See the full schedule below. Click here for an overview of each session
Unless specified, all sessions are to be held at Rotorua Lakes Council, 1061 Haupapa St, Rotorua.
Attend one session or attend them all.
Registrations are essential as seats are limited. If sessions are over subscribed a cap of two people per organisation per session will apply.
MONDAY 5TH AUGUST
TUESDAY 6TH AUGUST
|9.00-10.00am||FESTIVAL OPENING||9.00-10.00am||Introduction to Social Enterprise|
|Keynote Speaker: Annah Stretton||Darren McGarvie, Firestation|
|10.00-10.45am||Empowering Women to Break the Cycle||10.15-11.15am||Finding Your Motivation (Your Ikigai)|
|Anna Stretton, RAW||Darren McGarvie, Firestation|
|11.00-12.00pm||Creating life-long connections between tamariki and the environment||11.30-1.00pm||Online Marketing Essentials|
|Katherine Maud, Tiaki Early Learning||Rachael McGarvie, Firestation|
|1.00-2.00pm||Overcoming Mental Health & Anxiety||1.30-2.30pm||Effective Boards|
|Liz Wilson, The Thrive Programme||Darren McGarvie, Firestation|
|2.15-3.15pm||Environmental challenges and their impact on our lives||2.45-3.45pm||Developing Your Innovative Edge (Unleashing Innovation)|
|Bay of Plenty Regional Council||Darren McGarvie, Firestation|
|3.30-5.00pm||How to Best Use Your Intellectual Property||4.00-5.00pm||Understanding Your Numbers (Raising Finance & Capital/Tax Basics)|
|Mark Copeland, Mark Copeland Lawyers||Darren McGarvie, Firestation|
WEDNESDAY 7th AUGUST
THURSDAY 8TH AUGUST
|10.15-11.15am||Successfully Raising Angel Investment||9.30-10.30am||Grant Panel Q&A|
|Julian So, Enterprise Angels||Representatives of key Rotorua Grant organisations|
|11.30-12.30pm||Lighting up workplace health||11.00-12.00pm||Successful Sponsorship Pitches|
|Clark Nemeth, Antipodes LED||Rachael McGarvie, Firestation|
|1.00-1.45pm||Launching eco-friendly inspired brands||4.00-5.00pm||FESTIVAL CLOSE|
|Melissa Woods, Salt Bags NZ and Woods Brands Innovation||Keynote Speaker: Tiny Deane, Visions of a Helping Hand|
|2.00-3.00pm||NZ Tech Business Success Story; From Launch to Sale|
|Hadleigh Ford, SwipedOn|
|5.30-7.00pm||Rotorua X Connect 10th Birthday Event|
|Mark Lucas, CEO Cannasouth
VENUE: Regent of Rotorua
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