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Matariki X - is back for 2019!

REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN

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This article was published on 13 May 2019

Don't miss the Māori Economy event of the year! 

When
Friday 26 July 2019
Where
Rotorua Energy Events Centre
Website
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Matariki X is back in 2019 to inspire and empower our Māori innovators. Connect with others, share new ideas, and learn how to better manage and grow your business. Hear from a stellar line-up of 2019 keynote speakers, upskill at a Masterclass workshop, and network with Matariki’s rising entrepreneurial stars, business influencers, senior Māori leaders, economic development specialists and Government representatives. 

 

WHAT’S NEW FOR 2019

Back by popular demand, 2019’s fresh and expanded Matariki X format offers a range of exciting sessions – you choose whether to attend some or all of these. 
Join the morning “Inspire” session featuring influential keynote speakers and a korero with Māori thought-leaders. Gain actionable insights at an afternoon Masterclass – over ten workshop options are on offer. The event concludes with an Eco-Connect dinner in the evening.
 

View full 2019 programme here. 

 

HIGHLIGHTS:

Session Content
Inspire session

9.00am – 12.30pm

Hear from some of Aotearoa’s entrepreneurial exemplars including: 
Jesse Armstrong - Vaka Interactiv
Billie Jo Ropiha - Founder, B'DET
Nikora Ngaropo - CEO and Founder of Nikora Ngaropo Motion & Design | Young Animators
Miriana Stephens - Director, Wakatū
 
Then join an inspirational korero with our Matariki X panel of Māori thought-leaders: Lillian Grace, Wayne Mulligan, Miriana Stephens, Mel Gollan and Shay Wright. 

$150 per person*, includes morning tea and lunch 

Masterclass session

1.30am – 5.00pm 

Select from a range of workshop topics including: Agile fundamentals, best practice governance, investment, crowd-funding, exporting, environmental innovation and social impact. 
 
$150 per person*, includes lunch and afternoon tea
Eco-Connect Dinner

From 5.15pm.

Network over dinner and drinks with an address from Ian Taylor of Animation Research Ltd.
 
$95 per person*, includes stand-up dinner, one drink and cash bar 
*a referral discount is available - see our registration page for full details of this offer.

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