Join us as a sponsor at this year's conference!

We have a wide range of sponsorship opportunities available with great varied inclusions such as an exhibition booth, proposing a keynote or panel speaker, a partner message within the event programme, push notifications out to delegates during the conference, your brand/logo visible and recognition on conference marketing and on screen in front of all delegates. 

Download the Sponsorship Prospectus here> to learn more on previous attendees, and the varied sponsorship opportunities. 

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out events@iconevents.co.nz


We are very grateful to our conference partners for their support.

Conference Partners



The Ministry acts in the world to build a safer, more prosperous and more sustainable future for New Zealanders. How we do this

In line with our purpose and values; Impact, Kotahitanga, Courage, and Manaakitanga, we engage and seek to influence outcomes that align with Aotearoa New Zealand’s values and interests . We pursue the Government’s international priorities and provide advice to the Government on the implications for New Zealand of what is happening in the world.

Our work contributes to New Zealanders’ well-being in the following ways:

  • Kaitiakitanga: Generations of New Zealanders benefit from sustainable solutions to global and regional challenges
  • Prosperity: New Zealanders have better job opportunities and incomes from trade, investment and other international connections
  • Security: New Zealanders are able to live, do business, travel and communicate more safely at home and offshore
  • Influence: New Zealanders have confidence their country can influence others on issues that matter for them now and in the future



The Centres of Asia-Pacific Excellence  collectively form a hub of intercultural expertise for Kiwis to prepare for and find success in the diverse and vibrant Asia-Pacific region: North Asia, Southeast Asia and Latin America.

By utilising university networks and knowledge, the Centres deliver a range of innovative programmes, resources, and initiatives that enable Kiwis to deepen their knowledge and understanding of the Asia-Pacific, and build future-focused commercial, educational and cultural relationships in the region’s vital economies.




Panel: Pacific solutions for the climate crisis


The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) is a German political foundation, with the vision to promote international dialogue, sustainable development, good governance, capacity buildingm regional integration and enhance understanding of the key drivers of global developments.

It is named after the first Chancellor (Prime Minister) of the Federal Republic of Germany, Konrad Adenauer, who emnodied Christian-social, conservative and liberal traditions. His name represents the democratic rebuilding of Germany, reconciliation with France, the anchoring of German foreign policy in a trans-Atlantic community of values, a vision of European unity and Germany's orientation towards a social market economy.

For more information, please go to https://kas.de/australia 



Panel: Indo-Pacific competition, confrontation or collaboration?
Speaker: Dr Luqman-nul Hakim | Director at the Institute of International Studies (IIS)

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The Asia New Zealand Foundation Te Whitau Tuhono is New Zealand's leading authority on Asia. We provide experiences and resources to help New Zealanders build their knowledge, skills and confidence to thrive in Asia.

Asia is vibrant, fast-moving and a global centre for new ideas, and New Zealand's present and future is firmly tied to the region. The Asia New Zealand Foundation works in partnership with influential individuals and organisations both in New Zealand and Asia to provide opportunities for New Zealanders to engage with the region.





The European Union is a partnership of 27 countries and 447 million people. Member States all remain sovereign and independent states, they choose to work together where this has an added value. The Union is founded on the values of respect for human dignity, freedom, democracy, equality, the rule of law and respect for human rights. It defends these values across Europe and the world, working with like-minded democracies, including New Zealand.  The EU thanks New Zealand for its support of Ukraine. Together we partner on trade, climate action and research, bringing our peoples closer together.