We host monthly Networking evenings for our members, hosted and supported by our Platinum Sponsors and our Principal Sponsor, Regatta Bar & Eatery.

These events are hugely popular with up to 150 of our members attending and we have been lucky enough to secure some fantastic guest speakers in the past.


2017 Events & Speakers:

February - Speaker: Tony Alexander, BNZ Chief Economist. Sponsor and host: BNZ

March - Speaker: Mark Jones, Head of Crombie Lockwood’s Financial & Professional Risks division, specialised in Cyber Liability and Risk Management. Sponsor: Crombie Lockwood. Held at Regatta Bar & Eatery

April - Speaker: Aidan Bennett, Benefitz and Channel Magazine; Kate Cumberpatch and Jenny Larking, Panuku Development Auckland. Sponsor: Benefitz. Held at BizDojo Takapuna

May (Retailers Evening) - Speaker: Professor Jonathan Elms, Massey University Centre for Advanced Retail Studies. Held at the Bruce Mason Centre

May - Speaker: Paul Dymond, Wendy Wu Tours. Sponsor: House of Travel Takapuna. Held at Regatta Bar & Eatery

June - Speakers: Mark Talbot, Deloitte Private/Fast 50 (Moderator of panel discussion and Q&A session), Sophie Gilmour, Bird on a Wire, Gareth Berry – Unleashed Software, Chris Leonard - SnapComms. Sponsor: Deloitte Private. Held at BizDojo Takapuna

July - Speaker: David Norman, Auckland Council Chief Economist. Sponsor and host: Berkeley Cinemas Takapuna

September - Stand-up dégustation featuring Fortieth and Hurstmere eateries: Bird On A WireDante's PizzeriaEl HúmeroBluebells CakeryPoké PokéBurger Burger and Fish Fish. Entertainment: Jazz Trio WD40 Sponsor and host: Fortieth and Hurstmere

October (Retailers Evening) - Speaker: Professor Jonathan Elms, Massey University and Professor Kim Cassidy, Nottingham Trent University. Held at the Bruce Mason Centre

December - Speaker: Caitlyn Taylor, Shore City resident stylist. Entertainment: The Heart & Soul Band Collective. Sponsor and host: Shore City


2016 Events & Speakers:

February - Speaker: Tony Alexander, BNZ Economic Commentaries. Sponsor: BNZ

March - Speaker: Leo and Grant, My Business Plus Australia. Sponsor: Property3D

April - Speaker: Paul Ottoway. Sponsor: House of Travel Takapuna

May - Speaker: Kirsten Andrews, Panuku Development Auckland. Sponsor: Crowe Horwath

June - Speaker: Sophia Gilmour, Bird on a Wire; Kevin Morris, Dante's Pizzeria. Sponsor: Fortieth and Hurstmere

July - Speaker: Cam Calkoen. Sponsor: Benefitz

August - Speaker: Lesley Simpson, NZ Movie Lady. Sponsor: Berkeley Cinemas Takapuna

October Speaker: Caitlyn Taylor, Shore City resident stylist. Sponsor: Shore City

December - Entertainment: Magician Brent McLeod, Jazz Trio WD40, Sponsor: Continental Cars BMW


2015 Speakers:

Erin O'Hara - Golden Yogi

Sir Stephen Tindall - The Tindall Foundation

Nerida Cortese & Shane Cameron - Dancing with the Stars

Josh Emett - Master Chef

Ian Jones and Jeff Wilson - Sports Stars 

Ludo Campbell-Reid - Auckland Council Design Champion