19 - 23 March 2018Including Dealmakers Summit
Our annual delegation to the Valley. This tailored program coincides with the most high profile annual meeting of Business Leaders from the two leading innovation hubs – Silicon Valley and Israel. The Delegation will include attendance at the exclusive two-day Dealmakers Summit where corporations, investors, dealmakers and entrepreneurs converge from around the world to discuss emerging technologies and develop commercial partnerships.
4 - 11 May 2018New Zealand / Australia AgriTech Delegation to Israel
The Circle’s annual delegation to Israel focusing on Agtech. This delegation will be led by Fonterra’s Chief Operating Officer Farm Source, Miles Hurrell and will coincide with the highly acclaimed triennial Agritech Israel Exhibition and Conference in Tel Aviv - http://agritechisrael.org/. Israel has long been recognised for its ground-breaking innovation in agriculture and one of the biggest achievements of Israeli agriculture has been the ability of farmers to utilize the country’s desert areas as greenhouses. Israel also has the highest yield of milk per cow in the world.
19 - 27 May 2018TechWeek ’18 – Innovation that’s good for the world
The ultimate New Zealand innovation experience. Meet New Zealand’s fastest growing, most innovative businesses. Connect with other influencers and thought leaders. Discover multiple cities and regions across the country. Receive speaking opportunities at Techweek‘18 events. Get access to business lounges and a concierge service across the country. Be offered exclusive behind-the-scenes Techweek experiences and unique opportunities to explore New Zealand.
15 - 21 June 2018Australia / New Zealand CyberSecurity & FinTech Delegation to Israel
Our annual Cyber Security Delegation to Israel is an excellent opportunity for leaders in business and innovation, governance, and cyber security to gain an understanding of Israel’s cyber security & FinTech eco-systems and emerging trends. The delegation coincides with the highly acclaimed Cyber Week in Tel Aviv which attracts 5,000 attendees from more than 50 countries. FinTech innovation has been a national priority for Israel over the past 5 years, with an industry consisting of over 250 start-ups, and countless international MNC’s who operate there.
2018 date tbcInnovation and Investment
Ireland has the fastest growth rate in Europe, is recognised for its capability in innovation and is an ideal hub for organisations seeking a European base. Dublin has the most actively funded start-up ecosystem in Europe and often regarded as the bridge between Europe and US. Post-Brexit, it will be the only English-speaking country in the EU.
2018Create your own!
Using our 25 year experience and global outreach, we can tailor a bespoke delegation around your company/leadership retreat objectives. A growing number of our Members are recognising that 3-5 day Delegations are excellent for learning new ideas, meeting new offshore contacts and team-building.
To express your interest for the above Delegations, please contact Richard.Vesely@buscircle.com
Past Delegation Reports
June 2017Becoming a Trust Superpower
Taking New Zealand’s Cyber Security to the Next Level
August 2016Unleashing New Zealand's Potential - Faster!
A discussion on accelerating New Zealand’s entrepreneurial and technological innovation capacity to support higher economic growth