Join 300 highly motivated entrepreneurs, business decision makers and high performers inspired by industry pioneers in technology, innovation & well being. Get insights into the future of business, the innovations & emerging technologies impacting the way we work & live. You will come away with actionable ideas, new business opportunities, and new contacts for your innovation journey.
Wednesday 20 November 2019
Cordis Hotel, Auckland CBD
Welcome by M2 Editor, Andre Rowell
“Anxiety in Disguise” – Sarah Laurie, CEO Of Take A Breath
“3D Printed Electric Vehicles and the Efficiency Revolution” – Ira Munn, CEO Ierospace Industries
“The Power of Storytelling” – James Hurman, Founder & CEO, Storytech
Coffee break & networking
“10 Years of Impossible Things” – Vaughan Fergusson, Founder of Vend
“Why the world will continue to embrace the global phenomenon known as esports” – Duane Mutu, Co-Founder, Letsplay.live
“Why big business needs to lead sustainable change” – Sam Forrest, Marketing Manager DB Export
“How being a GMO beat cancer” – David Downs, General Manager, New Zealand Trade & Enterprise
“Connecting The Dots” – Dominic Bowden
“The Future Of Work” – Sarah Bowden, One Commercial Partner & Small, Medium & Corporate Director, Microsoft
Coffee break & networking
“AR, VR, MR – let’s get real about our new reality” – Sam Ramlu, Founder, Method
“Empowering New Zealand companies with transformative opportunities to reach global customers” – Pier Smulders, Country Manager, Alibaba Group
“The Entrepreneurial Journey” – Domingo Silvas, Founder, Scale 8Up
“Wrap Up & Key Learnings” – Andre Rowell, Editor, M2
Networking Cocktail Party
Fantastic start to the M2 Success Innovation Summit at the Cordis with the opening by Buttabean with an amazing diverse speaker. Buffet to follow.
I enjoyed the day and came away with several excellent take outs and a couple of good networking opportunities for follow up. Often when one attends such events, they are industry specific and themed, but what really made the day was the eclectic range of speakers covering a broad spectrum from start-ups to business stars with something to interest most people. I think the 20 min speaker format kept things interesting and moving as did the format and variety from individual speakers, to Andre interviewing some of the presenters. Well done to you and your team.
Many thanks for the exceptional day! The broad range of speakers were inspirational, as were the amazing people that filled your audience. The venue was spot on, and the food was awesome! I particularly enjoyed the format – fast moving that showcased the depth of talented people doing some incredible things both here and internationally. I’m looking forward to more.
What an inspirational start to a Wednesday, hearing Dave Letele aka the Brown Buttabean open the #m2successsummit. Love his message that health is the real wealth – it’s not uncommon to forget this if we’re too focused on our work life demands. A good reminder to stop making excuses for neglecting your physical and mental wellbeing (and with that, I’m leaving the office and heading off to play a game of netball!).
Well done on an exceptional event. By far the best of its kind in New Zealand. Can’t wait for the next one.