Business

Our business speakers have lived and led in the trenches. Some have started with nothing and built multimillion dollar businesses. Our speakers can provide insights and direction which will take your business to the next level.

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Zac de Silva

Business Speaker, Motivational Speaker

Zac is the secret weapon of many of New Zealand's successful businesses. He runs regular workshops throughout Australasia on planning & strategy, facilitates business sessions and sits on numerous boards.

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Sir John Key

Business Speaker, Motivational Speaker

In his earlier years, Sir John Key established himself as one of the major players in the Foreign Exchange market. As the 38th Prime Minister of New Zealand, he was renown for his international relations, fiscal policies and 8-year tenure at the helm of the National government.

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Mike Brunel

Celebrity Speaker, Conference Speaker, Business Speaker
Mike co-founded NRS Media in Wellington, New Zealand, expanding into a global powerhouse in media sales and training, with offices in London, Atlanta, Toronto, Sydney, Capetown and Bogota.

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Angela Stone

Business Speaker, Motivational Speaker
Stylist, fashion designer, author, lifestyle guru and full time mother are only some of the titles held by Angela Stone.

 

Peter Batcheler

Celebrity Speaker, Business Speaker, Sports Speaker, Conference Speaker
Peter Batcheler was our most requested speaker of 2017

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Bernard Hickey

Celebrity Speaker, Conference Speaker, Business Speaker
Bernard Hickey is one of New Zealand’s most experienced and sought after speakers about business, economics and politics.

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Rob Waddell

Celebrity Speaker, Business Speaker, Sports Speaker, Conference Speaker
Rob was the first recipient to win the Sportsperson of the Year Supreme Halberg Award for three consecutive years, a feat only shared by one other person.

Rob McKay

Celebrity Speaker, Business Speaker
Rob McKay has an extensive background of 25 plus years in the New Zealand and Australian broadcasting industries. In the early 80s, he pioneered commercial FM radio in both Australia and New Zealand.

 
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Dr. Lance O'Sullivan

Business Speaker, Inspirational Speaker
Dr Lance O'Sullivan is an accomplished author, national and international speaker, role model and disruptive leader and innovator.

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Mike Hesson

Business Speaker, Motivational Speaker, Sports Speaker
Mike’s insights apply from managing organisations to international sports teams, from senior executives to captains, from employees to players alike.

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Todd Scott

Business Speaker, Motivational Speaker
Todd started at National Business Review in August 2008 with a focus to monetise the NBR online business, as director of sales

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Otis & Sarah Frizzell

Business Speakers, Motivational Speakers
As passionate home cooks, Sarah and Otis thought it'd be cool to bring super cool, funky eateries on wheels to New Zealand.

 
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Catherine Newton

Business Speaker, Motivational Speaker
Over the past 2 decades, Catherine Newton has spoken to a variety of audiences around the globe, ranging from public sector, private sector to non-profit organisations.

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Murray Thom

Business Speaker, Motivational Speaker
Murray Thom is the man behind some of New Zealand’s most iconic and successful productions, including The Great New Zealand Songbook and The Great New Zealand Cookbook.

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Bernard Powell

Business Speaker, Motivational Speaker
Bernard’s personal BHAG is to change the world by helping people to build happy and engaged workplace cultures!

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Ani Wilson

Business Speaker, Motivational Speaker
Ani travels the globe mentoring and speaking to audiences about the merits of their own high performing personalities, teaching business owners and managers how to change their stress instantly.

 
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Mike Jenkins

Business Speaker, Motivational Speaker
Mike's first gig was loading Novell floppy disk sets onto Compaq machines in the 90s as an after school job.Mike is widely recognised as a rising star of the hi-tech industry - confirmed by taking out the Emerging ICT Leader of the Year award in 2016.

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David Downs

Business Speaker, Motivational Speaker
David is an author, accomplished public speaker and communicator, and an award winning radio and TV actor.

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Eliot Jessep

Celebrity Speaker, Motivational, Inspirational, Business Speaker
Describing himself as "incredibly independent", Eliot was in the workforce as a 14-year-old, and pursuing employment opportunities, now operating two successful e-commerce businesses.

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Mike Beagley

Business Speaker
Mike Beagley, Rodd and Gunn CEO, is one of New Zealand’s most successful fashion entrepreneurs and retailers.

 
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Mavis Mullins

Business Speaker, Motivational Speaker
Mavis is well known in the business sector as a prosperous entrepreneur and an experienced governor of public and private business, government entities and not for profits.

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Mike Hutcheson

Business Speaker, Motivational Speaker
Mike co-founded leading advertising agencies; Colenso BBDO and Hutcheson Knowles Marinkovich, and culminated his advertising career in Auckland as Managing Director of Saatchi and Saatchi.

