Eventing the Future 2013

Eventing the Future 2013; NZ Conference on ‘transformation’

Auckland, New Zealand – Pullman Auckland Hotel

August 14 – 15, 2013

Australian events industry professionals interested in honing their event delivery expertise and hearing top tips from some of the best practitioners in the world are invited to join their Kiwi counterparts later this year in Auckland. This is an affordable, appealing and accessible opportunity. The theme this year is ‘transformation’ – showcasing new ideas and best practice for business models, event environments and concepts.

Renowned English event consultant Michael Artis is one of the keynote speakers.  Artis is client director for London strategic design consultancy 20:20 Ltd.  Artis is one of several internationally respected speakers who will be addressing the conference this year. Andrew Lark, chief marketing and online office for Commonwealth Bank of Australia and author of The Daily Lark – a marketing blog recognised as one of the top 100 globally – will give an overview of social media and the impact on the events industry.

ETF is New Zealand’s premier conference for the event industry and provides a forum for networking and professional development opportunities. The conference offers a chance for industry professionals to share ideas and to learn ways to transform event environments so as to keep events relevant and inspiring in a rapidly changing marketplace.

The conference programme is being developed with concurrent sessions that will appeal to all levels and interests, reflecting the full spectrum of the events.  The streams are geared to those who are more operational as well as higher level content delivered in the strategic stream with applied case studies in sport, arts, tourism and policy contexts.

Early bird registrations are now open. There are direct flights to Auckland, excellent accommodation options within the conference venue — be inspired and informed by some of the best creative talent in the world.

For information on the program, updates on speakers, and for registration details, visit: www.eventingthefuture.org.nz

Eric Winton

Director, New Millennium Business

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