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ocated in the heart of Auckland, the iconic Aotea Centre – which can seat more than
2000 people in a modern tiered auditorium with the latest cutting-edge technology –
has been a popular choice in the first half of 2017, hosting several significant
Auckland Conventions Venues & Events director Mohamed Mansour says client feedback
from the events has been extremely positive.
“We believe in going the extra mile for our clients. It's about really listening, understanding
and coming up with innovative solutions that achieve their objectives. Our event coordinators
provide that attention to detail that is so crucial to successful event delivery,” Mr Mansour said.
THETA organiser Terry Kidston was particularly impressed with how efficiently the technical
team worked to ensure that ICT infrastructure ran smoothly during the conference.
“[Their] local knowledge and willingness meant that by the close of play on Saturday we were
probably 80 per cent complete, with only small tasks left to perform on the Sunday. This gave
our technical team plenty of time to test and tweak the network layout for the start of the
conference,” Mr Kidston said.
The ANZ Viaduct Events Centre, with its stunning location on Auckland’s vibrant waterfront, is
also a sought-after venue and is perfect for conferences, seminars, exhibitions, award
ceremonies, product launches, cocktail parties and gala dinners.
Clients can also choose from Auckland Conventions Venues & Events’ diverse portfolio of
venues – New Zealand’s largest – which includes Auckland Town Hall, The Civic, Auckland Art
Gallery, Bruce Mason Centre, Auckland Zoo, Mt Smart Stadium and QBE Stadium.
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Auckland Conventions Venues & Events has
had an exceptionally busy start to the year, with
more than 14 major conventions, exhibitions and
corporate events held across nine unique venues
in New Zealand’s largest city.
The impressive ANZ Viaduct Events
Centre managed by Auckland
Conventions Venues & Events.
the opportunity to showcase its world-class
“It also highlights the vast range of expertise
New Zealand can share with the world, in this
case food science and technology.
“Targeting the international business events
sector is an important part of Tourism New
Zealand’s strategy to grow the value of
international visitors to New Zealand. Business
events delegates have the potential to help
spread visitors across the off-peak season,
support employment and bring significant
economic benefit to the country.”
More business wins
In other recent news, the NZICC and Auckland
has secured the four day Tripartite Colorectal
Annual Meeting 2020, attacting around 1200
delegates and generating an estimated 3000
room nights and $2 million economic benefit to
The Tripartite Colorectal Annual Meeting
brings together six colorectal organisations from
the United States, United Kingdom, Australia
and New Zealand to showcase innovative
technology and share the latest research in the
field. The Annual Meeting will incorporate
topic-specific symposia, expert panels,
workshops, presentations, and meet the
The news follows an announcement that the
NZICC had also secured the 35th APAO
Congress and the IAPB 11th General Assembly,
to be held in 2020 for a total of 6000 delegates.
NZICC fast facts
• 32,500sqm GFA (Gross Floor Area) floor
• Five times larger than the current largest
convention facilities in New Zealand
• Capable of hosting conferences of around
3150 people and one-off events of around
• Configurable for up to 36 meeting rooms with
additional pre-function spaces
• Transparent, open design featuring high
ceilings, panoramic views and flexible,
• Building and façade designed with unique
New Zealand identity
• 1327 car parks
• Adjacent laneway with exciting retail and food
and beverage options
• Anticipated opening mid-2019 m
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