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Graham Dockrill

Business Speaker, Inspirational Speaker
Graham Dockrill has made a name for himself as a successful entrepreneur, investor and company director, focusing on the technology sector for the past 25 years.

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Pallas Hupe Cotter

Business Speaker, Inspirational Speaker, Conference Speaker
Book an Emmy award-winning former tv news anchor and reporter for your next event. Now a professional speaker, broadcaster, writer and mentor, Pallas was named New Zealand’s Brightstar Emerging Speaker in 2017.

 
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James Kemp

Celebrity Speaker, Business Speaker, Conference Speaker, Inspirational
James has helped ecommerce sites, online retailers, media companies, NGO’s and startups build growth systems to grow sales and increase revenue in 7 countries over 11 years.

 
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Toss Grumley

Business Speaker, Motivational Speaker
Toss is a business advisor and coach to over 80 fast-growing New Zealand and Australian businesses. Toss is currently a director and shareholder of three successful businesses and has exited two businesses to date in the e-commerce and marketing industries.

 
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Alexia Hilbertidou

Business Speaker, Motivational Speaker
Alexia is 19-years-old, just finished high-school, yet her love of Women’s empowerment and STEM (Science, Technology Engineering, and Math) has led her to a level of influence well beyond her years.

 
 

Motivational

 
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Zac de Silva

Business Speaker, Motivational Speaker

Zac is the secret weapon of many of New Zealand's successful businesses. He runs regular workshops throughout Australasia on planning & strategy, facilitates business sessions and sits on numerous boards.

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Mike Seawright

Celebrity Speaker, Motivational, Inspirational
Since leaving the corporate world behind 13 years ago, kiwi Mike Seawright has been delivering humanitarian assistance to families living in the world’s conflict zones.

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Rob Hamill

Celebrity Speaker, Conference Speaker, Motivational, Sport Speaker, Inspirational
Rob will inspire you to pursue your dreams whatever they may be, to take on challenges, overcome hardship against the odds and know that with passion anything is possible

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Mike King

Celebrity Speaker, Motivational, Conference Speaker
Mike King delivers a message of hope to the youth of New Zealand, through the Key to Life Charitable Trust.

 
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LiSA Tamati

Celebrity Speaker, Conference Speaker, Business Speaker, Sport Speaker, Motivational
Lisa has over 10 years experience as a motivational speaker and presenter, speaking in over 10 countries.

Steve Wilde

Celebrity Speaker, Business Speaker, Conference Speaker, Motivational
Steve delivers an inspirational view of the world in all it's glorious diversity - from North Korea to Afghanistan, across the frozen expanses of Antarctica, to the inside of The White House.

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Rob Waddell

Celebrity Speaker, Business Speaker, Sports Speaker, Conference Speaker
Rob was the first recipient to win the Sportsperson of the Year Supreme Halberg Award for three consecutive years, a feat only shared by one other person.

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DR LANCE O'SULLIVAN

Inspirational Speaker
Dr Lance O'Sullivan is an accomplished author, national and international speaker, role model and disruptive leader and innovator.

 
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Hamish McKay

Celebrity Speaker, Conference Speaker, Sport Speaker
Hamish McKay is a sportscaster, rugby editor and sports journalist. He was the lead commentator at the 2007 and 2011 Rugby World Cup for TV3

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Dominic Harvey

Celebrity Speaker, MC, Conference Speaker, Inspirational
Dom Harvey is a top rating broadcaster, best selling author and a sub 3 marathon runner.

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Mike Hesson

Business Speaker, Motivational Speaker, Sports Speaker
Mike’s insights apply from managing organisations to international sports teams, from senior executives to captains, from employees to players alike.

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Otis & Sarah Frizzell

Business Speakers, Motivational Speakers
As passionate home cooks, Sarah and Otis thought it'd be cool to bring super cool, funky eateries on wheels to New Zealand.

 
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Catherine Newton

Business Speaker, Motivational Speaker
Over the past 2 decades, Catherine Newton has spoken to a variety of audiences around the globe, ranging from public sector, private sector to non-profit organizations.

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Murray Thom

Business Speaker, Motivational Speaker
Murray Thom is the man behind some of New Zealand’s most iconic and successful productions, including The Great New Zealand Songbook and The Great New Zealand Cookbook.

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Mike Chunn

Music Speaker
Mike Chunn has an outstanding list of achievements and has held numerous prominent board roles.

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Gilbert Enoka

Keynote Speaker
Gilbert Enoka has a long history of success as a mental skills coach with New Zealand’s corporate and sporting elite. He is internationally renowned for his 16-year history with the All Blacks, first as their mental skills coach and now as manager.

 

Eliot Jessep

Celebrity Speaker, Motivational, Inspirational, Business Speaker
Describing himself as "incredibly independent", Eliot was in the workforce as a 14-year-old, and pursuing employment opportunities, now operating two successful e-commerce businesses.

