#FFTF17 – Are you ready?

The 2016 Festival doubled in size with more than 900 attendees – young innovators and influencers from across the nation, as well as delegates from Australia, India and the US. This year will be a whole new step up.

The Festival is your chance to connect, explore the big issues of our time, be inspired, and build ideas and skills to create the future.

Imagine – hundreds of young professionals, entrepreneurs, artists, musicians, scientists, students and activists, all gathered for one epic weekend. #FFTF17 is your party. Be there!

 

2017 contributors – a sneak preview

Below is a glimpse. We’ve now released the draft programme – check it out here >>

 

Guy Ryan

Young New Zealander of the Year, CEO & Founder of Inspiring Stories
Fatumata Bah – speaking at Festival for the Future

Fatumata Bah

Empowering women, Young leader for the Office of Ethnic Community
Festival for the Future – image of Toby Carr

Toby Carr

Young entrepreneur & investor, CEO and founder of DeXTech

Yoseph Ayele

The Global Impact Visa – a world-first for NZ, CEO of the Edmund Hillary Fellowship
Irene Wakefield – speaking at Festival for the Future 2017

Irene Wakefield

Tackling abusive relationships & domestic violence, Co-founder of PrePair NZ

Sian Simpson

Building community – Director of Community, Kiwi Landing Pad
Festival for the Future speaker – Melissa Clark-Reynolds

Melissa Clark-Reynolds

Entrepreneur, futurist & professional company director
Lisa King speaking at Festival for the Future 2017

Lisa King

CEO & Co-founder of New Zealand's fastest growing social enterprise, Eat My Lunch
Tim Norton, CEO of 90 Seconds speaking at Festival for the Future

Tim Norton

Building a global company & securing investment, CEO & Founder of 90 Seconds


THE #FFTF PROMO VIDS

 

 

 

 

I’ve never experienced an event like this before – the atmosphere was absolutely incredible!

Dan Flynn, Co-founder of Thankyou

Festival for the Future truly was
a life-changing experience
for me.

Kiriana Isgrove, Scholarship Recipient

It was surreal to be surrounded by such passionate and like-minded people from across the country.

Rez Gardi, 2017 Young New Zealander of the Year

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