New Zealand Events - Connecting YOU with other association professionals and stakeholders


Shared Interest Groups
Professional Development / Membership / Home Office  Associations / Emerging Leaders


CEO/ED Leadership Meetings (CLM) 
Connect with other association CEOs and influencers 


Academy of Association Management
Educational program(s) specifically designed for association professionals
Coming Soon 


2023 Events at a glance.pdf


The program(s) linked below meet the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential.  AuSAE is a CAE Approved Provider. 

    • 07 Dec 2022
    • 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM (NZDT)
    • Copthorne Oriental Bay, Wellington, CBD
    Register

    CLM Spring Meeting

    We see these forums as an important part of your membership with AuSAE, enabling you to connect with other association CEOs and influencers, transfer knowledge and take learnings back to your association.

    These events will only be open to CEOs/executive directors of membership organisations that are members of AuSAE. All meetings will have a topical speaker. They will be held under The Chatham House Rule and sector suppliers won’t be asked to participate unless they are invited to present their product to the meeting.

    Agenda items can be submitted here at any stage

    9:30 a.m. Cultural Competency Conversation 
    11:00 a.m. CLM Meeting Starts
    12:30 p.m.  Lite Lunch 


    or email Brett and he will register you

    • 14 Dec 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM (NZDT)
    • Online (Teams)
    Register


    Due to member interest, we have decided to explore the opportunity of starting up a Wild Apricot AMS user group in New Zealand.

    Wild Apricot as used by more than a few associations in New Zealand therefore everybody is welcome to join this group. This is a free

    If you are interested we are proposing the first meeting to be on Wednesday 14 December at 10 am.

    Register your interest - we very much welcome you.

    • 01 Feb 2023
    • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (NZDT)
    • Wellington, CBD
    Register

    CLM Summer Meeting

    We see these forums as an important part of your membership with AuSAE, enabling you to connect with other association CEOs and influencers, transfer knowledge and take learnings back to your association.

    These events will only be open to CEOs/executive directors of membership organisations that are members of AuSAE. All meetings will have a topical speaker. They will be held under The Chatham House Rule and sector suppliers won’t be asked to participate unless they are invited to present their product to the meeting.

    Agenda items can be submitted here at any stage

    3:00 p.m. CLM Meeting Starts
    4:30 p.m.  Networking Drinks  (AuSAE back to work function - all members invited)


    or email Brett and he will register you

    • 01 Feb 2023
    • 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM (NZDT)
    • Copthorne Hotel Wellington Oriental Bay, LVL 7 - 100 Oriental Parade, Oriental Bay, Wellington 6011
    Register





    Come join us for some refreshments after work on Wednesday 01 February 2023. 

    Pop in any time for a quick drink or stay throughout the event – we look forward to seeing you.

    Wellington – Wednesday 1 February / 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

    This is a member only free event


    • 02 Feb 2023
    • 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM (NZDT)
    • People & Co. Offices Wellington or ONLINE
    Register

    Membership & Services - F2F & Online

    This SIG serves as a professional support network for members who have interest or responsibilities in membership, member services, and membership-specific marketing. It also serves as an idea laboratory and information/sample exchange. 

    Join us for a conversation all about membership, products and services. This conversation is either

    • face-to-face at the people & co offices (Level 2/40 Johnston Street) or 
    • join us online to join the conversation

    Participation is open to all AuSAE members at no cost – a simple RSVP is all that is required to reserve your seat at the table. 

     

    • 08 Feb 2023
    • 8:00 AM (NZDT)
    • 09 Feb 2023
    • 4:00 PM (NZDT)
    • Hamilton, New Zealand
    • 12
    Register



    AuSAE IF - AuSAE Association Professional /Supplier Business Workshops
    8 – 9 February 2023

    What IF we put 10 Association professionals in a room with 10 business event suppliers

    A minimum of 10 and a maximum of 15 AuSAE members and business event suppliers, participate in this business events workshop.
    During the Workshop, Association professionals get the opportunity to meet people from a minimum of nine or a maximum of fourteen New Zealand business event suppliers.

    Why should an association professional in New Zealand attend AuSAE IF

    • Networking with the right suppliers and collegues; the minimum of wasted time; genuine 1.5 -day dialogue!
    • Discover new potential meeting suppliers in different regions
    • Build long-term relationships with business event suppliers which can genuinely cope with your events!
    • Highlight your concerns and challenges with some of the most influential opinion shapers amongst your peers!

