Export Excelerator Conference

Export Excelerator Conference

Export Excelerator Conference

Join us for an exciting, action-packed day at the Export Excelerator Conference, Friday 7th May!

Spend the morning with New Zealand’s leading business leaders and exporters, for a focused, friendly exchange of innovation and export know-how.

ExportNZ is working with our “Excelerator Network” to bring together the export community so you can form meaningful connections and come away with fresh ideas to help grow your global export business and drive productivity in the workplace.

The conference is designed so you can join in person, or by webinar. Please note the webinar option does not include the breakout sessions.

Learn from the best and fast track your success – it is all about exporters helping other exporters export more!

This event is exclusively for exporters and their teams, or those with aspirations to export.


  • You receive valuable information you can implement immediately to improve your business.
  • You will hear about how to overcome problems you haven’t even faced yet, so you know how to deal with them in the future.
  • You get to speak directly to ‘those who have been there, done that’ and can help you plan accordingly
  • You will be exposed to a wide variety of experts to promote new thinking that challenges existing best practices

Keynote speakers:

Hear three amazing Kiwi stories about overcoming adversity and obstacles, and building a successful global business.

Greg Jarvis



Aaron Ward



Ray Connor



To read Greg’s bio: Click here

To read Aaron’s bio: Click here

To read Ray’s bio: Click here

Breakout Sessions:

After the keynote speaker presentations, the session breaks into peer-led interactive breakout sessions.

There will be 4 different breakout sessions, each running for 45 minutes concurrently.  Attendees will get to choose 2 of the 4 sessions.

The theme for the breakout sessions is ‘How to drive productivity in your workplace’. Our 16 panellists will share their experiences on how they have increased productivity by aligning their culture both internally and externally, implementing digitilisation and innovation, executing sales and marketing strategies and  ensuring a sustainable supply chain.

Culture Digitalisation & Innovation  
View panellists here
View panellists here

Marketing & Sales Supply Chain & Logistics  

View panellists here
View panellists here



7:45am – 8:00am

Event starts – Welcome


8:00am – 9:35am

Speaker Presentations
– Greg Jarvis, CEO, Bluelab
– Aaron Ward, Co-Founder & CEO, AskNicley
– Ray Connor, CEO, NanoLayr


9:35am – 10:00am

Morning Tea & Networking


10:00am – 12:00pm

Breakout Sessions
– Culture
– Digitisation & Innovation
– Marketing & Sales
– Supply Chain & Logistics


12:00pm – 1:00pm

Lunch & Networking



Event Close



Registration Options & Pricing:



8:00am – 1:00pm
Keynote Speakers + Breakout sessions
+ Networking Lunch 


  • Member: $195.00 + GST
  • Non-Member: $395 + GST
  • Group Booking – 2nd ticket ½ price – 3rd ticket complimentary
  • Excelerator companies complimentary
  • For all complimentary & group booking ticket, please email thinesh@exportnz.org.nz



8:00am – 9:30am
Keynote speaker presentations only


  • Member: $100.00 + GST
  • Non-Member: $200 + GST
  • Excelerator Companies Complimentary
  • For complimentary ticket, please email thinesh@exportnz.org.nz


To register:

Auckland: Register here

Webinar: Register here

Contact: Thinesh Ramachandran:  thinesh@exportnz.org.nz | 027 233 6498

145 Khyber Pass Rd, Grafton

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