New Zealand Events - Connecting YOU with other association professionals and stakeholders



    • 23 Jul 2024
    • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (NZST)
    • Members’ Only Lounge, Parliament Wellington, CBD
    Register


    Participating in these forums is a vital aspect of your AuSAE membership. They offer a unique platform for association CEOs and key influencers to engage, share insights, and gain valuable knowledge to enhance your association’s impact.

    These exclusive events are tailored specifically for CEOs and executive directors of member organisations within AuSAE. 

    In keeping with The Chatham House Rule, these sessions ensure confidentiality, encouraging open and honest discussions. Please note that sector suppliers are not included in these meetings, except on special occasions where they are invited to present.

    You have the opportunity to contribute to the agenda at any time by submitting your items here. Alternatively, you can directly contact Brett via email to register your interest or suggestions.

    • 24 Jul 2024
    • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM (NZST)
    • Physiotherapy New Zealand Level 6, 342 Lambton Quay, Wellington OR Online
    Register

    Join our dynamic support network of professionals dedicated to the fields of membership, membership services, and member-focused marketing. We invite you to be part of an engaging conversation about enhancing membership value, exploring innovative products and services.

    This session is available in two formats for your convenience:

    1. Face-to-Face Gathering in Wellington: Connect with peers in person and share your insights.
    2. Online Participation: Engage in the discussion from wherever you are.

    Meeting Focus: Our initial topic will revolve around 'Strengthening Your Membership Proposition' – a key area for all membership professionals.

    This event is exclusively open to all AuSAE members at no charge. To secure your spot, a simple RSVP is all it takes. Don’t miss this opportunity to contribute to the future of membership services!

     

    • 30 Jul 2024
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (NZST)
    • Grand Millennium Hotel Auckland
    Register


    Participating in these forums is a vital aspect of your AuSAE membership. They offer a unique platform for association CEOs and key influencers to engage, share insights, and gain valuable knowledge to enhance your association’s impact.

    These exclusive events are tailored specifically for CEOs and executive directors of member organisations within AuSAE. 

    In keeping with The Chatham House Rule, these sessions ensure confidentiality, encouraging open and honest discussions. Please note that sector suppliers are not included in these meetings, except on special occasions where they are invited to present.

    You have the opportunity to contribute to the agenda at any time by submitting your items here. Alternatively, you can directly contact Brett via email to register your interest or suggestions.

    • 31 Jul 2024
    • 10:00 AM - 4:15 PM (NZST)
    • Waihorotiu Room, Aotea Centre, 50 Mayoral Drive, Auckland
    • 1
    Register

    Join us for an event dedicated to future-proofing New Zealand’s not-for-profit (NFP) sector by harnessing the power of AI and digital tools. This event brings together industry leaders and experts to share insights on digital transformation, the role of AI in shaping the sector’s future, and essential security measures for NFP executives.

    With engaging sessions, live demonstrations, and ample networking opportunities, participants will gain valuable knowledge and strategies to navigate the evolving digital landscape and ensure their organisations remain resilient and innovative.


    $50.00 per person (nzd)

    Must be employed by a NFP with the New Zealand to access rate
    All profits donated to the Spirit of Adventure Trust


    • 08 Aug 2024
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (NZST)
    • ONLINE (teams)
    Register

    The AuSAE Social Media Special Interest Group (SIG) invites you to be a part of an engaging online meeting dedicated to professionals interested in leveraging social media for associations. This group serves as a crucial platform for sharing ideas, exchanging valuable information, and acting as an innovative idea laboratory.

    In our first meeting, we will have a presentation showcasing effective LinkedIn social media practices by a seasoned professional.

    Why Attend?

    • Network with Peers: Connect with other professionals who share your focus on social media within associations.
    • Gain Insight: Dive into discussions about the latest trends and challenges in social media strategies and management.
    • Share and Learn: Exchange knowledge and best practices, and bring back valuable insights to your organisation.

    Event Details:

    • Location: Online (Teams link provided upon RSVP)
    • Open to All AuSAE Members: Participation in this SIG meeting is complimentary for all AuSAE members.

    RSVP Now: Reserve your virtual seat by simply RSVPing. As an AuSAE member, there is no cost to participate.

    This SIG meeting is an essential opportunity for those involved in social media management for associations to come together, share knowledge, and contribute to advancing our field. Your participation and input are what make these conversations so valuable.

