Step out of your business for this one day each quarter to reflect on what is (and isn’t) working in your business, learn from experienced Business Specialists and your peers, and put in place a plan that will launch your business forward in the coming year. Once a quarter Nine Pillars brings together our clients and guests for this high-energy and focused day of practical learning and action. We had over 50 people in the room for our last event, so join us to learn specific strategies to develop your business and a step-by-step towards building your business.

  • Learn Proven Strategies To Grow Your Business
  • Get Greater Clarity Around Your Long-Term Goals
  • Put In Place A Growth Plan For The Next Quarter
  • Learn What's Working For Others
  • Hear from a market leaders in Australia


John Banfield is Chief Executive of the BPAY Group, Australia’s leading bill payments scheme. He is a highly experienced executive with a strong track record in leading and building payment businesses across the Asia Pacific region.

At BPAY, John provides the vision and oversight that are an essential part of innovation and expansion, while fostering partnerships with major financial service providers including the four major Australian banks. As CEO John is responsible for delivering key strategic objectives for the business. These include enhancing and innovating the core BPAY services, as well as delivering the first overlay service on the New Payments Platform (NPP).

BPAY was launched in November 1997 and is the most popular bill payment service in Australia.
It remains unique on the world stage as a distinctively Australian invention.

BPAY View followed in 2002 as the electronic statement and bill presentment service provided through Australian financial institutions. BPAY View allows customers to view, pay and store their bills within their internet banking site.

More than 150 Australian financial institutions are now BPAY members, ranging from banks to credit unions and covering around 90% of the consumer banking market. More than 45,000 billers belong to the system including government departments, utilities, companies and schools. Each year more than $352 billion of payments are made through BPAY, and more than 6 million bills are presented through BPAY View.

John Banfield, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of BPAY. 



We work with Entrepreneurs and proactive Business Owners that want to take their business to the next level. This could be large or small businesses across a number of industries, from trades and manufacturing through to professional services and retail. All you need is the willingness to learn and the commitment to put in the effort to succeed.



21st September




Waldorf Apartments
Cnr Prospect St & James Ruse Drive, Parramatta


$147 (including GST)
$97 (Early Bird – 11th September)


  • Implementing the Nine Pillars Business Success Model into your business
  • Review the last quarter: Discuss Wins, Lessons and how to do things better
  • Review and refine your Long-Term Goals
  • Create your 90 Day Success Plan
  • Hear from a guest speaker


Nine Pillars is a consulting firm with a difference. We believe in the potential for businesses to deliver so much more to their owners, the economy and to society. We see ourselves as business catalysts, not just consultants and our mission is to help businesses to achieve this potential

Our approach is different. We don’t just provide strategic information and advice – we’re also happy to roll up our sleeves and get things done. From websites and online marketing, through to the development of your team and business systems, our team will work with yours to achieve your business goals.


Fantastic … a must for every business owner who wants to grow their business!’

Maurice Champion, Sign-A-Rama Penrith


Always beneficial … really helped to stay focused and keep the business on track

Aaron Tyers, @print Creative Solutions


Great for goal setting and developing systems to track the business.

David Croft, DC Paving and Lower Mountains
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