CINZ Meetings launches new education series

Attendees will hear from four speakers on leadership, trends, diversity and wellness.

Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) will unveil a new professional development and education program at its annual exhibition, Meetings 2020 in Auckland.

The Meetings Education Series sponsored by Celebrity Speakers will give day buyers valuable professional development opportunities.

Attendees at the show on 22 or 23 April can choose to hear from four different speakers and gain insights and learnings to take back to their businesses.

“Anyone responsible for organising events from board meetings to team building activities, staff functions, parties or award ceremonies can attend Meetings free of charge, meet with any of 190 exhibitors from 18 regions across New Zealand, and boost their knowledge at the same time,” said CINZ chief executive Lisa Hopkins.

Meet the speakers

Opening the Education Series on 22 April is former New Zealander of the Year, Dr Lance O’Sullivan, who will address the subject of courageous leadership and how to be brave, resilient and innovative in an ever-changing world.

Social researcher Ashley Fell will then reveal a snapshot of the key trends redefining society in today’s fast-moving times, and demonstrate how organisations can not only respond to these trends, but also shape them.

As the world’s first openly transgender mayor, MP Georgina Beyer will share her empowering story and the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace and at events, on day two of Meetings.

She will be followed by celebrity chef, entrepreneur and health ambassador Simon Gault, who will talk about his own diabetes journey, and the knowledge he gained from research during his role as presenter of the critically-acclaimed documentary series ‘Why Are We Fat?’ covering issues including nutrition, sleep, and fitness.

All the details

CINZ Meetings will take place on 22 and 23 April 2020 at ASB Showgrounds, Auckland.

Day buyers can pre-register to attend here.

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