 
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Toss Grumley

Business Speaker, Motivational Speaker
Toss is a business advisor and coach to over 80 fast-growing New Zealand and Australian businesses. Toss is currently a director and shareholder of three successful businesses and has exited two businesses to date in the e-commerce and marketing industries.

 
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Alexia Hilbertidou

Business Speaker, Motivational Speaker
Alexia is 19-years-old, just finished high-school, yet her love of Women’s empowerment and STEM (Science, Technology Engineering, and Math) has led her to a level of influence well beyond her years.

 
 

Digital/tech

Technology is changing the world as we know it, and businesses want to make sure they don't fall behind. Our speakers provide all the insights less the jargon.

 
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Eliot Jessep

Celebrity Speaker, Motivational, Inspirational, Business Speaker
Describing himself as "incredibly independent", Eliot was in the workforce as a 14-year-old, and pursuing employment opportunities, now operating two successful e-commerce businesses.

James Kemp

Celebrity Speaker, Business Speaker, Conference Speaker, Inspirational
James has helped ecommerce sites, online retailers, media companies, NGO’s and startups build growth systems to grow sales and increase revenue in 7 countries over 11 years.

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Vaughn Davis

Celebrity Speaker, Digital/Tech Speaker
In the last few years Vaughn has spoken to audiences ranging from dozens to thousands in locations ranging from Chicago to Shanghai and several points in between. 

 

SPORTS

They’ve kicked the winning goals, scored that magical try on full time, and won gold medals. Now they are ready to entertain your audience. Please ask us about our All Blacks and America’s Cup stars.

 
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Joseph Parker

Celebrity Speaker, Sport Speaker, Motivational Speaker, Conference Speaker
Joseph Parker has become one of NZ’s stand out athletes and our most successful boxer. After defeating Andy Ruiz for the WBO title, Parker became the first heavyweight boxer from NZ & the Pacific Islands to win a major world championship.

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Irene Van Dyk

Celebrity Speaker, Sport Speaker, MC, Conference Speaker, Motivational
Irene van Dyk is a South African-born New Zealand netball player. A goal-shoot, she is one of the world's best-known netballers and the most capped international player of all time.

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Ricki Herbert

Celebrity Speaker, Sport Speaker, Motivational, Conference Speaker
Ricki Herbert is a former New Zealand international and professional footballer who has the rare distinction of representing his country at FIFA World Cup Finals both as a player and as a coach.

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Merv Hughes

Celebrity Speaker, Sports Speaker, Conference Speaker, Comedian
Merv Hughes was a big-hearted fast bowler and an Aussie sporting legend, loved by cricket fans globally as he ripped through batting line-ups all over the world.

 
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Mike Hesson

Business Speaker, Motivational Speaker, Sports Speaker
Mike’s insights apply from managing organisations to international sports teams, from senior executives to captains, from employees to players alike.

Stephen McIvor

Celebrity Speaker, MC, Conference Speaker, Sport Speaker
Stephen is regarded as one of our best radio/TV broadcasters in the country and also one of the most professional MC's around.

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Hamish McKay

Celebrity Speaker, Conference Speaker, Sport Speaker
Hamish McKay is a sportscaster, rugby editor and sports journalist. He was the lead commentator at the 2007 and 2011 Rugby World Cup for TV3

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Eric Murray

Celebrity Speaker, Conference Speaker, Sport Speaker, Motivational
Murray, is one of the most recognisable faces of the sport after an eight-year unbeaten run in the coxless pair with Hamish Bond.

 
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Rob Hamill

Celebrity Speaker, Conference Speaker, Motivational, Sport Speaker, Inspirational
Rob will inspire you to pursue your dreams whatever they may be, to take on challenges, overcome hardship against the odds and know that with passion anything is possible

Lisa Tamati

Celebrity Speaker, Conference Speaker, Business Speaker, Sport Speaker, Motivational
Lisa has over 10 years experience as a motivational speaker and presenter, speaking in over 10 countries.

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KJ

Sport Speaker, Comedian
Karl Johnson better known as KJ, it a passionate and an extremely interesting guy, who loves to share his many stories!

 

Health & Fitness

Health and wellbeing are recognised within companies as key contributors to productivity – a healthy body and mind can increase your ability to perform at work and in all aspects of your life

 
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Rachel Grunwell

Health & Fitness Speaker
Rachel is viewed as one of NZ’s top wellness/fitness/health/lifestyle influencers. She is a multi-marathoner (19 at last count) and so she knows a thing or two about mind-set and goal-crushing.

Cliff Harvey

Health & Fitness Speaker
Cliff Harvey is a registered clinical nutritionist and naturopath. He has been coaching people ranging from world champion athletes through to the chronically and acutely unwell to perform at their best, since the 1990s.