Friday 2 July 20219:00 - 18:00Add to calendar

Annesbrook Function Centre

Join business commentator and award-winning journalist Rod Oram for a programme of engaging and relevant presentations. Rod will set the scene, lead the day, provide attendees with a summary of insights gained and, most importantly key action points. If you run a business, work in a business, have any connection to this region – this is one event you will not want to miss.  

We are delighted to introduce our confirmed speakers:

  • Rod Oram – MC
  • Hon Stuart Nash Minister for Small Business and Regional Economic Development
  • Donna Purdue, Chief Economist, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
  • Sinead Boucher, Owner and CEO, Stuff
  • Greg Foran, CEO, Air New Zealand
  • Volker Kuntzsch, CEO Cawthron Institute
  • Jehan Casinader, Journalist, author and mental health advocate

Aspire 2021 will be opened by Hon. Stuart Nash (Minister of Economic & Regional  Development, Small Business, Tourism, Forestry).


NB: When registering, please advise of any special dietary requirements.  Registration includes morning and afternoon tea, buffet lunch and end of day refreshments (4.30-6 pm).

If you are interested in hosting a trade stand at the event, please contact Numbers strictly limited. $300 + gst including table.


Ticket typePriceQuantity
Member (early bird pricing)$150.00 ex tax
Non member (early bird pricing)$175.00 ex tax
Member (early bird pricing) - Marlborough Chamber$150.00 ex tax