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.

TRENZ 2019

TRENZ, New Zealand’s biggest annual international tourism showcase, returns to Rotorua's Energy Events Centre in 2019. TRENZ is a four day opportunity to forge relationships, do business with one another and discover exciting new experiences in this beautiful country.

13-16 May 2019

Energy Events Centre, Rotorua

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2019 New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference

The 2019 New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference will be held at Cordis, Auckland. 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. 

19 - 20 June 2019

The Cordis Hotel, Auckland

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Discussing Tourism

Discussing Tourism forums for 2019 have been confirmed for:

22 July, Tauranga

24 July, Auckland

29 July, Queenstown

31 July, Christchurch

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 3-4 September 2019, to be held in Wellington.


More than 300 tourism industry leaders and stakeholders attended the very successful 2018 Tourism Summit Aotearoa in Wellington, 8 November. The event was sold out. Visit the website to see the great line up of speakers and programme. 


3-4 September, 2019


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New Zealand Tourism Awards 2019

The New Zealand Tourism Awards Gala dinner is to be held 24 October 2019, in Christchurch.


Congratulations to the 2018 winners, announced at a gala dinner in Christchurch on 6 September. The Air New Zealand Supreme Tourism Award winner is Tourism Holdings Ltd. Read more about thl and the other amazing award winners on the New Zealand Tourism Awards website.

24 October 2019


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