FREE EBOOK - Unlock the Power of Collaborative Marketing - 47 Ways to build your BRAND and your Bottom Line!

Therese Tarlinton - Speaker

Keynote Speaker,

Workshop Facilitator & MC

I teach small businesses how to market without money. I inspire corporate brands to collaborate with other brands to create impactful customer experiences.

I ensure audience members leave the event having had curious conversations, with a basketful of great ideas and an impatience to implement them.

When I speak, I see possibilities germinating in the room, where I open the floodgates to your own value, clarity, and options. That person sitting in front of you could be your next brand partner and change your business future.

'SWAP!' is an invitation to small business owners and big corporate marketers to use creativity as a differentiator. To respectfully work together with the common goal of giving their mutual customer an IRRESISTIBLE experience.

Join me on this crusade of giving customers something exciting, alluring, chat-worthy, and shareable. It all starts with changing your marketing mindset, so you see opportunities for brand partnerships everywhere!

Therese Tarlinton Speaker Reel - 2 mins

For Event Organisers - 4 mins

Marketing without Money keynote - 18 mins

AI for Small Business Marketing - 90 sec



Building brand collaborations that deliver objectives

Most business owners struggle with marketing and finding ways to get their brand to stand out with a small budget. ​Enter SWAP! Marketing without Money - a new way to get ahead.

Forbes Magazine and American Express say that Partnership Marketing is the fastest way to grow your audience, your brand, and your sales. By collaborating with other businesses, you will get your brand in front of thousands of your ideal customers, increase your credibility in your industry and improve the profitability of your business.

Learn from the partnerships expert!


Who's got the tool, tech or the team you need to grow.

​In this dynamic session, Therese challenges attendees to rethink their approach, prompting crucial questions:

  • Who's done what you need?

  • Who's got what you need?

  • Who knows what you don't?

Discover how to leverage teams, techniques, and tech tools to drive innovation and growth within your organization. With her extensive experience in billion-dollar ASX-listed companies, Therese offers invaluable insights to revolutionize traditional marketing strategies.

Let's ignite inspiration and drive success for your team.


Repurpose and multiply your marketing message easily.

In this transformative session, Therese unveils the power of AI tools to amplify marketing efforts effortlessly. Learn how to repurpose and multiply your message across platforms with ease, driving unparalleled reach and engagement.

Designed for franchise groups, associations, and business organizations, this keynote equips teams with the tools and strategies to thrive in today's competitive landscape. With Therese's guidance, unlock the potential of AI to revolutionize your marketing approach and achieve unparalleled success for your brand.



Let AI help you create the marketing you desire.

Dive into the world of AI-driven design and discover how Canva's functionality can elevate your branding efforts.

Aimed at small business owners craving consistent branding across platforms, this session empowers you to drive leads and sales with ease.

Join Therese as she unveils the secrets to leveraging Canva's AI features to express your unique brand journey effortlessly. Don't miss this opportunity to unlock the full potential of Canva and transform your marketing strategy like never before.the partnerships expert!


Ways to create a memorable brand.

​In very simple words, a product is what you sell, a brand is the perceived image of the product you sell, and branding is the strategy to create that image.

Branding is the process of giving meaning to a company, products, or services by creating and shaping a brand in consumers’ minds.

Sharing the ways that icons brands have shaped their image will help you understand how to build a branding strategy to help customers quickly identify and experience the brand and give them a reason to choose that product over the competition’s.


Be the Brand others can't stop talking about.

Brands that are offering gold, silver and bronze packages are DEAD!! From working with producers creating TV shows, Therese knows how to craft a compelling SHOW, integrating sponsors so the audience can't wait to interact with them, and ensuring the audience doesn't feel sold too but entertained and valued.

Creating a three-way win for you, your sponsor and your audience or customer is all about redefining the deliverable that can be executed to get the RESULTS that can be measured.

Make sponsors your raving brand partners.



Dale Beaumont

CEO of Business Blueprint

"As a business conference organiser I'm always looking for new, content-driven speakers to rock our stage. Therese Tarlinton was recommended to me a number of times. I'm pleased to say both of Therese's sessions were a big success and loved by our audience.

Emma Thornburn

Specialised Finance Group (SFG)

"Absolutely fantastic! Minds have been expanded & horizons broadened!

Thank you for opening our minds to the possibility of collaboration outside of our industry! You’ve given us all a lot to think about. 

Sylvia B

Intrigue MAdtech Conference organiser

Therese Tarlinton absolutely rocked our recent Intrigue MAdTech Summit in Sydney! Her energy was

like a jolt of lightning.

Not only did she take on the roles of MC and speaker, even jumped in with an impromptu keynote to fill a gap.

Mark Bouris OAM

Chairman of Yellow Brick Road

"Therese was a great interviewer.

I enjoyed the event a lot."

Martin Rogers

CEO of Realise Business

"Therese is a wonderful, well-prepared interviewer. Her approach enabled insightful questions & a great flow of conversation with Mark Bouris on stage"

Wendy Lloyd Curley

BNI Sydney North East President

“In the weeks FOLLOWING our 2023 BNI Annual Awards event, the most talked about part was the keynote by Therese - She made it an event to remember.”

Jan Bouhali

Ryde Council - Small Business Month

“A very engaging and high energy speaker providing stories and practical actions they could take into their business and action the next day.”

Dr Hassan Younes

Authors Book Launch & Expo

“Her keynote was delivered in a remarkable, memorable and engaging way and had the audience compelled to positively participate until the end.”

Mariam Elhouli

Force De Femme Event Organiser

“Sharing her knowledge and marketing wisdom inspiring hundreds of women in the audience to follow their dreams even if they don't have lots of money!”

Justin Sokolowski

Business and Tourism Advisor at Sutherland Shire Council

"Therese is an outstanding, knowledgeable, Marketing expert speaker for small businesses. She delivers in a flexible, engaging way.

Highly recommended!

Dr Neryl East CSP

Professional Speakers Association

“Her delivery style is warm, engaging and full of fun and she has the credibility to back up her content.
She's generously shared ideas, has plenty of real-world wisdom and practicality for audiences to take away. Therese is a gifted marketer and speaker.”

Erika Masubuchi

Macquarie University Incubator

“Therese is an amazing facilitator, with an incredible attitude. Her sessions are super engaging and interactive. Our startup founders really liked the workshops.

I look forward to continuing to work with her in the near future.”

Get in touch

Therese Tarlinton

The Marketing Partnership Specialist

Tel: +61 0448 097 058

(AEST Sydney, Time zone)


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