Seminars, webinars & networking events

Webinar (NZEA Members Only)

Connection in disconnection:
The five W's of going virtual

An incredible opportunity to harness the experience of our acclaimed expert panel for your events

In a follow-up to JT's April webinar, this session will take a deep dive into the who, what, when, where and why of virtual events - the ultimate best practice guide for anyone just starting to take their events virtual.

Our industry experts will cover every aspect:

  • Strategy and decision making (the WHY and WHAT)
  • People, processes and audiences (the WHO)
  • Platforms, branding and marcomms (the WHERE, WHEN and HOW).


Friday 15 May
2:00pm to 4:00pm

Free for NZEA members

The Panel:

JT Kemeys
Events & Sponsorship Professional
NZEA Board member

JT has led event operations during exceptional circumstances nationally and internationally including the SARS, MERS, H1N1 and other crises. JT brings first-hand knowledge from both the coordination coalface and strategic leadership level.

John Miles
CEO, New Zealand Marketing Association

John will address the people aspect of virtual events - who needs to upskill, the audience you need to understand and the the processes you can implement to ensure engagement.

John is an innovative management and marketing specialist with a knack for identifying and leveraging business opportunities. Expert at building strategic partnerships and managing major change.

Cassie Roma
Founder & Director, CR&Co

Cassie will explore the platforms, branding and marcomms aspects for success and impact, sharing what works and what doesn't.

Cassie has literally lived & breathed the digital revolution and has been awarded and recognised globally as a thought leader in the fields of social media marketing, storytelling for brands, digital marketing.

Having spent the majority of her career working with large corporates such as Air New Zealand, ANZ Bank, The Warehouse Group & NZME, she is now Founder & Director of CR&Co, a game-changing consultancy and multi-media business built around the impactful areas of brands where creativity, content, & code collide.

Mike Keech
Managing Director
Impact Sponsorship

Mike will lend his considerable expertise as a sponsorship specialist to further the conversation of sponsorship in the digital realm.

In his 20 years as a sponsorship specialist Mike has led sponsorship teams across regional, national and international events including DHL’s sponsorship activation and experiential of the 2011 Rugby World Cup.

Mike is a keynote speaker, panelist and judge at several international events and awards. He is sought after for sponsorship advice for some of New Zealand’s and China’s most influential brands across insurance, education, gaming, fashion, creativity, charities, professional sport and entertainment.


Friday 15 May
2:00pm to 4:00pm

Free for NZEA members

Past seminars, webinars & networking events

Cvent Webinar - Adapting and evolving your events in an ever-changing world (May 2020)

NZEA members only

Webinar - Creating Connection in Disconnection (April 2020)

with JT Kemeys

Networking event - Cocoon House, Auckland (March 2020)

with Maggie Eyre

Experience Design for Events (February 2020)

with Andrew O'Loughlin

Cvent Webinar - 2020 Event Trends and Impacts (February 2020)

NZEA members only

Safeguarding your Event (October / November 2019)

with Craig Sheridan & Andy Gollings
Auckland, Tauranga, Wellington, Christchurch

Cvent Webinar - Event ROI on the fly! (September 2019)

NZEA members only

Cvent Webinar - Back to Basics: Event Management Technology (July 2019)

NZEA members only

Risk Management Module 2: Managing Third Parties and the Extended Workforce (June / July / September 2019)

with Michelle Macdonald
Auckland, Tauranga, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin

Keeping up your Mojo (May / June 2019)

with Claire Wynn
Auckland, Christchurch, Taupo

The Great New Zealand Event Tech Quiz (May / June 2019)

with John Quinn
Auckland, Hamilton, Napier, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin

Game Changing Trends (March 2019)

with Andrew O'Loughlin, Shane Vuletich, Alex Devereux & Leisa Sitene

Strategic Planning for Events (November 2018 & February / March 2019)

with JT Kemeys
Auckland, Rotorua, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin

Marketing and Digital Media for Events (September 2018)

with Rebecca Caroe
Auckland, Dunedin, New Plymouth

Managing Risk at your Event (July / August 2018)

with Michelle Macdonald
Auckland, Tauranga, Wellington, Blenheim, Christchurch, Dunedin

Creating Winning Partnerships (May / June 2018)

with Mildie Meyer-Els
Auckland, Napier, Wellington, Christchurch, Queenstown