Case study

Jason Akermanis Stars at Club Sportsman's Night

The Brief

Guest Speaker for Sportman's Night

The Norwood Junior Football Club held a Sportsman's Night to raise funds to increase the participation in junior girls and boys AFL games. They wanted a guest speaker who has had success at the AFL level to talk about how winning isn't everything, but it is the 'icing on the cake'.

Jason akermanis


    Norwood JFC connected with Pickstar with a specific request of an AFL premiership player. The club selected a shortlist of options from the Pickstar website and the Pickstar team provided advice on the best-fit talent.

    'Aker' was one of the shortlisted stars and the event struck a chord with him - he was more than happy to share his story and do his bit to educate the up-and-coming players.

    The client was very excited for the three-time premiership player and Brownlow Medallist to feature at their night.

    The entire booking and payment process was managed through the Pickstar system.


      Jason made a great connection with kids and their parents. His behind-the-scenes stories about his career and lessons learned captivated the audience, and he even managed to change some preconceived opinions!

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