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Friday 2nd July 2021
ASPIRE is the Chamber’s annual conference, designed to inspire, enthuse and inform. This year, it's time to think ahead.
Join business commentator and award-winning journalist Rod Oram for a programme of engaging and relevant presentations. Rod will set the scene, lead the day, provide attendees with a summary of insights gained and, most importantly key action points. If you run a business, work in a business, have any connection to this region – this is one event you will not want to miss.
We are delighted to introduce our confirmed speakers:
Rod Oram – MC
Resetting our future, leverage the disruption - Donna Purdue, Chief Economist, MBIE
Audacious Leadership in difficult times - Sinead Boucher, Owner, Stuff
Leading in the uncertainty of a pandemic - Greg Foran, CEO, Air New Zealand
Cawthron 100 years on: building on a legacy - Volker Kuntzsch, Chief Executive, Cawthron Institute
Lead with Stories - Jehan Casinader, Journalist, author and mental health advocate
Aspire 2021 will be opened by Hon. Stuart Nash (Minister of Economic & Regional Development, Small Business, Tourism, Forestry) and in addition to our speakers, the conference will include two workshop sessions.