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Industry converges on Tourism Trade Expo, TECNZ 2021
3 Aug 2021   /

Industry converges on Tourism Trade Expo, TECNZ 2021

Nearly 100 tourism suppliers are meeting the country’s inbound tour operators at the inaugural Tourism Trade Expo in Taranaki today.


Maximum Occupancy hotel event returns to NZ
9 Jul 2021   /

Maximum Occupancy hotel event returns to NZ

The Maximum Occupancy Accommodation Industry Conference will be held at the Aotea Centre in Auckland from 18-19 August.


DQ looks beyond snow lovers, targets Aus business events
15 Jun 2021   /

DQ looks beyond snow lovers, targets Aus business events

A post-lockdown domestic events strategy played a key role in driving demand within New Zealand but Australia is now the “next big frontier”.


‘We’re back, we’re ready’ – Heaphy on Chch’s business events strategy
10 Jun 2021  

‘We’re back, we’re ready’ – Heaphy on Chch’s business events strategy

ChristchurchNZ is taking a “subject-specific” approach to attracting business events to the city, says Loren Heaphy.


Inaugural IBIS conference kicks off in Queenstown
2 Jun 2021  

Inaugural IBIS conference kicks off in Queenstown

The inaugural IBIS Customer Conference 2021 opens this evening with a welcome function in Queenstown, focusing on a theme of ‘Rebuilding Together’.


TRENZ “like no other” opens to vastly altered environment
5 May 2021   /

TRENZ “like no other” opens to vastly altered environment

The event at Christchurch Town Hall returns today reshaped after missing 2020.


Trans-Tasman bubble boosts conference bookings, revenue outlook
30 Apr 2021   /

Trans-Tasman bubble boosts conference bookings, revenue outlook

Hilton Taupo expects revenue to recover to pre-pandemic levels by year-end.


Christchurch wins bid to host international AI conference
12 Feb 2021   /

Christchurch wins bid to host international AI conference

The conference would attract up to 200 computer science, psychology, robotics and design academics worldwide.


NZ Cruise conference cancelled again – aims for mid-2022
11 Feb 2021   /

NZ Cruise conference cancelled again – aims for mid-2022

NZCA chair Debbie Summers said the decision was made because of the ongoing impacts of Covid-19 on the industry.


NZICC secures coral conference worth $6m to local economy
12 Jan 2021   /

NZICC secures coral conference worth $6m to local economy

The 2025 event is expected to attract 2500 delegates to Auckland.


RemoteTogetherNZ festival sets 2021 dates
14 Dec 2020  

RemoteTogetherNZ festival sets 2021 dates

New Zealand’s first ‘future of work’ festival RemoteTogether will be hosted in Queenstown from 8-13 March 2021.


cievents closure sees trio launch new incentives firm
9 Dec 2020   /

cievents closure sees trio launch new incentives firm

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. 


Auckland wins international STEM conference
1 Dec 2020  

Auckland wins international STEM conference

Auckland will host the International Conference of Women Engineers and Scientists conference in 2023.


Police conference worth $1.3m to Auckland economy
26 Nov 2020  

Police conference worth $1.3m to Auckland economy

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.


Te Pae Christchurch sets mid-2021 completion
25 Nov 2020   /

Te Pae Christchurch sets mid-2021 completion

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.


Auckland city, hotels win big at MICE awards
19 Nov 2020   /

Auckland city, hotels win big at MICE awards

Auckland has been named the best meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions destination in Oceania at the inaugural World MICE Awards 2020.


ChristchurchNZ’s Heaphy on a new business events strategy and fund
15 Oct 2020   /

ChristchurchNZ’s Heaphy on a new business events strategy and fund

A new annual subvention fund will be used to attract global conferences to the city.


Hobbiton unveils new event, conference venues
18 Sep 2020   /

Hobbiton unveils new event, conference venues

Two new event facilities, The Millhouse and The Hub, have opened at Hobbiton Movie Set.


Auckland secures 2023 police conference
17 Sep 2020  

Auckland secures 2023 police conference

The New Zealand Police will host the International Association of Women Police’s annual conference in 2023.


Queenstown lands 12-day remote working festival
17 Sep 2020  

Queenstown lands 12-day remote working festival

Queenstown will host the new 12-day festival RemoteTogetherNZ festival this November.


TECNZ postpones Spring Symposium
8 Sep 2020   /

TECNZ postpones Spring Symposium

A new date would be announced this week and all existing registrations would automatically be transferred.


Foran to address Tourism Summit Aotearoa
7 Sep 2020   /

Foran to address Tourism Summit Aotearoa

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.


Hilton Auckland to host hybrid hotel industry events
1 Sep 2020   /

Hilton Auckland to host hybrid hotel industry events

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.


Gatherings ban “catastrophic” for business events – CINZ
25 Aug 2020   /

Gatherings ban “catastrophic” for business events – CINZ

CINZ’s Lisa Hopkins urges the Govt to distinguish between business events and mass gatherings.


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.