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Inspire Canterbury: Business for Good

Business for Good will inspire you to look at your business differently. 

It’s about connecting what you do to why your organisation exists and doing what matters for your employees, your customers, your partners and the communities you engage with. And it's something that businesses of all sizes and sectors can get on-board with and benefit from.

Jam-packed with inspiring speakers, you’ll hear from change makers redefining what good business looks like, trailblazers of social enterprise from New Zealand and beyond, an array of awesome big businesses bringing purpose to life and not to mention our incredible MC and opening speaker Nigel Latta.



12.30pm     Arrival 

1.00pm       Welcome 

Business for good is not only good for business but good for the world. Nigel Latta sets the scene for the afternoon presenting on the power of business to solve some the worlds most critical issues. 

Hear from:
> Leeann Watson, CEO, The Chamber
> Nigel Latta
> Rebecca Mills, RG Mills


Big businesses are bringing purpose to life. We’ll hear from some of New Zealand’s leading brands on what business for good means to them and how they are delivering it in a way that makes commercial, environmental and social sense.

Hear from:
> Rhys Boswell, Christchurch International Airport
> Steve Anderson, Foodstuffs
> Others TBC


Hear from Akina Foundation and leading social enterprises as they share on aligning bold purpose to the needs and values of consumers. Local and international social enterprise trailblazers will discuss how they are turning some big social and environmental challenges into boundless opportunities.

Hear from:
> Louise Aitken, Akina Foundation
> Daniel Flynn, Thankyou Water
> Bailey Peryman, Cultivate
> Alanna Chapman, 27seconds
> Ben Gleisner, Conscious Consumer

6.00pm        Event Close


BOOK NOW! Corporate hosting and individual tickets available. 

To ensure that this event is accessible to as many businesses as possible we’ve kept our ticket prices low. This means that we won’t be serving lunch on arrival. Grab a bite at the café on-site to be ready for 1pm!

Exhibiting opportunities available - contact Holly Andrews 

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Wednesday 20 June


1:00pm - 6:00pm


Events Hall, Air Force Museum of New Zealand, Wigram

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