If you haven’t booked a seat for the SBIA Roundtable to be held in Sydney on Oct 27, there are still a few places available. This event is being held at the Crowne Plaza in Coogee and the ticket cost of $76 includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.

The Roundtables are not only a great opportunity to catch up with other retailers and brand representatives, but also provide valuable information and ideas from the experienced guest speakers.

We have two guest speakers booked in for Coogee with Tom Piotrowski, market economist and analyst for Comm.sec, speaking in the first session (11am-1pm). John Hanrahan, retail relations for the Westfield group, is the speaker for the second session (1.45-3pm).

The day will kick off with an update for the SBIA board and we will also hear from Russell Zimmerman from the Australian Retailers Association. The third session will focus on the four seasons range release, including release dates for 2016, before opening the room to general discussion



Tom Piotrowski, CommSec

Tom is a market analyst with Commonwealth Securities. In addition to his day to day work for CommSec, he also has regular media commitments, with numerous media outlets, updating the general public on issues influencing local and global markets.Prior to his current role, Tom was a trader in Fixed Income and Currency markets. He is a member of the Securities and Derivatives Industry Association and qualified under ASIC for financial industry compliances.




Jack Hanrahan, Retailer Relations, Scentre Group

Jack has over 30 years of experience across various retail sectors developed with both publicly listed and private retailers as well owner of his own retail business.  Jack had his own consulting company focusing on strategy and CEO of a start-up company for 6 years before joining Westfield in 2007 heading up their Retailer Relations. Jack has a Masters Degree from MGSM and is the author of “Retail Strategy Planning & Control”, a textbook, in addition to other published papers on retail.  He has taught MBA & Graduate programs in marketing, retail and strategy at several Universities.

The agenda for the day is:

10:30am – 11am: Morning Tea

11am – 1pm: Session 1
– Board Update
– ARA Update by Russell Zimmerman
– Guest Speaker: Tom Piotrowski, Market economist & analyst for CommSec.

1pm – 1:45pm: Lunch

1:45pm – 3:15pm: Session 2
– Guest Speaker: Jack Hanrahan, Retailer relations, Scentre Group

3:15pm – 3:30pm: Afternoon Tea

3:30pm – 5:00pm: Session 3
– 4 seasons update
– Range dates for 2016
– Open discussion

Location Details:

Crowne Plaza Coogee
Centennial Room
Corner of Arden and Carr Streets
Coogee NSW 2034
(02) 9315 9117

To purchase tickets for this event, please head over to the ROUNDTABLE TICKET SALES page.
Please note: SBIA members only.