Funny, Engaging, Motivational Keynote Speaker in Wellington

Motivational and Inspirational Keynote Speaker in Wellington, Carla Rieger is an internationally-known entrepreneur, coach and author, who travels all around the globe, to places like London UK, Madrid, India, Dubai, Singapore, New York, Dallas, Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Dublin, Cape Town, Sydney, and Vancouver. She offers advice to companies and individuals on how to increase their resiliency and creativity so they can speed up their pace of innovation therefore staying more competitive and relevant in the marketplace.


As an expert in the top 3 habits of highly resilient people, she helps people stay solutions-oriented and maintain their well being no matter what.  It’s about staying leading edge through creating a culture of innovation and creativity. Enjoy an insightful, funny, entertaining, engaging and practical keynote applicable to diverse audiences around the world.
During her 24-year career, she worked with top entrepreneurs, leaders and companies. From United States to Canada to Europe, Middle East and Asia, Carla helps individuals and organizations to unleash their creative potentials, so they can thrive in the age of technology.
Carla is a rare find as an internationally-known female speaker. These days top meeting planners try to find a 50/50 balance of men to women on their stage, especially if your audience is at least half female. Sometimes a woman in the audience can better relate to woman keynote speaker.
Carla has also written six books, hundreds of articles and over 80 online learning programs. In addition, she has 24 years as an organizational change expert, and 10 years experience in the performing arts, specifically comedy. Over the last 20 years she has spoken to over 1500 groups on 4 different continents. As a frequent speaker, trainer, facilitator, coach and consultant, she helps people navigate successfully through the white water of change.
Just a few of the companies Carla Rieger has worked with:

Topics Include:

All Carla Rieger's keynotes are highly entertaining, interactive and practical:

  • The Top 3 Habits of Highly Resilient People
  • The Art of Communication
  • Storytelling in Business
  • How to Create a Culture of Innovation


Wellington, New Zealand has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:

Terrace Conference Centre, on Terrace Centre House
Cliftons Wellington, on Willis Street
Willeston Conference Centre, on Willeston Street
Wellington Airport Conference Centre, on Stewart Duff Dr.
St Johns Centre Conference Venue, on Dixon Street
Hotel Mercure Wellington Abel Tasman, on Willis Street


General Information about Wellington for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals

With a population of more than 400,000 inhabitants, Wellington is the capital and second most populous city from New Zealand, after Auckland. The city is located on the south-western side of North Island, between the Remutaka Range and the Cook Strait and it is home to the New Zealand Government and Parliament and the country’s Supreme Court. Wellington is the main port of New Zealand, its economy relying heavily on national and international trading and shipping. It is also a major centre for finances, technology, heavy industry, information technology, banking, film, arts and culture and tourism. Some major companies with headquarters in the city include Centreport, Chorus Networks, Contact Energy, Datacom Group, Kiwibank, the Cooperative Bank, NZ Post, Weta Digital, Z Energy, Todd Corporation, Xero and Meridian Energy. Wellington is a major tourist destination, well-known for landmarks such as the Wellington Cable Car, a famous funicular railway, Zealandia, a beautiful protected wildlife sanctuary, the Wellington Zoo, home to over 100 species of animals, and numerous museums like the Te Papa Museum, the Wellington Museum, the Wellington City Gallery and the Katherine Mansfield House and Garden. Wellington is also world-famous for its festivals, including the New Zealand International Arts Festival, the Wellington Jazz Festival and the New Zealand International Comedy Festival. 

The City as a Conference Destination

Wellington, New Zealand, is a major centre for a large number of international conferences and conventions, including: the Generation of Change by Palace and Real-iQ Conference, a two days conference bringing together numerous industry experts, motivational speakers, property managers and featuring a Branding Q & A Session; NYKO Wellington, a fantastic event about creativity, innovations and ways of achieving success, with a large number of guest speakers, free products, and success stories; the Wh?nau Development Summit, dedicated to investment decision makers and policy thought leaders across the public and philanthropic sectors; and the 360° Manager Summit, an amazing opportunity where leaders are prepared to challenge traditional structures and explore innovative ways of working.

Wellington Food Options for Conference Delegates

Wellington has plenty of great restaurants where to enjoy a delicious meal. Some of the best places include: Ortega (+64 43-82 9559), a popular seafood restaurant offering upscale, creative fish dishes and steaks in a relaxed atmosphere; the Logan Brown Restaurant (+64 4-801 5114), an excellent restaurant set in a high-ceilinged former bank building and offering a large selection of contemporary local dishes; the Larder (+64 4-891 0354), a relaxing eatery serving locally sourced gourmet dishes inspired by traditional dishes from New Zealand; and the Boulcott Street Bistro Restaurant (+64 4-499 4199), one of the best French restaurants in the city, set in a wonderful heritage location with a great atmosphere and service.

Wellington Attractions for Convention Attendees

There are a number of highly rated tourist attractions that you can visit after your business conference in Wellington, New Zealand, such as: Zealandia, a 225 hectares protected natural area in Wellington and the first urban completely fenced eco-sanctuary, featuring a large number of rare birds, lizards, frogs, plants and trees; the Weta Cave, a modern exhibition center featuring props for “Lord of the Rings” and other films as well as numerous film studio souvenirs; and the Old St. Paul’s church, a historic site located in the heart of Wellington, which used to be the cathedral of the Diocese of Wellington and is now famous for its Gothic revival architecture with wooden arches and stained glass.

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