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Speaker Information

This year's conference will be held at The Plymouth hotel in New Plymouth, Taranaki and commence with a mihi whakatau prior to the start of conference on Wednesday 11th September. More information, including the regional Māori protocol along with the final programme details, will be provided on arrival in New Plymouth.

We’ve pulled together an impressive programme which we hope you will find valuable and enjoy!

All day Famil activities

11.15am Conference opening and mihi whakatau
12.30pm Lunch

1.30pm Welcome
2.00pm Key partner address: Brodie Reid, Global Brand & Content Manager, Tourism New Zealand
3.00pm Afternoon tea
3.30pm i-SITE New Zealand update and strategic priorities
4.30pm i-SITE New Zealand AGM (financial members only)
6.00pm Welcome to Taranaki function

8.05am Speaker: Kim Watson, Regional Manager North Island West, Bank of New Zealand
9.00am Sponsor networking session & morning tea
10.30am Workshop 1 with Stafford Strategy
12.30pm Lunch
1.15pm Workshop 2 with Stafford Strategy
3.15pm Afternoon tea
3.45pm Speaker: Logan Wiliams, Entrepreneur
4.30pm Conference wrap up

6.00pm Pre-dinner drinks

7.00pm Gala dinner and Awards



Dress code

  • Famils: a casual and a warm jacket is advisable
  • Mihi whakatau: smart casual (to be confirmed)
  • Conference: smart casual
  • Welcome function: smart casual
  • Gala Dinner & Awards: black tie, glam evening wear!

Professional code of conduct

i-SITE New Zealand has a professtional code of conduct which outlines the expectations regarding the conduct of participants at i-SITE New Zealand (i-SITE NZ) activities, to ensure the safety of all personnel and to ensure that high professional standards are met.

When registering to attend the i-SITE New Zealand Annual Conference, you while be required to accept the i-SITE New Zealand Professional Code of Conduct that is expected to be adhered too throughout conference.

A copy of the code can be found here.