New Zealand’s business events industry celebrated a successful MEETINGS 2022, which drew to a close on 16 June, when 650 Australian and New Zealand event professionals gathered for the show’s gala dinner at Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre.
Business Events Industry Aotearoa (BEIA) chief executive, Lisa Hopkins said the MEETINGS 2022 gala event, entitled Flourish, reflected the mood of optimism throughout the industry, and captured the very best New Zealand culinary, entertainment, theming, production and design talent.
“MEETINGS has shown that business events are back, and better than ever, with a strong pipeline of bookings coming from two days packed with appointments,” Hopkins said.
“Flourish was a fitting finale for what has been a highly productive and inspiring two days of meetings, networking, learning and doing business together,” she added.
Winners at the Best Stand Awards 2022, announced at the gala dinner, included: Best New Exhibitor – Kim Chan Events; Best Individual Stand Award — Millennium Hotels & Resorts; and Best Regional Stand – Wellington.