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The diversity of the Hamilton & Waikato region provides endless options for any business event, from long unspoilt beaches and a thriving metropolitan city to underground wonders and Middle-earth movie magic. With award-winning venues, an accessible location, a variety of accommodation options, exciting activities and quality support services, Hamilton & Waikato has everything you need to make your business event unforgettable.

The Convention Bureau offers complimentary advice to assist with the organisation of all types of business events, including conferences, meetings, networking functions, workshops and special events. A range of services are available, from suggestions and advice on venues, information about support services or ideas on team-building activities, through to full proposals and conference bids.

How we can assist your planning

Hamilton and Waikato Business Events offers free, impartial advice and assistance to help with the organisation of an outstanding event in Hamilton and the greater Waikato region.

Getting to our Place

Many popular attractions are within a comfortable hour’s drive of Hamilton city, so self-drive is a popular option with many car hire companies on hand to assist if need be. Hamilton and the Waikato is readily accessible – easy to reach and to get around. Flying in, travelling by train or bus are all options.

Testimonials and Case Studies

Hear what conference organisers have to say about business events they have organised and find case studies for business events hosted in the Hamilton & Waikato region.
Hamilton & Waikato Business Events Directory 2018

Hamilton & Waikato Business Events Directory

View & download a copy of the 2018-19 Business Events Directory here.

Conference & Function Venues

Extensive stand-alone conference and function venues, to accommodation with on-site facilities, lodges and retreats, the Hamilton & Waikato region has a range of options.
Distinction Hotel Hamilton - Superior King Suite


Inner city hotels are supported by a selection of motels and self-contained apartments, while rural stays, luxury lodgings and boutique hotels and motels are on offer throughout the wider region

Activities & Attractions

From outdoor and underground adventure activities that will push the boundaries and evoke friendly competition through to relaxing escapes, the Hamilton & Waikato region has an abundance of activities and experiences to choose from.

Support Services

The Hamilton & Waikato region has a history of planning and hosting world-class events of all sizes so it is no wonder the support services available to business event organisers is also world-class.

Special & Packages

View the range of special, promotions & package deals on offer from the Hamilton & Waikato Tourism Convention Bureau Partners.

Promotional Resources

If you’re planning a conference or business event in the Waikato region be sure to make the most of the free promotional resources available below.

Latest News & Updates

The latest news and press releases from the Hamilton & Waikato Business Events team.

Business Event Basics

World class facilities and magical experiences are in abundance in the Hamilton & Waikato region, making for some of the most unique business event options in the world. With so many different options there’s a lot to consider. Check out these insider tips from Convention Bureau Manager Amanda Graham, for everything you need to know about planning and executing your next conference, meeting or business event.

Our Stories

Hear the inspiring back-stories from some of our local operators.

Make an Enquiry

Working together with our business partners we offer comprehensive advice and impartial recommendations suitable for all your conference requirements.

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