Better Boards Conference 2018

Customer-centric Governance — Driving Social Impact

WHEN 9 - 12 August 2018
WHERE Adelaide, Australia Adelaide Convention Centre

Super Earlybird Tickets Available Now!


Register before 20th December to save $200 off a standard individual ticket.   Book your Super Earlybird ticket now.

"A great opportunity to hear new perspectives on some old and wicked problems as well as emerging issues. Excellent presentations – great range of opportunities to listen, learn & share."
Board Member / Family Services Illawarra
"Thank you. I have really enjoyed this experience, from the variety of speakers to the wonderful delegates who have given me so much to come away with and to report back to my organisation."
Blackmans Bay Childrens Services
"Very impressed. Excellently organised and run. High quality presentations. Great opportunity to meet board members from organisations around the country. Relevant and thought-provoking material."
Neil Ballard
Vice President / Mpower
"Enlightened and engaged! The conference format provided opportunities for a wide range of interesting/challenging or informative sessions from which I can distil and apply key learnings. It was also fun - so thank you!"
Sue Phillips
Chair of the Board / Boab Health Service
"Excellent and unique conference. A lot of presentations of outstanding quality, great breadth of subjects. The originality of concepts of many presentations was particularly excellent."
Board Member / Jewish Care Victoria
"Excellent conference, interesting and thought provoking. Great use of technology for audience participation."
Julian Keys
Chairperson / SwanCare Group
"Empowering! I wish all board members could have attended."
Sue Edwards
Vice President / ARC Disability Services Inc.
"Essential professional development opportunity for new and experienced board members."
Family Planning NSW
"As a first time director on an NFP board I have found the conference invaluable to assisting my knowledge and growth as a valued board member."
Kim McFarlane
Board Member / Quantum Support Services Inc
"Excellent networking. Some vibrant and educational presentations. Well worth it."
Leonardo Pepi
Chairperson / Eastcoast Housing Association
"Eye-opening! Just wish the whole board had come."
Pole Depot Community Centre
"Fabulous. Great info, great presenters, great networking."
Gosnells Community Support Service Inc
"Engaging and educational packed 2 days full of information and learning."
Anita Dickons
Chair / Future Employment Opportunities
"Awesome, absolutely loved it. Gained a lot of information and insight to take back to form a better board."
Sutherland Shire Community Transport

Who should attend?

Directors
Board Members
Committee Members
Chairpersons
Treasurers
Chief Executive Officers
Managing Directors
and those involved in governing or leading a not-for-profit organisation.

Join hundreds of board members and CEOs at the 12th Better Boards Conference. This popular governance event is one of the largest regular gatherings of leaders from not-for-profit organisations in Australasia.


Why Attend?

Leaders from across the NFP spectrum attend with the aim of strengthening their governance and leadership knowledge and skills, and to discuss trends, ideas, innovations, make connections and stay current with the latest strategies.

An essential event for your board and leadership team. It is well worth making the Better Boards Conference your board's main development activity this year.

"Eye-opening! Just wish the whole board had come." ~ Pole Depot Community Centre

Program for 2018

The full program will be available in early 2018.

Registration

A limited number of Super early-bird tickets are available until 20th December 2017. Click here to purchase yours before they sell out. Please note that super early bird tickets are not refundable but substitutes can be made.

Apply to Speak

Do you have expertise to share with over 500+ NFP directors and chief executive officers? Download the Application to Speak and contribute to the leadership in the sector.

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Please fill out this form online to recommend a speaker for this or a future Better Boards Conference.

Trade & Sponsorship Opportunities 2018

For sponsors the Better Boards Conference opens the door to not-for-profit boardrooms throughout Australasia. It is an ideal vehicle to demonstrate the alignment between your brand and the ideals of good governance and leadership in not-for-profit organisations.

We’ve created a variety of opportunities designed to help you interact with this audience. To find out more please download your copy of the 2018 Sponsorship Prospectus.

About the Better Boards Conference

The Better Boards Conference is the premier governance and leadership conference for leaders of Australasia’s not-for-profit organisations.

This year’s Better Boards Conference theme, Customer-centric Governance — Driving Social Impact is squarely focused on ensuring that directors, chief executive officers and executives have a variety of professional development opportunities to:
Enhance their understanding of the board’s governance roles and responsibilities in relation to customers.

Strengthen their knowledge of strategy, strategic business development, customer-centric positioning of the organisation in a competitive marketplace, customer value propositions, frameworks and business models.

