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Delegates vouch for Wellington

A recently commissioned delegate survey by Business Events Wellington (BEW)  has revealed the many positive aspects of meeting in the capital. Ninety seven percent of participants said they enjoyed Wellington as a conference destination with walkability and access among the main reasons.  “I’ve been there several times for conferencing, and it exceeds expectations every time… Read More »Delegates vouch for Wellington

Post-Covid comeback for Napier

What a difference a year has made at Napier Conferences & Events. This time last year they were wondering, just like you, when things would return to normal. Well, from the perspective of the Napier team, they are more than well on the way. A positive comeback after 2020 (and further disruption early this year with… Read More »Post-Covid comeback for Napier

New features at MEETINGS 2021

A Destination Zone featuring scheduled regional updates was one of the new features of MEETINGS in 2021 in early June. Set in theatre-style seating and delivered through a silent conferencing system using headsets, delegates will hear first-hand news and updates direct from New Zealand’s convention bureaux and business events experts. Live on the show-floor, each… Read More »New features at MEETINGS 2021

Planning for Queenstown events made easy

Anytime is a great time for New Zealand meeting and incentive planners to put Queenstown in the mix, but right now the choices, options and availability are better than ever. The Queenstown Convention Bureau’s comprehensive Events Planning Guide is packed with information on accommodation and activities, handy maps, a product and service directory and general advice not… Read More »Planning for Queenstown events made easy

Multi-day conference for Tākina

Business Events Wellington has kicked off 2021 with confirmation that one of the first events at Tākina will be Festival for the Future – a multi-day conference with more than 1200 delegates. Festival for the Future founder Guy Ryan says Tākina ticked all the boxes and opened exciting opportunities to build the Festival into a… Read More »Multi-day conference for Tākina

New boutique hotel for Dunedin

Dunedin will add a new boutique hotel to its inventory when Ebb-Dunedin opens on 15 March. A modernist building made primarily of concrete, steel and glass, Ebb-Dunedin takes its name from its historic location on the edge of the tidal flats of the Otago Harbour before the land was reclaimed.  Each level has its own… Read More »New boutique hotel for Dunedin

New CHC video, incentive ideas

New business events video for Ōtautahi Christchurch Ōtautahi Christchurch comes to life in a new business events video created by ChristchurchNZ Convention Bureau. The video invites event organisers to take a moment to explore the city and surrounds.Watch the video here. Inspirational incentive ideas The ChristchurchNZ Convention Bureau team has also been busy putting together new sample itineraries to bring… Read More »New CHC video, incentive ideas

New immersive AKL experience

It doesn’t seem that long ago that SkyCity announced the closure of its convention centre to make way for new attractions from two of New Zealand’s most iconic brands – Weta Workshop and the All Blacks. The team from TMS Solutions were recently invited to an exclusive open day and imagine our surprise when we… Read More »New immersive AKL experience