    And what does it cost?
    It costs nothing; only two days of your time.
    But we know this is your most valuable resource.  We guarantee it will be a worthwhile investment!

    After every three sessions a 20-minute break will be given. During the workshop, the
    participating clients get the opportunity to meet representatives from between nine to
    fourteen other venues

    Sample agenda
    Wednesday 8 February
    Participants arrive in Hamilton and welcomed by host and transfered to venue. Coffee and tour of the hosts venue’s conference facilities
    Keynote welcome
    One-on-one conversations (10-12 minutes each) with the business event suppliers
    Lunch
    One-on-one conversations (10-12 minutes each) with the business event suppliers
    Check into hotel
    Destination welcome function
    Dinner with the Business event suppliers
    Thursday 9 February
    Breakfast at hotel
    Destination guided tour (Association Executives)
    Farewell Lunch
    Facilitated Group P2P discussion
    mid-afternoon depart

    AuSAE IF details can be downloaded here

    Note: you must be a current employee of an association in New Zealand to apply

    • 17 Feb 2023
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (NZDT)
    • Online - Video calls will be held Fridays from 9:00 - 10:00 am AEST | 11:00 - 12:00 noon NZ
    Register

    Your Pathway to CAE: 10 W Study Program

    The Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential is an International marker of a committed association professional who has demonstrated the wide range of knowledge essential to manage an association in today’s challenging environment.

    Have you got what it takes to go to the next level, AuSAE is here to help you!!

    Program Starting Friday 24 February 2023 

    Applications closed with ASAE 17 February for the exam 

    Week 1:  CAE Orientation session and Systems thinking (24 February)

    Week’s 2 - 9:  Covering the eight domains   1 hour each week (Friday) Some timings may change due to daylight saving times

    3 March            Domain 1                     Governance
    10 March          D2                               Executive Leadership
    17 March          D3                               Organizational Strategy
    24 March          D4                               Operations

    31 March          D5                               Business development
    5 April              D6                               Member Stakeholder Engagement Management
    14 April            D7                               Advocacy
    21 April            D8                               Marketing and Communications
     

    Week 10:  Wednesday 26 April Practice exam in exam conditions (100 questions)  2 hours

    Optional: Open forum Friday 28 April ( 1 hour 30 mins) 

    CAE Exam between 1 May and 14 May 2023

    (Friday 24 February - 28 April 2023) 

    This course is for the May 2023 exam



    AuSAE - 10 week CAE Certification

    MORE ABOUT CAE HERE

    AuSAE is a CAE Approved Provider

    Please Note: If AuSAE invoices you, the amounts are in NZD. Credit Card payments are based in AUD dollar amount.

    • 22 Feb 2023
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (NZDT)
    • Grand Millennium Auckland, Auckland
    Register







    Come join us and other association executives  for some refreshments after work on Wednesday 15 February.
    Pop in any time for a quick drink or stay throughout the event – we look forward to seeing you.
    Auckland – Wednesday 15 February / 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
    This is a member only free event

    • 05 Apr 2023
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (NZST)
    • Te Papa, Wellington
    Register

    This one-day Tradeshow is  

    A Powerful Way to
    Grow Your Business...
    Business and Professional Associations

    Exhibit Now 

    associationX can provide your organisation with

    • An event where association executives are committed to building relationships with you (Quality not quantity). 
    • An opportunity to meet with your top clients and establish relationships with potential customers!
    • An opportunity to build and reinforce strategic relationships.
    • The opportunity to demonstrate your company’s commitment to the industry.
    • Time to network key decision makers.
    • A effective way to reinforce your organisation’s brand and build brand awareness amongst a relevant audience.
    • Educational sessions that run throughout the day to drive people to the show and you're booth.

    Exhibitor Registration

    New Zealand’s only association exclusive tradeshow

    Connect face-to-face with your key market, New Zealand Associations at the Trade show on Wednesday, 5 April 2023 

    A Powerful Way to Grow Your Business. with Business and Professional Associations

    associationX Website

    Exhibition Prospectus can be downloaded here

    Exhibition floor plan can be downloaded here

    8 - 10 am Exhibitor registration & booth set-up.
    10 - 4 pm associationX Trade Show opens for both association executives an suppliers on an targeted solution based knowledge sessions.

