Social Functions


Welcome Reception

Date: Wednesday, 22 April
Time: 1700 - 1900
Venue: Exhibition area, Aotea Centre
Dress code: Smart casual
Tickets: One ticket to the welcome reception is included with a full conference registration. Additional tickets can be purchased for $75.00 via the registration process.

Haere Mai welcome to Auckland!

The Welcome Reception will be held within the exhibition area in the Aotea Centre.  Join fellow delegates, sponsors and exhibitors to network or make dinner plans!



Fonterra - Friday afternoon visit

Date: Friday, 24 April
Time: 2.00pm - 4.30pm (tbc)
Venue: Fonterra Head Office, 109 Fanshawe St, Auckland

Fonterra is the world's largest dairy exporter. A global nutrition company owned by 10000 New Zealand farming families strives for sustainability as they share innovative dairy products to one billion people world wide every day.

Valuing family doctors of Asia and the Pacific, Fonterra invites delegates and their partners to visit Fonterra HQ in Auckland to hear about the future of feeding the world from their economic leaders followed by afternoon tea. For more information about Fonterra please click here.

Register your interest here!



Come and watch a local game of Rugby …. Our national sport

Date: Saturday, 25 April
Time: From 1.30pm (tbc)
Cost: $10 (local taxi fare)

Partners of our conference delegates are invited to express an interest in attending a game of senior Auckland rugby on Saturday afternoon. You will be escorted to and from the game which will be held close to the central business district (CBD).

For those new to the game there will be rugby enthusiasts present to help explain the action. Game details will be finalised in early 2020 with further information.

For further information on the game of rugby, our national sport, please click here.

Register your interest here!




Conference Gala Dinner            

Date: Saturday, 25 April
Time: 1900 - late
Venue: Shed 10, 89 Quay St, Auckland
Dress code: Evening attire
Tickets: Tickets can be purchased for $160.00 via the registration process.

Join your hosts for an informal evening showcasing New Zealand's finest food and award winning wines down on Auckland's waterfront. 

Delegates will be treated to an evening of cultural entertainment in a relaxed atmosphere ..... a night to remember!

Proudly sponsored by the


Platinum sponsors

Gold sponsors

Silver sponsor

Bronze sponsor