Why Nelson?

A comprehensive range of facilities makes Nelson Tasman the ideal meeting spot for everything from city-based conferences to remote retreats, one day or multi-day events, single room or multi-breakout meetings, tradeshows or extraordinary incentives.

Seven COMPELLING REASons to Conference in Nelson Tasman:

1. Accessible - being the geographical centre of New Zealand and having six airlines service Nelson with frequent direct flights from major cities as well as regional centres (just an hour away from Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch), your delegates can be on the ground in good time from just about anywhere in the country. 

2. Inspirational - Delegates will be inspired by the same combination of landscape and lifestyle that inspires those who live here. With more than 350 artists living and working in the region, Nelson Tasman sets the scene for thinking outside the square.

3. Adaptable - Nelson Tasman offers venues and facilities suitable for everything from city-based conferences to remote national park retreats.

4. Reliable - due to the region's mild and settled climate, many of the vast arrays of activities are suitable for year-round enjoyment.

5. Flavoursome - Taste the difference! We have everything you need to spoil your delegates right here in our backyard; fresh seafood from Tasman Bay, award-winning boutique wines and craft brews and an abundance of sun-kissed produce.

6.Supportive - No detail's too small or overlooked, with an extensive range of experienced and professional auxiliary service providers.

7.  Easy - Nelson Convention Bureau is here to help. We offer free, impartial and comprehensive advice to help you find the right suppliers for your conference or event.  Contact us today. 


Browse our online guide to Nelson Tasman conference venues and accommodation, group activities or incentive options, caterers, transport and other conference services, or request your free personalised Nelson Tasman conference, incentive or event proposal today by emailing Jessie Creedmore, Domestic Consumer and Events Marketing Manager. Click here to download a PDF version of the official Nelson Tasman Trade & Convention Planner.

Highlights of the inaugural iMedia Brand Summit NZ, which was held in Nelson at the Rutherford from 29 June to 1 July 2015. The exclusive invitation-only event brought together senior marketers and digital media professionals for two days and two nights of learning and networking.

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