    We eagerly await your contribution to this vital discussion. See you there!


     

    • 10 Aug 2024
    • (NZST)
    • 13 Aug 2024
    • (NZST)
    • Cleveland Ohio
    • 15


    Join AuSAE at the ASAE Annual Meeting in Cleveland Ohio

    AuSAE is excited to host a delegation to the 2023 ASAE Annual Meeting in Cleveland in 10 -13 August in 2024. 

    The ASAE Annual meeting is an association conference like no other – over three day it brings together thousands of Association professionals and industry partners to exchange knowledge, resources, strategies and solutions and of course the opportunity to make new global connections.

    AuSAE is excited to announce Expressions of Interest are now open to join the delegation travelling to the 2024 ASAE Annual Meeting in Cleveland Ohio from 10 - 13 August at the Huntington Convention Centre.

    The ASAE Annual Meeting is an association conference like no other - over three days it brings together thousands of association professionals and industry partners to exchange knowledge, resources, strategies and solutions. And of course, the opportunity to make new global connections. AuSAE will be curating a program to help our delegation make the most out of the conference content, as well as some exclusive opportunities to connect with some of our American colleagues.

    Register your interest to stay in the loop as we finalise details.

    Pricing range AU $4,200 – 4,800 NZ $4,500 - $5,000

    • 08 Sep 2024
    • 2:00 PM (NZST)
    • 10 Sep 2024
    • 4:30 PM (NZST)
    • Christchurch, New Zealand
    Register


    Welcome to AuSAE LINC Conference Registration
    A harmonious environment where association leaders unite to cultivate shared inspirations and enrich the community’s future.

    Step into a realm where innovation meets inspiration at the AuSAE Linc Conference, 8 - 10 September 2024.
    This premier event is designed to empower association executives with a wealth of ideas and inspirations that can be seamlessly integrated into your organisation.
    Engage in meaningful dialogues with industry colleagues, expand your professional network, and uncover the latest trends that will shape the future of association management. Whether it’s through dynamic networking, member engagement, or operational excellence.

    AuSAE Linc 2024 is your platform to elevate your association’s potential and drive transformative change.

    Your Conference Registration Encompasses:
    Sunday Welcome Function: Kick off the conference with an evening of warm introductions and prelude conversations, setting the tone for the days ahead.

    All Conference Sessions: Gain unrestricted access to a comprehensive slate of sessions spanning Monday and Tuesday, each crafted to inspire, inform, and challenge your perspectives.

    Tuesday Business Sessions: A dedicated morning for deep-diving into business-centric discussions, facilitating direct dialogues with corporate partners and industry stakeholders in a structured yet flexible format.

    Innovative Breakfast Concept on Monday and Tuesday: A cornerstone of the AuSAE LINC experience, our breakfast meetings are designed not just to nourish but to energise your day with stimulating discussions and keynotes in a less formal setting. This approach allows for more personal interactions and the sharing of ideas over the first meal of the day, setting a dynamic tone for the sessions that follow.

    Monday Night’s Conference Dinner: Conclude the first full day of the conference with a gala dinner, offering an exquisite blend of fine dining and networking opportunities in an elegant setting.

    All enquires please contact Brett Jeffery General Manager NZ brett@ausae.org.au or 027 249 8677.
    AuSAE is a CAE Approved Provider.


    • 18 Sep 2024
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (NZST)
    • Auckland, CBD - Venue to be confirmed OR Online
    Register


    Join us for the exclusive AuSAE Event Managers’ Networking Session, an event crafted for professionals in event management within our member organisations. This session stands as a key benefit of your AuSAE membership, fostering a space for connection, collaboration, and learning among event management experts.

    Why This Session Is Unmissable:

    • Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow event managers, build professional relationships, and exchange ideas.
    • Knowledge Sharing: Dive into discussions on challenges and innovative solutions in the field of event management.
    • Expert Insights: Gain insights from guest speakers, renowned in the industry for their expertise and forward-thinking approaches.
    • Safe and Open Dialogue: Discussions are held under The Chatham House Rule, ensuring confidentiality and promoting honest and open conversations.
    Who Should Join:

    This event is specifically tailored for event managers and coordinators from membership organisations within the AuSAE network.

    We believe this session is an essential platform for our community to thrive and evolve together. Your participation will not only enrich your professional journey but also contribute significantly to the collective growth of our field.

