About Business Events Wellington

Business Events Wellington is a team of approachable and highly skilled professionals, with years of industry and event planning experience

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Business Events Wellington is the official convention bureau for the Wellington region and a business unit of WellingtonNZ.

Whether you’re planning an exclusive retreat or international conference, they have the local knowledge, expertise and contacts to find and deliver what you’re looking for. From the initial planning process or bidding for an international event, through to selecting venues, finding accommodation, and recommending delegate experiences, the team at Business Events Wellington provide free and impartial advice. We are here to help make your next business event a success.

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Meet the Team

Find out more about the passionate team that makes up Business Events Wellington.

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Stacey Pilcher

Business Events Coordinator

As your first point of contact for any Business Events Wellington-related enquiry, Stacey will ensure you are connected to the right people in the industry. Stacey's not shy to say Wellington is the best city in the world and she loves getting out and exploring the capital of cool. Stacey has many years event experience here in Wellington and overseas, starting in the AV industry and moving into event management. Whether it's a question of website listings, venues suggestions, or 100-person conferences, Stacey is here to help.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +64 22 025 9963

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Loryn Blaikie

Business Development Manager (New Zealand)

With Loryn’s experience and background in hotel convention sales, she is focussed on making domestic New Zealand business events a success. With a keen interest in local food, wine, attractions and Wellington’s unique propositions, ensuring your delegate’s needs are met is her priority. Get in touch to find out how Loryn can make your Wellington conference wildly famous.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +64 22 639 0756

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Tania Barnes

Business Development Manager (Australia)

Based in Sydney, Australia, Tania has spent much of her career representing various New Zealand products in the Australian Business Events Market.  With a passion for connecting people with unique experiences, Wellington is the perfect destination to continue Tania’s focus.   Ready with a smile and extensive NZ knowledge, reach out to Tania to discover all the best that Wellington has to offer for your next event. 

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +61 459 031 091

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Rebecca Briscoe

Business Development Manager (International)

With a background in hospitality and hotel management, Rebecca brings a load of business event operational experience to the BEW team. Rebecca’s focus is to work with the International market and helping those bidding to host an international conference in our amazing city. Rebecca is a coffee and local wine enthusiast and can often be found in one of Wellington’s cafes, if you would like to join her for a coffee and chat about an upcoming conference opportunity please get in touch.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +64 21 408 846

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Irette Ferreira

Business Events Wellington Manager

Having led sales teams in convention centres in South Africa and the Middle East, Irette brings many years of international experience in bidding for- and hosting conferences. She is charged with managing Business Event Wellington’s activities and strategy.Irette has quickly fallen in love with the coolest little capital in the world – so much so that she moved halfway around the world to call Wellington “home”!

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +64 22 107 1012 

Business Events Wellington is a BEIA Platinum Member

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