19th February 2018

It is all about leadership!

Are you looking for a conference specifically for not-for-profits that offers exceptional speakers who are leaders in the sector, both nationally and internationally?

The National Not-For-Profit Sector Conference offers that unique opportunity.

2018 is our twelfth conference, and the event is gearing up to be an exciting one. You will learn from experts what is happening in the sector, hear about examples of thriving organisations within the non-profit space, and through the workshops and networking sessions have the opportunity to share experiences, successes and lessons learned.

The 5 core themes of the 2018 Not-For-Profit Conference are:

  • Leadership and developing leaders
  • Sustainable funding options
  • Managing people well and organisational strategy
  • Community building and engagement
  • Communicating and connecting with the corporate world

This year’s conference will be held at the Quality Hotel Parnell on Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 February 2018

What is new in 2018

Our conference aims to challenge and inspire delegates about their organisation’s direction and strategy.

  • To create new opportunities to ensure the sustainability of NFP organisations going forward
  • To share practical, instantly implementable tips on a range of governance and management topics
  • To provide inspiration to NFP leaders to help steer their organisations into great futures

Keynote topics and workshops include;

Building leadership from the community up, organisation culture, strategy that delivers, round table discussions, keeping it legal, health & safety & people, wayfinding leadership within a Maori/Pasifika context, and so much more.

Who Should Attend

If your work involves developing strategy, recruiting, managing or supervising staff and volunteers, leading a team, or workforce planning – then the National Not-For-Profit Sector Conference is an event you cannot afford to miss in 2018.

The conference is designed for CEOs and senior managers, Board and Committee members, team leaders and volunteer managers . . . and anyone passionate about the NFP sector!

Paul Schmitz – Keynote: Building leadership from the community up. Leadership is a muscle everyone has, and it only gets stronger with exercise and practice. We need to build and engage the leadership of the many, especially those closest to problems, to create effective solutions.
Paul Schmitz from Milwaukee USA.

2018 Presenters

Be inspired by the following presenters:

Jocelyn Bray,
Founder of Inspiration Point

Paul Schmitz,
CEO of Leading Inside Out, Milwaukee USA

Dr David Codyre,
Consultant Psychiatrist/Clinical Lead Mental Health, East Tamaki Healthcare

John Tamihere,
CEO, Te Whānau o Waipareira Trust

Dr Chellie Spiller,
Associate Professor, University of Auckland Business School

Aly McNicoll,
Director, LEAD Centre for Not for Profit Leadership

Shane Gorst,
General Manager, Art Deco Trust

Tony Lindsay,
Founder/CEO of Vega.Works

Aaron McIntosh,
Director of McIntosh & Co

Jo Nicholson,
Director, Social Value Aotearoa

Vincent Naidu,
Barrister & Solicitor at Vinci Law

Dr. Suzanne Henwood,
Director of mBraining4Success

Jared Mullen,
Deputy Chief Censor

Sandy Thompson,
CEO, LEAD Centre for Not for Profit Leadership

Michelle Gapes,
Manager – Northern Consulting, Strategic Pay.

James McCulloch,
Director of Leadership, Inspire Group

2018 Partners

We are pleased to receive the continuous support from the following partners

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For further details, please contact:
Faye Johnson at faye@grow.co.nz or 
Phone: 06 878 3456