Advantage Conference 2024

Conference Program 2024

Wednesday 4th September

Taskforce

Venue: Life Flight/Westpac Rescue Helicopter Base

Location: Wellington International Airport, 17 George Bolt Street, Rongotai, Wellington, New Zealand

Date: Wednesday 4th September

Time: 7:30am – 2:30pm

Getting there: Transport location, times and other information for Delegates participating in this years Taskforce Project will be confirmed closer to the event

* Please be sure to arrive a day before if participating in Taskforce event

Wednesday Evening

Welcome Night Event at Te Papa Tongarewa

6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Walk n Fork style food, beverages and live entertainment

Dress Code: Smart Casual

Thursday 5th September

8:30 am – Conference Doors Open Takina Level 2 Ballroom
9:00 am – Conference Sessions
1:00 pm – Lunch and Trade Expo Takina Level 2 Foyer

Thursday Evening

Themed Dinner Event 

Venue – Michael Fowler Centre, Renouf Foyer 

Wind the clock back to medieval times, when Kings, Queens, Knights, Noblemen, Lords, Ladies & Larrikins would feast and frolic in the great banquet halls of long ago! 

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Dress code: Themed Event. 

 

Friday 6th September

8:30 am – Conference Doors Open Takina Level 2 Ballroom
9:00 am – Conference Sessions
1:00 pm – Lunch and Trade Expo Takina Level 2 Foyer

 

Friday Evening

Offsite Experience – Brewtown Upper Hutt 

4:00 pm – 10:00 pm Offsite experience, indoors/outdoors 

“Trade of Origin” friendly games afternoon, leading into a Beer Garden style dinner event 

Coaches departing TePapa CarPark 3:30pm*

Dress Code: Warm & Casual (enclosed footwear ideal – no flipflops, sandals etc)

Saturday 7th September

8:30 am – Conference Doors Open Takina Level 2 Ballroom
9:00 am – Conference Sessions
1:00 pm – Luncheon Grab & Go 

Saturday Evening

Gala Night Event @ Takina Events Centre

7:00pm Gala Awards Evening Event

Dress Code: Black Tie

Awards Gallery 7