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Are You Smarter Than The Competition?

Media release 11 June 2008
Are You Smarter Than The Competition?

Tickets are selling fast for next month’s 2008 AMP Capital Corporate Challenge, an evening of intellectual jousting with corporate teams pitting their brains against each other, all in the aid of a great cause, Variety – The Children’s Charity.

Sponsored by AMP Capital Investors, the black tie event at SKYCITY on Wednesday 2 July begins with a champagne reception at 6.00pm, followed by mind bending rounds of trivia, entertainment, auctions and a three course dinner.

A panel of industry experts will join quizmaster John Hawkesby on stage and then be auctioned off throughout the evening for teams to gain an edge over their competition.

The AMP Capital Variety Corporate Challenge takes trivia into a sophisticated corporate marketplace and incorporates the latest technology.

“The technology being used is cutting edge and will set the quiz apart from other corporate events currently on offer,” says Variety Operations Manager, Adam Leslie.

“With the latest Hewlett Packard HP 2133 Mini-Note PCs on each table and software from Cisco Systems, teams will be able to submit their answers, measure their success, communicate directly with other teams and have their results displayed throughout the evening.”

Involving teams of up to 10 people competing for prizes in separate industry categories as well as chasing the prestigious 2008 AMP Capital Corporate Challenge winners’ title, the night promises to be a battle of cunning, guile, wit and wisdom.

Tables of 10 are available now for $4500 (including GST) and funds raised will help sick, disabled and disadvantaged Kiwi kids reach their full potential.

For further information and to purchase tickets, please go to or phone 09 520 4111.


Tickets to the AMP Capital Variety Corporate Challenge can be purchased from Variety-The Childen's Charity.
Please contact Jodi Preston-Thomas for further information on 522 3746 or via email jodi[at]

Known until 1999 as the Variety Club, Variety - The Children's Charity is dedicated to helping sick, disadvantaged and disabled children around the world. Through a range of 'Signature Programmes' and financial grants Variety encourages all children to live fulfilled and enriched lives - to strive to reach their full potential.
Variety is registered as a not-for-profit which raises all its revenue through public donations and fundraising events.

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