussion on what makes a professional services firm succeed. To find out more please contact David Goener on +61 421 056 409.

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CMO Roundtable - November 2017

An invitation-only meeting of Australian and New Zealand CMOs discussing hot topics in professional services.

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Annual Independent Law Firm Forum

- October 2017

An invitation-only conference of Australian and New Zealand law firm leaders. Firms interested in joining future forums are invited to contact Dr George Beaton on +61 418 325 351.

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CMO Roundtable - May 2017

An invitation-only meeting of Australian and New Zealand CMOs discussing hot topics in professional services.

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Why Client-Centricity Pays - March 2017

In conjunction with Macquarie Bank, evidence from beaton's most recent benchmarks survey explains why client-centricity pays for PSFs.

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Client Choice Awards - March 2017

Our annual gala dinner to celebrate the best of the best professional services firms across Australia and New Zealand. Details of the winners for 2017 can be found here.

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Client-Centricity: How to Execute and Measure the ROI - November 2016

In conjunction with APSMA, this webinar focused on how firms can execute a successful client-centric strategy. A recording of this session can be viewed here.

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Annual Independent Law Firm Forum

- November 2016

An invitation-only conference of Australian and New Zealand law firm leaders. Firms interested in joining future forums are invited to contact Dr George Beaton on +61 418 325 351.

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Remaking Law Firms Masterclass - September 2016

A hands-on session held across Australia discussing how to remake your law firm to remain relevant to clients and be profitable. Purchase your copy of Remaking Law Firms here.

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Making Profitable Top-Line Growth Your Priority - March 2016

In conjunction with Macquarie Bank, evidence from beaton's most recent benchmarks survey explaining where growth opportunites lie for PSFs.

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Client Choice Awards - March 2016

Our annual gala dinner to celebrate the best of the best professional services firms across Australia and New Zealand. Details of the winners for 2016 can be found here.

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Annual Independent Law Firm Forum

- November 2015

An invitation-only conference of Australian and New Zealand law firm leaders. Firms interested in joining future forums are invited to contact Dr George Beaton on +61 418 325 351.

Profitable pricing for law firms - August 2015

In conjunction with beatonlive, Richard Burcher conducted the first world-class pricing conference for commercial law firms in Australia and New Zealand. 

Australasian legal innovators conference - July 2015

The first Australasian legal innovators conference was held in July 2015 and brought together listed law firms, alternative business model providers, tech based firms and outsourcers. 

Growth, Ownership & Exit Strategies - May 2015

In May 2015, Growth, Ownership & Exit Strategies returned for its third year. Joining beaton's partners were a panel of experts who shared their insights and first hand experience. 

Debt & Working Capital Masterclass - March 2015

Actionable strategies on how to determine appropriate levels of debt, structure banking facilities and improve lock-up & cash flow for PSFs.