Looking for laughter AND leading-edge learning at your next conference? You’ll find that both Kate Poulter and Suzee Brain are just what the doctor ordered.

Apart from being experts in food consulting, Kate and Suzee are both highly entertaining presenters who share innovative insights and make the learning environment fun. Over the years, they’ve invigorated the brain cells and got a giggle out of shopping centre management, development professionals and university executives.

Popular Topics Include:

Emerging Food Trends

  • Which food categories will drive rents in the future?
  • What cuisines are hot and which are not?
  • Does the food court have a role in the future or is it dead?

Best Practice Design & Planning Principles

  • When to grow and when to slow food numbers.
  • How to use food to increase the “stickyness” of your asset.
  • The financial impact of design mistakes & how to avoid making them.

Best Practice Food Retailing Category Meetings

  • The top drivers influencing which outlet customers shop from.
  • The main reason customers buy what they buy and how to make sure it is to your advantage.
  • Five ideas on how to increase the average spend from your existing customers or attract new customers to your store.

Previous Conference Addresses

  • AMP Capital SC Senior Leaders Workshop, ReThink Retail 
  • Centro Properties National Centre Manager Conference
  • Dexus National Retail Conference
  • International Council of Shopping Centres Asia Pacific
  • GPT Developers Conference
  • Jones Lange Lasalle NSW Retail Managers Conference
  • Lend Lease National Development Conference
  • McDonalds Australia National Development Conference
  • Mirvac Leasing Conference
  • New Zealand Property Council Conference
  • Pacific Group Annual Conference
  • Property Council’s Retail Outlook Breakfast
  • Property Council’s Retail Update
  • Stockland National Marketing Managers Conference
  • Tertiary Education Management Conferences (TEMC)
  • Westfield Leasing Conference
  • Westfield National Conference

“On behalf of the Property Council of Australia, I would like to thank you Suzee for your participation in the NSW Outlook Event Series 2016, where we saw over 3700 attendees across nine events.
The feedback from the attendees has been excellent with the level of attendance a testament to an engaging and interesting discussion.
Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to share your knowledge with our members.  We look forward to working with you again in the near future.” 

Yours sincerely
Felicity Wilson, NSW Acting Executive Director, Property Council of Australia

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“Suzee, great to catch up today and you gave a very good presentation.
A full food offer is imperative and your future predictions are spot on.”

Stephen Clement, Project General Manager, QIC

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“Kate, just a quick thank you again for your attendance and passionate talk about Food Trends at our Marketing Conference last week.  The team really enjoyed your wealth of knowledge on the topic and appreciated your time. Thanks again!”

Paul Pozzobon, National Marketing Manager, Mirvac Retail


“Hi Suzee

I just wanted to take the opportunity to thank you for presenting at the Property Council Academy’s Retail Property Industry Diploma course this morning.  As always, your presentation was engaging, informative and extremely well received by the participants so thank you!”

Kind regards,
Marguerite Bell, Marguerite Bell Consulting


“Thank you very much for participating in the Property Councils’ ½ day forum held on Wednesday 31 July 2013 at Luna Park. Your insight into food in retailing was thought-provoking and the forum provided attendees with the latest issues, trends and outlook for the retail property sector.  The feedback from the event has been excellent and we were pleased with the attendance. Your contribution to the discussion was greatly appreciated.”

Glenn Byrnes, NSW Executive Director, Property Council of Australia


“I think it is always valuable to have external people such as B&P come to these sessions to make sure we are thinking outside our own bubble and bringing in industry experts for insights and to stretch our own thinking.”

Participant, AMPCSC Senior Leaders Workshop, AMP Capital