Motley Fool CEO and co-founder Tom Gardner is profiled by Lucinda Schmidt in Wednesday’s Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.

Tom will be here in Australia to promote the launch of the Australian Motley Fool. We’ve already got a host of interviews lined up for Tom, with hopefully more to come.

Tom Gardner, Live in Sydney

To celebrate Tom’s first ever visit to Australia, we’re giving just 200 lucky Australian Fools the FREE opportunity to see Tom live on stage in Sydney.

Tom will be interviewed on stage by Motley Fool Global Gains advisor Tim Hanson, himself a highly sought after media personality in the US.

Topics covered will include…

  • Lessons from the really great share market investors of our time, including Buffett, Lynch and the little-known, but hugely successful Shelby Davis.
  • The biggest influences on his investing and business career.
  • The traits of winning companies, including exclusive insights from successful businesses like Amazon.com, Netflix, Costco, Dolby and more.
  • Investing for inflationary times. With central governments in the US and Europe seemingly hell-bent on inflating away their debts, what might it mean for investors today?
  • The 3 secrets to true happiness, both in investing and in life.

And much more… Tom is simply one of the most engaging speakers you’ll ever hear.

We’ll also leave plenty of time for audience Q&A, and for Tim Hanson to tell the audience of his first hand experiences in travelling to and investing in China, an economic powerhouse of our times.

Our goal is to answer all your questions, and to have fun too! After all, the Motley Fool’s purpose is to educate, amuse and enrich.

Here are the details for this FREE, one-off event, sponsored by online broker OptionsXpress

Event: Tom Gardner, Live In Sydney

Date: Tuesday 22nd February, 2011

Venue: Sheraton on the Park

Address: 161 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

Registration Starts: 5.30pm

Event Duration: 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Cost: FREE

Complimentary tea and biscuits will be served.

Click here to reserve your place now.

As we said, numbers are strictly limited, and we can only take the first 200 to register. We frankly wouldn’t be surprised if this free event sold out within hours.

As such, I’m sure you can understand invitations will be strictly on a first-come, first-served basis. When the event is full, we’ll unfortunately have no option but to put up the full house signs.

Simply click here to reserve your FREE place to Tom Gardner, Live in Sydney. We urge you to enter your details now to avoid disappointment.

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We hope to see you soon.

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