BusinessNZ Wellington Seminar Alumni Participants in the Wellington Seminar are recognised for their involvement by becoming a member of the BusinessNZ Wellington Seminar Alumni. Joining the Alumni includes:Presentation of a certificate recognising the participant's involvement in the Seminar, with their organisation/company added to the alumni roll.Invitation to an annual end of year cocktail function, where participants from seminars held during the year are invited to network with politicians and key Wellington decision makers.Invitation to future BusinessNZ events that participants may wish to attend, such as the Back to the Grindstone function and Election Conference. Wellington Seminar Alumni – October 2019 Wellington Seminar Alumni – October 2019 (L-R) Kathryn Asare (BusNZ), David Song (Yashili), Kirk Hope (BusNZ), Stuart Anderson (Chch Casino), Leanne Newsome (Chch Casino), Katharine McGhie (BusNZ), Melanie McKay (EMA), Josie Hehir (Export NZ), Stephanie Spicer (Bupa), Dee Crooks (REINZ), Sophie Hoult (DB Breweries), Alan Witcombe (MBIE), Joanna Mahon (Southern Cross), Benjamin Murray (Graymont) Wellington Seminar Alumni – February 2017Wellington Seminar Alumni – February 2017 (L-R) Amy Porter (Zespri), Oliver Bruce (Uber), John Pask (BusinessNZ), Sam Mackinnon (BusinessCentral), Tina Schirr (BusinessNZ), Genevieve O'Halloran (Lion), Michael Brooks (Poultry Industry Association), Todd Stephenson (Johnson & Johnson), John Carnegie (BusinessNZ), Alan Witcombe (MBIE), Paul Mackay (BusinessNZ), Sami Hakin (Imperial Tobacco) Wellington Seminar Alumni – April 2016Wellington Seminar Alumni – April 2016 (L–R) Kevin Sinnott (Brewers Association), Kathryn Asare (BusinessNZ), Alan Witcombe (MBIE), Amy Carter (Perception PR & Marketing), Mahau Kingi (ATEED), Michael Goudie (ATEED), Paul McKay (BusinessNZ), Charlotte Haycock (Countdown), Mark Loveard (Victoria University), Scott Gillan (Business Central), Richard Holstein (CECC), Kirk Hope (BusinessNZ). Wellington Seminar Alumni – June 2015Wellington Seminar Alumni – June 2015 (L–R) Phil Love (BusinessNZ), Brett Anderson (Christchurch Casino), Kathryn Asare (BusinessNZ), Pauline Lamb (Airways Corporation NZ), Leah Tzitziras (Dimension Data), Phil O'Reilly (BusinessNZ), Jo Healey (Dimension Data), John Liddle (Nursary & Garden Industry NZ), Alan Witcombe (MBIE), Matt Wilson (DB). Wellington Food & Beverage Seminar Alumni – May 2015Wellington Food & Beverage Seminar Alumni – May 2015 (L–R) Phil Love (BusinessNZ), Andrew Smith (Prolife Foods), Rachel Hopkins (Competenz), Phil O'Reilly (BusinessNZ), Aland Witcombe (MBIE), Bridget Beaurepaire (Frucor), Jo Finer (Fonterra), Gary Hartley (GS1 New Zealand), Mark Callaghan (Frucor), Kim Calvert (Cottonsoft). Absent from photo: Tracy Abbott (Imperial Tobacco), Sarah Tucker (Lion), Conrad Reyners (Red Bull). Wellington Seminar Alumni – February 2015Wellington Seminar Alumni – February 2015 (L–R) Juliet Larkin (Methanex New Zealand), Ruth Cobb (PrintNZ), Peter Rose (Ngāi Tahu Property Ltd), Alan Whitcombe (MBIE, Guest Speaker), Tracey Chambers (Chambers Strategy and Communications), John Stulen (Forest Industry Contractors' Association), Phil O'Reilly (BusinessNZ), Phil Love (BusinessNZ), Greg Brooks (St George's Hospital Inc), Claire Walker (Sanford), Louise Wright (Porter Novelli), Margaret Gracie (NZ Steel), David Freeman-Greene (Orion New Zealand Ltd).