What can I attend?

Event Information

Main Conference - Saturday 29 July & Sunday 30 July

The heart of the Better Boards Conference runs over the Saturday and Sunday with fully catered breaks and a mix of concurrent workshops and plenary presentations. Hundreds of board members and CEOs attend the Main Conference forming one of the largest regular gatherings of leaders from not-for-profit organisations in Australasia, and creating an environment ripe for making connections, the sharing of ideas and gathering of information with peers.

It is a great value exercise for your board and leadership team, and is well worth booking as your board’s main development activity this year.

CEO’s Day – Friday 28 July

It’s tough at the top, you are not alone! Find support and inspiration in a one-day program that includes an off-site tour, focused and topical discussions with peers and presentations curated specifically for chief executive officers or their equivalent.

The day will have a strong networking focus and will aim to create quality opportunities for CEOs to discuss issues, ideas and solutions together.

CEO’s Day is a brilliant networking and information gathering opportunity for CEOs of not-for-profit organisations. Numbers are limited to keep the day intimate and allow for quality networking between attendees.

More information available here.

Board Member Innovation Tour - Friday 28 July

A unique opportunity for you to get out and about with your ‘board member’ hat on, and hear ideas, innovations, strategies and experiences with a range of other directors. The Board Innovation Tour will take delegates on an excursion to diverse organisations around Brisbane. At each facility, a representative will discuss improvements, and you will hear first-hand about the strategic process, implementation and solutions to hurdles from the CEO and Chair.

Tour delegates will be able to meet and chat with directors and peers with a wide range of experience from various industries and sectors, in a relaxed setting over a seated lunch.

A great opportunity to see how others have done it and meet leaders from the not-for-profit world.

Masterclass Program - Thursday 27 July

A new addition to the 2017 program, the half day Masterclasses will run on the Thursday before the conference and provide an opportunity for those wishing to undertake focused and specialised learning.

Participants can choose to attend one Masterclass or the full day. View more details here.

Leadership Networking Drinks - Friday 28 July

Complimentary for those delegates attending any of the events on Friday (pre-registering is a must), the Leadership Networking Drinks provide a great opportunity to continue conversations and follow up introductions made throughout the day. Drinks and canapés will be provided.

Gala Dinner - Saturday 29 July

The Gala Dinner is the social highlight of the Better Boards Conference and is a great chance to unwind after a day of information gathering. Enjoy a meal with your board, meet others and be entertained!


Tickets are now available here. Earlybird pricing is available until 26th April 2017.