New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington, is dubbed as the world’s “coolest capital”. This is a city where there is always something happening; be it fun or business related. Wellington is known to host a number of events each year, including business conferences, where people from other parts of the country come to interact and share ideas. 2019 will be no different. In this post, we have listed a number of top business conferences that will take place in Wellington. Remember to book minibus hire in Wellington to get you to these events in style!
Executive Secretary LIVE Wellington 2019
Date: July 12th – July 13th
Time: 08:00 – 18:00
Venue: The Intercontinental Hotel 2 Grey Street Wellington, Wellington 6011
The Executive Secretary Live will feature some of the leading speakers from across the world to share their skills about how to excel as an assistant. Those attending this seminar will not only learn from training sessions, but they will also get a chance to spend time with each of the speakers over the course of the event. If you want to be a part of this event, you need to move fast since the number of participants is limited.
ASIS New Zealand Women in Security 2019
Date: May 3rd
Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Venue: Museum of New Zealand, Wellington, 6011
This is the second seminar from ASIS NZ Women in Security and it is designed to encourage the advancement of women working in today’s security world. The event will feature strategists, local and international thought leaders and business leaders who will open opportunities and provoke innovative thinking in regards to the ever changing operational environments.
The Threshold Project – Networking for Stronger Connections
Date: August 22nd
Time: 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Venue: Trades Hall Building, 126 Vivian Street, Wellington
Unlike other business events, this event is organised specifically for women who crave for new connections and purposeful conversations. Like minded women are matched up to allow them share their experiences and have inspiring conversations. The Threshold Project allows women to look for new business partners or mentors to help them grow in their field of work. Tickets include curated conversation, nibbles and wine.
Creating Wealth Through Property Investment
Date: May 1st
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Venue: Rydges Wellington, 75 Featherston Street, Wellington 6011
This is a must see event for business owners in the construction and real estate fields. Speakers will include some of the renowned business leaders of their industries such as Andrew Nicol and Blair Chappell. Guests will learn how to get the most from their investment properties and get more information about the current construction industry and the massive demand faced. Participants will enjoy nibbles and drinks as they network.
Exit Your Business in Style
Date: August 8th
Time: 9:00am – 10:30am
Venue: AdviceFirst Level 6, 42-52 Willis Street Wellington, 6143
If you are thinking of selling your business, you need to plan wisely and early to achieve the adequate reward from your personal investment and all your years of hard work. This business event targets business owners planning to exit their businesses. The key speakers will include successful business owners who will share their knowledge about why and when you should start planning your exit strategy, how to identify potential buyers, the main options for selling your business, how to increase your business value, and how to know the worth of your business. The sessions will be interactive and practical and participants will mingle with likeminded business owners where they will have the opportunity to take their lessons back to the workplace.
Dare to Lead™ Workshop
Date: May 28th – May 29th
Time: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Venue: The Loft at Mac’s Brewery, 4 Taranaki Street, Wellington
Dare To Lead Workshop is a program aimed at building courage for business owners. It aims to encourage business owners and managers to move from armoured leadership to daring leadership. Participants will learn how to stop avoiding tough conversations with their employees and instead they should talk straight and take action. Also, they will learn how to cultivate commitment and shared purpose, strive for excellence, self-compassion and empathy instead of perfectionism and fear of failure. Morning/evening tea and lunch will be provided.
Business Planning Workshop, with Mark Greer
Date: March 25th
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Venue: Te Papa Conference Center, 55 Cable Street Te Aro, Wellington, 6011
This business event will be hosted by the renowned Mark Greer, an expert in chartered accounting practices. This is a must see event for every business owner looking to have accountability, alignment of thinking at director level, clear focus on profitable activities and improved confidence. Mark will help participants to identify clear strategies to achieve their goals, set realistic and measurable goals to track their progress, and develop business plans for the next one year.
Compliance Forum 2019
Date: September 24th
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Venue: Wellington , New Zealand
This forum will target owner’s agents, building owners, asset managers, facilities, managers of IQP registers, compliance schedule writing, council staff working in BWOF compliance, IQP firms, companies, and staff working in compliance.
Venus Academy Wellington – Keys to Successful Marketing
Date: May 3rd
Time: 9:30am -4:00pm
Venue: Southern Cross Garden Bar and Restaurant, 39 Abel Smith Street, Te Aro, Wellington, 6011
This full day workshop will teach business owners how to tackle their marketing activities in an organised fashion in order to get more people through the door. Participants will learn how to use little or no money by adopting different marketing strategies. They will also get to learn which marketing channels are right for their businesses. The workshop will focus more on learning, practice, discussion and networking with Venus members from other parts of the country.
Before attending a business conference, you need to be well prepared in order to get the most out of it. First, choose the sessions you want to attend. Second, decide if you will attend the event as a group or as an individual. If you choose to attend as a group, it is best to have a reliable minibus company ready to take you to and from the meetings.