    Join Us:

    Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of a dynamic and enriching experience. We look forward to welcoming you to the AuSAE Event Managers’ Networking Session!

    ** A light lunch is provided for those people attending in person **

    • 20 Sep 2024
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (NZST)
    • Online - Video calls will be held Fridays from 9:00 - 10:00 am AEST | 11:00 - 12:00 noon NZ
    Register

    CAE Exam between 1 December and 14 December 2024

    This course is for the December 2024 exam

    *Please note that the exam registration through ASAE is separate and is the delegates responsibility. AuSAE is here to help

    AuSAE - 10 week CAE Certification

    Course cost - AuSAE Member $750 

    Non member / Business partner  $950 includes  

    • Course material ( Professional Practices in Association Management, 4th Edition)
    • Cliff notes with practice exam questions for each domain
    • Study group learnings and exam questions
    • Practice exam exam

    The Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential is an International marker of a committed association professional who has demonstrated the wide range of knowledge essential to manage an association in today’s challenging environment.

    Have you got what it takes to go to the next level, AuSAE is here to help you!!
    Applications closed with ASAE 17 February for the exam

    Program Starting Friday 20 September 2024

    Week 1 20 September : CAE Orientation session and Systems thinking

    Week’s 2 - 9: Covering the eight domains 1 hour each week (Friday)
    27 September Domain 1 Governance
    4 October D2 Executive Leadership
    11 October D3 Organisational Strategy
    18 October D4 Operations
    25 October D5 Business development
    1 November D6 Member and Stakeholder Engagement and Management
    8 November D7 Advocacy
    15 November D8 Marketing and Communications

    Week 10: Wednesday 20 November Practice exam in exam conditions (100 questions) 2 hours
    Friday 22 November Open forum ( 1hour 30 mins)

    CAE Exam between 1 December and 14 December 2024
    • CAE Exam fee is separate and paid through ASAE when applying for the exam. Member cost $500 USD


    Please Note: If AuSAE invoices you, the amounts are in NZD. Credit Card payments are based in AUD dollar amount.

    • 25 Sep 2024
    • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM (NZST)
    • Physiotherapy New Zealand Level 6, 342 Lambton Quay, WellingtonOR Online
    Register

    Join our dynamic support network of professionals dedicated to the fields of membership, membership services, and member-focused marketing. We invite you to be part of an engaging conversation about enhancing membership value, exploring innovative products and services.

    This session is available in two formats for your convenience:

    1. Face-to-Face Gathering in Wellington: Connect with peers in person and share your insights.
    2. Online Participation: Engage in the discussion from wherever you are.

    Meeting Focus: Our initial topic will revolve around 'Strengthening Your Membership Proposition' – a key area for all membership professionals.

    This event is exclusively open to all AuSAE members at no charge. To secure your spot, a simple RSVP is all it takes. Don’t miss this opportunity to contribute to the future of membership services!

     

    • 15 Oct 2024
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (NZDT)
    • ONLINE (teams)
    Register

    Join the Conversation on Finance, Risk, and Compliance

    The AuSAE Risk and Finance Special Interest Group (SIG) invites you to be a part of an engaging online meeting dedicated to professionals in the fields of association finance and risk management. This group serves as a crucial platform for sharing ideas, exchanging valuable information, and acting as an innovative idea laboratory.

    Why Attend?

    • Network with Peers: Connect with other professionals who share your focus on finance and risk management within associations.
    • Gain Insight: Dive into discussions about the latest trends and challenges in finance, risk, and compliance.
    • Share and Learn: Exchange knowledge and best practices, and bring back valuable insights to your organisation.

    Event Details:

    • Location: Online (teams Link provided upon RSVP)
    • Open to All AuSAE Members: Participation in this SIG meeting is complimentary for all AuSAE members.

    RSVP Now:

    Reserve your virtual seat by simply RSVPing. As an AuSAE member, there is no cost to participate.

    This SIG meeting is an essential opportunity for those involved in association finance and risk management to come together, share knowledge, and contribute to advancing our field. Your participation and input are what make these conversations so valuable.

    We eagerly await your contribution to this vital discussion. See you there!


