Supporting You

No matter what type of event you are planning, our team are here to help ensure you have all the information you require. We have close relationships not only with local accommodation and activity operators, but have wider industry including transport, catering and audio-visual suppliers.

Our primary role is to provide you with unbiased information on the convention and incentive infrastructure in Rotorua. Our services include bid preparation, finding suitable venues for your event, conducting famils and site inspections, designing bespoke partners programmes and post-conference activity, and putting you in touch with the ‘who’s who’ of the conference industry in Rotorua.

Business Events NZ logoWe work closely with Tourism New Zealand to assist with international conference advice and bidding. Bid support may be available to associations wanting to bring their international conference to New Zealand through the Conference Assistance Programme (CAP). For more information visit the Tourism New Zealand Business Events webpage.

Destination Rotorua Business Events is proud to be affiliated with the following associations:

Conventions CINZ LogoConventions & Incentives New Zealand (CINZ)

Platinum Member

It is CINZ role to increase New Zealand’s convention and meeting activity from international and domestic sources, for the benefit of its membership, principal stakeholders and the New Zealand economy.


AuSAE LogoThe Australasian Society of Association Executives (AuSAE)

Annual Partners, Australasian Business Partner

The Australasian Society of Association Executives (AuSAE) is the leading association for current and future association and not-for-profit (NFP) leaders in Australia and New Zealand.

ICCA LogoInternational Congress and Convention Association (ICCA)


ICCA represents the world's leading suppliers in handling, transporting and accommodating international meetings and events, and comprises over 1,000 member companies and organisations in almost 100 countries worldwide.

Convention Activity Survey (CAS)

Benchmarking Participant

The CAS monitors and benchmarks the performance of more than 300 professional conferencing and meeting venues in New Zealand. The CAS is the 'supply-side' component of the Convention Research Programme.