HWT Industry Symposium - November 2019

Our Spring Industry Symposium will be held on Thursday 28th November at Mystery Creek Events Centre.

Our industry symposium is an opportunity for you to hear about our activities; hear from new operators during the lightning session; and network with each other.


Thursday 28th November 2019.
We welcome you to arrive for registration and a cuppa from 9am. The programme will commence at 9.20am.


Mystey Creek Events Centre, 125 Mystery Creek Road, Hamilton


  • An update on activities at Waikato Regional Airport (Mark Morgan, CEO, Waikato Regional Airport Limited)
  • Explore carbon measurement tools as part of the TIA’s tourism sustainability commitment (Lynn Robinson, Tourism Industry Aotearoa)
  • Mental health and wellbeing – building resilience and encouraging people to be their “whole and best-selves” at work and home (Rhonda Parry, Kia Puawai)
  • Business events as part of tourism and how you can maximise your exposure in this market (Amanda Graham, Business Events, Hamilton & Waikato Tourism)
  • Industry Update from Jason Dawson, CEO, Hamilton & Waikato Tourism
  • Lightning Session to hear about new products in our region

The day will conclude at 12.45pm with a networking lunch served in the Heritage Village (weather permitting; otherwise inside The Bledisloe) at Mystery Creek Events Centre.