EVANZ Conference Wellington Monday 20 to Wednesday 22 November

The annual conference in Wellington has just concluded.  120 delegates attended the conference at Shed 6 and 165 people attended the annual awards dinner and presentation at the St James Theatre.  EVANZ would like to thank the team at Venues Wellington (Shed 6 and St James Theatre) and Te Rauparaha Arena (Conference Dinner) for all the great work they did on our behalf.  Thanks also to Westpac Stadium, Te Kahui Auaha Centre (new central city venue), Opera House and Michael Fowler Centre for organising the venue tours.

Thanks: Ungerboeck Software - lunch sponsor, support for Callum Mallett, On Line registration, House of Tickets Name tags and programme, Red Badge Morning Tea, NW Group Technical, Sarah Searancke Catering, Displayworks (Trade Show), Showtechnix Catch Box Microphones.

Trade Stands: Priava, Ticket Direct, Showtechnix, Ungerboeck, House of Tickets, Skills Active, Seekon, VMA, Naturally Spirited.

Awards Sponsors

Supreme Sponsors: Ticket Direct and Priava

Category Sponsors: Eventfinda, HPA, NW Group, Priava, Simpson Grierson, Ticketek, Ticketmaster, EVANZ

Pre Awards Dinner Cocktails: Naturally Spirited - V n C Cocktails

We had some wonderful presentations (video clips not included).

NZ International Convention Centre (NZICC) Callum Mallett General manager Operations

Knowledge Cafe Topics and Notes 

Educations and Training Sub Committee Report

Eden Park Event Scholarship Report Romana Trego ASB Waterfront Theatre Auckland

Business Communications, Marketing and Technology Steve Mackenzie VMS Lecturer

Building and Maintaining Relationships Janine Gould Communicate

The Elusive Sponsorship Dollar Current Trends and how to Connect with Corporates Mike Hall Taylor

Break Out 2 - Growth of Hospitality Industry as a Revenue Stream for Venues Warren Barclay 

Break Out 2 - Panel Session - Safety and Security in Public Places

Safety and Fatique in the Workplace Samantha Turner Simpson Grierson

Commerce Commission Secondary Ticketing Ritchie Hutton Head of Operations

Venue Hire Agreement Review (You will reuire your members' log in)

Host City and Venue Update David Perks Venues Wellington

Modern Media Engaging an audience in a complex communications landscape Paul Gunn 

WOW, Event Partnerships and regional Support Gisella Carr CEO WOW Part 1

WOW, Event Partnerships and regional Support Gisella Carr CEO WOW Part 2