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  • Thanks to our sponsors of the 2020 National Retirement Living Summit.

our 2022 sponsors

As we head towards the National Retirement Living Summit 2022, we thank the support of our sponsors and partners.

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Principal Sponsor
Premier Sponsor

6 YEARS SUPPORTING NATIONAL RETIREMENT LIVING SUMMIT

PREMIER SPONSOR OF THE NATIONAL RETIREMENT LIVING AWARDS

Impact Group has been operating in the property sector for 20 years as a leading professional consultancy offering services in Development Management and Project Management.

We deliver successful project outcomes for our clients:
• CLIENTS looking for sites to redevelop
• CLIENTS with existing property incorporating surplus land needing development
• CLIENTS with existing building assets that require new build
• CLIENTS requiring upgrade of facilities to meet current standards or market expectations

We identify opportunities and manage the property development risks for our clients in the critical areas of time, cost and quality. We will undertake the feasibility study for your ILUs, manage the design process, liaise with Council through their assessment, manage the full tender procurement process and supervise the construction. We offer services throughout the development process from initial feasibility to the completion of the project.

Visit our website at www.impactgroup.com.au or call our office on 1300 63 00 63.


http://www.impactgroup.com.au/
Major Sponsors

6 YEARS SUPPORTING NATIONAL RETIREMENT LIVING SUMMIT

CO-HOST OF THE PRESIDENTS' DINNER

Russell Kennedy is a nationally recognised leader in the provision of legal services to the aged care and retirement living sector.  We provide cost-effective practical advice with the advantage of our deep knowledge and understanding of the industry at all levels.  Throughout over 30 years of working within the industry and with the leaders of the sector we have guided our clients through the legislative changes and their compliance requirements.

Our Retirement Living team, led by Rosemary Southgate, comprises experts in all major areas the sector needs.  Whether it is corporate and commercial matters, property and facility development, building and construction, leasing, employment, risk management and governance, we have lawyers with experience and expertise.  We also advise our clients in relation to disciplinary hearings, administrative reviews, complaints handling issues, guardianship, coronial inquests, resident agreements and administrative matters.

Thirteen Russell Kennedy lawyers have been recognised as among Australia’s best in the 2019 Best Lawyers in Australia list are ranked in thirteen areas of law – many of them for multiple areas. Six lawyers have been recognised in the areas of  aged care and retirement living. Rosemary Southgate has been named “2019 Lawyer of the Year” for Retirement Villages and Senior Living Law, taking the baton from Donna Rayner in 2018.  Rosemary also held this honour in 2014. A number of Russell Kennedy lawyers are Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Specialists across property, environment, local government and planning, administrative and business law.

https://www.russellkennedy.com.au/

4 YEARS SUPPORTING NATIONAL RETIREMENT LIVING SUMMIT

Savant Energy are a licensed electricity and gas retailer with vast experience in the Australian energy market. Our specialty is in implementing and operating Embedded Utility Networks, these being: 

  • Embedded Power Networks (Also incorporating PV Solar)
  • Centralised Bulk Hot Water
  • Embedded Gas Networks

An Embedded Network is the infrastructure that allows electricity, water or gas to be on-sold to multi-tenant developments i.e. Apartment Buildings, Shopping Centres and Retirement Villages. It permits such developments to leverage the volume of the utilities they use as a whole, in order to improve efficiencies and therefore lower costs for individual occupants.

“SAVANT ENERGY ARE THE TRUSTED EXPERTS IN UTILITY MANAGEMENT WITH RETIREMENT LIVING OPERATORS THROUGHOUT AUSTRALIA.”

https://www.savantenergy.com.au/
Awards Sponsors

SECOND YEAR SUPPORTING NATIONAL RETIREMENT LIVING SUMMIT

SPONSOR OF THE BLUEFORCE AWARD FOR BEST REFURBISHMENT

Blueforce is a leading integrator of innovative security, life safety and connectivity solutions across Australia, including security systems, access control, CCTV, intercom, media integration, and medical alarms. Our products and services deliver to all markets, including retirement living, aged care, commercial, health and industrial.

We make a difference for our customers by delivering solutions to substantially improve their security, productivity, and wellbeing. We make a difference for our team by investing heavily in skills development and a dynamic and rewarding workplace. We make a difference in our community by being actively involved in community development, sponsorship, and social initiatives.

https://blueforce.com.au/

FIRST YEAR SUPPORTING NATIONAL RETIREMENT LIVING SUMMIT

SPONSOR OF THE FMSA ARCHITECTURE AWARD FOR BEST RETIREMENT LIVING DEVELOPMENT

FMSA Architecture creates built environments which communities thrive in. Approaching 50 years in practice, we are market leaders in our focused industry sectors namely, seniors living, education, civic, justice and commercial.

As architects and interior designers, we have always been conscious of sustainability, and are committed to delivering environmentally and climate conscious solutions for all projects.

Based in Victoria on Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung land, we collaborate with clients and industry experts across Australia to develop sustainable, equitable and commercial outcomes that elevate community experiences.

https://www.fmsa.com.au/

3 YEARS SUPPORTING NATIONAL RETIREMENT LIVING SUMMIT

SPONSOR OF THE AWARD FOR SALESPERSON OF THE YEAR

Imagine Projects provides senior-centric sales, marketing, consumer research, market analysis, property styling and village consultancy advice to operators developing senior living accommodation and services. 

