Connecting business leaders in Christchurch and Canterbury

Monday Luncheon  28th November 2022


Our speaker is Ali Adams 
CEO  of ChristchurchNZ 

Our Luncheon will be held at The Canterbury Club 129 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8140 

Please note we adhere to the Christchurch Business Club’s Dress Code 

Smart casual: Jackets are preferred, including open-neck shirts, dress jeans and other smart dress.

Monday Luncheon Series 

28th November 2022

 This is your opportunity to come and hear

Ali Adams

Chief Executive Officer – ChristchurchNZ

ChristchurchNZ focusing on Our City and the way forward”

Ali Adams is ChristchurchNZ’s Chief Executive. She leads the city’s economic development agency with the support of six general managers who lead teams in pillars that each support a vital part of the agency’s work.

“Leading ChristchurchNZ is the best role in the world. It is a privilege to have that kaitiakitanga, that responsibility on behalf of all who call Ōtautahi Christchurch home now, and on behalf of my children and the children who will live here in the future. I love that I have responsibility to help grow this amazing place.”

Ali has a background in economic development, having led New Zealand Trade and Enterprise’s work in Europe and before that, in the South Island. She has also worked in marketing, tourism and sports leadership, spending four years as the domestic manager for New Zealand Cricket. A Cantabrian by choice since 2003, she started her business career as a brand manager for Unilever after graduating from Cambridge University with a first-class honours degree in natural science.




The venue for our Monday Luncheon series is The Canterbury Club unless otherwise advised. We ask members and guests to respect the Canterbury Club.

 A Comments From A Guests Of  Members

Definitely interested in joining the group. I was extremely impressed.-  Jason P

I can definitely see that joining the Christchurch Business Club will be a sound investment in knowledge, networks and friendships, and also a chance to contribute back into the club in the future-  Phil S

Luncheon Meeting Dates 2022


Our meetings will be held fortnightly.

The fortnightly sequence will stand as it the way maximised the number of meetings for the 2022 year.

Should we need to halt face to face meetings and revert to  Zoom meetings the membership will be advised as we adhere to any government directive during the Covid pandemic.

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Luncheon Dates are shown on the Calendar 

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