Time: 27th July, 2018 9:00am - 4:30pm
Location: BNZ Theatre, Vodafone Event Centre
Max Seat: 500
Booked: 58
Status: Completed

2018 NZCBIA Annual Conference

Host by New Zealand Chinese Building Industry Association (NZCBIA)
Theme: Collaboration / Innovation / Productivity
Organisers: 3A Events and Event Partners Ltd.

Participation fee: $45 (inc GST)
- Free to NZCBIA members, ADNZ members, PrefabNZ members (RSVP required)
• Badge & programme will be provided
• Buffet Lunch will be provided
• A Goody bag & Programme will be provided
The NZCBIA Annual Conference will bring industry experts together for exploring ideas, generate insight and networking opportunities.

The conference includes
Seminars – Invite international and local experts to present the latest ideas, technology and methodology. Summit – KiwiBuild Summit: From Ideas To Opportunities. A forum for industry experts,professionals, government, and industry associations to discuss and debate the challenges and opportunities of KiwiBuild scheme. Four NZCBIA KiwiBuild teams, ChangDa International, Babbage Consultants, Archiland Architecture and OZAC Architects will present in the summit.
NZCBIA 2018 Conference Programme

Date: 27th July, 2018
Venue: BNZ Theatre, Vodafone Event Centre
Time Type Topic-Language Speaker or Location
9:00am Registration   Foyer
9:30-9:40am   Keynote Speech- English Bill Cashmore - Deputy Mayor, Auckland
9:40-9:50am   Keynote Speech - English Martin Thomson - Chairman of NZ China Trade Association
9:50-10:20am Seminar 1 : Managing the change and quality – Council’s perspective on building control - English Jeff Fahrensohn - Inspections Manager, Auckland Council
10:20-10:35am  Seminar 2 :  QA Procedure for Imported Structural Steel & Modular Buildings  Jane Wu - Auckland Council / Executive of BOINZ 
10:35-11:00am Seminar 3 : Overview of NZ economy & building industry - English Paul Clark - Industry Economist, Westpac
11:00-11:30am Break Tea, Coffee, Biscuits Foyer
11:30-12:00 Seminar 4: How to certify overseas imported building products - English Colin Prouse - Director, BEAL
12:00-12:30 Seminar 5: Building Information Modelling - Chinese Luban Software Co.,Ltd.,Shanghai, China
12:30-13:00 Seminar 6: Balancing fire safety objectives with KiwiBuild drive for high quality low cost homes - English Michael James, SFPE’s New Zealand President
13:00-14:00 Buffet Lunch Event Video,Sponsor Video Sir Noel Robinson Conference Centre
14:00-14:15 KiwiBuild Summit: Keynote Speech Frank Xu, NZCBIA President
114:15-14:45 Team 1 presentation ChangDa International -NZCBIA Member YanBing Liu, General Manager
14:45-15:15 Team 2 presentation Babbage Consultants -NZCBIA Member Warren Hill, Marketing & Business Development Director
15:15 - 15:30 Short Break    
15:30 - 16:00 Team 3 presentation Archiland Architecure -NZCBIA Member Dylan Huang, Managing Director
16:00 - 16:30 Team 4 presentation OZAC Architects -NZCBIA Member Tom Jing, Founding Director
16:30-17:30 Tour Expo Pre-Visit Expo booths Arena
17:30-18:30 Pre-Dinner Drinks Networking Foyer
18:30~21:30 Gala Dinner   Sir Noel Robinson Conference Centre

Time: July 27, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Location: Sir Noel Robinson Conference Centre
Max Seat: 500
Booked: 47
Status: Completed

2018 Gala Dinner


Gala Dinner – Please join us as we celebrate the best of the industry in New Zealand at a black-tie evening event, the New Zealand Chinese Building Industry Association Gala Dinner. The dinner has become a great annual event to showcase outstanding industry projects, recognise exceptional achievements and above all, catch-up with our industry peers and colleagues.

Start at 18.30
Venue: Sir Noel Robinson Conference Centre, Vodafone Events Centre, Manukau

Table price (10 people):  
Individual ticket price:  
5:30pm Pre-drinking drinks
6:30pm Door Open, Guests seated
6:45pm MC Housekeeping
6:55pm Welcome by Frank Xu, President of NZCBIA
7:02pm Keynote Speech:Hon. Phil Twyford - Minister of Housing, Urban Development & Transport 
7:15pm Keynote Speech:Mayor Phil Goff – Mayor of Auckland 
7:22pm Mr. Andrew Bayly – MP, Building & Construction Spokesperson of National Party 
7:30pm Mr. Huang Yuefeng, Economic and Commercial Counsellor of People Republic of China 
7:37pm PlaceMakers Introduction
7:46pm Avanda Introduction
7:55pm Expo Opening Ceremony
8:05pm NZCBIA Video
8:35pm Unitec Scholarship Award Ceremony + NZCBIA Representative speech
9:35pm NZCBIA Closing Remarks
Venue: Sir Noel Robinson Conference Centre, Vodafone Events Centre, Manukau