Frequently Asked Questions

When will the CEO Summit take place? Where is it located?

14 and 15 March 2017 at Villa Maria Estate, 118 Montgomerie Road, Mangere, Auckland

How can I register? How much does it cost?

Register on the Summit website. Single registrations are $2,000 per person (plus GST).

Am I eligible for a discount?

If more than one of you are registering from the same company, multiple registrations are $1,600 per person (plus GST).

What is included in my registration?

  • Access to some of the world’s best design thinkers.
  • Networking with other like-minded business leaders.
  • Full catering across the two-day Summit, including tea breaks, lunch and refreshments.
  • Plus, a delegate networking dinner at the end of Day 1 hosted at Villa Maria Estate and networking drinks at the close of Day 2.

I only want to attend one day of the Summit, is that possible?

Yes, one-day conference attendance is possible, however there is no discount applied for this. Normal Summit registrations prices will apply.

Is the Summit Programme available?

Details will be posted on our website as they are confirmed. A full Summit programme, including session times, will be available via the Summit App which will be launched late February 2017. Speaker details can be found on the Summit website. New speakers are being confirmed each week so ensure you check back!

When will on-site registrations open?

7.30am each morning, one hour before the Summit starts.

How can my organization become a Summit Sponsor?

Sponsorship opportunities are limited, so act today. To become a sponsor and for more information, please contact

How can I receive a list of participants or attendees?

The participant list will be available via the Summit App to those who attend.

Am I able to transfer or cancel my registration?

Should circumstances change and you are unable to attend the Summit, please notify via email and transfer your registration to another person.

You may cancel your registration if you are unable to arrange a replacement. A refund will be provided less an administrative cancellation fee of $100. This must take place before 1 March 2017. After this date, registrations may not be transferred or refunded.

If you find yourself in an unavoidable situation, please let Stefan Kere Kere know as soon as possible and we will be as reasonable as possible. If, for reasons beyond the control of the organisers, the Summit is cancelled, the registration fees will be refunded after deduction of expenses already incurred.

Stefan Kere Kere
Learning Experience Specialist, Better by Design

How do I get to/from Villa Maria Estate?

Parking will be available at Villa Maria Estate, for those coming in private cars.

We will also do our best to coordinate a supply of taxis at the end of each Summit day ready to take you to your Auckland destination. However, we do still encourage you to book taxis directly to ensure ease of availability and minimise waiting time. Here are some suggested companies:

Corporate Cabs
+64 9 377 0773

Co-op Taxis
+64 9 300 3000

Green Cabs
+64 9 0508 447 336

I need help with accommodation in Auckland, what do you recommend?

Attached are some hotels near Villa Maria Estate, as well as Auckland CBD. Please contact the hotels directly to book and manage your reservations.

We look forward to seeing you in March.