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New model proposed to reduce conference carbon footprint by 90%
17 Jul 2020   /

New model proposed to reduce conference carbon footprint by 90%

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%.


Loss of business events hurting region – Venture Taranaki’s Gilliland
14 Jul 2020   /

Loss of business events hurting region – Venture Taranaki’s Gilliland

Venture Taranaki’s CEO says the region is seeing above-average visitor spend but the lack of business travel is having a severe impact.


TECNZ launches ‘Spring’ Symposium
14 Jul 2020   /

TECNZ launches ‘Spring’ Symposium

The Tourism Export Council of New Zealand has moved its annual Xmas Symposium in December to a new ‘Spring’ Symposium in September.


Heritage Hotels, HQ New Zealand partner in conference package
14 Jul 2020   /

Heritage Hotels, HQ New Zealand partner in conference package

Heritage Queenstown has partnered with local professional event company HQ New Zealand to attract conferences to the resort.


TIA cancels NZ Tourism Awards, shifts Summit to Wgtn
29 Jun 2020   /

TIA cancels NZ Tourism Awards, shifts Summit to Wgtn

Tourism Industry Aotearoa has cancelled this year’s New Zealand Tourism Awards because of the Covid-19 crisis.


Te Pae to benefit from NZICC delay to mid-2023
22 Jun 2020   /

Te Pae to benefit from NZICC delay to mid-2023

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.


Queenstown hotel welcomes first Covid era conference
19 Jun 2020   /

Queenstown hotel welcomes first Covid era conference

Crowne Plaza Queenstown has welcomed its first Covid era conference, ahead of schedule.


94% of organisations planning a business event – survey
10 Jun 2020   /

94% of organisations planning a business event – survey

But events over the next 18 months will likely be smaller and less frequent.


The events sector’s new ‘Covid Code’
9 Jun 2020   /

The events sector’s new ‘Covid Code’

The country’s hard-hit events sector has been working with the government on the creation of a new voluntary Covid Code.


Cruise conference cancelled but stage set for 2021
21 Apr 2020   /

Cruise conference cancelled but stage set for 2021

The decision to cancel this year’s annual event, scheduled for August 20 – 21 in Christchurch, was “in line with the Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 recommendations regarding events and public gatherings and in the interests of public health in New Zealand.”


Business events to play important role in tourism recovery – TNZ
16 Apr 2020   /

Business events to play important role in tourism recovery – TNZ

The business events sector will play an important role in the tourism sector’s recovery, says Tourism New Zealand.


Govt advises against large events – MEETINGS postponed, TRENZ unlikely
17 Mar 2020   /

Govt advises against large events – MEETINGS postponed, TRENZ unlikely

Events of 500+ people should be cancelled, says the PM.


Govt conference in Dunedin called off
17 Mar 2020   /

Govt conference in Dunedin called off

The South Island Whanau Ora Commissioning Agency has postponed its March 25 conference in Dunedin due to Covid-19.


Major industry events TRENZ, MEETINGS unlikely to proceed
16 Mar 2020   /

Major industry events TRENZ, MEETINGS unlikely to proceed

Major industry events of TRENZ and MEETINGS appear unlikely to proceed with guidance from the Government this week expected to confirm their cancellation.


‘Business as usual’ for NZ conferences as global industry events cancel
3 Mar 2020   /

‘Business as usual’ for NZ conferences as global industry events cancel

It’s business as usual for New Zealand’s biggest travel and trade industry events, despite the cancellations of several big-name international trade shows over coronavirus fears.


Bigger stands, new exhibitors for CINZ MEETINGS 2020
5 Dec 2019   /

Bigger stands, new exhibitors for CINZ MEETINGS 2020

Bigger stands as well a new products and regional highlights are expected at next year’s CINZ MEETINGS run by Conventions and Incentives New Zealand.


Spotlight on Hawke’s Bay business events industry
29 Nov 2019   /

Spotlight on Hawke’s Bay business events industry

Hawke’s Bay played host to a group of professional conference organisers last week as the region looks to bolster its business events industry.


