2017 Conference Programme

Tuesday 24th October

12.00pm - 1.30pm   PCO Group - CINZ Approved PCO's Only Meeting                                                                                                                                                                                                          
   
1.30pm - 5.00pm PCO Masterclass featuring:
Leonie Ashford, Tourism NZ
Ajay Kumar, Vodafone
David Ridden, CodeBlue
Darren Munro, Crombie Lockwood
Tania Adolphe, Tourism Marketing Solutions
Amanda Graham, Bureau Manager - Hamilton & Waikato Business Events
Ali Copeman, CINZPCOG Chair

For more information, or to register to attend, please contact Ali Copeman


5.30pm                    Registration opens at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum                                                                                                                                                             
5.30pm - 7.00pm Welcome Function at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum


Wednesday 25th October


8.30am                 
Registration Desk Opens
8.30am
Coffee and Networking

9.00am

Conference Opening and Welcome

9.15am
CINZ Chair Address
Tony Gardner, Chair of Conventions and Incentives New Zealand
9.30am

Dunedin Update
Dr Sue Bidrose, CEO, Dunedin City Council
10.00am
CINZ Update
Sue Sullivan, CEO, Conventions and Incentives New Zealand

11.00am

Morning Tea 
11.30am  
Tourism New Zealand Update
Lisa Gardiner, International Business Events and Premium Manager, Tourism New Zealand 
12.00pm
The Future of Meetings and Events
Deborah Sexton, President and CEO PCMA
Proudly sponsored by Tourism New Zealand 

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2.45pm

Dunedin Venues Showcase Lunch 
2.15pm
     
 

Insights, Challenges and Remaining Relevant Through the Lens of a Strategic Agency for the Corporate Market
Fiona Batten, General Manager, CiEvents
Proudly sponsored by Air New Zealand

3.00pm 

Afternoon Tea 
3.30pm   
Workshop Sessions 


Option 1: International Conferencing Insights - Deborah Sexton, President and CEO PCMA. Proudly sponsored by Air New Zealand
Option 2: Working with Media: How to Get Your Business Noticed - Alexia Santamaria, Method Design & Communications. Proudly sponsored by Auckland Convention Bureau
Option 3: What does CiEvents as a global agency need from New Zealand? What will set you as a supplier apart? - Fiona Batten, General Manager, CiEvents. Proudly sponsored by Air New Zealand
4.30pm
NZ Government Update
Roger Wigglesworth, Director, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment 

5.00pm

Questions and Answers 
   
5.00pm  Free Night


Thursday 26th October


8.30am  
         
     
Registration Desk Opens
9.00am
AGM & Board Member Voting 

9.45am

Power Break 1 
9.55am 
Tourism Design: Environment, Experience & Exponentials                             
Trent Yeo, Executive Director, Ziptrek 
10.20am 
From a Nation Born of Sailors
Ian Taylor, Animation Research
Proudly sponsored by Celebrity Speakers 
10.50am 
Carbon Neutral Conferencing
Niki Bould, Sustainability Consultant, Ahika 

11.20am

Power Break 2
 
11.30am
Workshop Sessions


Option 1: International Conference Insights - Deborah Sexton, President and CEO PCMA. Proudly sponsored by Air New Zealand
Option 2: Creating and Curating Social Media to Engage Your Customers - Vicki Allpress-Hill, Director, The Audience Connection
Option 3: Presentology Skills: 7 tips for a presentologist - Life after "death by Powerpoint" - John Quinn, Presentologist at Audience Alive

12.30pm

Lunch 
1.30pm 
Māori Culture in Business Events
Karl Wixon, New Zealand Story 
2.00pm


The Millennial Mindset
Holly Ransom, CEO, Emergent
Proudly sponsored by Celebrity Speakers & Air New Zealand 

2.45pm 

Power Break 3 
2.55pm


Intergenerational Workforces - Panel Discussion
Chaired by Tony Gardner, Chair of Conventions and Incentives New Zealand
Holly Ransom, CEO, Emergent - Proudly sponsored by Celebrity Speakers and Air New Zealand
Una Diver, Partner, Ernst & Young's People Advisory Service 
3.55pm


How To Live To 100 and Stay out of the Emergency Department
Dr Tom Mulholland, The Attitude Doctor
Proudly sponsored by Celebrity Speakers  

4.40pm

Questions and Answers and Wrap up of Conference 
   

6.30pm

Coaches leave hotels for Larnach Castle 

7.00pm

CINZ Conference Gala Dinner at Larnach Castle