Tourism New Zealand and partners are exhibiting at IMEX in Frankfurt! You can meet them personally at stand C300, at the press conference at IMEX as well as by attending the networking event in Brussels on May 26.

Leonie Ashford Tourism New Zealand
Leonie Ashford, Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand is the right contact person for all those planning to take their events to this unforgettable country.

“Along with offering unique natural attractions and activities, New Zealand is also well known for its fine wines and cuisine plus an exhilarating combination of teambuilding adventures. Participants will return from New Zealand re-invigorated and rejuvenated. Our conference and incentive professionals are some of the finest in the world and our Regional Convention Bureau network ensures that you have all the expertise you need to assist you in staging a successful New Zealand business event.” 

We are also presenting you a brief overview of their partners attending IMEX: Auckland Convention Bureau, Auckland Conventions Venues and Events, Christchurch Convention and Exhibition Centre, Extra Mile Company.

Auckland Convention Bureau

Rebecca Nelson, Auckland Convention Bureau

“Auckland is one of the most liveable cities in the world with an unbeatable combination of big city style and stunning natural setting. ACB offers free, impartial advice to help you find the perfect venue(s), accommodation options, creative ideas for activity programmes, arrange familiarisation and site inspections of Auckland’s facilities. ACB assists with all aspects of bid support and presentations for international incentive and convention business. Auckland boasts two centrally located convention centres, international hotels, over 6000 accommodation rooms within the central business district and a wide range of off-site multipurpose venues. Auckland is set to cater for larger conventions with an International Convention Centre planned for CDB.”

Auckland Conventions Venues and Events

“Auckland Conventions Venues and Events offers New Zealand’s largest selection of venues for conventions, exhibitions and corporate events, such as:

Mohamed Mansour, Auckland Conventions Venues

• Viaduct Events Centre: Auckland’s premium waterfront venue and home to the largest banquet space in the inner city seating up to 1,200 people
• Aotea Centre: The preeminent convention facility with plenary seating for more than 2,000
• Auckland Zoo: A unique experience and background for banquets, conferences, seminars and corporate team building
• Mt. Smart Stadium: An economical and adaptable option for large scale events
• Bruce Mason Centre: A unique venue set in a beautiful beachside location”

Christchurch Convention and Exhibition Centre

Rob Mcintyre, Christchurch Convention Bureau

“As the gateway city to the beautiful South Island of New Zealand, and with construction of a new international-class convention and exhibition centre soon to commence, Christchurch is fast becoming the destination of choice for international events looking to deliver a unique delegate experience in an exceptional city.
Construction works on the Christchurch Convention and Exhibition Centre are scheduled to commence mid-2015. Ideally positioned right in the heart of New Zealand’s second largest city, the Centre blends local charm with world-class facilities and welcoming professional service delivery to provide a high quality, customised and superior event experience for up to 2000 delegates and guests. With a divisible auditorium for up to 1500, exhibition hall, multiple flexible meeting rooms and a premium banqueting space, the Centre will feature five-star food and beverage selections drawn from the world-renowned local produce of the South Island and nearby Waipara Valley vineyards.”

Extra Mile Company

A  full-service event and incentive marketing company:

”We change behaviour – for the better. Extra Mile Company (EMC) has won seven global awards for delivering the world’s best incentive solutions to the needs of the world’s best clients – it is what we do all day, every day. We’re passionate about delivering world-class incentive travel experiences for your teams, stakeholders and sales partners. Our expert team has over twenty years’ experience in creating unique travel events. We manage all kinds of incentive travel, from luxury reward trips for small groups to large tours of 2,000 delegates. Our complete travel management service includes bespoke tour itineraries, themes, activities and special events, along with all aspects of your travel planning and management. Thinking of visiting New Zealand for your incentive travel event? Our inbound travel experts have the local experience to design a unique experience for you. We’re also proud to be the New Zealand partner for the Ovation Global Destination Management Company (DMC) network.”

In Brussels, you can also join Tourism New Zealand and experience a tour through New Zealand’s wine regions, discovering the multiple reasons why you should take your conference to New Zealand. Here you can meet again Tourism New Zealand, Auckland Convention Bureau, Auckland Conventions Venues and Events, Christchurch Convention and Exhibition Centre, as well as The Conference Company.

The Conference Company

Jan Tonkin, the Conference company

“We’re one of Australasia’s most well-established and reputable PCOs, with a team of 30 working throughout New Zealand and Australia and an active network of worldwide partners. For 25 years we’ve been delivering flawlessly-executed national and international conferences in the association, corporate and government sectors as well as organising exhibitions, developing and managing industry awards and contributing to the planning of international conference bids.

Our talented conference managers are at the top of their game, earning consistent accolades for their warmth, efficiency, good humour and unfailing attention to detail.  Their flair for creating memorable experiences – and showcasing that world-famous Antipodean hospitality – is backed by watertight planning, operations, financial and risk management systems.”   

Meet the team exhibiting at IMEX in Frankfurt and find out everything you need to know, by booking an appointment and seeing them at stand C300.

Your contact at Tourism New Zealand:
Leonie Ashford
Business Events Bid Manager
tel. + 64 446 28 018

Your contact at tmf dialogue marketing:
Sorina Bogdan
Content & PR
tel. +49 (0)931 9002 114