Upcoming Events for Upcoming events http://lanzbc.co.nz/events/upcoming-events/ LANZBC AGM 2017 with guest speaker Siah Hwee Ang http://lanzbc.co.nz/events/upcoming-events/2017-agm/?date=2017-04-27 <p>Members are invited to attend the 2017 Annual General Meeting of the Latin America New Zealand Business Council Incorporated, which will be held at the offices of CBL Insurance, Tower One, Level 8, Shortland Centre, 51 Shortland Street, Auckland on Thursday 27 April 2017 at 5.30pm.</p> <p>We are also delighted to announce that this year’s gathering will be enhanced by an event immediately afterwards: an informal talk on the do’s and don’t’s of engaging culturally unfamiliar markets from New Zealand’s leading expert on this subject, Professor Siah Hwee Ang. <br><br>Professor Ang is the inaugural BNZ Chair in Business in Asia, a position sponsored by the Bank of New Zealand, Victoria University of Wellington, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, and New Zealand Trade and Enterprise. In this role, Siah works closely with stakeholders and companies on their strategies in Asia. Furthermore, he writes a weekly “Understanding China” column for <a href="http://interest.co.nz" target="_blank">interest.co.nz</a> and a bi-weekly ‘Business in Asia’ column for Fairfax Media, and he is also the Senior Editor of the Journal of World Business, a top international business journal.</p> <p>At a time when new Centres of Asia-Pacific Excellence are being established for Asia and Latin America we look forward to hearing his insights into lessons learnt from New Zealand businesses’ trade with Asia that could also drive growth in in Latin markets.</p> <p><strong>Cost:</strong> <br>LANZBC members: FREE <br>Non-members: $30 (plus GST)</p> <p><a class="def-btn-inline" href="http://lanzbc.co.nz/events/event-registration-form/">Register here</a></p> Thu, 21 Jan 2016 11:15:35 +1300 http://lanzbc.co.nz/events/upcoming-events/2017-agm/?date=2017-04-27 Ambassador Clare Kelly: Spotlight on Mexico and Central Americas http://lanzbc.co.nz/events/upcoming-events/ambassador-clare-kelly/?date=2017-05-05 <p>The LANZBC is delighted to present members and friends with the opportunity to meet New Zealand’s most recent Ambassador to Mexico, the Central Americas and Venezuela, Clare Kelly, at a breakfast event in Auckland.<br><br>Ambassador Kelly, who has recently returned to New Zealand following the conclusion of her posting in Mexico City, will enlighten those in attendance with her views on Mexico’s current socio-economic and political challenges (particularly in response to ‘the Trump effect’); the Pacific Alliance’s potential for spear-heading ties between Asia, the Pacific, and Latin America; the pace of reform in Cuba; the extent of the crisis in Venezuela; and what opportunities she sees in-market for New Zealand exporters.</p> <p>This event will be popular and spaces are limited, so register early to secure your place.</p> <p><strong>Cost</strong>: <br>LANZBC Members: $25 plus GST <br>Non-members: $50 plus GST</p> <p><a class="def-btn-inline" href="http://lanzbc.co.nz/events/event-registration-form/">Register here</a> </p> Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:35:32 +1200 http://lanzbc.co.nz/events/upcoming-events/ambassador-clare-kelly/?date=2017-05-05