Ideas + Innovation + Action

Imagine – Mayors, Ministers, CEOs, creatives, entrepreneurs, future leaders from across the nation – and you. Be inspired. Be at the forefront of emerging trends. Build your network. Build your ideas and skills. Join the future!

Watch the promo vid – see you at #FFTF18!

Why attend the Festival?

Festival for the Future has been called New Zealand's most inspiring event, and received world class reviews. You'll meet amazing people, navigate your way through an awesome line up of speakers and workshops, and walk away feeling inspired and ready to make a real difference for our future.

Who else attends?

There'll be CEOs, entrepreneurs and emerging leaders. Top-tier businesses send their young professionals. Councils send young people from their communities. Schools and tertiary institutions send their students. This year there'll be a strong contingent from Government. You should be there!


Past Speakers


"I've never experienced an event quite like the Festival before - the atmosphere was incredible!"

Daniel Flynn
CEO & Co-founder of Thankyou


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

Rez Gardi
Young New Zealander of the Year