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.

New Zealand Tourism Awards 2019

Tickets are now on sale for the prestigious black tie 2019 New Zealand Tourism Awards Dinner on 24 October at Horncastle Arena, Christchurch. Finalists will be recognised, winners announced and the recipient of the coveted Air New Zealand Supreme Tourism Award revealed. Join us to celebrate success across our vibrant tourism industry. 


24 October 2019


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TRENZ 2020

TRENZ, New Zealand’s biggest annual international tourism showcase, returns to Christchurch in 2020. TRENZ is a four day opportunity to forge relationships, do business with one another and discover exciting new experiences in this beautiful country.

18-21 May 2020

Horncastle Arena, Christchurch

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2020 New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference

The 2020 New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference will again be at Cordis, Auckland, on 1-2 July 2020. This conference is the largest and most important annual event for the country’s valuable hotel sector. The programme features outstanding international and New Zealand speakers, excellent networking and business opportunities, a trade exhibition, gala dinner and the presentation of the prestigious New Zealand Hotel Industry Awards. 

1-2 July 2020

Cordis, Auckland

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Discussing Tourism

Discussing Tourism forums for 2019 were held in four locations during July.

Discussing Tourism events provide an important forum to discuss the issues, challenges and opportunities facing tourism businesses as well as connecting local businesses with industry leaders.The focus is on business learning, with practical tools and tips to take away and implement in your organisation. 

July 2019

Tauranga, Auckland, Queenstown, Christchurch

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Tourism Summit Aotearoa

Tourism Summit Aotearoa has been confirmed for 23-24 September 2020, to be held in Auckland. 


23-24 September, 2020


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