Air New Zealand boosts its business-related flights and improves connectivity as demand bounces back faster than expected.
The Southern Lakes Events Investment Panel has opened applications for its Business Events Incentive Scheme.
A new annual subvention fund will be used to attract global conferences to the city.
Wellington City Councillors will this week be asked to approve Tākina as the name for the Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre currently.
The Government has given approval for multiple groups of 100 pax at a single venue.
Clarification helps the New Zealand business events sector restart for domestic attendees, and is the first step in the right direction, according to CINZ chief executive Lisa Hopkins.
Conventions & Incentives New Zealand has downsized its team following a business review triggered by the financial hit wrought by the Covid-19 crisis.
With the opening of a new $475m convention centre in Christchurch just months away, three leading business events stakeholders have formed a new partnership to drive business to the southern city.
The Fire and Emergency NZ-commissioned independent operational review of last October’s New Zealand International Convention Centre fire at SkyCity is underway.
Departing CINZ chief executive Sue Sullivan has a final message for government.
Tourism NZ has revealed details of what it calls a world-first pilot scheme.
New Zealand’s $558m business events sector showed solid growth in delegate numbers and delegate days last year off the back of a stable events count, according to the latest Business Event Activity Survey.
Wellington’s $179m CEC will be up against Auckland’s NZICC and Chirstchurch’s Te Pae.
NZ’s $558m business events sector posted an uptick in delegate numbers and delegate days despite a 5% drop in the number of events in the year ended September 2018.
The $558m business events sector turned in a weak performance for the June year.
Tourism New Zealand and Conventions and Incentives New Zealand have reaffirmed their partnership to secure more business events for NZ.
Strong growth in international spend was not enough to offset a sharp fall in the amount spent by domestic delegates in 2017 according to the latest Convention Delegate Survey.
A growing business events markets contributed to a 7% hike in the number of events in New Zealand last year.
Meetings and seminars activity surged by 19% last year pushing up delegate numbers and delegate days, according to the latest Convention Activity Survey.
The marketing of New Zealand as an international business events destination continues to be enhanced by an ongoing agreement between Tourism New Zealand and Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ).
A strong 12 months for events has seen measures lift across the board, MBIE’s latest Convention Activity Survey.
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More delegates spent a longer time at fewer conferences in New Zealand last year, according to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).