Join a convergence of changemakers

New Frontiers is an intimate gathering that brings 350+ world changing entrepreneurs and founders, investors, policy experts and government decision-makers together with business and industry leaders, artists, creators, and storytellers.

Expect inspiring, challenging new ideas, open discussions for active participation and plenty of time for building relationships to create action. Join a diverse group of leaders, get a sneak peek into new ideas changing the world, and be part of shaping the future!

Our job at EHF is to till the soil, your job is to plant the seeds and help them grow.
— Yoseph Ayele, Co-Founder & CEO of EHF

Immersive interactive learning

This will be 3 huge days of learning, activities, and interactive workshops that will challenge, inspire and create opportunities for you.

Engage global challenges

Get ready to explore transformative ideas, technologies and projects addressing the greatest, global challenges of our times.


Monday, 11 Mar 2019


Earth resilience

Strengthening global environmental, economic and social resilience


New stories

Inspiring systemic change and social movements through the power of new stories


Tuesday, 12 Mar 2019


Inclusive society

Building new foundations to realise humanity’s full potential in a globally connected world



Understand the transformative changes in how capital can create impact


Wednesday, 13 Mar 2019



Seeding radical innovation in New Zealand’s primary industries and export markets


New technologies

Emerging technology that is shifting economies and creating new industries

Connect with global leaders

New Frontiers is an intimate gathering where you can build relationships with amazing people working to create global impact from New Zealand.


Traverse the edges of possibility

Be inspired by people and concepts that are at the leading edge of what’s possible.


Your platform for action

Expect big picture conversations, inspiration, challenge, connection with collaborators, entrepreneurs, investors and plenty of fuel for action!



Actively participate in discussion about the big challenges and opportunities for the New Zealand and global economy.


Go far beyond the conference small talk and develop deep meaningful relationships.


Be inspired and challenged by the potential of new ways of thinking, ancient wisdom and emerging technology.


Level up your networks, thinking, and potential to create more impact with your work.


Buy tickets

All tickets include full healthy, delicious lunch, dinner, morning and afternoon tea, the opportunity to host conversations during open space sessions, plus well-being space and health workshops.


Need a scholarship to participate in New Frontiers?

Applications for scholarship tickets and volunteer opportunities will be available early 2019. Watch this space.

Be in good company

New Frontiers is made possible by a wide community of EHF Catalysts supporting exceptional innovators in New Zealand.