Top News Wellington to host BEIA’s MEETINGS for first time ever By TTG India / Posted on 8 May, 2023 11:53 The business events industry will converge on New Zealand’s vibrant capital in June for the first time in MEETINGS’s 27-year history. Organised by Business Events Industry Aotearoa (BEIA), the tradeshow will be attended by important buyers from across the world as well as from New Zealand. Business Events Wellington will bring its mightiest showing ever to MEETINGS 2023, with representation from 20 stand partners; the CVB’s stand at MEETINGS 2022 pictured Adding to the excitement is the event’s venue – the new Tākina convention and exhibition centre. Irette Ferreira, manager of Business Events Wellington, said: “We’re super excited to show Tākina off to our industry, and to highlight how we can support organisations to successfully bring their business events here.” “Our stand will showcase all that Wellington has to offer as we enter into a new era of business events and strive to position our city as New Zealand’s events capital.” The Wellington regional stand, hosted by Business Events Wellington, will see representation from 20 stand partners – its largest ever. It will also offer an exciting line-up of activities to engage buyers. Buyers will get to meet specialist suppliers such as Wellington Zoo, Public Trust Hall, Red Pebble, Moy Hall Vineyard and Destination Wairarapa. “Buyers and visitors can earn vouchers or points to redeem at our Made in Wellington store (that is) lined with tasty goodies from our region, along with a few extra surprises,” said Ferreira. Business Events Wellington will take more than 160 buyers beyond MEETINGS for a day of city exploration. The programme will showcase the capital city’s hospitality, hidden gems, and event possibilities.