CINZ 2019: New US flights to boost business events
5 Nov 2019   /

CINZ 2019: New US flights to boost business events

The sector is poised for a jump in business from the US.


CINZ 2019: Co-operation key as infrastructure builds
5 Nov 2019   /

CINZ 2019: Co-operation key as infrastructure builds

More co-operation is required if New Zealand’s business events sector is going to successfully compete on the international stage – and leverage the domestic market – as new infrastructure comes online.


TNZ to “reimagine” impact of business events in world-first pilot
31 Oct 2019   /

TNZ to “reimagine” impact of business events in world-first pilot

Tourism NZ has revealed details of what it calls a world-first pilot scheme.


43rd CINZ conference gets underway in Queenstown
30 Oct 2019   /

43rd CINZ conference gets underway in Queenstown

The event kicks-off in earnest this today as key stakeholders from the $558m sector gather at Skyline Queenstown.


Watch: The countdown begins for Te Pae opening
16 Oct 2019   /

Watch: The countdown begins for Te Pae opening

The first conference to be held at the new Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre is only a year away.


CINZ unveils Queenstown speaker line-up
15 Oct 2019   /

CINZ unveils Queenstown speaker line-up

Nigel Latta, Shamubeel Eaqub, Liam Malone and Tony Gardner are the latest names to be added to the speaker lineup for the2019 CINZ Conference.


Auckland, Queenstown make Cvent top 10
25 Jul 2019  

Auckland, Queenstown make Cvent top 10

Auckland and Queenstown have made Cvent’s inaugural top 10 list of the best meeting destinations in Australia and Oceania.


AEG targets more than 60 events for Te Pae pipeline
14 Jun 2019   /

AEG targets more than 60 events for Te Pae pipeline

The operator’s GM, Ross Steele, on the work going into securing events ahead of the 2020 opening of Christchurch’s new $475m convention centre.


Waikato set to host world indigenous conference
11 Jun 2019  

Waikato set to host world indigenous conference

Around 1500 delegates are expected to attend the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association conference at Waikato University.


March BEAS: Strong results across the board
5 Jun 2019   /

March BEAS: Strong results across the board

NZ’s $558m business events sector showed an increase in events, delegates and delegate days for the year to March.


Last BEDS uncovers error in historical delegate data
5 Jun 2019   /

Last BEDS uncovers error in historical delegate data

In its final Business Events Delegate Survey, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has uncovered an error in historical delegate number totals which meant local and domestic delegate numbers have been over-represented in past reports.


CLIA global chair leads strong speaker line-up at NZCA conference
5 Jun 2019   /

CLIA global chair leads strong speaker line-up at NZCA conference

Cruise Lines International Association global chairman and Royal Caribbean Cruises’ vice chairman, Adam Goldstein, is among a strong speaker line-up at the NZ Cruise Association’s seventh annual conference.


2020 SPTE to be held in Christchurch
5 Jun 2019  

2020 SPTE to be held in Christchurch

The 2020 South Pacific Tourism Exchange will be held at Christchurch on 25-26 May.


TNZ to lead multi-sector business events legacy drive
4 Jun 2019  

TNZ to lead multi-sector business events legacy drive

Tourism New Zealand is leading a new drive which it says will “measure and maximise the lasting benefits generated by conferences” for New Zealanders.


NZICC delivery delay takes toll on events count
30 May 2019   /

NZICC delivery delay takes toll on events count

The flagship venue has lost a number of pre-booked events.


Templer: Aus slowdown hits Rotorua business events market
30 May 2019   /

Templer: Aus slowdown hits Rotorua business events market

Global macroeconomics shifts are coming home to roost in New Zealand’s $558m business events sector, with a slowdown in Australia being felt in destinations including Rotorua.


MEETINGS 2019: Three, two, one…..go!
29 May 2019  

MEETINGS 2019: Three, two, one…..go!

