Bonita Nuttall, TV Host and Inspirational speaker
Diana Thomson, Director - Speech Marks Diana has a Bachelor of Property from the University of Auckland and was a Commercial Real Estate Manager for 15 years before moving to Singapore. Whilst there she was an International Relocations Consultant and workshop presenter, she has the Toastmasters International Advanced Communicator Bronze designation and is a Certified DISC trainer in personality profiling.
Jim Anderson, CAE, President & CEO - California Society of Association Executives
These sessions are supported by Tourism New Zealand - Business Events
Raised and Educated in Ireland, John Quinn arrived in the United Arab Emirates in 1996 determined to make the difference between presentations that fall flat, and that ‘seal the deal’. After several years with Philips Middle East he started Satellite Group in Dubai Media City in 2001. In 2015, John added www.audiencealive.com service to his worldwide portfolio and expanded his business to cover Australia and NZ. Since 2001, John has provided custom presentation services for over 500 international clients resulting in over 25000 slides and too many bullet points to count! John’s creativity and professional design experience will result in an effective presentation with impact.
Program Description: Closing Keynote: Wednesday 2:15 pm
Matt Johns, CEO - Deliberat
Matt has extensive experience guiding and working with leadership groups throughout the Asia Pacific region and beyond. He has helped Executive Teams and Boards bring clarity to their strategy; defining winning aspirations and making clear choices on where to play and how to win.
Having acted as the Chief Strategy Officer at a Big Four Consulting firm, Matt is experienced at separating the important from the urgent. He coaches senior leaders, including CEO’s and Chairs on communication skills and how to inspire and engage employees.
Matt is passionate about deliberately designed experiences – for both customers and employees, and places significant value in understanding how people are feeling and thinking before designing targeted solutions. To achieve this, Matt has developed a unique methodology incorporating ethnography as a way to understand people and their unique behaviours. This approach draws on his wider experience, including as an intelligence operative in the UK police to understand how emotions and motivations impact individual behaviour.
Program Description: Opening Keynote: Tuesday 10:00 pm
Ngahihi o te ra Bidois , Inspirational International Speaker
Susan Freeman-Greene, Chief Executive - Engineering New Zealand
Belinda Moore - Director, Strategic Membership Solutions
Brett Jeffery, General Manager New Zealand - AuSAE
Craig Young, Chief Executive - TUANZ
You will be saying ‘wow’ every few moments. This is because you’ll be learning easy, immediate solutions to your everyday business problems. This must be why Debbie is one of the most in-demand speakers in Australasia:
Program Description: Tuesday 2:45 pm
Jennifer Pelvin, Butler Pelvin & Associates
Julian Moore, Director - SMS
Paul Ramsbottom, Managing Director - ASI (Asia-Pacific)
Sally Bunce, Event and Member Services Director - Infrastructure NZ. Since joining Infrastructure NZ in 2016, Sally has established a reputation for providing first-class events including industry flagship event of the year, Building Nations Symposium. Sally also leads the Infrastructure NZ annual event programme which includes an international delegation, Chairman’s events, forums, and market engagement briefings. With over 15 years’ experience managing end-to-end event productions, Sally is adept at actualising visions from concept to implementation and delivery. Her event experience spans the globe, having run conferences and corporate events in the United States and the UK.