FOUR BRIGHT SPARKS FROM MATTER 2017

Missed out on the amazing insights from MATTER 2017? Or maybe you just need a recap? Go back in time and soak up the wise words of this year’s inspirational SPARK speakers.

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HOW TO DO WELL BY DOING GOOD: WORDS OF WISDOM FROM A REAL ESTATE AGENT TURNED SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR

Meet Taylor Conroy: he is a Canadian firefighter turned real-estate agent turned social entrepreneur with the most eclectic of stories, and with dreams that prove he has no intention of throwing in the do-gooder towel any time soon.

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DO THE TIME: MEET THE EX-CON CHANGING WORLDS

Fitness can change your body, but for today's MATTER speaker and founder of ConBody, Coss Marte, fitness has changed his entire life for the better – as well as the life of many other ex-convicts like him.

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MIND OVER MATTER: HOW ‘THE ICEMAN’ USES TRAVEL AS MEDICINE

'The Iceman' himself took to the stage at MATTER today to enlighten PUREists as to how we can harness the power of the cold for the good of our health. Katie Palmer chatted with Hof to get the low-down on his 'Wim Hof Method' – and find out why he believes anyone is capable of performing such impressive feats.

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DISCUSS AND CONQUER: HOW TO GET INVOLVED AT MATTER

Got a burning issue you're dying to talk about? DISCUSS is a programme of user-generated group discussions at MATTER, brought to you by Tourism Australia and hosted at The Source.

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WHO’S IN OUR SUITCASE FOR MATTER 2017?

Our SUITCASE speakers will school you on how to reach today's generation of savvy travellers, from how to go beyond Instagram's Valencia filter to the modern meaning of wellness.

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LOOKING FORWARD TO OUR LATEST MATTER SPEAKERS

It's time for round two of our MATTER 2017 speakers, with topics ranging from how to drive your bottom line through to the smilier side of the sharing economy.

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UNDER THE INFLUENCE: HOW TO USE INFLUENCERS

We catch up with Amanda Ho ahead of her MATTER talk about using influencers to drive content and ROI, delving a little deeper into what delegates can expect to hear.

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MEET OUR FIRST MATTER SPEAKERS FOR 2017

As the summer settles in, we're already thinking about Moroccan sunshine - and we're excited to be able to announce the first six of our MATTER speakers.

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CHILLING WITH THE ICEMAN

Wim Hof, a.k.a. 'The Iceman', will be taking to the MATTER stage at PURE this September. We caught up with the (ice)man himself to find out why he hangs out half-naked in the cold and what we can expect from his talk...

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TRENDS MATTER: TRAVEL EDITORS REVEAL THE TRENDS THAT ARE BIG NEWS FOR 2017

Download our first ever trend report, featuring insights from the PURE Press Roundtable.

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SPARK A REVOLUTION

Watch videos of the full SPARK presentations from MATTER 2016, all tackling the topic of Small Promises Change Worlds in under 4 minutes.

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LEARN TOP 5 TAKEAWAYS: GILAD GOREN

Here Gilad Goren, President of Raleigh&Drake, gives us the low-down on his talk USER POWER: HOW TO MAKE USER-GENERATED CONTENT WORK FOR YOU.

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LEARN TOP 5 TAKEAWAYS: NICHOLAS MARCHESI & LUCAS PATCHETT

Nicholas Marchesi & Luke Patchett, Founders of Orange Sky Laundry, give us the top takeaways from their talk CONVERSATION STARTER: CONNECTING PEOPLE USING THE POWER OF CONVERSATION.

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LEARN TOP 5 TAKEAWAYS: CHRISTOPHER PALMIERI

Here Christopher Palmieri, Senior Manager at travel risk and crisis management firm Global Rescue, gives us the low-down on his talk SAFE NOT SORRY: KNOWING YOUR DUTY OF CARE.

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MAKING IT MATTER: THE STORY OF PURE’S FIRST UN-CONFERENCE

Catch up on all the action from MATTER 2016, PURE's first collaborative un-conference. Spoiler: it involves balloons, bikes and lots of beanbags.

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LEARN TOP 5 TAKEAWAYS: MIKE DAVIS

Mike Davis, Writer, Producer & Director at Atlantic Productions, on his talk STORYMAKERS: HOW FILM & TV DEVELOPMENTS ARE CHANGING THE WAY WE TELL STORIES.

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LEARN TOP 5 TAKEAWAYS: TESSUM WEBER

Tessum Weber, COO of Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge & Arctic Haven Wilderness Lodge, summarises his talk COPING WITH CRISIS: FIVE STEPS TO REBUILDING.

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MATTER 2016: ACHIEVE

Hosted by individuals outside of the PURE community, ACHIEVE workshops will challenge you to make changes to your business, before showing you how these can be practically implemented. Check out the line-up here.

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SEEING SPARKS

SPARK will see the most innovative PUREists get on the main stage and tell the PURE community how Small Promises Change Worlds. Check out the line-up so far...

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