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Real connection key to success

The need to connect personally with existing and potential business events customers post Covid and the challenges associated with that were a major focus of a recent TMS.Workshop programme. Held at Pullman Auckland in the CBD, the learning covered ways that sales teams can build a rapport with buyers. “This is difficult to do via… Read More »Real connection key to success

Grand Millennium's new Ember restaurant

Two new restaurants the start of significant refurbishments at Grand Millennium Auckland

The opening of two new dining venues – Ember and The Aviary – at Grand Millennium Auckland heralds the start of an exciting chapter for the hotel as it embarks on a significant $30 million makeover across food and beverage venues, meeting and events spaces and guest rooms. Hospitality design studio, Izzard Design has transformed… Read More »Two new restaurants the start of significant refurbishments at Grand Millennium Auckland

The ‘Deco Decadence Grand Ball’ was held at the Napier War Memorial Centre in February

Napier War Memorial Centre hosts premium Art Deco Festival events

Napier saw the triumphant return of the Art Deco Festival in February. Thousands of people from around the country, and the world, poured into the city for the four-day festival, marking it as a highlight in Hawke’s Bay’s events calendar. Operating from the Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier Conferences & Events hosted two signature affairs… Read More »Napier War Memorial Centre hosts premium Art Deco Festival events

Ascot Park Hotel's reception and foyer area has had a modern makeover

Refreshed look for Invercargill’s premier conference and events centre

Invercargill’s Ascot Park Hotel has undergone a modern refurbishment to its reception and foyer area. The hotel’s main reception desk has had a major facelift and the surrounding areas now feature custom made carpet (in collaboration with local company Regal Floors), refreshed interior design and distinctive furnishing. Chris Ramsay, ILT’s chief executive, says the ongoing… Read More »Refreshed look for Invercargill’s premier conference and events centre

Merriment at the Millennium – cocktail making was one of the festive activities offered at the Millennium Christmas event

Merriment at the Millennium showcase

Millennium Hotels and Resorts celebrated the festive season in style recently with clients and business partners invited to partake in fun activities at Grand Millennium Auckland. It was also an opportunity for meeting planners to see the versatility of the hotel for meetings and activations. The spaces were creatively set up with activities to suit the artistic, the competitive… Read More »Merriment at the Millennium showcase

Napier War Memorial Centre hosts awards event

The Napier Conferences & Events team collaborated with the Hawke’s Bay Chamber of Commerce for the Datacom Hawke’s Bay Business Awards, held at the Napier War Memorial Centre on 17 November.  The evening featured a formal plated dining experience including the main dish of roasted lamb rump, spice dusted pumpkin, feta cream and chimichurri sauce, catering to… Read More »Napier War Memorial Centre hosts awards event

he light-filled Tekapo room at Novotel Christchurch Airport

Novotel Christchurch Airport gains high praise for event

Novotel Christchurch Airport recently hosted the Agritech: Dairy Farming for the Future event which was organised by Callaghan Innovation in collaboration with DairyNZ and Lincoln University. The stunning Tekapo room comfortably held 120 attendees while providing panoramic views of the city, the airport runway and the Southern Alps. Project manager at Callaghan Innovation, Kev O’Reilly gave the… Read More »Novotel Christchurch Airport gains high praise for event

Meri Kirihimete from Rotorua

Rotorua wraps up an eventful year

RotoruaNZ has had an eventful year with its business events team tirelessly promoting the city as the ultimate destination for business meetings, conferences, and incentives. “We’ve actively participated in trade shows and welcomed national and international conference organisers to showcase the unique offerings of Rotorua for their delegates,” says business events manager, Vanessa Wallace. “Our success this year… Read More »Rotorua wraps up an eventful year

The Langlands Hotel and Distinction Invercargill

News from Business Events Southland

The Langlands Hotel celebrates one year of tradingA year on since opening, the $52 million Langlands Hotel has become a vibrant hub in Invercargill. With five distinctive eateries and bars – from the intimate street-level Niche Bar, to the top level bar 360 providing unparalleled views of Invercargill, to signature restaurant Meld, the hotel has established itself as… Read More »News from Business Events Southland