Saturday 7th Sept 2019

0900 – 1030

Powerful Success Philosophies

Sam Bowden

  • Identify areas of opportunity for your practice
  • How to use failure as a motivator for growth
  • How to thrive in a fast-changing environment

1030 - 1055

Morning Tea

1100 – 1220

How to Grow and Build your Practice

Sam Bowden

  • Three ways to grow your business: increase number of clients, transactions and value per transaction
  • How to stop wasting time and focus on tasks that are most important moving forward
  • How to create a 90-day business plan that you’ll stick to

1230 – 1310


1310 - 1330

Only Active Collaboration will deliver Sustainable Success

Steven Johnson

  • Rethink the way that spectacles are ordered, processed and supplied.
  • Explore sustainable models in the sale of spectacles
  • Learn how to compete with the corporates' integrated supply chains.

1330 - 1500

An Industry Ready to Evolve

Sam Bowden, Mindi Lewis, Andrew Bowden & Hugh Bradshaw

  • Creating a seamless client journey
  • How to get 80% re-visit rates for your practice
  • How to move away from bulk-billing and thrive
  • Profitable areas to focus on
  • Successful practice owners share their insights
  • Recognising trends and changes in overseas markets

1500 - 1530

Afternoon Tea

1530 - 1700

Adapt your Business for the Future

Gus Balbontin

  • Empower your practice to innovate
  • Realign your practice's focus
  • Recognise industry disrupters and future trends
  • Embrace change and become a more agile, adaptable practice


Networking Cocktail Party

Sunday 8th Sept 2019

0930 – 1030

Deming’s Business Principles

Sam Bowden

Understanding the Patient purchase journey.
How to pick the right team. The psychology change that allows you to serve your clients better and increase profit.

1030 - 1100

Morning Tea

1100 – 1230

Enhancing Sales

Mindi Lewis

  • Learn how to make buying more frames (and higher quality ones) an obvious and desired outcome for your client
  • Step by step process to selling more frames and having a practice clients rave about
  • How waiting room design can increase sales
  • How to instantly decrease your business expenses

1230 – 1330


1330 – 1500

Interactive Mastermind Session

Facilitated mastermind brainstorming session to overcome current business challenges. 6 people per group 12 minutes each group.

1500 - 1520

Afternoon Tea

1520 – 1700

Final Wrap-up

About the Venue

In addition to beautifully appointed hotel rooms and apartment accommodation, guests enjoy resort-style amenities including day spa services at the exquisite Spa at Salt, a sun-splashed outdoor swimming pool, and an oceanfront setting unlike any other in the area.
Room rates start from AU$170 per night. Please contact Reservations at Mantra and quote the Optometry Business Bootcamp for full rates and availability.
To make a reservation, delegates are required to email their reservation request to onsaltbeach.groups@mantra.com.au or fax 02 6670 5111. A Credit Card is required as security at the time of booking and payment can be processed on departure.
Flying there
Kingscliff is located approx. 20 mins drive south of the Gold Coast Airport, with regular flights from all Australian & New Zealand Major Airports.

An initiative of MyHealth1st

MyHealth1st is passionate about improving patient care and practice efficiency, productivity and success. MyHealth1st provides a convenient, easy-to-use, integrated technology platform that enables online search and appointment booking for the healthcare industry.
This is supported by a range of value-adding apps and online tools that enhance patient engagement and improve retention and lifetime customer value. MyHealth1st is a part of 1st Group (1st), an ASX-listed company.
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