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New Zealand business events industry on show at BE Reconnected

Author: Theodore Koumelis / Date: Mon, 09/21/2020 - 11:04
Auckland harbour.
CINZ Chief Executive, Lisa Hopkins.

Set for 1 December 2020, BE Reconnected is being organised by Conventions & Incentives New Zealand (CINZ).

With the lifting of restrictions on gatherings, Auckland is to host a new one-day business events industry showcase, BE Reconnected, designed to help kick-start business recovery.

Set for 1 December 2020, BE Reconnected is being organised by Conventions & Incentives New Zealand (CINZ).

CINZ Chief Executive, Lisa Hopkins says BE Reconnected promises to be a day of networking, knowledge and engagement. Originally planned to take place across two days, it will now be a one-day event focused on rekindling vital industry relationships.

“Anyone responsible for organising business events, or for those who want to find out more about business events, should save the date for Tuesday 1 December and join us at Te Pokapū Aotea Centre.

“Guests can expect to experience a day of connecting with and learning from the experts. There will be no prescheduled appointments. Instead the day will be about getting together again, with plenty of time to network, connect over great food, hear from some fascinating speakers and finish with a relaxed meet-up,” she says.

“Our speaker line-up will feature a diverse range of keynote speakers ready to educate and inspire, and all available for future events.

“We are inviting event organisers from across the country to join us and New Zealand‘s leading industry providers to show we are stronger, more passionate and more committed than ever to providing the very best in business events services,” Lisa Hopkins says.

Prior to BE Reconnected, on November 30, Auckland Convention Bureau is planning an afternoon and evening familiarisation tour of Auckland for business event organisers looking to find out first-hand about the huge range of options for functions and activities across the city.

BE Reconnected is free to attend for anyone responsible for organising business events and those not sure where to start in this new age of gatherings.

“As a key economic driver for our country, business events are vital for recovery. It is our  responsibility to plan and prepare for the recovery, for the sake of our clients, employees, community, regions and the industry. BE Reconnected will ensure we end the year with a firm eye on the future,” Lisa Hopkins says.

BE Reconnected partners include Auckland Conventions Venues and Events, and Peek Exhibition.


Theodore Koumelis

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