Kāpiti July Electra Business Breakfast Gerard Quinn, CEO Grow Wellington

Grow Wellington’s role is to help businesses in the Wellington region grow, however a recent survey by the Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce suggested that Wellington businesses see a sluggish outlook for the regional economy compared with the rest of New Zealand.

Join us to hear how Grow Wellington plans to ensure we keep up.

Prior to Joining Grow Wellington, Gerard was GM Industry & Innovation at Canterbury Development Corporation (CDC), the economic development agency for Christchurch city. CDC’s role is to stimulate economic growth through significant interventions, particularly focused on essential economic infrastructure, the city’s workforce, and its export-ready companies and sectors. He previously held the roles of GM Strategy & Planning, COO and Acting CEO at CDC. Gerard holds a BA (Psyc) and an MBA (dist) from UC, and a Grad Cert in Economic Development from AUT.

Book your place now to ensure you don’t miss out. (Bookings are essential)

Date: Wednesday 3 July 2013

Venue: Southwards, Otaihanga Rd

Time: 7.15am

Cost: $20

RSVP: to [email protected] by 10am, Monday 1 July 2013