News

Our business is exciting and diverse. Stay up to date with the latest in what’s happening in Auckland Conventions Venues & Events and our industry.

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New Zealand Fashion Week wraps up on high note

Events, All news - 19/09/2016

Fashion, Frocks, Fun and Fabulous people!

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Auckland Conventions supports social innovation event

All news, Events - 29/08/2016

Aotea Centre hosting Festival for the Future in 2016

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New Zealand Fashion Week kicks off at ANZ Viaduct Events Centre

All news, Events - 22/08/2016

ANZ Viaduct Events Centre is the perfect venue for high-profile events

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Aotea Centre to host inspirational thinkers at global event

Events, All news - 12/08/2016

Semi Permanent Auckland 2016 symposium this weekend

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​Auckland Conventions team gears up for New Zealand Fashion Week

All news, Events - 08/08/2016

The annual event is being held at the landmark centre for the sixth year running

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Viaduct landmark celebrates birthday

All news - 04/08/2016

The ANZ Viaduct Event Centre celebrates its birthday on Saturday 6 August 2016

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New Zealand Fashion Week model casting at Aotea Centre

Events, All news - 01/08/2016

"Being part of the event from start to finish ensures we are very much a part of the fashion ‘journey’."

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Stunning new space gets thumbs up

Our business news - 18/07/2016

We have had a great deal of interest in the Rakino room since its opening on 7 July

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Auckland Conventions meets demand for intimate events

Our business news, All news - 05/07/2016

The Rakino Room - Where the city meets the ocean

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​Christmas planning already? Oh yes!

Blog, All news - 27/06/2016

It’s time to think about the festive season

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EPICURE cuisine pushes creative boundaries

Our business news, All news - 21/06/2016

EPICURE continues to push the boundaries around preparing local, fresh and creative cuisine.

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New package offers clients ‘royal’ treat

All news, Our business news - 08/06/2016

Priscilla Queen of the Desert returns to The Civic from 14 October

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The ‘low down’ on Auckland’s events’ landscape

Blog - 26/05/2016

5 top tips for a successful event

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Innovators celebrate talent across city

Blog, All news - 12/05/2016

71 Inspiring speakers from 14-22nd May

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International medical convention boosts local economy

Our business news, All news - 29/04/2016

Auckland Conventions hosts 2016 ANZCA conference

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Auckland Conventions announces key appointment

All news, Our business news - 27/04/2016

Auckland Conventions welcome new Associate Director to the team.

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​​ANZ Viaduct Events Centre hosts sold-out tradeshow

All news - 08/04/2016

Convene 2016 includes an exhibition with more than 120 suppliers on display and will be held from 9am to 4pm, 12 April 2016 and is free to attend

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Auckland Conventions responds to North Shore’s business community

All news - 04/04/2016

A rise in ‘one-day meetings’ highlights the need for a daily delegates’ package, tailored to suit different meetings

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Chef Andrew Mccrea tells it like it is

Blog, All news - 01/04/2016

Q&A quickfire questions on a range of topics relevant to Auckland’s cuisine scene

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Planning for your school ball season

Blog, All news - 23/03/2016

​The school ball planning season is just about to start with students from across Auckland coming up with creative ideas for themes, designing their outfits, and trying to find that perfect venue.

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New Zealand a hit at annual AIME tradeshow

All news, Blog - 22/03/2016

With more than 520 exhibitors from 31 countries, this sort of tradeshow allows us to; gain invaluable insights into our sector, network with our peers, other professionals and businesses, as well as showcase New Zealand

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Fresh ideas make delicious dish

Blog, All news - 02/03/2016

Our catering partner shares the stages of creating a new dish for a menu item. Read how this beautiful crayfish dish was assembled.

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Conference & event planning industry trends

Our business news - 01/12/2015

"Our market is one that is in a constant state of change - people want creativity and memorable experiences while also getting value for money"

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Christmas party season fast approaching

All news, Blog - 18/11/2015

After a busy year for the team at Auckland Conventions we are readying ourselves for another busy 'party season' with a diverse range of events being planned across all our landmark venues.

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Gearing up to grow Australian market

All news, Blog - 05/11/2015

Auckland Conventions is maximising the rising trend of Australian conference visitors to our shores.

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Auckland Conventions’ catering provider gears up for Auckland tastes

All news - 07/09/2015

​​Auckland Conventions Venues & Events trans-Tasman food and beverage provider, EPICURE, is making great strides around showcasing Auckland's vibrant cuisine scene.

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Celebrating over a meal … a timeless practice

All news, Blog - 04/08/2015

Auckland Conventions are in full throttle planning for end-of-year celebratory events, many of which will be gala dinners.

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Graduates bring ceremony and celebration to CBD

Blog, All news - 29/06/2015

One of the busiest times of year at Auckland Conventions is during the graduation 'season' and this autumn has been no exception.

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Exciting times ahead for Auckland Conventions Venues & Events

Blog, All news - 18/06/2015

Auckland Conventions launches a new website to showcase the diverse venue portfolio and act as a tool for busy event planners.

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Auckland Conventions announces catering partnership

Our business news, All news - 15/05/2015

Auckland Conventions Venues & Events has partnered with premium Australasian caterer, EPICURE, in a move to boost efficiencies and provide even greater event experiences to clients.

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QBE Stadium Function Centre joins the Auckland Conventions portfolio of venues

New venue portfolio additions, All news - 10/06/2014

Albany’s QBE Stadium Function Centre, previously known as North Harbour Stadium, is the second North Shore venue to come under its wing this year.

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Viaduct Events Centre gets a new name

Our business news, All news - 07/04/2014

Under a naming sponsorship agreement Auckland’s Viaduct Events Centre is to change its name to ANZ Viaduct Events Centre.

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Auckland Conventions Venues & Events extends reach across the city

New venue portfolio additions, All news - 24/03/2014

North Shore events facility, Bruce Mason Centre, joined the Auckland Conventions Venues & Events family of venues in March 2014.

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Auckland Conventions diversifies adding Mt Smart Stadium and Auckland Zoo

New venue portfolio additions, All news - 01/10/2012

Auckland Conventions Venues & Events has further expanded its portfolio of landmark venues to include Auckland Zoo and Mt Smart Stadium.

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Auckland Conventions venue portfolio grows to include Auckland Art Gallery

New venue portfolio additions, All news - 16/08/2012

Auckland Conventions Venues and Events has added internationally acclaimed, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki to its portfolio of landmark venues.

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Auckland’s ASB Theatre opens doors to transformed venue

Venue refurbishments, All news - 03/04/2012

The ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre re-opened its doors recently, after stage one of an extensive refurbishment project was completed, transforming this well-known Auckland venue.

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Newest Auckland venue to make mark on events landscape

Events, All news - 22/07/2011

Auckland Conventions’ newest venue, the stunning Viaduct Events Centre, will host its first event – New Zealand’s premier contemporary art exhibition, the Auckland Art Fair from August 3.

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Auckland Conventions paves way for even greater Auckland event experiences

Our business news, All news - 22/03/2011

Auckland Convention Centre at THE EDGE is now officially established as Auckland Conventions, a division of Regional Facilities Auckland.

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