The biggest showcase for New Zealand’s $558m business events sector gets underway in earnest this morning, with close to 700 industry professionals making a beeline for MEETINGS 2019.


International buyers line up for MEETINGS 2019
21 May 2019  

International buyers line up for MEETINGS 2019

More than 100 international business event organisers from as from New Zealand’s key markets including Australia, the United States and China will  be converging on Auckland next week for the country’s biggest showcase of conference and incentive products.


Watch: Get ready for TRENZ 2020
17 May 2019   /

Watch: Get ready for TRENZ 2020

TRENZ 2020 will be held at at Horncastle Arena, Christchurch, from Monday 18 to Thursday 21 May next year.


Industry sets sights on $50bn by 2025
14 May 2019   /

Industry sets sights on $50bn by 2025

TIA’s refreshed growth strategy sets an ambitious new target and places greater emphasis on sustainability.


ICCA’s 2018 global rankings – how did NZ’s events market perform?
14 May 2019  

ICCA’s 2018 global rankings – how did NZ’s events market perform?

New Zealand has climbed up the ranks of global conference destinations, last year moving to number 46 in the International Congress and Convention Association listing.


TRENZ: What to expect from Rotorua 2019
13 May 2019   /

TRENZ: What to expect from Rotorua 2019

The govt’s Tourism Strategy, TIA’s revamped growth framework and the unveiling of a new TNZ campaign are on the agenda.


New products and experiences fuel Waikato tourism growth
13 May 2019   /

New products and experiences fuel Waikato tourism growth

New boutique accommodation, gourmet dining options for group travel and wildlife experiences are just some of the new Waikato products being showcased at TRENZ 2019.


Hamilton, Dunedin officially launch dual-destination offer
14 Feb 2019  

Hamilton, Dunedin officially launch dual-destination offer

Dunedin and Hamilton & Waikato have officially launched their joint business events initiative, Meet North South.


“Rapidly changing tourism” brings forth new industry event
8 Feb 2019  

“Rapidly changing tourism” brings forth new industry event

The inaugural Tourism Policy School will be held at Queenstown.


Wellington joins big events hunt after $179m centre gets green light
14 Dec 2018  

Wellington joins big events hunt after $179m centre gets green light

Wellington’s $179m CEC will be up against Auckland’s NZICC and Chirstchurch’s Te Pae.


Gallery: TECNZ Xmas Symposium
11 Dec 2018   /

Gallery: TECNZ Xmas Symposium

It’s the last big bash of the year for many in the tourism industry and photographer Jay Farnworth from Image Search was there to capture it.


YoungTEC Summit: Tourism Talent launched, executive refreshed
5 Dec 2018   /

YoungTEC Summit: Tourism Talent launched, executive refreshed

Tourism Talent, the new talent development and market place set up by Dylan Rushbrook and Jason Hill, was officially launched at the YoungTEC Summit at the Pullman Hotel in Auckland last night.


Auckland’s Shed 10 plays host to business events heavy-hitters
23 Nov 2018  

Auckland’s Shed 10 plays host to business events heavy-hitters

More than 130 heavy-hitters from Auckland’s business events community gathered for Auckland Convention Bureau’s annual city showcase last week.


Operators partner to spearhead “dual destination” China strategy
1 Nov 2018   /

Operators partner to spearhead “dual destination” China strategy

Wayfare, Skyline, NZICC and ACB will together target the lucrative Chinese incentives and conference market.


CINZ 2018: Cut-throat competition is coming to NZ
1 Nov 2018  

CINZ 2018: Cut-throat competition is coming to NZ

NZ’s business events sector needs to be prepared for increased competition, says economist Shamubeel Eaqub.


CINZ 2018: Global business events experts to the fore
31 Oct 2018   /

CINZ 2018: Global business events experts to the fore

NZ’s conventions and incentives industry is converging on Auckland for CINZ Conference 2018.


CINZ 2018: Gallery of the conference’s opening event
31 Oct 2018   /

CINZ 2018: Gallery of the conference’s opening event

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