The association’s CEO says the hard-hit business events sector is desperate for an uninterrupted year.
The 2025 event is expected to attract 2500 delegates to Auckland.
MEETINGS 2021 will take place over two days in Auckland next year, says Business Events Industry Aotearoa.
New Zealand’s first ‘future of work’ festival RemoteTogether will be hosted in Queenstown from 8-13 March 2021.
Starting a new business in the middle of the pandemic may be a scary idea to some, but was necessary to deliver what was promised to clients, says the new directors of Motive Events.
Tourism businesses that reduced prices for the domestic market must prepare to start lifting them again for the return of international travellers, according to Tourism Export Council of New Zealand chief executive Lynda Keene.
Professional Conference Organisers, event planners, regional tourism organisations and other key players from New Zealand’s business events sector came together for the first official function of the year, BE Reconnected.
Tourism operators, agencies and inbound tour operators from around the country gathered at the Heritage Hotel in Auckland for Tourism Export Council of New Zealand’s 2020 Xmas Symposium.
Visitors from long-haul destinations must begin to arrive in New Zealand from 1 October 2021 if inbound tour operators are to survive the Covid-19 crisis, says Tourism Export Council chief executive Lynda Keene.
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Hawke’s Bay has secured hosting rights for the 2021 Business Events Industry Aotearoa (BEIA) conference.
Green shoots of recovery are on the horizon for the business events sector with a new Tourism New Zealand survey revealing pockets of optimism for 2021.
Boosting confidence is key to unlocking the business event sector, says Lisa Hopkins.
New Zealand’s battle-weary business events sector is gathering in Auckland today for the first official function of the year, BE Reconnected.
The International Association of Women in Police (IAWP) Annual Conference will bring an estimated $1.3m into the local economy when Auckland plays host in 2023, says Auckland Convention Bureau.
Construction of Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre is on track to be completed mid-2021, with the first events likely to be held in the second half of the year.
The industry body represented 460 members across New Zealand who work within the meetings, incentives, conferences and conventions, and exhibitions sector.
Auckland has been named the best meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions destination in Oceania at the inaugural World MICE Awards 2020.
Tourism is facing nearly $13bn in lost spending due to the border closures.
Around 300 industry professionals will attend the sold-out Tourism Summit Aotearoa in Wellington today.
New tourism minister Stuart Nash will present the opening address at this year’s Tourism Summit Aotearoa.
Semi Permanent Aotearoa will return to Auckland Aotea Centre on 12 November 2020, and for the first time, will be free to attend.
The biggest stimulus for the city’s visitor economy will come from major and business events, says ChristchurchNZ.
A new annual subvention fund will be used to attract global conferences to the city.
Auckland will host a new one-day business events industry showcase, BE Reconnected, designed to help kick-start business recovery.
Two new event facilities, The Millhouse and The Hub, have opened at Hobbiton Movie Set.
Tourism Export Council of New Zealand’s Xmas Symposium 2020 has been confirmed for 2 December 2020 at Heritage Auckland.
Queenstown will host the new 12-day festival RemoteTogetherNZ festival this November.
Tourism New Zealand will hit the road in October to update industry on its work and its long-term strategy.
Tourism Industry Aotearoa is planning to hold its annual summit on 17 November, with Air New Zealand chief executive Greg Foran lined up as a speaker.
Among the 200 events supported are Conventions & Incentives New Zealand’s MEETINGS
The Hilton Auckland will host a full-day pop-up hotel industry conference as part of this year’s hybrid AHICE and Design Inn 2020 event.
CINZ’s Lisa Hopkins urges the Govt to distinguish between business events and mass gatherings.
The association’s CEO on why the latest lockdown “feels so much worse” for the struggling industry.
A second nationwide lockdown would be devastating to operators, say industry groups.
Wellington City Councillors will this week be asked to approve Tākina as the name for the Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre currently.
Researchers from the University of Otago have outlined new measures that may reduce the carbon footprint of conference and events travel by up to 90%.
The Tourism Export Council of New Zealand has moved its annual Xmas Symposium in December to a new ‘Spring’ Symposium in September.
Conventions and Incentives New Zealand and Tourism New Zealand have renewed their longstanding partnership by signing a Memorandum of Understanding confirming their co-operation.
Auckland’s visitor economy will miss out on close to $50m because of the change.
Auckland will miss out on thousands of visitors and millions in spending after the Govt decides to make the event virtual.
More than 180 exhibitors and 400 buyers are expected at the event to be held in a year.
Tourism Industry Aotearoa has cancelled this year’s New Zealand Tourism Awards because of the Covid-19 crisis.
Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre looks set to be the biggest beneficiary of the New Zealand International Convention Centre’s delivery delay to mid-2023.
Crowne Plaza Queenstown has welcomed its first Covid era conference, ahead of schedule.
Conventions and Incentives New Zealand and the Business Events Council of Australia have agreed to collaborate to help boost the business events sector in both countries.
But events over the next 18 months will likely be smaller and less frequent.
The country’s hard-hit events sector has been working with the government on the creation of a new voluntary Covid Code.
Physical separation restrictions on planes and public transport will also be lifted.
The Government has given approval for multiple groups of 100 pax at a single venue.