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Auckland Build in 2019

Planning in now well under way for the 2019 Auckland Build EXPO to be staged at the Greenlane showgrounds on 7 and 8 November.

The organisers, Oliver Kinross Events say the construction show will be dedicated to opportunities in Auckland and the surrounding region. They promise a wide range of educational and training opportunities and networking sessions with “movers and shakers” to facilitate new business.

Some 200 exhibitors are expected to showcase the latest products, solutions and technology across the sector, while they plan to have about 120 speakers covering a range of topics including BIM and digital construction, off-site construction, sustainability, skills and the future of the Auckland industry.

 Date: 7-8 November 2019

Connect 2019: eCommerce Innovation Summit

GS1 New Zealand's Connect 2019: eCommerce Innovation Summit brings together local and international thought leaders on the future of business. Presenters will share crucial learning and insights regarding innovations in global eCommerce, The 'Internet of Things' and the online environment - insights relevant for all industry sectors, including building and construction.

The conference will be held on Thursday 11 April, at the Grand Millennium Auckland, Mayoral Drive, Auckland.

The event also celebrates GS1 New Zealand's 40th anniversary in New Zealand, starting with a Gala Breakfast featuring a unique panel discussion from GS1 NZ's founders.

The summit MC is one of NZ's favourite sons, Mark Hadlow who will facilitate an impressive selection of presenters including:

  • Sanjay Sarma, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Boston, USA)
  • Robert Beideman, Chief Solutions and Innovation Officer, GS1 Global
  • Rocco Braeuniger, Country Manager, Amazon Australia
  • Rob Rekrutiak, Group Product Manager, Google
  • Kevin Ashton, Father of the 'Internet of Things', Author

For more information on these opportunities, please call Sheree Phillips 0800 10 23 56 or marketing@gs1nz.org

 Date: 11 April 2019

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