Visiting WA: Robin Sharma, organisational and leadership coach and best selling author of The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari and The Greatness Guide, to present his full day leadership workshop ‘Lead Without Title: Get To World Class’ in Perth on Tuesday July 22. The workshop is to take place at Burswood Convention Centre from 9am until 5pm. Tickets are $695 before May 22 and $795 thereafter. For information and registration, please phone 1300 306 384 or visit www. robinsharma.com.au. John Howard Tribute Dinner The Liberal Party of Western Australia is to hold a tribute dinner for The 25th prime minister of Australia, John Howard, on Tuesday July 8 2008 at the Hyatt Grand Ballroom. The dinner will celebrate John Howard’s leadership and contribution to the Liberal Party over the past 34 years. It is also a networking event for Liberal Party members. For information and registration contact Toni James on 08 6436 3300 or toni. email@example.com. Events: Western Australian Citizen of the Year Award Celebrate WA, with the support of the state government, is holding the 2008 Western Australian Citizen of the Year Award on Foundation Day, June 1. The nine Citizen of the Year awards, the Sir Charles Court Inspiring Leadership Award, and the Bendat Family Foundation Perpetual Youth Scholarship will be announced and presented by WA Governor Dr Ken Michael at a gala presentation dinner in the grand ballroom at Burswood Entertainment Complex on Sunday June 1. Tickets are $150 per person all-inclusive and can be purchased from Celebrate WA. For more information, please phone 9481 8066 or visit the website, www. celebratewa. com.au. WA Pitch: What’s Your Formula? Applications are being called for WA Pitch ’08, an event designed to connect business ventures with development capital. The Australian Small Scale Offerings Board will provide the winning business with a listing on the board, valued at $40,000 (based on an average $500,000 capital raising), a runnerup prize valued at $11,000 and third prize valued at $10,000. The 10 shortlisted businesses will receive business mentoring through ASSOB as well as presentation, pitch training and audiovisual resources. Staged at the State Library WA on Friday July 11, WA Pitch ’08 is to be hosted by ASSOB and the WA Innovation Centre – WA Department Industry and Resources. Applicants and event attendees can register online at www.pitch08.com.au. The deadline for applications is Monday May 19. Eighth Energy in Western Australia Conference The WA government, through the Office of Energy and the Australian Institute of Energy (AIE), is holding one of the premier conferences in the industry, The Energy in Western Australia Conference, with the theme, ‘Securing Our Energy Future’. Energy Minister Francis Logan will give a keynote address on the first day. The event will take place on August 13 and 14 at the Sheraton Perth Hotel. For registration and information, please phone Jenny Dyer on, 0408 905 099 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.