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IACC-Australia Asia Pacific Annual Conference
11 – 13 February 2018 | Auckland, New Zealand


Sunday 11th February

14.00 - 18.00 – AAP Board Meeting

Monday 12th February – Day one theme:
The Future of the Industry and technology changes

Cliftons CBD venue (Level 4, 45 Queen Street, Auckland)

08.00 - 09.15 – Registration & arrival coffee / tea

09.15 - 09.30 – Welcome Hendrik and the Chapter Board

09.30 - 10.15 – Session 1: “The world has changed. Has your marketing?”
Robert England, Lead. Up There Everywhere


10.30 - 10.45 – Morning tea

10.45 - 11.30 – Session 2: “Activate Your Events and Your Marketing With Smart Social Media”
Evan Urbania, CEO, Chatterblast Media
 

11.45 - 12.30 – Session 3: Panel session: "The Ways Asia Pacific Conference Centres are Leading the World"
Gillian Officer, Director of Sales Conventions, SkyCity Convention Centre and CINZ Board member. Leonie Ashford, International Bid Manager - Tourism NZ & Stephen Noble, Asia Pacific Manager, The Conference Company
 

12.45 - 13.45 – Lunch - IACC-AAP Chapter Update for Members

14.00 - 14.45 – Session 4: "IACC Meeting Room of the Future 2017; Key Global Trends"
Mark Cooper, CEO, IACC


15.00 - 16.00  – Session 5: New Zealand Wine Tasting
Michael Jemison, Managing Director Macvine International 


16.00 - 16.30 – Venue Tour of Cliftons: Brendon Smith

17.00 - 19.00 – AAP Chapter Copper Skillet Cook Off

18.00 - 20.00 – Networking drinks and nibbles

Tuesday 13th February – Day two theme: Sales, Marketing and People
Karstens (Tower 1, Level 4, 205 Queen Street, Auckland, New Zealand)

08.30 - 09.15 – Registration & arrival coffee

09.15 - 10.00 – Session 6: “Translate the soft skills of Emotional Intelligence into solid business results”
Mel Rowsell, Wisdom At Work

10.15 - 11.00 – Session 7: "Taking the next step in your leadership journey"
Mark Wager, Australiasian Leadership Institute


11.15 - 11.45 – Morning tea

11.45 - 12.30 – Session 8: “Profiler Specialist - Cracking the Code of how people Think”
Peter Vaughan, LettrologyTM the means to predict man's footsteps

12.45 - 13.45 – Lunch

14.00 - 14.45 – Session 9: “Without ROI, your event will die”
Ryan Ashton, Chief Yarner at A Few Quiet Yarns (AFQY) 

15.00 - 15.30 – Session 10: "Venue Internet. Trends and How to meet the changing needs of your clients"
Mark Cooper, CEO, IACC


15.45 - 16.15 – Venue Tour of Karstens: Harriet Cox

18.00 - late – Dinner – Dinner at Inti Restaurant, 2 Chancery Street Auckland

Pre Conference Tours - Saturday 12th / Sunday 11th February
Discretionary Tour of Waiheke Island

Delegates with free time on the weekend before the conference can join a day trip to Waiheke Island to explore the island and sample some local wine and food and beautiful scenery. Further information found here:

Ananda Tours: http://www.ananda.co.nz/
Offer a range of tours from $115 per person. These cater for wine lovers, foodies, art and culture seekers.

Waiheke Wine Tours: https://www.waihekeislandwinetours.co.nz/
Wine and sightseeing tours from $125 per person

See Waiheke: https://www.seewaiheke.co.nz/
Wine and sightseeing tours from $105 per person