Welcome to the November Cluster e-bulletin
The Australian Market Forum and AGM event is nearly upon us. The date for this was advised in the September and October e-bulletins and we have sent out written invitations and agenda papers to nominated representatives.
Details to note in your diaries are as follows:
Date: Thursday 1st December 2005
Venue: Hyatt Regency, Cnr Quadrant
& Princes Street, Auckland
Australian Forum: 10.00am -1.00pm
Member Elevator Pitches 2.00pm - 3.30pm
AGM 3.45pm - 4.30pm
Networking Drinks Approx 4.30pm
Please advise your colleagues, so we get a good turnout.
The Australian Market Forum
We have a slightly revamped Speaker line-up for this event. The presenters are:
Fraame Solutions - Gavin Wright
Healthlink - Tom Bowden
Houston Medical - Derek Gower
Intrahealth - Tom Donnelly
PayGlobal - Chris Radley
Spark Dental Technology - Paul Weatherly (Formerly SOE)
Terranova - Brian Vass (now IBA)
This Forum is a first for the Cluster and will be a valuable opportunity to learn from the shared experiences of Cluster members who have entered the Australian Market. You can register for this forum by returning the flyer with your remittance, or by emailing the Cluster at firstname.lastname@example.org and depositing $80 per person in the Cluster’s ASB account no. 12-3024-0603926-00.
1. Cluster Elevator ‘Pitches’
Cluster members will be asked to make a 2 minute presentation on their organisation and what they can contribute and seek to gain from membership of the Cluster. The presentations will be judged by Karen Kirsten (a Business Consultant) and members, with prizes kindly donated by Microsoft NZ. The Elevator Pitches are due to commence at around 2pm.
2. Cluster AGM
The AGM will commence around 3.45pm and include the election of the new Executive Committee. Nominations for positions on the Executive will be accepted up until 5pm Monday 28 November.
3. Networking Drinks
Drinks and Nibbles will be served from around 4.30pm kindly sponsored by IBM.
We look forward to seeing you there.
NZHITC Chair & Executive Nomination Form
Australian Market Forum Flyer
(If you experience difficulty in opening up the above links please browse to the Resource File Library and download them from there.)
Farewell To Robin Ducker
Robin has contacted most of you personally to let you know of his new exciting role with IBA in Australia. Robin has worked for the Cluster for 3 years through many trying times and has considerable achievements to his credit. I’m sure you will all join us to farewell Robin over drinks following the AGM.
New Cluster Office Manager/Executive Assistant
Wendy Tully has moved on to new challenges and we thank her for her valuable contribution to the Cluster. I want to welcome Christine Oldham the new Cluster Office Manager/Executive Assistant who commenced employ on 21 November. Christine has previously worked for an Incorporated Society and has considerable Accounts experience. You will get the opportunity to meet and welcome Christine at the AGM on the 1st December.