Get help with planning

Make planning your next event easy with the help of Business Events Wellington.

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From the initial planning process, through to selecting venues, finding accommodation, and recommending delegate experiences, the team at Business Events Wellington can provide in-depth knowledge of the Wellington region and everything it has to offer.

Find out more about how they can support you every step of the way to create an unforgettable event experience right here in the creative capital.

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About Business Events Wellington

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, a gathering of 20, 200 or 2,000 attendees, they have the local knowledge, expertise and contacts to find and deliver what you’re looking for.

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Services and support

The team at Business Events Wellington can provide you with free and impartial advice and connect you with the right people and businesses around Wellington to help make your event one to remember by:

  • Recommending suitable and available venues, accommodation, activities, restaurants, speakers and entertainment
  • Providing promotional material like maps, visitor guides, imagery and video footage
  • Developing tailored bid proposals and supporting you through the Australian and International bidding process to host a conference in Wellington
  • Requesting letters of support and/or quotes for bid proposals
  • Arranging site inspections and familiarisations of Wellington
  • Connecting you with relevant people, suitable for your budget
  • Helping you to partner with a professional conference organiser who can take care of all your planning and logistical needs

Partnering with a professional conference organiser

If you already know exactly what you want for your business event and just need some people to help pull it all off, then Business Events Wellington can connect you with one of its recommended professional conference organisers (PCO). From funding to logistics and everything in between, a PCO can help make organising your next business event a breeze. It’s their job to plan and manage many aspects of business events such as registration, sponsorship, venue selection, exhibitor sales and much more.

There are several reputable PCOs in Wellington that can help you to create a successful event:

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Bidding for an international event


If you are organising your event from outside New Zealand, then you may need assistance with developing international bid proposals. Business Events Wellington works closely with the Tourism New Zealand Conference Assistance Programme to navigate the Australian and international bidding process to ensure overseas conferences are able to be hosted here in Wellington. Contact the team if you need assistance.

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Ready to start planning your next event in Wellington? Meet the Business Events Wellington team and get the ball rolling.

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