Bid Funding and Support through the Conference
Have you ever thought of bidding to host an international
conference in New Zealand, but were unsure where to begin? The
Conference Assistance Programme (CAP) has been developed to help
Tourism New Zealand realises that bidding for an international
conference is not an easy task. However, by joining together, we
are able to provide you with the expertise and support needed for
you to maximise the chances of your association or organisation
winning the bid to host your next available international
conference in New Zealand.
Please open the writeable PDF application form, fill in your details and save to your desktop. Once completed please send to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To view our guidelines for Bid Support Applications, please download the PDF.
The benefits of 'hosting it at home'
New Zealand associations and organisations that have hosted
conferences in the past have experienced some or all of the
following benefits for their association or organisation:
- Global networking
- Increased educational opportunities for their members
- Enhanced profile for their association
- Financial benefits accruing from surpluses generated by the
How Tourism New Zealand can help
The Conference Assistance Programme (CAP) is available to any
association or organisation that is in a position to formally bid
for an international conference (of over 200 delegates) to be held
here in New Zealand.
The CAP Programme can help by:
- Providing you with a financial feasibility study of the
conference, if required
- Producing attractive, customised bid documents for you
- Assisting with strategic marketing designed to enhance the
chances of winning the conference
- Assisting with air travel to present the bid
- Providing collateral to promote New Zealand (videos and/or
Bidding for an international conference will always be a
challenging task; however, with the support available through the
Conference Assistance Programme, we believe that there has never
been a better time to bring international conferences to New
Zealand. In partnership with you, we are confident that we can
maximise your chances of putting in a winning bid!
For further information please contact:
Business Events Bid Manager