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Engage Pro: Sustainability and Business Resilience (Free Event)


30 September 2019


5:30 pm


GridAKL Lysaght Building



Find out how our changing world affects companies, understand endurable sustainability and business resilience as well as brand awareness.

About this Event

Completely free business event for people, innovators and business owners to hear from Ecostore’s new Sustainability Manager; Brittany Little as well as Grant Difford who is Chief Executive / Head of Client Strategy at Waking Giants that is an Auckland based international growth consultancy also with offices now in Sydney and Melbourne.

Britt Little’s presentation draws from Britt’s deep fascination for our changing world, sustainability and reimagining systems, organisations and institutions.

Britt is very passionate about building empathy in organisations, connections between wellbeing and sustainable best practice as well as empowering people to understand their place in the world then their potential to live meaningful lives.

Grant Difford founded Waking Giants in 2011, an international growth consultancy. Grant has a particular focus on the development of resilience amongst leaders, which he has developed and fine-tuned through his own leadership experiences as well as sporting endeavours. Grant has a massive ambition and is absolutely committed to driving major change within companies for maximum impact, particularly when they enter challenging periods.

At this event, Grant is going to define leadership and why it’s necessary to identify and overcome barriers that hold us back. Grant will also draw from his life achievements and results, which include representing New Zealand at the Triathlon World Championship and turning Waking Giants from a cliché creative agency into a business growth advisory.

Interact with everyone to develop your professional network for support, exchange business cards or connect via LinkedIn.

When: Monday 30 September, 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Location: GridAKL John Lysaght (Event Space), 101 Pakenham Street West, Wynyard Quarter, Auckland 1010

Event Schedule

5:30pm Event Start and Network Interaction

5:55pm Kia Ora, Nau Mai and Haere Mai (Welcome and Introduction)

6:00pm Sustainability Presentation by Britt Little (Sustainability Manager, Ecostore):

6:30pm Interview with Grant Difford (Chief Executive and Head of Client Strategy, Waking Giants):

7:00pm Question and Comment Panel (Britt Little and Grant Difford)

7:30pm Network Interaction

8:30pm Event Finish

For your reference, GridAKL innovation precinct is three (3) different locations and properties next to each other within Wynyard Quarter (Auckland):

(1) GridAKL John Lysaght, 101 Pakenham Street West.

(2) GridAKL Mason Brothers, 139 Pakenham Street West.

(3) GridAKL Generator Space, 12 Madden Street.