Indie Empowerment Summit: Unwritten joins as a Platinum Sponsor

May 29, 2024 | Indie Insights

Indie Empowerment Summit Platinum Sponsor Unwritten Hair

The first Indie focused conference of its type, the Indie Empowerment Summit

Indie Empowerment Summit: Unleashing Creativity and Innovation

Are you ready to take your indie game or creative project to the next level? The Indie Empowerment Summit is the must-attend event of the year for independent hairdressers! As proud Platinum Sponsor of this first dedicated indie conference, we are thrilled to bring you all the exciting details and reasons why you shouldn’t miss this transformative experience.

What is the Indie Empowerment Summit?

The Indie Empowerment Summit is a premier conference designed to empower independent hairdressers with knowledge and tools to create a better indie business. This event is dedicated to fostering a collaborative environment where indie enthusiasts can network, share knowledge, and gain insights from industry leaders.

When and Where?

Date: Mon 1st Jul 2024, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm AEST
Location: Cockle Bay Room – ICC Sydney: 14 Darling Dr, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

Register now to secure your spot!

Why Attend the Indie Empowerment Summit?

  1. Networking Opportunities: Connect with like-minded individuals, industry experts, and potential collaborators. The summit provides ample networking sessions designed to help you build valuable relationships.
  2. Educational Workshops and Panels: Attend a variety of workshops and panel discussions led by top professionals in the indie space. Learn about the latest trends, tools, and strategies to enhance your projects and career.
  3. Exhibitor Showcase: Explore innovative products and services from a diverse range of exhibitors. Discover new tools, software, and resources that can elevate your creative work.
  4. Pitch Sessions: Have a groundbreaking idea? Present your project to a panel of investors and industry experts for feedback and potential funding opportunities.
  5. Inspiration and Motivation: Hear from successful indie creators and industry veterans who will share their stories, challenges, and triumphs. Get inspired to pursue your creative passions with renewed vigor.

Event Schedule

The Indie Empowerment Summit boasts a packed schedule filled with activities to keep you engaged and inspired. Here’s a sneak peek at what’s in store:

    • 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM: Registration
    • 9:35 AM – 10:15 AM: Keynote: It’s a Little Different When You’re the Product by Osher Gunsberg
    • 10:15 AM – 10:55 AM: How to Turn Your Passion into a Profitable Business with Natalie Anne and Osher Gunsberg
    • 10:55 AM – 11:15 AM: Morning Tea
    • 11:15 AM – 11:50 AM: Faces of Empowerment: Indies in Action, Moderated by Dario Cotroneo
    • 11:50 AM – 12:35 PM: How to Become a Brand Ambassador, Moderated by Cameron Pine
    • 12:35 PM – 1:20 PM: Lunch & Hair Festival Tour
    • 1:20 PM – 1:50 PM: Workshop 1: Freelance Freedom: Empowering Your Own Empire! by Caitlyn Muir OR Know Your Numbers and Manage Your Finances by Zander De Klerk
    • 1:55 PM – 2:25 PM: Workshop 2: Creating Your Perfect Workspace for Optimal Productivity by Chloe Gal Morton OR Navigating the Digital Landscape by Angela Rose
    • 2:30 PM – 3:00 PM: Workshop 3: Pricing Services for Profitability by Sammy Kennedy OR The Power of Product – Pay Our Rent in Retail by Renee Meredith Day
    • 3:05 PM – 3:40 PM: Building Your Brand and Clientele Through Social Media by Hayley Mears
    • 3:40 PM – 4:20 PM: Journey to Success: Effective Strategies for Freelancers and Small Business Owners by Melanie Burnicle
    • 4:20 PM – 4:30 PM: Closing Comments
    • 4:30 PM: Come and join the Unwritten team for Networking Drinks

For the complete schedule and to plan your visit, check out the event schedule here.

How to Book Tickets

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to learn, connect, and grow. Register now to secure your spot at the Indie Empowerment Summit. Early bird tickets are available, so act fast to take advantage of discounted rates!

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Join the conversation using the hashtag #IndieEmpowermentSummit and connect with fellow attendees before, during, and after the event.


The Indie Empowerment Summit is more than just a conference; it’s a community of passionate creators striving to make their mark. Whether you’re an indie that has a home salon or studio, rents a chair in a commercial salon, works in mobile hairdressing, or own you own a shared space, this summit offers invaluable resources and connections to help you succeed. Mark your calendars, register today, and get ready to be empowered!

For more details and to register, visit the Indie Empowerment Summit website.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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