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2023 Senior Leaders Retreat


Join us in beautiful New Zealand! Pack your bags for an overseas retreat. Learn from experts about some of the most trending topics in the strata industry to set your business apart from the crowd.

The Senior Leaders Retreat brings together Senior Leaders of strata management businesses to share their experiences and ideas and to foster fellowships within the industry.


Registrations for the annual Senior Leader's Retreat are officially open! This retreat is an exclusive event only available for Senior Leaders and platinum business partners to attend. The retreat brings together Senior Leaders of strata management businesses to share their experiences and ideas, and to foster fellowships within the industry.

All Senior Leaders Retreat registrations include 1x welcome sundowner and 2x dinners and two full days of content. The full program will be released shortly.

Please note this event is open to SCA Strata Management members only.

Registrations close 8 February 2023.

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Dates: 8-10 March 2023

Location: Kamana Lakehouse, Queenstown New Zealand 

Senior Leader Registration: $1,200.00

Inclusions: 2-Day Workshop, Welcome Sundowner, Formal Dinner, and Casual Dinner.

Partner Registration: $650.00

Inclusions: Welcome Sundowner, Formal Dinner, and Casual Dinner.

CPD Points: 7

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SCA (WA) has blocked out accommodation in the resort and secured discounted accommodation for all our Senior Leaders Retreat attendees! We have a limited number of rooms available at the Kamana Lakehouse. With large rooms, private balconies, and a spectacular location overlooking Queenstown, the Kamana Lakehouse has everything you need for a truly relaxing getaway! 



World-renowned for its adventure, Queenstown is home to a huge choice of adrenaline activities including jet boating. When the cooler months arrive Queenstown transforms into a world class winter resort, with four ski areas and a range of activities, bars, restaurants and ways to relax and unwind. Queenstown is the perfect place for Senior Leaders to unwind over drinks.


Wednesday 8 March 2023
6.00pm - 9.00pm 
Welcome Drinks

Kamana Lakehouse 

Queenstown, New Zealand

Join us for a welcome sundowner, where all delegates and Platinum Business Partners will share drinks and canapes and absorb the views of Queenstown. 

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Thursday 9 March 2023


Retreat Welcome
President's Welcome
Team Leadership | Kim Arnold, Blanchard
Morning tea
New Zealand Strata Reform | Joanne Barreto, SCA (NZ) President and Clinton Baker, SCA (NZ) Executive Chapter Committee Member
Building Construction Challenges in New Zealand I Geoff Nash, Brosnan 
Queenstown Lakeview Precinct | Paul Speedy, Queenstown Lakes District Council
Break Refresh
Tour with Brosnan Construction I Geoff Nash, Brosnan 
Formal Dinner
Eichardt’s Grille

Queenstown, New Zealand

Conclude the day with a formal dinner at Eichardt’s Grille offering a fresh take on quality dining in Queenstown. A continuation of the renowned icon of the 1860s, Eichardt’s Grille is a considered testament to the enduring history of Eichardt’s.

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Friday 10 March 2023




The Navigator I Duncan Ashford, Lionheart Consulting
Morning tea
Royal Commission, Reports, Reviews and Recommendations | Nick Swallow, BCB
2023 Benchmarking results I Tim MacKenzie, Macquarie Bank 
Workplace Motivation & Time Management I Michael Castrilli, Perrott Painting
Building SCA Brand Workshop
5 practical ways to increase energy efficiency in a strata scheme I Damien Moran, Energy-Tec
Importance of BSI increases/valuations, update on claims and touch on cyclone pool I Anirudh Kakulapati, CHU Underwriting Agencies 
Open Discussion 
All delegates including business partners and Platinum Business Partners will join for an open discussion for one hour.
Afternoon Tea
Closed Discussion 
SCA (WA) staff and Platinum Business Partners will then leave so that the Principals can engage in a private discussion about anything and everything. 

Birdy, home of the Money Shot, is a friendly and intimate cocktail & bubbles bar, located in iconic Queenstown. Bubbled culture is sweet, fizzy, refreshing and sophisticated; followed closely by Birdy's cocktail culture — curious, vibrant and bold, always in quest of a celebration.
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Senior Leader Registration | $1,200pp
Includes: 2-Day Workshop, Welcome Sundowner, Formal Dinner, and Casual Dinner.

Partner Registration | $650pp
Includes: Welcome Sundowner, Formal Dinner, and Casual Dinner.
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Venue: Kamana Lakehouse, Queenstown 
Address: 139 Fernhill Road, Fernhill, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand

Kamana Lakehouse captures the essence of Queenstown, bridging the gap between exploration and relaxation. As the highest altitude accommodation in town, the gorgeously designed boutique hotel presents sweeping views of the lake and The Remarkables mountain range, offering a peaceful retreat in the adventure capital of the world.

Accommodation Packages

Kamana King
$369 per night* | 25 available
Kamana Twin
$369 per night* | 10 available
Remarkables King
$439 per night* | 11 available
Remarkables Twin
$439 per night* | 9 available
Tahuna Lakeview
$719 per night* | 5 available
*Daily A La Carte breakfast for one delegate
The Senior Leaders Retreat is proudly supported by our Platinum Business Partners:
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Social Events

6.00pm - 9.00pm
Wednesday 8 March 2023

Welcome Drinks
Kamana Lakehouse

139 Fernhill Road, Fernhill, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand

5.00pm - 7.30pm
Thursday 9 March 2023

Formal Dinner
Eichardt's Grille

9 Marine Parade,

Queenstown 9300, New Zealand

7.00pm - 10.00pm
10 March 2023
Casusal Dinner

Corner of, Searle Lane, & Eureka Arcade, Queenstown 9300,

New Zealand

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Frequently Asked Questions

What does the Senior Leader registration include?
The Senior Leader registration includes attendance to two days of workshops, two days of full delegate catering, two social dinners, a social welcome sundowner, and transport to all organised activities. Please note that travel including flights and accommodation is not included in this price. 
What does the partner ticket include?
The partner ticket includes attendance and transport to the social welcome sundowner and two social dinners. Please note that travel and accommodation are not included in this price. 

Who can attend the Senior Leaders Retreat?
Please note the retreat is only open to SCA (WA) Corporate Strata Management members and Platinum Business Partners. Supplier Services members may not attend.

All senior positions within a SCA Corporate Strata Management member firm (such as General Managers, Business Directors, Operations, etc.) may attend.​

What is the refund policy?
If you cannot attend, all tickets are fully transferable to another member of your team. If SCA (WA) has a waiting list for registrations and is able to fill the place, we will offer you a full refund for event attendance*.​

If the event has to be postponed or cancelled due to COVID-19, SCA (WA) will transfer you to this new date. If the new date does not work for you, SCA (WA) will provide a full refund for event attendance.

If you have any question, please email

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