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Women in Business Conference 2019

The Women in Business Conference is targeted at leaders, aspiring leaders and middle management.  This event provides an opportunity to connect with women in similar roles and hear real, uplifting stories from inspirational speakers.

Take time out to benefit from valuable, relevant and timely content as well as practical tips and take-aways you can apply when you get back to work.  Gain motivation, inspiration and empowerment from the wide range of topics covered and energetic and enthusiastic delivery.

Benefits of attending:

  • Practical and relatable case studies sharing open, honest accounts of their lessons learnt
  • Opportunity to take a step back and think about your career and focus on your personal development
  • Gain leadership, coaching and mentoring skills
  • Sharing and exchanging ideas and experiences with like-minded colleagues
  • Professional development to build confidence and resilience.

Who should attend?

  • Senior leadership and key decision makers
  • Middle management
  • Aspiring leaders

From small to medium businesses, corporate, practice, public sector, not for profits and anyone from both inside and outside the Accountancy profession is welcome.

8.00-8.30am     Registration

8.30-8.35am     Conference welcome and open

8.35-9.00am     Ministerial address

9.00-10.00am    The Future of Work - Adopting a forward thinking vision to manage change and get ahead

10.00-10.25am  Morning Tea

10.25-11.25am   Managing the noise – developing, improving and maintaining resilience

11.25am-1.50pm OVERVIEW: Safe Danger, courage and getting past the fear of failure to take the next career step  (this time slot refers to the following two case studies)

11.25-12.15pm  CASE STUDY 1: Good Bitches Baking

12.15-1.00pm    Lunch

1.00-1.50pm      CASE STUDY 2: Little Yellow Bird

1.50-2.40pm      How to find your online professional happy place

2.40-3.05pm      Afternoon tea

3.05-3.55pm      Communicating successfully and getting the best out of others

3.55-4.55pm     Managing the multigenerational workplace

4.55-5.00pm     Conference close

5.00-6.00pm     Networking Function

- Chlöe Swarbrick (Auckland) and Kiritapu Allan, Labour MP (Wellington)
- Melissa Clark-Reynolds (Auckland only)
- Karen Jones (Auckland) and Stephen Kearney (Wellington), Umbrella Health and Resilience
- Marie Fitzpatrick (Auckland) and Nicole Murray (Wellington), Good Bitches Baking
- Samantha Jones, Little Yellow Bird (Auckland and Wellington)
- Jamie Roy, Social Media Expert and LinkedIn Coach (Auckland and Wellington)
- Janine Gould, Communicate (Auckland and Wellington)
- Marc Figgins (Auckland) and Jodie King (Wellington), Air New Zealand 

AUCKLAND - 13 May 2019

Grand Millennium Auckland
71 Mayoral Drive
Auckland 1010
New Zealand
+64 9 366 3000

WELLINGTON - 22 May 2019

InterContinental Wellington
2 Grey Street
Wellington 6011
New Zealand
+64 4 472 2722


Topic: People & Leadership

Sub-Topic: Building Knowledge, Leadership, Personal Effectiveness

Format: Conference

Proficiency Level: All

CPD: 7.5 hours


This conference is sponsored by: