The Deborah Conference 2024 

 

TAUPO

NEW ZEALAND

FRIDAY 9TH TO SUNDAY 11TH AUGUST, 2024

Maree Cutler Naroba

Mary Crampton

Tania Hassounia

Tracey Olivier

Sue Beadle

Anya McKee

IMPACTING NATIONS

Awake O Deborah Awake (Judges 5)

Educating and championing Kingdom women social entrepreneurs and pioneers.

The Deborah Conference is a global boutique conference founded in 2016 by Maree Cutler-Naroba, Dream Nurturer, Business Strategist, Entrepreneur Educator, Child Protection Advocate, and two-time Author.  The Conference and Retreats are designed to inspire Christian Women Entrepreneurs to live a business life of passionate pursuit and purpose wrapped in His presence.

Mighty Deborah’s  #GLOBALENTREPRENEURS ‘IMPACTING NATIONS’ is our mandate.

Join us in New Zealand for our first International Event in 2024!

THE DEBORAH RETREAT

Taupo, NZ

RAISING UP THE NEXT GENERATION OF DEBORAHS GLOBALLY

Stop watching other Christian Women have impact and build legacy in business, thinking

“That should be me.”

Join us and other #MightyDeborahs for this 3 day event which will run with a completely new format, one that we know will have you walking away challenged, inspired, championed, educated and resourced, ready to take your Business + Influence to new heights!

‘‘I will give you the nations as your inheritance” (Psalm 2:8) .

3 days /8 Speakers

People, Businesses, Nations Impacted = Countless

TDC24 Event Schedule

Friday

9

August

6.30pm – 9.00pm

Welcome Dinner with Book Launch & Keynote Speaker

RETREAT WELCOME // EVENT HOST // NIC HENRY JONES
RETREAT OPENING & 'ARISE' NZ BOOK LAUNCH // Maree Cutler Naroba // Founder (NZ born, AU based)

Welcome & ‘Arise’ Launch

TDC Founder Maree Cutler Naroba will open the Retreat with an overview of who ‘Deborah’ is in the Bible, and do a NZ launch of her book ‘Arise: Awakening Christian Entrepreneurs to Shift the Course of History’.

Each attendee will receive a copy of ‘Arise’ as part of their retreat fee. 

KEYNOTE SESSION // Tania Hassounia // Drawer full of Giants (NZ based)

The Art of Doing Business God’s Way

Tania will share her story of her business, her challenges, the God side of her innovative unconventional business model, and how being a #mighty Deborah helps her do things other people won’t. You will be inspired by her energy, passion + ahha’s.

Saturday

10

August

8.30am – 4.30pm

The Deborah Retreat

SESSION // Prophetic 'The Mantle of Deborah' Word via Video

We will start the day with a powerful prophetic word to set the tone for the day.

SESSION // AWAKE Deborah’s: Prayerful & Prophetic // Anya McKee

NZ Based

Anya will present a session covering ‘prayerful and prophetic’ as a mighty Deborah. She will share her wisdom on the importance of this in our writing, influence, and impact. 

Head of Culture and Quality, Torn Curtain Publishing

SESSION // AWAKE Deborah’s: Pioneering // Natasha Short

AU Based

Natasha will share her story of how she identified and embraced people & leadership needs and gaps in remote communities of Australia and carved a very unique & successful path as a visionary, pioneering a path not pioneered before. Her story will inspire you in what it takes to pioneer, who to become as a person, what not to accept, and how to identify and STAY in your lane.

Director of Kimberley Birds

SESSION // AWAKE Deborah’s: The Nurturer // Sue Beadle

NZ Based

Sue will present a session on the Mother in Deborah: the importance of and how to nurture ourselves so we can be that mighty Deborah for others. 

Director Sue Beadle Counselling

SESSION // Standing before Kings. The art of being skilful and diligent in business // Tracey Olivier

NZ Based

Tracey will present a session based on Proverbs 22:29 on understanding that we are fearfully and wonderfully made on purpose, for purpose.  And how finding your assignment is essential and easy when you look in the right places.

Coach, Facilitator, Consultant, Author

SESSION // Grow your Sales - Fish where the fish are // Mary Crampton

NZ Based

Mary will present a powerhouse session on Business Growth strategies including sales and marketing.

Founder and Chief Sales Superstar at Magnify Consulting

SESSION // Prophetic Writing Activation // Maree Cutler Naroba

AU Based

Maree will host a Prophetic Writing Activation Session that will take you through how to hear from the Lord, and then write for impact and influence.

Founder The Deborah Conference & Deborah Business Education Hub.

SESSION // The Pursuit & Alignment of Purpose as a Foundation for Success & Influence // Nic Henry Jones

AU Based

Nic will present a session on the importance of taking the time to discover your life’s purpose, and how the alignment to it is a solid foundation for your Business activity which cultivates confidence, and creates growth, influence, and success.

Director & Senior Digital Marketing Strategist, Author, Changemaker, Business Educator & Thought Leader

Saturday

10

August

BONUS SESSION

5.00pm 

BONUS SESSION // FOR EMERGING AND NEW STARTUPS

Maree Cutler Naroba will host a BONUS Business Session for those in Startup and Emerging phase.  She will cover the 5 Pillars of Business and help answer your questions.

This session is open to all Attendees, and will be held after the Day’s sessions have concluded, and after a short break.  

Sunday

11

August

8.30am – 10.30am

Closing Breakfast

ARISE ACTIVATE SESSION // Maree Cutler Naroba

While we enjoy breakfast, Maree will facilitate an activation session with learnings from the weekend. 

ARISE PRAYER TIME // Maree Cutler Naroba & Core Team

We will finish the Retreat with a Prophetic Prayer session led by the TDC Core team.

Our Speakers

We are excited to host an incredble group of local Speakers from New Zealand along with our Aussie team!

All of our Speakers are #MightyDeborah’s that we know will minister, engage, educate and inspire you on in your Business Journey.  They come from a wide range of backgrounds, experience and carry a wide variety of anointings as purpose driven women in business who are Christian Women Global Entrepreneurs.

MAREE CUTLER-NAROBA

TDC Founder, Dream Nurturer, Business Strategist, Entrepreneur Educator, Child Protection Advocate, two-time Author. 

Across her suite of varied business ventures and ministry initiatives, the heart of what Business Strategist, Entrepreneur Educator and Author Maree loves to do, is to nurture, champion and activate the business and professional development of women, especially women who live in rural, remote and regional areas. A passionate Kingdom pioneer, prophet and prayer warrior who uses what God has put in her hands and heart to serve and lift others; creating a ripple effect of impact and legacy. AU Based.

www.mareecutlernaroba.com
www.justswirl.com.au
www.deborahbizedhub.com 
www.thedeborahconference.com
www.wehcollective.com
www.barnabaslegacy.org

NIC HENRY JONES

TDC General Manager & Event Host, Entrepreneur, Senior Digital Marketing & Business Strategist, Changemaker, Thought Leader, Educator, Keynote Presenter, two-time Author.

Nic is a highly sought after Digital Marketer, Business Strategist, Educator & Change thought leader in Australia. Her passion for investing in and unlocking potential in people & brands sees her facilitate a variety of workshops, speak at conferences, contribute to & write books, and work alongside a wide variety of clients. AU Based.

www.marketmemarketing.com
www.thechangestrategist.com.au
www.yourlifeyourmasterpiece.com.au

The Christian Entrepreneur

TANIA HASSOUNIA

(Ha-soon-knee-a)

Creative Entrepreneur

Tania is a seasoned design specialist with a passion for fostering positive audience engagement for small businesses through illustrative storytelling and ideas. Divinely requested to start her business, an invitation to partner with the Lord soon followed which led her to work remotely as she travelled the world full-time while volunteering her design services at His request with the purpose to inspire, equip, and encourage His people in business and ministry. NZ Based.

www.drawfullofgiants.com

ANYA MCKEE

Head of Culture and Quality, Torn Curtain Publishing

Anya McKee worked as a physiotherapist in Australia until a simple prayer changed the trajectory of her life. After leading an unlikely team of expats in Turkey, Anya returned to her home country of New Zealand. She is the writer and presenter of The Story of the Daughter of Zion and author of three published books, Feels Like I’m Breathing, Foreigners in the City of Silk, and The Theatre. Anya and her husband Jeff have four young adult children. Together they head up the team at Torn Curtain Publishing. NZ Based.

www.torncurtainpublishing.com

NATASHA SHORT

Pioneer, Visionary, Indigenous Womens Leadership & Business Advocate

Natasha has spent the last 25 years working
within Community Development, a passionate advocate for social justice and the  empowerment of Aboriginal people including supporting more Aboriginal people into business to become economically empowered. Natasha is the Managing Director of Kimberley Jiyigas (Birds) an Indigenous consultancy agency based in the Kimberley region of WA, and supports others to establish businesses.

