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We hold events for our alumni, friends, and the general public for people to connect with the important conversations in leadership.

Subject matter experts and prominent New Zealand leaders share their knowledge and engage with the audience, sparking new ideas and innovation as minds from different backgrounds converge and focus their energy on a salient issue or theme.

NZ CEO Summit 2016

Leadership NZ is proud to be supporting the 2016 NZ CEO Summit.

In 2016 CEOs face large leadership challenges in navigating the volatile economic landscape and creating new business models to capitalise on the proliferation of the digital world.  Leaders are required to champion innovation whilst managing risk and regulation for shareholders and ensuring their people connect with the organisation’s vision in the swelling war for talent. 

Join with 200+ CEOs, GMs, MDs and Country Managers as we take a lens on current and future challenges transforming leadership in New Zealand. Actively engage in real stories around:

  • Transformative leadership and business design
  • Front-footing disruption - embracing customer insight, technology and value creation
  • Managing risk through people
  • Thought leaders panel - Burning issues for New Zealand
  • Embracing innovation and collaborative business models can grow your business
  • Observations of business participation in community and society

The Summit will be held on 4 May 2016 at the Langham in Auckland, and will bring together local and international talent to share insights on leadership, transformation, community participation and much more. 

We are very pleased that Jo Brosnahan, (Founding Chair of Leadership NZ) is chairing the summit for a third time.  The distinguished line-up of speakers includes:

  • Steven Carden, CEO, Landcorp Farming
  • Dale Pfeifer, Founder & CEO, GoodWorld
  • Traci Houpapa, Chair, FOMA
  • Tony Carter, Chair, Director and Advisory Trustee
  • Joan Withers, Chair, Director and Trustee

Leadership NZ and Conferenz are kindly offering a discount for all Leadership NZ Alumni and not for profit /public sector leaders to attend the Summit.

Conference Registration: Super Saver Price is $1,395 +GST (before 4 April) or Full Price $1,695 +GST

To take advantage of the discounts being offered, be sure to use the following codes when registering for the event:  

  • Leadership NZ Alumni: use code MSCWK8 to register for just $895 +GST
  • NFP/Public Sector Code: use code MHOF4K to register for just $995 +GST

For more information and to register, visit or call Conferenz on (09) 912 3616 or email