     

    • 05 Nov 2024
    • 8:00 AM (NZDT)
    • 06 Nov 2024
    • 4:00 PM (NZDT)
    • Lower Hutt Event Centre, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
    • 11
    Register


    Maximise your network at the AuSAE Connections Workshop, 5/6 November 2024. Join 15 association professionals and 15 business event suppliers for dynamic sessions and targeted networking. With 10-15 member spots, you'll forge valuable connections with NZ's top business event providers, explore new regional meeting possibilities, and engage in strategic dialogue with influential peers. Invest two days for long-term gains at no financial cost, just the commitment of your time, which we ensure will pay dividends.

    Why should an association professional in New Zealand attend AuSAE connections

    • Networking with the right suppliers and collegues; the minimum of wasted time; genuine 2.0 - day dialogue!
    • Discover new potential meeting suppliers in different regions
    • Build long-term relationships with business event suppliers which can genuinely cope with your events!
    • Highlight your concerns and challenges with some of the most influential opinion shapers amongst your peers!

    And what does it cost?
    It costs nothing; only two days of your time.
    But we know this is your most valuable resource.  We guarantee it will be a worthwhile investment!

    We pay for your travel, accommodation and meals!!

    After every three sessions, a 20-minute break will be given. During the workshop, the participating clients get the opportunity to meet representatives from between ten to fifteen conferencing destinations and suppliers.

    Only open to associations based n New Zealand 

    • 27 Nov 2024
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (NZDT)
    • Auckland, CBD (venue to be confirmed)
    Register


    Participating in these forums is a vital aspect of your AuSAE membership. They offer a unique platform for association CEOs and key influencers to engage, share insights, and gain valuable knowledge to enhance your association’s impact.

    These exclusive events are tailored specifically for CEOs and executive directors of member organisations within AuSAE. 

    In keeping with The Chatham House Rule, these sessions ensure confidentiality, encouraging open and honest discussions. Please note that sector suppliers are not included in these meetings, except on special occasions where they are invited to present.

    You have the opportunity to contribute to the agenda at any time by submitting your items here. Alternatively, you can directly contact Brett via email to register your interest or suggestions.

    • 04 Dec 2024
    • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM (NZDT)
    • Wellington OR Online
    Register

    Join our dynamic support network of professionals dedicated to the fields of membership, membership services, and member-focused marketing. We invite you to be part of an engaging conversation about enhancing membership value, exploring innovative products and services.

    This session is available in two formats for your convenience:

    1. Face-to-Face Gathering in Wellington: Connect with peers in person and share your insights.
    2. Online Participation: Engage in the discussion from wherever you are.

    Meeting Focus: Our initial topic will revolve around 'Strengthening Your Membership Proposition' – a key area for all membership professionals.

    This event is exclusively open to all AuSAE members at no charge. To secure your spot, a simple RSVP is all it takes. Don’t miss this opportunity to contribute to the future of membership services!

     

    • 04 Dec 2024
    • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (NZDT)
    • Wellington, CBD (venue to be confirmed)
    Register


    Participating in these forums is a vital aspect of your AuSAE membership. They offer a unique platform for association CEOs and key influencers to engage, share insights, and gain valuable knowledge to enhance your association’s impact.

    These exclusive events are tailored specifically for CEOs and executive directors of member organisations within AuSAE. 

    In keeping with The Chatham House Rule, these sessions ensure confidentiality, encouraging open and honest discussions. Please note that sector suppliers are not included in these meetings, except on special occasions where they are invited to present.

    You have the opportunity to contribute to the agenda at any time by submitting your items here. Alternatively, you can directly contact Brett via email to register your interest or suggestions.

    • 16 Apr 2025
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (NZST)
    • Tākina Wellington Convention & Exhibition Centre


    AssociationX, an association trade show featuring over 40 business solution providers (exhibitors) and offering multiple educational insights within our Education Hubs.

    AssociationX Education Hubs serve as the centre of innovation and success stories in association management. Immerse yourself in our dynamic environment, where case studies spring to life, discussions ignite inspiration, and valuable insights flow from association executives and industry-leading suppliers.

    Details to follow

    Pricing: Complimentary 

    NB: This show is only open to association /not for profit  professional/executives

    • 16 Apr 2025
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (NZST)
    • Tākina - Wellington Convention Centre, Wellington
    Register


    This one-day Tradeshow is  A Powerful Way to Grow Your Business...

    Why Exhibit at AssociationX?

