LMG holds inaugural Growth Summit on the Gold Coast

Two-day conference unites members of Australasia's largest aggregator

LMG holds inaugural Growth Summit on the Gold Coast

Members of the largest broker network in Australia and New Zealand are gathering on the Gold Coast for an inaugural annual summit discussing topics ranging from tech innovation to preventing burnout.

The LMG Growth Summit, which starts on Wednesday, November 29, brings together the aggregator’s Loan Market, LMG Partner and Member businesses for the first time under a single roof. More than 900 people are taking part in the summit.

LMG executive chairman Sam White (pictured above) said the industry’s largest aggregator conference would showcase to business owners, brokers and client support managers LMG’s roadmap for growth, the latest in MyCRM improvements, valuable industry insights and learnings from high performers.

LMG Growth Summit a first for aggregator

“The Growth Summit is a milestone for LMG, bringing all corners of our broker community together for the first time,” White said. “We’re excited to unveil how we’ll support our businesses through what we believe is the decade of the broker, saving them time and keeping them safe so they hit new levels of growth.”

One of the most anticipated sessions of the two-day event will be White’s one-on-one interview with NAB Group CEO Ross McEwan at 2.15pm on Wednesday.

The interview follows White’s introduction to the Summit, where he will outline the LMG journey so far and his vision for the group, and how it will support its broker businesses into the future.

Game-changing productivity improvements to MyCRM will be unveiled, while industry leaders will unpack how open banking will transform the broker-client relationship.

Growth Summit covers range of important broker topics

Ray White managing director Dan White will also discuss the latest trends in real estate and the outlook for 2024 while Ray White Commercial general manager James Linacre will provide insights across industrial, office and retail markets.

Attendees can choose breakout sessions that are tailored to their roles and professional needs including:

  • Leadership
  • Optimising the time-saving tools of MyCRM
  • Scaling-up with the right people and roles
  • Digital lead generation
  • Compliance
  • Trail book buying
  • Using data to work smarter
  • Diversification
  • Wellbeing

A host of speakers will also share insights covering resilience, vision, effective planning and employee empowerment, including:

  • Journalist and author Leigh Sales
  • Football Australia head of women’s football Sarah Walsh
  • Media and marketing guru Todd Sampson.

In the diversification session, the brokers being featured include Mike Tait and Will Hamer, as well as Shubham Bhaskar of Sheel Capital, who was named among MPA’s 2023 Rising Stars and Isabella Constantinou of Simplicity Loans & Advisory, winner of MPA’s Top Commercial Brokers 2022.

In the broker journeys session, Loan Market broker Balpreet Bal will discuss how he reached No.1 spot and writes more than 500 loans a year, while Jamie Savory of Gippsland Finance Solutions will talk about building a successful female-driven business with more than 700 clients and $240 million in regional Victoria.

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