Join us in Rotorua for Navigating the Future – Civil Contractors New Zealand’s annual conference, hosted in collaboration with the New Zealand Roadmarkers Federation and the Roadmarking Industry Association of Australia.

This year’s programme will explore the latest projects taking place across New Zealand. Get in-depth information on how new innovations, new technologies and a new generation are changing the way civil construction works.

Presentations include waste minimisation, virtual reality training, drone assessments and business success. We’ll have technical workshops on road worker safety, trench shoring and mental health in construction, not to mention amazing awards at the Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards Dinner and Z Luncheon. If you’re in it for fun, the legendary CablePrice Themed Dinner will be hosted at the Skyline restaurant (and luge track) on Mount Ngongotaha. Register now and bring the whole team for a well-deserved reward.

Our keynote speakers
We’re proud to announce New Zealander of the Year Mike King, communication specialist Shayne Thompson, Chief Executive of City Rail Link Dr Sean Sweeney and BNZ Chief Economist Tony Alexander as our keynote speakers for this year’s conference.

Long renowned as one of New Zealand’s top comedians, Mike King is now the driving force behind the Key to Life Trust, and recognised as one of NZ’s foremost mental health advocates.

He will present a keynote presentation and workshop series on mental health at conference.

Bank of New Zealand Chief Economist Tony Alexander will explore New Zealand’s financial and economic outlook, covering developments and prospects, risks and opportunities. Make sure you see his keynote presentation to get the inside word on the economy and how to plan for the future of your business.

Shayne Thompson’s entertaining presentation will focus on clear communication, relationship management and the power of persuasion.

Responsible for training and development of 1,200 sales people for Bayleys Real Estate, he instilled a new culture that helped increase sales revenue from 4 billion dollars to 7 billion dollars in 5 years.

Dr Sean Sweeney is the Chief Executive Officer of City Rail Link – New Zealand’s largest ever civil construction project at $4.5 billion dollars.

His presentation will explore the entry of mass transit into the Auckland CBD and the many facets of the work behind the project. Dr Sweeney will also feature in the ‘State of Civil Construction’ panel.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Earlybird registrations close 13 June

Register now to make sure you and your team get the best deal. We’ll see you at the civil construction industry’s event of the year!



View the preliminary programme at the conference website>>


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