Wellness sessions return to MEA Evolve

The wellness and personal development sessions are back by popular demand.

The wellness and personal development track will return to Evolve 2020, Meeting and Events Australia’s (MEA) annual conference, following positive feedback from this year’s event.

At Evolve 2019, the wellness and personal development workshops were among the highest attended sessions.

On the back of that success, Evolve 2020’s wellness and personal development track will feature guest speakers and experts including Dr Helena Popovic, Michele Chevalley Hedge and Sarah Skeats.

Wellness workshop

Dr Helena Popovic

Medical doctor and leading authority on improving brain function, Dr Helena Popovic will host a wellness workshop on Sunday, 3 May 2020.

The workshop will focus on how to boost your brain through neuroplasticity, giving delegates the opportunity to learn how to think better, learn better, create better and relate better.

In addition, Popovic will deliver a session in the Evolve wellness and personal development track on The Gut Brain Revolution. In this session, Popovic will reveal the secret life of gut bacteria and how it impacts physical, mental and emotional health.

What’s in your wellbeing toolkit

Michele Chevalley Hedge

Michele Chevalley Hedge is one of Australia’s leading nutritionists, a health author and expert in nutritional medicine, including mental health.

In her evidence-based presentation, Hedge will educate delegates about the relationship between food, mood, energy and sleep and its impact on productivity.

She will identify how sleep can be improved for physical wellbeing, weight loss and cognitive function and share how your wellbeing toolkit can still include coffee and wine.

Your biggest asset is you

Sarah Skeats

Expert brand strategist Sarah Skeats will present on the ins and outs of turning your personal brand into an asset.

With more than 20 years’ experience in brand strategy, communications, employee experience and business growth, Skeats has worked with companies such as NAB, Telstra and Microsoft.

The session takeaways include discovering practical tools to turn your personal brand into an asset, five steps to owning your personal brand and how to activate your personal brand within your business.


MEA Evolve 2020 will take place on 3-5 May 2020 at Crown Plaza Hunter Valley. Early registration rates are available until 3 February 2020 and Crown Plaza Hunter Valley are offering discounted accommodation until 31 December 2019.

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