15 – 16 February 2017 | Christchurch



After the sheer goodness that was Purpose 2015, we’re taking our curated conference from the shores of Sydney and across the Tasman Sea… Yes Purpose is coming to Christchurch, New Zealand, and we couldn’t be more excited.

Over the 15th and 16th of February, 2017, Purpose will call the Christchurch Art Gallery (Te Puna o Waiwhetu) home. This will be the event that propels purpose­-driven businesses to their potential, connects like­-minded individuals, creates lasting connections and learn not just from success stories, but from the failures that shape us all. We’ll delve into low carbon economies, conscious leadership, tribal enterprise and bold entrepreneurship (we think purpose-driven entrepreneurs are the bravest of all) and 1000-year strategies. The future is yours for the taking, so come on, join us.



Daniel Flynn

Daniel Flynn

Co-founder and Managing Director


Daniel Flynn is Co-founder and Managing Director of Thankyou – a social enterprise that exists to empower people to play a part in ending global poverty through simple everyday purchases.  What began with bottled water to fund water projects and tackle the World Water Crisis, now includes 38 consumer products across water, food and body care that funds safe water access, hygiene and sanitation programs and fo...


Super Early Bird Tickets

September – October 2016

Not-for-profit NZ$399
B Corp, social enterprise and individuals NZ$499
Corporate & Government NZ $999


Early Bird Tickets

November 2016

Not-for-profit NZ$499
B Corp, social enterprise and individuals NZ$599
Corporate & Government NZ$1,199


Full Priced Tickets

December – February 2016

Not-for-profit NZ$599
B Corp, social enterprise and individuals NZ$699
Corporate & Government NZ$1,399


Purpose is a curated and intimate two day event. Held at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, this is the chance to learn from some of the top, purpose-driven, business leaders around.

  • Meet like-minded people in the B Corp, social enterprise, conscious capitalism and purpose-driven business communities
  • Learn from the challenges, triumphs and failures of business
  • Enjoy an interactive and immersive learning experiences
  • Connect with purpose-driven change-makers to increase your organisation’s reach and influence  
  • Tailor Purpose to you – our full program, featuring a flexible format and broad range of sessions, will be announced soon
Christchurch Art Gallery

Christchurch Art Gallery

This distinguished landmark was built in 2003 and houses nine exhibition areas, along with a library, auditorium and education workrooms spread across two storeys. The gallery’s Māori name Te Puna o Waiwhetu reflects the life-giving properties of the artesian spring on which it’s built and the gallery’s role in contributing to the surrounding community’s wellbeing.

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