Do you want to see your international industry conference hosted in Auckland, raising New Zealand's profile, your international reputation and supporting our city's economic growth? Auckland Convention Bureau can help you  plan your conference every step of the way.

From developing an initial strategy through to implementing a winning bid, you'll have ACB's expertise, connections and resources at your fingertips. We can help you with:

  • carrying out obligation-free financial feasibility studies to understand the viability of hosting an event
  • assistance in applying for bid funding to cover costs associated with presenting your bid, including international travel (criteria apply)
  • advice and quotes for venues, activities, accommodation, and service providers
  • preparing professional bid documents and presentations
  • free promotional resources to help boost delegate numbers, including collateral, imagery, guides, videos and footage.


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Professor boosts field by bringing conference to Auckland

Securing a bid to host the most prominent international microbiology conference is a professional and personal win for Mike Taylor, Professor Biological Sciences at the University of Auckland.

Power up your professional profile with an international conference

The Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Auckland is now somewhat of an expert in another field – bringing international conferences to Auckland.

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The ACB team is simply fantastic. In fact, they made the impossible possible. The document was of the highest quality, which, in my view, had won over the steering committee before I even presented the bid. I cannot recommend them highly enough.

Dr Hossein Sarrafzadeh

Centre of Computational Intelligence for Cyber Security, Department of Computing Faculty of Creative Industries and Business at Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland

ACB has been a constant cheerleader to all potential conference bidders from the University, Industry, Medical and Hospitality sectors. Their pre-pitch support and encouragement to connect with all potential resources within the city is invaluable.

Dr Nirmal Nair

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at University of Auckland

As Auckland is a major technology hub in the Asia-Pacific region, hosting a technology conference here provides invaluable opportunities for a large number of companies and individuals, maximizing the potential reach and success of such conferences.

Dr Mahsa Mohaghegh

Director of Women in Technology, Auckland University of Technology