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.

TRENZ 2018

TRENZ, New Zealand’s biggest annual international tourism showcase, is being held in Dunedin for the first time in 2018. TRENZ is a four day opportunity to forge relationships, do business with one another and discover exciting new experiences in this beautiful country.

7-10 May 2018


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Discussing Tourism

In June 2018 we’ll be discussing tourism and exchanging ideas in Rotorua (12 June), Auckland (13 June), Queenstown (18 June) and Christchurch (20 June). These one-day 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.

June 2018

Rotorua, Auckland, Queenstown, Christchurch

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2018 New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference

The 2018 New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference will be held at Cordis, Auckland (formerly 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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New Zealand Tourism Awards 2018

The New Zealand Tourism Awards 2018 will be announced at a gala dinner in Christchurch on 6 September. Entries will open in the New Year. These 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. Visit the Awards website to read about our fantastic 2017 winners.

6 September 2018

The Airforce Museum, Christchurch

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Tourism Summit Aotearoa

TIA's 2018 Tourism Summit Aotearoa will be held in Wellington on 8 November. This national annual event brings together more than 200 business and government leaders from all sectors of our $36 billion tourism industry. See the website for information about the 2017 Summit.


8 November 2018

Te Papa, Wellington

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