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Join us for this exciting fireside chat with Lauren Hall and learn about key insights from her entrepreneurial journey as we celebrate International Women’s Day.
Lauren is a passionate entrepreneur and accomplished executive with more than 25 years domestic and international experience in operations, P&L oversight, multi-channel distribution and marketing across startups and growth organisations.
Lauren has successfully built multiple companies from startup to financial and strategic exit and has a proven track record in building multi-million dollar organisations. Her specialty and passion is in the technology industry, developing and launching innovative products to market, building long term brand association, sustainable business growth and delivering significant returns to shareholders.
Lauren is Founder and CEO of iVvy, Australia’s multi-award winning SaaS Technology company providing enterprise software to the events and hospitality industry including the World’s first real-time marketplace with live availability and pricing of function space, F&B, group accommodation and suppliers.
Lauren has been chosen by Ernst and Young as a leader of Industry with the EWW program for 2016, won 4 prestigious International Global Stevie Awards for Best New Product of Year 2016, Entrepreneur of the Year Globally 2016, Innovator of the Year 2016, Entrepreneur of the Year Asia Pacific 2016. She was named Gold Coast Business woman of the year 2016, Innovator of the year 2016 and won the Queensland iAwards for Best Innovation in the Digital Economy 2016. She also won the Gold Coast Mayors award for Innovation for 2017, and WIT Innovation in Technology Award 2020.
Founder & CEO
Lauren is Founder and CEO of iVvy, Australia’s multi-award winning SaaS Technology company providing enterprise software to the events and hospitality industry including the World’s first real-time marketplace with live availability and pricing of function space, F&B, group accommodation and suppliers
Cohort Innovation Space
As the General Manager of CoSpaces, Ariana oversees Cohort Innovation Space in the Gold Coast’s $5 billion Health & Knowledge Precinct, working alongside State Government and the precinct partners with the Cohort team to manage and deliver all aspects of facilities management, community management, communications, marketing, public relations, events, partnerships and program initiatives for the 2500m2 innovation space.
As an active participant in community debate, Ariana is passionate about the activation and direction of Southport and its surrounds. Ariana sits on the Executive Board of the Southport Chamber of Commerce, is a mentor for the Global Shapers Gold Coast hub, an initiative of the World Economic Forum, and is a Griffith University Alumni.