Festival for the Future is about celebrating what’s possible.
It’s the weekend that puts us, as young New Zealanders, at the forefront of changing our world for the better.
Imagine – hundreds of young professionals, entrepreneurs, artists, musicians, scientists, students and activists, all gathered together for one epic weekend.
Festival for the Future gives you the chance to connect with innovators and influencers from across the nation, explore the big issues of our time, share ideas, and hear from inspiring people doing remarkable things to make the world a better place.
#FFTF16 is your party. Be there!
Laughton initiated his career in the music industry as lead vocalist for internationally acclaimed New Zealand band ‘KORA’, and has written and produced music for the likes of Usher, Cee-lo, Pharrell, Niki Minaj and Mariah Carey. Legend!
Bursting onto the scene in 2012 with You’ll Never Take That Away and Rewind, which both topped the NZ Singles Chart. Her music has won her awards, and is attracting international attention – with a formidable following on YouTube and social media.
Aidan Kelly is a conscious singer/songwriter and Eco Warrior whose zest for life is highly contagious. He has a side business in mushroom cultivation called the Fungus Federation, as well as being an aspiring wine maker. Outside of gigs you’ll often find Aidan busking on the streets of Auckland.
Rise & Shine is here to show you how GOOD your body is designed to FEEL with our uplifting bass-breakfast dance party! Join us each morning and start your festival with a BOOM.
Sam is a psychologist and runs a company called 3Minds which is a coaching and experiential learning consultancy. She teaches people about their minds and the minds of others, specialising in building emotional intelligence for individuals, leaders and organisations.
In 2003 Rhythm Interactive was born. What made the show so unique was the fact that he combined his experience in theatre with music. Since then John has travelled throughout Australasia and Asia performing for thousands of people of all ages.
Festival for the Future was honestly the best weekend of my life. Absolutely blown away!
Festival for the Future truly was a life-changing experience for me.
I’ve had the privilege of attending loads of international conferences and yours was the best.