    Catering times
    10:30 Morning Tea
    12:30 Lunch sessions
     03:15 pm Networking happy drinks at the show

    $1,500 + GST per booth
    (early-bird price, closes 4 February 2023 )

    PRE-EVENT PROMOTION:
    Logo and profile on the event app.
    Logo and profile on the event website with hyperlink to your profile page and website site

    AT THE EVENT:
    Exhibition Stand x 1
    Includes:
    Stand area size 1.8 m x 1.2m
    10amp power supply
    Spotlights x 2
    Printed Company Name Sign (max 24 letters)
    Two exhibitor registrations with full catering

    POST-EVENT:
    Mailing list of conference participants for one pre and one post conference communication (includes emails for participants who opt-in and is subject to privacy laws).

    POST EARLY BIRD PRICE $1750 after 5 February 2023


    Education (held around the trade)

    Intense Sound and Vision Educational Area 1 (sessions-based on membership development)
    11:00 – 11:30    (Speaker 1)
    12:00 – 12:30    (Repeated session - Speaker 1)
    1:00- 1:30           (Speaker 2)
    2:00 – 2:30         (Repeated session Speaker 2)
    3:00 – 3:30         (Speaker 3)

    Congress Rental Educational Area 2 (sessions based around association event management)
    11:00 – 11:30    (Speaker 1)
    12:00 – 12:30    (Repeated session - Speaker 1)
    1:00- 1:30           (Speaker 2)
    2:00 – 2:30         (Repeated session Speaker 2)
    3:00 – 3:30         (Speaker 3)

    Educational Area 3 (sessions-based on association marketing and communications)

    11:00 – 11:30    (Speaker 1)
    12:00 – 12:30    (Repeated session - Speaker 1)
    1:00- 1:30           (Speaker 2)
    2:00 – 2:30         (Repeated session Speaker 2)
    3:00 – 3:30         (Speaker 3)


    • 31 May 2023
    • 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM (NZST)
    • People & Co. Offices Wellington or ONLINE
    Register

    Membership & Services - F2F & Online

    This SIG serves as a professional support network for members who have interest or responsibilities in membership, member services, and membership-specific marketing. It also serves as an idea laboratory and information/sample exchange. 

    Join us for a conversation all about membership, products and services. This conversation is either

    • face-to-face at the people & co offices (Level 2/40 Johnston Street) or 
    • join us online to join the conversation

    Participation is open to all AuSAE members at no cost – a simple RSVP is all that is required to reserve your seat at the table. 

     

    • 10 Sep 2023
    • 3:00 PM (NZST)
    • 12 Sep 2023
    • 4:00 PM (NZST)
    • Hamilton, NZ


    Association Focused Networking, Learning, & Insights

    LINC – Leadership, Insights and Networking Conference is the largest gathering of Association Executives in New Zealand.

    Hosted by AuSAE, the association for associations, it covers all aspects of association management. The program will launch in June 23, showcasing speakers that will renew your enthusiasm and spark new ideas.

    Network with influential leaders, build relationships with key decision makers, learn about the latest trends, and gain valuable insight to assist your association all at one centralised event  10 - 12 September, 2022. 

    All enquires please contact Brett Jeffery General Manager NZ brett@ausae.org.au or 027 249 8677.

    AuSAE is a CAE Approved Provider.  

    • 10 Sep 2023
    • 3:30 PM (NZST)
    • 12 Sep 2023
    • 3:30 PM (NZST)
    • Hamilton
    Register


    AuSAE is establishing engaging sponsorship opportunities to maximise your exposure and connection with our delegates leading up to and during the event.

    All enquires please contact Brett Jeffery General Manager NZ brett@ausae.org.au or 027 249 8677.


The Australasian Society of Association Executives (AuSAE)

Australian Office:
Address: Unit 6, 26 Navigator Place, Hendra QLD 4011 Australia
Free Call: +61 1300 764 576
Phone: +61 7 3268 7955
Email: info@ausae.org.au

New Zealand Office:
Address: 159 Otonga Rd, Rotorua 3015 New Zealand
Phone: +64 27 249 8677
Email: nzteam@ausae.org.au

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