Raw & honest

Key Note Speaker

Hi! My name is Gina Field

We’ve all experienced that familiar connection while watching a movie, where a character seemingly destined to fail and not be taken seriously captures our hearts. It reminds me of my own journey in the security industry, which was considered unconventional for women at the time.

Coming from humble working-class beginnings, I defied societal norms and joined the security industry when it was uncommon for women to hold positions as security officers. The field was traditionally dominated by men, and it provided me with valuable experiences that would shape my path before establishing my own security firm.

Embark on an enlightening journey as Gina unveils the remarkable story of transforming her business into a multi-million-dollar enterprise, securing lucrative government contracts across Sydney. Discover the strategies, insights, and key factors that propelled her business to unprecedented heights, making Gina one of the most recognized and awarded business figures in the state. Gain exclusive access to the secrets behind her successful growth, as she shares the pivotal moments, challenges overcome, and lessons learned along the way. Prepare to be inspired as Gina unveils her roadmap to triumph, offering invaluable advice and practical wisdom for aspiring entrepreneurs and business leaders. Don’t miss this opportunity to delve into the captivating narrative of an exceptional businesswoman, and unlock the keys to her extraordinary accomplishments in building a thriving enterprise.

But you're only a woman.

Picture this: It’s 1988, and Gina is faced with the discouraging notion that embarking on a career in security may be a far-fetched dream. Despite being told by her boss that she couldn’t pursue such opportunities simply because she was a woman, Gina refused to be deterred. Determined to break through the boundaries imposed by a traditionally male-dominated field, she persevered.

Through sheer determination and resilience, Gina shattered the glass ceiling, ascending the ranks from an area supervisor to a manager. Her journey didn’t stop there; eventually, she defied all odds by becoming a successful business owner.

Gina’s story is a testament to the power of persistence and the ability to overcome gender-based limitations. Her remarkable journey serves as an inspiration to others, reminding us all that with determination and resilience, we can defy societal expectations and achieve our goals.

Passed the test of time

Receiving the honor of being named the NSW Businesswoman of the Year has further reinforced the progress made on this challenging journey. It hasn’t always been easy, requiring hard work, long hours, and an unwavering drive that surpasses even the exhilaration of a V8 on a racetrack. Sharing my story authentically, honestly, and with a touch of flair has become my commitment as I continue to navigate the path ahead.

Gina is a highly accomplished businesswoman, leaving you thinking about taking the plunge. Her story is not a textbook; it is from personal experience and the heart; this story is about its challenges, leadership and tenacity. It will be genuine, honest and humorous – hold onto your seats sometimes, as it could get real!

Bustling to burn out and back again.

Discover the secrets behind Gina’s remarkable success in running a business that operates 24/7, 365 days a year. Learn how she navigates the demands while still finding time for herself. Find out the key to maintaining a healthy work-life balance and uncover the strategies she uses to switch off from her demanding role. From setting boundaries to carving out dedicated downtime, Gina has mastered the art of sustaining her well-being while managing a thriving business. Stay tuned for more insights into Gina’s journey of achieving success and fulfilment in an always-on world.