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


Networking Lunches 
April / July / October 
more here..


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 


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. 

    • 17 Sep 2022
    • 9:30 AM (NZST)
    • 18 Sep 2022
    • 3:30 PM (NZST)
    • Blenheim
    Register

    Marlborough Excursions
    Come for the weekend before the AuSAE Linc conference, bring your partner... We have organised two fabulous excursions of Marlborough scenery and wine country. 

    Sounds Day Out - Saturday 17 Sept 
    Depart Blenheim at 10:45 heading towards Picton, and enjoy a scenic cruise with slow-cooked BBQ lunch at Furneaux Lodge. Arriving back at Blenheim around 5.

    Marlborough Wine Tasting Experience - Sunday 18 Sept
    Depart Blenheim at 9:30 to experience the very best of what Marlborough has to offer. Back in time to either drop your partners off at the airport and/or for the welcome function

    more details here


    • 18 Sep 2022
    • 5:00 PM (NZST)
    • 20 Sep 2022
    • 3:30 PM (NZST)
    • Blenheim
    Register

    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 for 2022 event will launch in June, 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  18 - 20 September , 2022. 

    Sunday, 18 September 2022
    Welcome Function
    Monday 19 September  
    Conference and Conference dinner 
    Tuesday 20 September 2022
    Conference - Day 2

    Conference Website here 

    Marlborough Group Excursions
    Come for the weekend before, bring your partner... We have organised two fabulous excursions of Marlborough scenery and wine country.

    Cancellations
    We understand that circumstances can change. Cancellations received before 5 September 2022 will receive a refund of registration fees less an administration charge of $150.00. Cancellations after this date will not be refunded. At any point prior to the event you are welcome to contact us to nominate a substitute delegate at no extra charge. Once a delegate has registered on-site, no further substitutions can be made. All cancellations and substitutions must be in writing.  

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

    AuSAE is a CAE Approved Provider.  

    • 23 Sep 2022
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (NZST)
    • 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

    (Friday 23 September - 25 November 2022) 

    This course is for the December 2022 exam

    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 23 September 2022 

    Week 1:  CAE Orientation session and Systems thinking (23 September)

    Week’s 2 - 9:  Covering the eight domains   1 hour each week (Friday) 

    30 September                           Domain 1                     Governance
    7 October                                 D2                                Executive Leadership
    14 October                               D3                                Organizational Strategy
    21 October                               D4                                Operations

    28 October                               D5                                Business development
    4 November                              D6                                Member and Stakeholder Engagement and Management
    11 November                           D7                                 Advocacy
    18 November                            D8                                Marketing and Communications
     

    Week 10:  Wednesday 23 November Practice exam in exam conditions (100 questions)  2 hours

    Optional: Open forum Friday 25 November ( 1hour 30 mins) 

    CAE Exam between 1 December and 14 December 2022



    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.

    • 18 Oct 2022
    • 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM (NZDT)
    • Auckland, CBD
    Register

    Association Networking Lunch

    Take a couple of hours at the start of the day to connect with others in the industry to discuss high level topics of real importance, develop new relationships and gain critical information. These Lunches provide you with a unique opportunity to network with your peers in a comfortable and informal setting. This is your chance to spend a few hours in-person talking with your colleagues. The Networking Lunch is a place for association executives to:

    • Network with peers
    • Share ideas
    • Get input on your most challenging problems
    • Learn more about what is happening in the association industry

    More details to follow

    We can register for you, just send Brett an email

    Topic - to be confirmed 

    Speaker - to be confirmed 

    Pricing - Member  $25 | Non - Member $55 

    AuSAE is a CAE Approved Provider.  Participants of this event will earn 1 continuing education credits 

    • 25 Oct 2022
    • 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM (NZDT)
    • Te Papa, Wellington
    Register

    Association Networking Lunch

    Take a couple of hours at the start of the day to connect with others in the industry to discuss high level topics of real importance, develop new relationships and gain critical information. These Lunches provide you with a unique opportunity to network with your peers in a comfortable and informal setting. This is your chance to spend a few hours in-person talking with your colleagues. The Networking Lunch is a place for association executives to:

    • Network with peers
    • Share ideas
    • Get input on your most challenging problems
    • Learn more about what is happening in the association industry

    More details to follow

    We can register for you, just send Brett an email

    Topic - to be confirmed 

    Speaker - to be confirmed 

    Pricing - Member  $35 | Non - Member $55 

    AuSAE is a CAE Approved Provider.  Participants of this event will earn 1 continuing education credits 

    • 01 Nov 2022
    • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (NZDT)
    • Te Papa, WELLINGTON
    Register

    The Association Compliance Symposium is the premiere event for senior-level association executives who need to stay up to date on legal and regulatory matters relevant to associations today. Join subject-matter experts and engage with peers to explore a variety of topics with legal implications. Register today to:

    • Review employment law updates on legislative developments, regulatory changes, and Remedies and determine how they are likely to affect your association’s day-to-day operations and long-term strategic planning.
    • Evaluate critical and evolving health and safety issues.
    • Examine current best practices to avoid legal liability regarding privacy and member data
    • Develop a network of senior-level association executives.

    Join subject-matter experts and engage with peers to explore a variety of topics with legal implications.

    Stay afterwards for the Melbourne Cup 


    NB: If AuSAE invoices you for the event, the amount paid into our NZ bank account are in NZ dollars. Credit Card payments are converted to AUD dollars.

    • 02 Nov 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM (NZDT)
    • Wellington CBD
    Register

    Membership Development & Services  Spring Meeting

    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. 

    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. 

    more shared interest groups here

    • 08 Nov 2022
    • 8:00 AM (NZDT)
    • 09 Nov 2022
    • 4:00 PM (NZDT)
    • Destination to be confirmed
    • 1
    Register


    What IF 
    you were in a room with put 12 - 15 Association in-house conferencing specialistsHow much business could you secure??

    AuSAE IF is our new event offering, a business events workshop, exclusively created to provide more value to Destinations, Venues & Business Events Service Providers.

    Click here for the Prospectus
    • 09 Nov 2022
    • 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM (NZDT)
    • Auckland, CBD
    Register

    Professional Development & Conference - Spring Meeting

    This SIG explores the wide array of topics, best practices, and trends related to the management of association education programs, certification, and meetings. An intentional focus on supporting one another strengthens the learning and sharing.

    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. 

    more shared interest groups here

    • 16 Nov 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM (NZDT)
    • Wellington CBD
    Register

    Professional Development & Conference - Spring Meeting

    This SIG explores the wide array of topics, best practices, and trends related to the management of association education programs, certification, and meetings. An intentional focus on supporting one another strengthens the learning and sharing.

    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. 

    more shared interest groups here

    • 23 Nov 2022
    • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (NZDT)
    • Auckland 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


    • 07 Dec 2022
    • 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM (NZDT)
    • 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

    1:30 p.m. Cultural Competency Conversation 
    3:00 p.m. CLM Meeting Starts
    4:30 p.m.  Networking Drinks 


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


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    Grow Your Business...
    Business and Professional Associations

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    • Time to network key decision makers.
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    • 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

    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
      3:15 pm Networking happy drinks at the show


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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