Planning a successful business event, conference or meeting is a big job, taking months or years to prepare. New Zealand Business Events managers know all about how to plan a successful event. If you're doing all of the event planning yourself, we can do the hard work for you.

Hear what organisers have to say about business events they have organised and find case studies for business events hosted in New Zealand.

Case Studies

  • Linux of Things 2019

    Linux of Things 2019

    Christchurch hosts the 20th anniversary of linux.conf.au, one of the most respected grass roots technical conferences held in Australasia.

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  • The Australasian Animal Studies Association Conference 2019

    The Australasian Animal Studies Association Conference 2019

    Held for the first time in New Zealand, this event showcased The New Zealand Centre for Human-Animal Studies (NZCHAS) at Canterbury University - the only research and teaching hub in this field of study in the Southern Hemisphere.

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  • The International Union for Health Promotion and Education Conference

    The International Union for Health Promotion and Education Conference

    The 2019 event, ‘Waiora: Promoting Planetary Health and Sustainable Development for All, attracted 1,185 attendees from 73 countries to Rotorua and has been hailed as hugely positive experience.

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  • The NAISA 2019 Conference

    The NAISA 2019 Conference

    New Zealand drew on its strong Māori culture to encourage a major Indigenous Studies conference to travel outside the US and Canada for the first time

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  • 11th WCGALP Conference

    11th WCGALP Conference

    Auckland is growing in popularity as a destination for international conferences. One recent highlight was the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production (WCGALP), which attracted more than 1,400 leading scientists and researchers.

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  • The 33rd Annual Meeting for SPNHC

    The 33rd Annual Meeting for SPNHC

    Some 365 leading researchers responsible for the care of natural history collections descended on Dunedin in August for a first-ever event in the Southern Hemisphere.

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  • Pacific Ealy Childhood Education Research Association Conference

    Pacific Ealy Childhood Education Research Association Conference

    Winning the Pacific Early Childhood Education Research Association conference is good for Victoria University and good for early childhood education.

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  • The International Association for Suicide Prevention Conference

    The International Association for Suicide Prevention Conference

    Best known for its sunshine, beaches and cultural offering, the Bay of Islands proved a powerful host of the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) 8th Asia Pacific Regional Conference.

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  • The Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference 2018

    The Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference 2018

    Dunedin welcomed the world’s largest and most significant conference in the field of science communication as the host of PCST 2018.

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  • AusACPDM 9th Biennial Conference

    AusACPDM 9th Biennial Conference

    New Zealand provided the Australasian Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine with its biggest conference yet.

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  • AHISA 2017 Biennial Conference

    AHISA 2017 Biennial Conference

    Support from Tourism New Zealand and its Conference Assistance Programme persuaded AHISA (The Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia) to hold its first ever conference outside of Australia.

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  • SNOWMED CT Expo 2016

    SNOWMED CT Expo 2016

    Wellington has redefined the International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation’s global event, taking the conference to new levels with a sold-out expo, a hackathon… and a surprising new image for its CEO.

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  • iMedia Brand Summit 2015

    iMedia Brand Summit 2015

    Visitors to the iMedia Brand Summit NZ 2015 were treated to Nelson’s own brand of sun, stunning scenery and sumptuous food and wine.

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  • Webstock ’15

    Webstock ’15

    New Zealand’s capital city Wellington is home to a vast number of hugely successful Information and Communications Technology businesses and an ideal location for web design and development conference Webstock.

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  • CMJA 17th Triennial Conference Day Out

    CMJA 17th Triennial Conference Day Out

    Commonwealth judges enjoyed a typically New Zealand day out in the Wairarapa region.

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  • The 21st Annual Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council Conference

    The 21st Annual Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council Conference

    Emergency services from around Australasia were impressed by Wellington’s call to action in winning the 21st Annual Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council (AFAC) Conference.

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  • The XXIII SCAR Biennial Meeting

    The XXIII SCAR Biennial Meeting

    The XXIII SCAR Biennial meetings and the 2014 Open Science Conference welcomed the largest gathering of Antarctic researchers ever in New Zealand

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  • The 13th ITS Asia Pacific Forum & Exhibition 2014

    The 13th ITS Asia Pacific Forum & Exhibition 2014

    The 13th ITS Asia Pacific Forum and Exhibition 2014 was a chance to discuss transportation technology in a forum held at Auckland’s expansive Aotea Centre.

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  • New Zealand's bid for the International Council of Aircraft Owners & Pilots Associations World Assembly was so formidable its European competition pulled out.

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  • The 8th International Sheep Veterinary Congress

    The 8th International Sheep Veterinary Congress

    Sheep farming has been crucial to the development of the New Zealand economy and for 130 years it was the most important agricultural industry – when the combined income from wool and sheep meat dominated agricultural earnings until the late 1980s.

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  • The 20th Australasian Conference on Cave and Karst Management

    The 20th Australasian Conference on Cave and Karst Management

    Caving enthusiasts and experts descended on Waitomo Caves in New Zealand’s North Island for The 20th Australasian Conference on Cave and Karst Management.

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  • The Spring Seminar on Emergency Medicine 2013

    The Spring Seminar on Emergency Medicine 2013

    For the first time the Spring Seminar on Emergency Medicine was held in New Zealand when 125 delegates and their partners and children spent four days in Rotorua in September 2013.

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  • The 5th Global Botanic Gardens Congress

    The 5th Global Botanic Gardens Congress

    The 5th Global Botanic Gardens Congress took place in Dunedin in October 2013 to celebrate the success of botanic gardens and address sustainability concerns.

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  • UIM General Assembly

    UIM General Assembly

    The 86th UIM (Union Internationale Motonautique) General Assembly convened in Auckland in October 2013 to improve the sport of powerboat racing.

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  • The 20th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals

    The 20th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals

    A staggering 1200 delegates converged on Dunedin in December 2013 to learn about marine mammal biology and conservation, the biggest conference in the city for a decade.

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  • The 11th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion

    The 11th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion

    Safe Communities Foundation New Zealand and the University of Otago's Injury Prevention Research Unit hosted the biennial 11th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion ('Safety 2012') conference in Wellington.

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  • The 12th World Conference on Timber Engineering

    The 12th World Conference on Timber Engineering

    The forestry industry is one of the country’s largest commercial sectors, so New Zealand was an obvious choice for The 12th World Conference on Timber Engineering.

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Enquiries

To enquire about having your business event in New Zealand please feel free to contact me.

Leonie Ashford

Leonie Ashford

Business Events Bid Manager

New Zealand