Magnify AR/VR Expo & Business Summit

Sun 7 May 10:30am — 7pm

Experience AR/VR at this showcase event with 25 international & local speakers, workshops & demos. Public open day: 7 May. Business: 8 May
Ticket price: $25 to $299

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All prices shown are in New Zealand dollars and inclusive of GST.

Selected Livestreaming links

Tourism/Events 230pm NZT
AIRNZ Mini Keynote 2pm NZT
Hollywood/Media 1030am NZT
HP Review/Fireside Chat 9am NZT
Introduction to VR/AR 8am NZT

Magnify Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Expo and Business Summit (2 Days Celebrating Techweek) - brought to you by SKYCITY, AIRNZ and HP.

What will be a $200 Billion Industry by 2020? Come and find out how every sector of the market will be effected by this new technology platform! 

What can you expect?


Day One | Experience one of the world's first Public Expo's on Sunday 7th May, come and check out the latest gaming and hardware, play games on the latest HTC VIVE rig, & try out a VR headset or play what is known as augmented reality gaming that Pokemon made famous. There are a variety of showcases at the Expo in the exhibit area from New Zealand and international companies. Come and enjoy the free panel sessions from experts who talk about gaming to everything that's not gaming for those who want to learn more about the industry and where it's going. Come on down and bring the family to a never-seen-before event.

Day Two | Monday at 8am we kick-off the business to business sessions, including 25 speakers from all over the world and 8 panel discussions covering: 'How do you sell AR/VR to your Boss' facial recognition keynote; How did they achieve 300 million downloads!'; Top Hollywood creators from California/Media' How does the finance industry use AR/VR?; Tourism opportunities; Gaming discussions and new releases; a China Focus/keynote that will include doing business in China and investment opportunities and how you can pitch your company and raise capital. 


 Early Bird Tickets On Sale from $25 to $299 Limited Offer! For tickets go to 


Appointed to the role of Chief Digital Officer, Avi joined Air New Zealand in January 2016 with responsibility for leading the airline’s Digital function. Playing a leading role in the strategy to engage digitally with customers across multiple international markets in a way that is relevant to them through new and emerging channels.
An internationally recognized serial entrepreneur, digital imaging expert and visual effects (VFX) pioneer with over 30 patents and 30 years of feature film & TV accomplishments including productions for all the major Hollywood studios, TV networks and several cable networks.
Responsible for internal and external communications through digital channels for the New Zealand Fire Service.
Lewis is Head of Ventures at Westpac NZ. Ventures’ role at Westpac is twofold – to pioneer innovative thinking within a traditional environment and create tangible ventures for customer and Westpac benefit.
Patrick Hull is a serial entrepreneur with more than 25 years of experience launching successful companies. His innovative approach and integration of technology transformed the trucking sector.
Richard has an extensive background in live action and animation direction, production design, special effects, computer-generated imaging for feature films, commercials, computer games, special venues and new media. He’s been a member of the Directors Guild of America (DGA) for over thirty years.
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