Powertalk NZ Conference 2020

Conference Postponed

posted Mar 25, 2020, 3:29 PM by Nissa Elsey   [ updated Jun 30, 2020, 4:47 PM ]

As a result of the Covid-19 virus, conference has been postponed to May 2021 - exact dates coming soon.
Please follow all government rules and guidelines regarding COVID-19  https://covid19.govt.nz/
Your life is important, the lives of all your family and friends are important, my life is important as are the lives of neighbours, co-workers and all people around the world and especially here in New Zealand.

Conference at a Glance

posted Mar 11, 2020, 1:44 AM by Nissa Elsey   [ updated Mar 11, 2020, 1:44 AM ]

Yahoo Team NZ … 64 Days to the Absolutely Positive Conference Christchurch May 15-17th.  Conference is getting closer and we are still waiting on more registrations 😊.Airfares are cheap so book today.

Conference at a Glance is attached as a PDF for you to download

Please note: the Hotel still has a few rooms left for our conference, but you must use the reference number as they do not have other rooms and they will release our held rooms at the end of March  Reference number:3835843

Come on team , be Absolutely Positive, support your club speech contestant, support your board and support our fabulous organisation…do something fabulous for yourself, and register today 😊  Cheers Linda and Nissa

Open Mic Session/Flyer #6

posted Feb 25, 2020, 1:28 PM by Nissa Elsey   [ updated Feb 25, 2020, 1:28 PM ]

Reminder to ALL CLUBS and MEMBERS that we are holding a Cosmopolitan Speech Contest at Conference 2020 on Friday afternoon and the Open Prepared Speech Contest on the Saturday.  How interesting and fun it will be …to showcase our training with two contests.
NEW: Open Mic Session, a workshop with a difference ...YOU the members are participating … yahoo such fun!
Attached is the information and registration form for members to let Linda know who wants to participate. Participation numbers will be limited, so get your registration in ASAP.  

Absolutely Positive Conference Flyer #4

posted Jan 18, 2020, 6:57 PM by Nissa Elsey   [ updated Jan 18, 2020, 7:01 PM ]

Conference theme for workshops is "Social Media and Marketing."  If you wish to present a workshop, please let Mary Marshall know as soon as possible.  Your workshop does not have to be about the theme but it is the preferred option.
Friday night theme is "All that Sparkles and Shines."
Flyer #4 (PDF) can be found at the bottom of this page and contains hotel and accommodation information as well as tourist attractions in and around Christchurch.
Don't delay, book today for an "absolutely positive" experience!

Registration Form: Absolutely Positive Conference ChCh 2020

posted Oct 2, 2019, 4:54 PM by Nissa Elsey   [ updated Oct 2, 2019, 4:54 PM ]

Hi Powertalk family and friends,
Attached at the foot of the page is the registration form for the Absolutely Positive Conference to be held in Christchurch  15/16/17 May 2020.


Mark your calendars and keep the weekend free to attend

  1. book your flights early and take advantage of any discounts
  2. use the reference number to book accommodation at the Elms Hotel


Don’t be that person that says, "I wish I had been there …" go on be, Absolutely Positive and meet in Christchurch next year


Linda and Nissa, Conference Co-ordinators

Call for Workshop presenters ChCh 2020

posted Sep 28, 2019, 12:07 AM by Nissa Elsey   [ updated Sep 28, 2019, 12:08 AM ]

Powertalk NZ are calling for anyone who may wish to present a workshop at conference next year May 15/16/17 May 2020.

The theme is based around social marketing and promotion which some of you know a lot about: part of Powertalk  training is to give members the opportunity to experience presentation at a higher level.

Good luck to any of you that may wish to apply.

A PDF application form can be found at the end of this page.

Conference Hotel...

posted Sep 4, 2019, 4:27 PM by Nissa Elsey   [ updated Sep 12, 2019, 7:47 PM ]

Absolutely Positive Conference - members are responsible for booking their own accommodation  
Venue:  Qualtiy Hotel The Elms, 456 Papanui Road, Christchurch - 20 twin room on hold  
Booking Reference:  Powertalk Conference  3535843 
Lock in the dates:  15/16/17 May 2020  
Book your flights and accommodation and meet in the Garden City of Christchurch for a fabulour weekend.   
Don't be the one to say, "I wish I had been there!"  Don't delay, book today.  See you there.

Exciting News!

posted Jul 31, 2019, 3:14 PM by Nissa Elsey   [ updated Jul 31, 2019, 3:15 PM ]

Powertalk NZ next conference to be held in Christchurch 15th-17th May 2020 - don't delay, start planning now.

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