Expand their contacts and networks, capture ideas and opportunities, and improve their market and business intelligence.

Gain new concepts, ideas, information and opportunities that could add significant value and benefit to their board's and/or organisation's strategies, projects or undertakings.


Need more information?
Email Alana or Sheena at info@betterboards.net or call +61 3 5429 3786.

We look forward to hearing from you.

The Conference Experience

Discover what it's like to attend

Delegate Testimonials


Click here to watch video testimonials


"Very impressed. Excellently organised and run. High quality presentations. Great opportunity to meet board members from organisations around the country. Relevant and thought-provoking material."
Neil Ballard
Vice President / Mpower
"Eye-opening! Just wish the whole board had come."
Pole Depot Community Centre
"Empowering! I wish all board members could have attended."
Sue Edwards
Vice President / ARC Disability Services Inc.
"Excellent networking. Some vibrant and educational presentations. Well worth it."
Leonardo Pepi
Chairperson / Eastcoast Housing Association
"Excellent conference, interesting and thought provoking. Great use of technology for audience participation."
Julian Keys
Chairperson / SwanCare Group
"Engaging and educational packed 2 days full of information and learning."
Anita Dickons
Chair / Future Employment Opportunities
"Enlightened and engaged! The conference format provided opportunities for a wide range of interesting/challenging or informative sessions from which I can distil and apply key learnings. It was also fun - so thank you!"
Sue Phillips
Chair of the Board / Boab Health Service
"As a first time director on an NFP board I have found the conference invaluable to assisting my knowledge and growth as a valued board member."
Kim McFarlane
Board Member / Quantum Support Services Inc
"Essential professional development opportunity for new and experienced board members."
Family Planning NSW
"Awesome, absolutely loved it. Gained a lot of information and insight to take back to form a better board."
Sutherland Shire Community Transport
"Thank you. I have really enjoyed this experience, from the variety of speakers to the wonderful delegates who have given me so much to come away with and to report back to my organisation."
Blackmans Bay Childrens Services
"Fabulous. Great info, great presenters, great networking."
Gosnells Community Support Service Inc
"Excellent and unique conference. A lot of presentations of outstanding quality, great breadth of subjects. The originality of concepts of many presentations was particularly excellent."
Board Member / Jewish Care Victoria
"A great opportunity to hear new perspectives on some old and wicked problems as well as emerging issues. Excellent presentations – great range of opportunities to listen, learn & share."
Board Member / Family Services Illawarra
"Very impressed. Excellently organised and run. High quality presentations. Great opportunity to meet board members from organisations around the country. Relevant and thought-provoking material."
Neil Ballard
Vice President / Mpower
"Awesome, absolutely loved it. Gained a lot of information and insight to take back to form a better board."
Sutherland Shire Community Transport
"Essential professional development opportunity for new and experienced board members."
Family Planning NSW
"Excellent conference, interesting and thought provoking. Great use of technology for audience participation."
Julian Keys
Chairperson / SwanCare Group
"Eye-opening! Just wish the whole board had come."
Pole Depot Community Centre
"Enlightened and engaged! The conference format provided opportunities for a wide range of interesting/challenging or informative sessions from which I can distil and apply key learnings. It was also fun - so thank you!"
Sue Phillips
Chair of the Board / Boab Health Service
"As a first time director on an NFP board I have found the conference invaluable to assisting my knowledge and growth as a valued board member."
Kim McFarlane
Board Member / Quantum Support Services Inc
"Empowering! I wish all board members could have attended."
Sue Edwards
Vice President / ARC Disability Services Inc.
"Engaging and educational packed 2 days full of information and learning."
Anita Dickons
Chair / Future Employment Opportunities
"Excellent networking. Some vibrant and educational presentations. Well worth it."
Leonardo Pepi
Chairperson / Eastcoast Housing Association
"Thank you. I have really enjoyed this experience, from the variety of speakers to the wonderful delegates who have given me so much to come away with and to report back to my organisation."
Blackmans Bay Childrens Services
"Fabulous. Great info, great presenters, great networking."
Gosnells Community Support Service Inc
"A great opportunity to hear new perspectives on some old and wicked problems as well as emerging issues. Excellent presentations – great range of opportunities to listen, learn & share."
Board Member / Family Services Illawarra
"Excellent and unique conference. A lot of presentations of outstanding quality, great breadth of subjects. The originality of concepts of many presentations was particularly excellent."
Board Member / Jewish Care Victoria

Conference Partners, Sponsors & Exhibitors

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