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Pacific Trade Expo: Complimentary Events

Pacific Trade Expo: Complimentary Events


Date: Monday 13th & Tuesday 14th

Time: 9am - 5pm

Location: Lion Foundation Foyer

Cost: Free to all exhibitors and their trade visitors

ANZ is delighted to support the inaugural Pacific Trade Expo to promote trade between New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. ANZ is the leading bank in the Pacific, with ANZ branches in 10 countries across the Pacific region.

The ANZ Business Centre provides business support for exhibitors and trade guests during the Expo. It comprises a fully equipped communications centre, including laptops with internet connection, a business lounge and private meeting rooms. Light refreshments will be available. ANZ Relationship Managers and specialists in International Trade and Foreign Exchange will offer their expertise to all exhibitors and trade guests.


Date: Monday 13th

Times: 1100-1145 hours; 1400-1445 hours

Location: Genesis Energy Theatre

Cost: Free to all exhibitors and trade delegates

A New Zealand Trade and Enterprise strategic overview presented by Peter Hobbs, International Market Manager, Australia and the Pacific, followed by a presentation by Michael Greenslade, New Zealand Trade Commissioner, Suva on current business activities and trends in the Pacific region.

This event is free to all exhibitors and trade delegates.


Date: Monday 13th

Time: 10am-4pm

Location: Panasonic Rooms

Cost: Free to those exhibitors registered with PITIC

“Game On” – Lifting your game in business, is a series of workshops kicking off the inaugural Pacific Trade Expo in Auckland from 13-14 March, 2006.

The one day workshops are geared towards up-skilling and giving specialist professional advice in various aspects of business ranging from marketing to exporting, investment and e-commerce.

A luncheon event will also provide a discussion forum for Expo exhibitors and visitors to meet and network in a relaxed environment.

To register interest contact:

Matthew Purcell

Pacific Islands Trade & Investment Commission

mathewp @ or

THRIVE PASIFIKA: ‘Dare to Prosper’

Date: Tuesday 14th Time: 0900-1630
Location: Genesis Energy Theatre
Cost: *Registration required

* Free to Exhibitors that register at richardm @ by Monday 6th March 2006 NZ Time (Act quickly as there are limitations on tickets allocated to exhibitors)

Thrive Pasifika is an event showcasing Pacific peoples who have achieved success locally and internationally. It is an action packed one day event designed to inspire and motivate participants. Throughout the day eight keynote speakers will speak about their own experiences and how they were daring enough to prosper.

See for more information.

NZPBC Pacific Trade Expo is proudly sponsored by Auckland, Manukau & Waitakere City Councils, & Pacific Islands Trade & Investment Commission.

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