TNG/Soapbox Networking Event of the Year 23 November

  • November 23, 2017
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

THE penultimate networking event of 2017 featuring not 1 but 2 of New Zealand’s most high profile professional speakers:

When:  Thursday 23 November – 6.00pm till 8.30pm

Where:  Remuera Club, 27-33 Ohinerau Street, Remuera (Plenty of free parking and situated just 2 minutes from the Greenlane East exit)

Includes:  First Drink and Nibbles – Cash Bar available


  • 6.00pm-6.20pm: Stand up Networking
  • 6.20pm – 6.30pm: Mark Trafford TNG/Soapbox Welcome
  • 6.30pm – 7.00pm: Glen Sharkey
  • 7.00pm – 7.15pm: Refreshments and Nibbles
  • 7.15pm – 7.45pm: Elias Kanaris
  • 7.45pm – 8.00pm: Presentation on Global Speakers Summit 2018
  • 8.00pm – 8.30pm: Networking

Guest Speakers:   Glen Sharkey and Elias Kanaris


Glen Sharkey – President of The National Speakers Association of New Zealand

Glen Sharkey has almost 30 years’ experience in training and developing people and was the NSANZ “Educator of the Year” in 2015. He’s the current president of The National Speakers Association of New Zealand and is the author of several books, including “Fairly Common Tales” for emerging workplace leaders. His latest work, “The Art of Persuasive Influence” has a particular focus on equipping people to be more effective in ‘Courageous Conversations’.

He spends most of his time these days focussing on leadership development and is repeatedly asked back to train leaders and management for some of NZ’s largest companies including Downer, KiwiRail, and Carter Holt Harvey, helping people to relate better with each other to increase productivity and effectiveness.

Do you struggle with work/life balance?  Do you ask yourself what a happy medium looks like between striving to achieve more, and striving too much?

Glen will help you to:

Paint a clear picture for us of what ‘balance’ really looks like, and what keeping “the main thing, the main thing” should primarily focus on!!

Elias Kanaris – Founder of the CEO Global Summit & President-Elect for the Global Speakers Federation

Elias Kanaris is a thought leader in the area of leadership, specialising on the topics of cultivating values-based leadership, developing trust and making more profit. With over 25 years’ experience in sales and marketing roles (culminating as a senior consultant in the Telecommunications & IT sector), Elias has used that experience to understand how to develop C-level connections and to transition relationships from ‘commodity supplier’ to ‘trusted advisor’.

Elias is the President-Elect with the Global Speakers Federation (GSF), the Founder of the CEO Global Summit and a Founding Member of the Conscious Leadership Movement.

Want to Boost your Business, grow your leadership skills and increase profits? Elias Kanaris is a world renowned author, speaker and entrepreneur. If you are seeking the edge to boost your business, this event is a must.

Elias will help you to:
Identify the keys to great leadership
• Learn how to maximise ROI
• Release your business potential
• Discover how to leverage TNG and Soapbox’s highly engaged audience

Numbers strictly limited to 200 – be quick to register!

We would like to thank the following Sponsors:

  • NSANZ (proud hosts of the 2018 Global Speakers Summit)
  • Virendra Gupta, Quinovic Property Management Kumeu
  • Paul Tobin, Driveline
  • Thomas James, Secure Collections
  • Kanu Patel, Patel Pike





27-33 Ohinerau Street, Remuera, Auckland, 1541, New Zealand


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