Emerging Talent Professional Development Seminar


For the first time we're pleased to offer a Professional Development Seminar alongside our annual Conference, specifically aimed at those starting their careers in the Business Events Industry.

The Emerging Talent stream has been designed to sit alongside the main Conference, but targets more junior staff who are eager to progress. Join us on Thursday 1 November, from 09.00 - 12.30, for a half day programme full of innovative and inspiring speakers, specifically chosen to add to your skill base and help you advance your career. 

Thursday 1st November
08.30am             Registration desk opens and networking coffee 
   
09.00am  The New Zealand Story 
Sarah Morgan
   
09.30am  Creating Great Marketing Strategies
Henrik Arlund
Chief Operating Officer, Blue Ocean Marketing 
   
10.00am  Presentology, Public Speaking and Pitching
John Quinn
Presentologist, AudienceAlive 
   
10.30am  Morning Tea 
   
11.00am  Combining a Portfolio Career with a Suitcase Lifestyle
Sian Simpson
Global Community Director, Kiwi Landing Pad
Kindly sponsored by Celebrity Speakers
   
11.30am  Preparing for a Business Events Career
Anna Hayward - Head of Auckland Convention Bureau
Jan Tonkin - Founder and Managing Director, The Conference Company 
   
12.00pm  Personal Power
Lisa O'Neill