Events

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 Hotel Industry Conference. These events help strengthen and grow the industry.

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

Discussing Tourism 2017

TIA's Discussing Tourism events will visit four regions this year. These one-day events provide an important forum to discuss the issues, challenges and opportunities facing tourism businesses as well as connecting local businesses with industry leaders. 

Registrations are now open.

July - August 2017

Auckland, Rotorua, Dunedin, Christchurch

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New Zealand Tourism Awards 2017

The New Zealand Tourism Awards are our industry's most prestigious awards. They celebrate individuals and organisations that are fast-tracking the industry towards its Tourism 2025 $41 billion aspirational goal. The 2017 finalists have been announced! The winners will be announced iat a gala dinner in Christchurch on 7 September. Tickets are now on sale!

7 September 2017

The Airforce Museum, Christchurch

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Tourism Summit Aotearoa

TIA's Tourism Summit Aotearoa is the national annual event that brings together business and government leaders from all sectors of our big and fast-growing tourism industry. 

Registrations will open in August.

14 November 2017

Te Papa, Wellington

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TRENZ 2018

TRENZ, New Zealand’s biggest annual international tourism showcase, will be held in Dunedin for the first time in 2018. Applications will open later this year.

7-10 May 2018

Dunedin

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2018 New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference

The 2018 New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference will be held at The Cordis Hotel (currently known as The Langham, Auckland). 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 Industry Awards. 

4-5 July 2018

The Cordis Hotel, Auckland

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