As New Zealand’s largest city, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland is the country’s financial and economic powerhouse, and the gateway to the rest of the country. With strong university, start up and innovation networks, it’s a playground for new ideas and connections.

A vibrant, multicultural city, Auckland offers the best of urban sophistication and natural beauty. Its cosmopolitan city centre is surrounded by picturesque harbours, native forest, beautiful beaches and scenic wine regions, providing a huge range of opportunities to entertain and explore. 

Excellent events infrastructure provides the venues, accommodation and expertise to help deliver a memorable event.

Auckland at a glance
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First-rate venues and accommodation

Auckland is home to a variety of first-rate venues, from versatile convention centres to memorable unique options. It offers more than 8,000 accommodation rooms to suit every taste and budget. 

A thriving business and innovation hub

Auckland is a thriving high‑tech hub of the Asia‑Pacific region, home to more than 20,000 innovation‑based companies, leading research institutions and world-class universities.

Iconic landmarks and experiences

Auckland is home to iconic landmarks and experiences, from sailing its beautiful harbours, circling the SkyTower for awe-inspiring views, climbing the peak of Rangitoto, or relaxing on wine island Waiheke.

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Our culture is unique

Auckland is home to more than 220 ethnic communities, and its strong Polynesian flavour and unique Māori culture ensure a diverse mix of food, art, music, festivals -- and viewpoints. 

Urban oasis

Auckland is an urban oasis: you can be on a vineyard-covered island, strolling native bush, on a black sand surf beach or sampling artisan produce at a farmer’s market, all within an hour’s journey.

We’re friendly

Auckland is a friendly, easy place to do business. Forbes ranked the city fifth in the world for work-life balance in 2023, based on factors including happiness, gender equality and average working hours.

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It's easy to get around

Auckland Airport provides excellent access for international visitors and connects the city to destinations around New Zealand. It’s easy to get around Auckland’s central city on foot, by bus, train or rideshare. 

Top-notch dining scene

Auckland boasts a top-notch dining scene , with a phenomenal range of restaurants and cuisines drawing on the skills of internationally renowned chefs and the freshest, finest local ingredients.


Our shopping is world-class

Auckland offers world-class shopping. Explore top international boutiques, local designers and high street fashion, or visit the artisan markets that offer a taste of local art and produce.

Our national convention centre
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New Zealand International Convention Centre (opening 2025) will be New Zealand’s largest purpose-built conference facility, offering 33 adaptable meeting spaces, a 6,674m2 multipurpose hall, and capacity for 4,000 people for events. 

Situated in Auckland’s central city, it is within walking distance of universities, business hubs, restaurants, entertainment options and more than 6,000 hotel rooms.