    Reach the Decision-Makers
    AssociationX is not just another tradeshow; it's where the power players in the association world come to connect. From conference organisers to key influencers, you'll have direct access to the people who make things happen.

    Boost Your Business Exposure
    Be in the room where it all happens! Exhibit at AssociationX and put your brand in front of potential clients and partners. This is a golden opportunity to showcase your products and services, from computer systems to innovative solutions for association management.

    Network Like Never Before
    The concentrated audience of association professionals at AssociationX allows for unparalleled networking opportunities. Your stand is not just a display; it's the starting point for future collaborations and partnerships.

    Exclusive Audience
    This is an exclusive event for association professionals, meaning the people you meet here are not just passing by; they are here because they are deeply involved in this sector. Your target audience is our audience.

    New Zealand’s only association-exclusive tradeshow

    Connect face-to-face with your key market, New Zealand Associations at the Trade show on Wednesday, 16 April 2025 

    A Powerful Way to Grow Your Business. with Business and Professional Associations

    associationX Website

    associationX 2025 Exhibition Prospectus

    associationX 2025 floor plan

    $2,500 including GST per booth
    (early-bird price, closes 25 January 2025 )

    We are making several changes to enhance both the exhibitor and delegate experience, including but not limited to:

    • Opening the show an hour earlier at 9 am
    • Closing the show an hour later at 5 pm
    • Allowing Association Executives to pre-book appointments with exhibitors
    • Marketing to executives to bring their needs and challenges to discuss with you during the show
    • Hosting a sit-down lunch for both exhibitors and delegates
    • Featuring a keynote speaker in the third session of the day
    • We will still have silent conferencing and sessions throughout the exhibition.

    Event details:
    8 - 9 am Exhibitor registration & booth set-up (prebuilt stands will be built day the before)
    9 - 5 pm associationX Tradeshow opens for both association executives and suppliers on an targeted solution based knowledge sessions.

    Catering times:
    10:00 Morning Tea
    12:30 Lunch - Sit down lunch
    03:00 Afternoon tea
    04:15 Networking Happy drinks at the show

    Educational Session times:
    10:30  First educational session
    11:30  Repeated first educational session
    01:30 Second educational session
    02:30  Repeated second educational session
    03:30  Keynote Closing Speaker

    Stand and event details:

    Your stand includes two registrations

    PRE-EVENT PROMOTION:
    Logo and profile on the event app.
    Logo and profile on the event website with hyperlink to your profile page and website site

    AT THE EVENT:
    Exhibition Stand x 1
    Includes:
    Stand area size 3.0 m x 1.8 m
    10 amp power supply
    Spotlights x 2
    Printed Company Name Sign (max 24 letters)
    Two exhibitor registrations with full catering

    POST-EVENT:
    Mailing list of conference participants for one pre and one post conference communication (includes emails for participants who opt-in and is subject to privacy laws).

    All show enquiries please contact:
    Brett Jeffery - General Manager 
    AuSAE New Zealand 
    E brett@ausae.org.au  
    P +64 27 249 8677
    A 159 Otonga Road, Rotorua, 3015 NZ


    • 14 May 2025
    • 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM (NZST)
    • Wellington
    Register


    Details to follow 2024

    Joining the Association Conference Symposium is a strategic step for associations committed to refining their event strategies. Dive into an environment rich with peer-to-peer learning, sharing experiences, challenges, and solutions. This symposium offers a unique platform to connect with fellow professionals, exchange best practices, and stay abreast of the latest industry shifts. It's more than just an event; it's a chance to strengthen your association's network and elevate your event management game with collective wisdom.


Association Knowledge Program


Shared Interest Group
Membership | Finance and Compliance

CEO/ED Leadership Meetings 
Connect with other association CEOs and influencers 

2023 Events at a glance.pdf


The program(s) linked below meet the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential.  AuSAE is a CAE Approved Provider.

AuSAE Events Code of Conduct 2023 


The Australasian Society of Association Executives (AuSAE)

Australian Office:
Address: Unit 6, 26 Navigator Place, Hendra QLD 4011 Australia
Free Call: +61 1300 764 576
Phone: +61 7 3268 7955
Email: info@ausae.org.au

New Zealand Office:
Address: 159 Otonga Rd, Rotorua 3015 New Zealand
Phone: +64 27 249 8677
Email: nzteam@ausae.org.au

                    
        



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