18 July 2013
Information on accommodation, activities, attractions, events, restaurants, shopping, maps, conferences and tours in Dunedin, New Zealand.
- Meetings was deemed to be a great success. The Dunedin stand was clean, crisp and fresh,with the white background proudly displaying the Dunedin brand and meetings collateral.
Five appointments streams were run and were relatively busy.
- Tourism Dunedin’s (Dunedin Convention Bureau) stand was joined by Dunedin Venue’s Limited which manages the Town Hall and Dunedin Centre Complex, the Porter’s Lounge and the sensational Forsyth Barr stadium. Also in attendance was the iconic Larnach Castle with its associated accommodation venues, the glamorous Camp Estate the Lodge & the Stable accommodation.
- This year the TD stand was joined by the Edgar Centre for the first time. Nestled at the top of the harbour the Edgar Centre boasts the best views of the harbour. A versatile venue which can cater for sporting fixtures, large Conference functions,trade shows and business meetings.
- The team were joined by Conartists who charmed their way into enticing visitors to the Dunedin stand for a chat or to join us for our famous Cocktail Party.
- The Dunedin/Southland Cocktail Party was well attended , particularly as other regions were hosting events at the same time. Mayor Tim from Invercargill entertained the guests with his anecdotes where fact was stranger than fiction.
Thanks must be made to the generosity of our southern suppliers:
DUNEDIN : Evansdale Cheeses : Mild Red Design :Southern Clams : The Scottish Shop: Who ate all the Pies:
INVERCARGILL : Seriously Good Chocolate
As per usual buyers were amazed at the breadth of the variety and versatility of venues in Dunedin. Their proximity to one another is a huge advantage when hosting events. Also buyers were incredibly impressed with the landscape both architectural and natural and the range of activities the city has to offer.
From urban pursuits such as Speight's Brewery & Cadbury World tours, galleries, fashion houses, historic homes, heritage architecture, cafes, local music, farmers market, art & culture to outdoor pursuits: surfing pristine beaches, golf, mountain biking, visits to the Ecosanctuary & Albatross Colony, penguins & Nature’s Wonders, to travelling Taieri Gorge on the train or the high seas on the Monarch
For further information contact
+64 21 865 111