Imagine Projects has a profound understanding of the senior living market as the foundations of the company came from working directly with retirees assisting with their needs, wants and desires for senior accommodation. Imagine projects has worked with a vast number of operators and is currently managing sales and marketing portfolios for a range of senior living projects.

https://imagineprojects.com.au/

6 YEARS SUPPORTING NATIONAL RETIREMENT LIVING SUMMIT

SPONSOR OF THE AWARD FOR FUTURE RETIREMENT LIVING LEADER

Ingenia Communities Group is a leading provider of independent seniors living options. The Group owns and manages over 60 communities across Australia and provides affordable rental accommodation through its Garden Village and Ingenia Lifestyle Portfolios. With a focus on creating Australia’s best lifestyle communities, the Group is actively developing new communities in key metropolitan and coastal markets.

As a growing and vibrant business Ingenia is committed to attracting and nurturing the next generation of achievers. Ingenia’s sponsorship of the Future Retirement Living Leader Award is part of this commitment.

http://www.ingeniacommunities.com.au/

8 YEARS SUPPORTING NATIONAL RETIREMENT LIVING SUMMIT

SPONSOR OF THE AWARD FOR VILLAGE MANAGER OF THE YEAR

Programmed celebrates Retirement Living operators, owners and managers across Australia and New Zealand. We applaud the Retirement Living industry for continuously championing quality lifestyles and harmonious communities. Congratulations on all your successes, big and small, during these most unusual times. Just as you remain constant in changing seasons, Programmed is too; committed to looking after your facility’s maintenance, so you can be free to focus on your residents. That’s the power of a job done right.

https://programmed.com.au/

FIRST YEAR SUPPORTING NATIONAL RETIREMENT LIVING SUMMIT

SPONSOR OF THE AWARD FOR MARKETING EXCELLENCE

https://www.seniorlivingmediation.com.au/
Associate Sponsor

With over 30 years of experience, GJK Facility Services is a leading provider of  soft FM services, committed to providing better experiences through the integration of people, technology and safety. Our core values underpin the behaviours that our culture is built upon: collaborative approach, customer centricity and innovative outcomes. 

Our D3 model, Discover, Design and Deliver, encourages a shared approach ensuring bespoke innovative service solutions. This model ensures optimisation, productivity gains and cost efficiencies for our clients’ business. Our T4 model, Task, Tool, Time, Total encourages us to deliver a valued service as fast as possible with the right results the first time.  

The GJK integrated soft FM solution includes cleaning, grounds, restoration, projects, maintenance and support services. With a national footprint and a workforce of over 2,500, a strong focus on safety, long-standing customer relationships and many years of experience, we are a proven partner to work with and a clear leader in the industry.

https://gjkfacilityservices.com.au/
Supporting Sponsors

FIRST YEAR SUPPORTING THE NATIONAL RETIREMENT LIVING SUMMIT

Downsizing.com.au is Australia’s leading over 50s property portal. We bring an innovative and highly targeted approach to reach this diverse and dynamic audience, who are Australia’s fastest growing demographic. These consumers comprise one third of the Australian population but own 56% of our private wealth. Featuring a broad spectrum of properties and other services, we help prepare them to make major financial and lifestyle decisions in this new phase of their lives.

https://www.downsizing.com.au/

Senior living sector specialists, One Fell Swoop make life simpler for clients by combining research and advisory services, product design, marketing, sales and creative into one service offering; one touchpoint; one voice – One Fell Swoop.  Every service we offer is about maximising gross realisable value and sales rates, through professional, experience-based insights. Our diverse skill base, paired with our incomparable industry knowledge, has helped our clients achieve more than A$7 billion in development sales to date.

www.onefellswoop.com.au

5 YEARS SUPPORTING NATIONAL RETIREMENT LIVING SUMMIT

Plus Architecture is an award-winning, integrated architecture and interior design practice founded in 1997.

Through its thoughtful, well-considered approach, the team’s capabilities extend to multi-residential, hospitality, master-planned, commercial, retirement living, aged care and mixed-use developments.

Plus prides itself on the ability to create projects which not only contribute positively to the urban landscapes in which they sit, but that also deliver great commercial outcomes for clients.

It is this intersection between design innovation and commercial success that defines the firm, and its architects and designers are constantly striving for design excellence that also adds significant value for the client.

With offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Christchurch, Auckland and Perth, Plus is led by its growing team of directors and associates who drive design ingenuity with efficiency and focus, while playing a key role in the constant evolution of our major cities.

https://www.plusarchitecture.com.au/

7 YEARS SUPPORTING NATIONAL RETIREMENT LIVING SUMMIT

Warren Saunders Insurance Brokers (Aust) P/L are specialists in the Aged Care, Retirement Living & Home Care Industry. We provide broad coverage, competitive premiums & a unique service to listed companies & large not for profit organisations with respect to Corporate Insurance, Workers Compensation & WHS consulting including Safety & Training. We have been a recognised leader in the Insurance Broking Industry for close to 60 years & have been recognised with multiple insurance broking awards, most recently, we were awarded the 2019 ANZIIF Small-Medium Broking Company of the Year. Our company is built on trust, the trust we have in our team of over 50 people & the trust we earn from our clients. Those clients rely on us to be there when needed to provide valuable & expert advice in respect to every facet of their Insurance program.

http://www.warrensaunders.com.au/