Natasha feels strongly about creating social change and how women can influence the world for the better.

www.kimberleybirds.com.au

SUE BEADLE

Counsellor, People Nurturer

Sue work’s as a counsellor in private practice. She is a Fledgling writer and is enjoying semi-retirement with her husband. NZ Based.

Sue Beadle Counselling 

TRACEY OLIVIER

Leadership Coach, Speaker and Facilitator

I work with leadership teams to ignite, encourage and equip Leaders so that they can build happy, healthy and productive teams. NZ Based.

www.traceyolivier.com

MARY CRAMPTON

Contract B2B Sales, Founder at Magnify Consulting

Mary is the Founder at Magnify Consulting, an outsourced sales agency. She focuses on new business development, often in pressured situations with limited resources. She is passionate about growing healthy sales pipelines for small + medium B2B companies across Tech, IT, and professional services. NZ Based.

www.magnifyconsulting.co.nz

RETREAT GOODIE BAGS

All Attendee’s will receive a Retreat Goodie Bag with gifts from our Speakers valued at over $250!

If you are a NZ Business and would like to contribute to these, please get in touch with the team via thedeborahconference@gmail.com.

RETREAT LOCATION

The Deborah Retreat will be held at beautiful Centennial House, Rotokawa, Waikato, New Zealand, just 5 minutes out of Taupo.

As this is a private property, the address will be provided to attendees closer to the event.

Our Friday night Welcome Dinner, full day Saturday Retreat, and Sunday closing Breakfast will all be held here.

Attendee accommodation is available offsite and is not included.

Friday Dinner only

$49*

NZD

Welcome Dinner with Book Launch and Keynote Speaker

Meal

Welcome Dinner with Book Launch and Keynote Speaker

*Plus booking fee.
Full 3 Day Retreat Pass

$250* Earlybird

$325* Normal

NZD

Friday Dinner (incl meal)

Full Day Saturday Retreat Ticket (incl Bfast, MT, Lunch, AT)

Sunday Morning Breakfast (incl meal)

Retreat Goodie Bag ($250+ value)

*Plus booking fee.
Earlybird closes 14th June, 2024.
Sunday Breakfast Only

$49*

NZD

Meal

Retreat Breakfast Closing Event

*Plus booking fee.

Flights, Travel and Accommodation not included in price. 

Mighty Deborahs,

The next Deborah Event will be held in Taupo, New Zealand!

We have a boutique team of International  speakers lined up for the Retreat, and for the first time ever, the Retreat will include a Friday evening opening Dinner, a full day Saturday Retreat Day, and a Sunday morning Closing Breakfast session and prayer time. 

Psalm 2:8: ‘Lord we ask you for the nations‘.

This scripture challenges us as Mighty Deborahs to think about the global impact we can have as Christian Women in Business.  It’s time to Arise!

The conference will be capped at 50 tickets, to maintain the boutique nature which forms part of TDC’s mandate.

Join us!

TDC FOUNDER

Other Information

Average Taupo NZ August Temperatures

The average daytime temperatures in Taupo range from about 10°C to 15°C (50°F to 59°F). Make sure you pack accordingly.

Accommodation Options

Below are a variety of accommodation options for you to choose from.  If you would like to share a unit or room with someone to keep costs down please get in touch with us via thedeborahconference@gmail.com.

SAILS ON THE LAKE

Rooms from $183

138 Lake Terrace, Taupō 2730, New Zealand
+64 7 377 0655
https://sailsonthelake.traveleto.com/

QUALITY INN ACAPULCO TAUPO

Rooms from $141

19 Rifle Range Road, Taupō 3351, New Zealand
+64 7 378 7174
https://qualityinnacapulco.co.nz/

TAUPO DEBRETTS SPA RESORT

Rooms from $92

76 Napier-Taupo Road, Taupo, Taupō 3330, New Zealand
+64 7 378 8559
https://www.taupodebretts.co.nz/

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The Deborah Conference mission is to raise up a Global Generation of Mighty Deborahs, awakening Christian Women Entrepreneurs to shift the course of History via Christ-Centered Business Education.