Conference 2017


Connect, Collaborate, Succeed

The two day conference will commence on the 31 August at Rydges in Wellington. It will have the following features:

 International and numerous national key note speakers including,  Professor Terry Stevens, International Destination marketing guru, Neil McInroy , CEO of CLES, Julian Fairfield, Economic Development Strategist, Vic Crone, CEO of Callaghan Innovation and Iain Cossar, MBIE.
 Parallel and panel sessions
 Reception
 The Inaugural EDANZ Gala Awards dinner

WHO WILL ATTEND
The conference is relevant to:
 Economic Development Practitioners
 Researchers, Academics and Consultants
 Elected representatives
 Central and Local Government agencies and officials involved in regional economic development

EXPECTED NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS
Based on previous conferences we are expecting towards 200-300 delegates from throughout New Zealand to attend the Wellington conference.

The EDANZ conference will be extensively promoted via electronic and print media, numerous websites and email databases.

The conference will be promoted to key players in economic development nation wide through newsletters, websites, brochures, and publicity, ensuring wide exposure for sponsors and their identification with ED