We kicked off the 2017/18 Corporate Club Australia program with the September Networking Breakfast. This time our guest speaker was actor, writer, comedian and producer Shane Jacobson.
The Aussie sense of humour – how’s it going so far?
Sydney certainly turned it on for this event and the rooftop of the MCA was the ultimate place to enjoy the stunning morning. Our guest speaker was also in great form as he took us through his thoughts on the Aussie sense of humour and a glimpse into his childhood and the important role his father and uncles played.
It seems our humour remains pretty much intact.
According to Shane, our ability to laugh at ourselves (even in difficult circumstances) has helped define the Australian personality.
Shane described the creation of the character “Kenny” as simply being a recording of all that we are as Australians – being reflected back to us. He believes the reason this character struck such a note with so many was because we can see ourselves in him.
There was also an intriguing discussion around an American “Kenny” involving Hollywood poster boy Brad Pitt.
Perfect start to the 2018 corporate calendar of events
This stunning venue hosted over 150 guests who mingled on the balcony before taking their seats to enjoy a delicious breakfast of pastries, seasonal fruit, poached eggs, smoked bacon (and of course plenty of coffee) all prepared by Fresh Catering.
MC for the event was Australia Day Council of NSW board member and Director of News and Current Affairs at SBS - Jim Carroll.
Thank you to everyone who attended.
This event is exclusive to Corporate Club Australia members and their guests.
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