Vision

NZEA's vision is to provide leadership and representation to inspire a world class events industry.

History

The NZEA is a voluntary organisation formed under the Incorporated Societies Act 1908 on 12 September 2005. The Association was established as the New Zealand Association of Event Professionals (NZAEP) in response to industry demand for a recognised body to represent the burgeoning events industry in New Zealand.

The Association's principle was to bring professionals together to focus on the industry as a whole and to act as a voice for that industry and its members.

In 2017, members voted to change the Association's name to the New Zealand Events Association (NZEA), to better reflect the ever-increasing breadth of the New Zealand events industry.

The current Board is made up of eight influential figures in the event landscape who give their time voluntarily in this governance role.

Our People

The NZEA is directed by a volunteer Board of events professionals representing a spread of expertise, sectors and geographical locations.

The Board's resources include valued subcommittees, a General Manager, Segolene de Fontenay, and an Association Administrator, Wendy Wilson.

Board members
The NZEA is directed by a volunteer Board of events professionals representing a spread of expertise, sectors and geographical locations. The Board's resources include valued subcommittees, a General Manager, Segolene de Fontenay, and an Association Administrator, Wendy Wilson.

The NZEA Team

Ségolène de Fontenay
General Manager
Segolene@nzea.co
Wendy Wilson
Association Administrator
info@nzaep.co.nz

Regional Reps

Our Regional Reps are NZEA's eyes and ears in your local industry. Contact your local Regional Rep to find out about NZEA activity in your region, and connect with your local events industry professionals.

Partners

Cvent logo International Festival and Events Association logo Meeting Newz logo MinterEllisonRuddWatts logo

If you are interested in partnering with us to provide benefits for the New Zealand events industry, we'd love to hear from you. Contact us.


NZEA is a member of:

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EVANZ logo
CINZ silver member logo
IFEA logo

Code of conduct

The New Zealand Events Association represents the highest levels of professional and ethical behavior in the New Zealand events industry. This association has adopted these Principles of Professional and Ethical Conduct and its members use them as standards of honorable behavior by which they may evaluate their relationships with their clients, sponsors, suppliers, volunteers and colleagues.

NZEA Code of Conduct

Advocacy

Appropriate working hours for Event workers (February 2020)
Drug Testing at Festivals (February 2020)
Improving perceptions of event industry careers (May 2019)
Advocating for events in ticket scalping issues (March & April 2019)
Advocating for events in tourism strategy (February 2019)

Supplier Directory

NZEA's suite of Official Suppliers and Supplier Members have your event needs covered - from Staging, to Safety consultants, to ticketing and venues.

Member Directory (members only)

Search our database of fellow NZEA members – connect with event professionals from every sector directly from our directory.

Advertising Opportunities

Advertise your vacancy, service or event to our 1000+ membership of New Zealand Event Professionals. NZEA offer a range of advertising opportunities to suit your needs. Please download our Rate Card or contact info@nzea.co

Our Rate Card
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