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.

2017 New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference

Registrations are now open for the New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference 2017! This is the largest and most important annual event for the country’s valuable hotel sector. This year's event will feature outstanding international and New Zealand speakers, excellent networking and business opportunities, a trade exhibition, gala dinner and the presentation of the prestigious 2017 New Zealand Hotel Industry Awards. 

19-20 July 2017

The Langham, Auckland

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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 will open in June.

July - August 2017

Auckland, Rotorua, Dunedin, Christchurch

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New Zealand Tourism Awards 2017

Entries are now open for the prestigious New Zealand Tourism Awards 2017. The awards programme celebrates individuals and organisations that are fast-tracking the industry towards its Tourism 2025 $41 billion annual revenue goal. There are many benefits from entering. For our winners there is also a generous package of prizes. The 2016 Supreme Award winner said winning had supercharged his business! 

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


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