TIA develops and delivers a suite of valuable member and industry events, including TRENZ, the annual Tourism Summit Aotearoa and regional Discussing Tourism events. We also co-host the annual New Zealand Hotel Conference. These events help strengthen and grow the industry.

There are exciting opportunities to partner with TIA and support these events.

Event Partnership

Discussing Tourism - Communications

Discussing Tourism - Communications is a unique opportunity for tourism communications professionals to share ideas, build capability and network among their peers. The event will focus on how our industry can build social licence by sharing our stories with New Zealand communities.

30 March 2020

Rydges, Auckland

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TRENZ 2020

TRENZ, New Zealand’s biggest annual international tourism showcase, returns to Christchurch in 2020. TRENZ is a four day opportunity to forge relationships, do business with one another and discover exciting new experiences in this beautiful country.

18-21 May 2020

Horncastle Arena, Christchurch

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2020 New Zealand Hotel Conference

This conference is the largest and most important annual event for the country’s valuable hotel sector. The programme features outstanding international and New Zealand speakers, excellent networking and business opportunities, a trade exhibition, gala dinner and the presentation of the prestigious New Zealand Hotel Awards. 

1-2 July 2020

Cordis, Auckland

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Discussing Tourism

Discussing Tourism
Discussing Tourism events provide an important forum to discuss the issues, challenges and opportunities facing tourism businesses as well as connecting local businesses with industry leaders. The focus is on business learning, with practical tools and tips to take away and implement in your organisation.

Dates coming soon

Locations TBC

Tourism Summit Aotearoa

Tourism Summit Aotearoa has been confirmed for 23-24 September 2020, to be held in Auckland. 


23-24 September, 2020

Pullman, Auckland

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New Zealand Tourism Awards 2020

Save the date! The 2020 New Zealand Tourism Awards dinner will be held in Hamilton on 12 November 2020. More details to follow soon.

12 November 2020


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