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WHY TRENZ?


Connect with New Zealand’s $35 billion tourism industry.

TRENZ is your window into New Zealand’s valuable and growing tourism industry. A place to make new contacts and discover new experiences with New Zealand’s leading tourism businesses. A place to gain exclusive interview and photo opportunities with political, government and private sector leaders about industry issues, opportunities and initiatives.

Come and join us for our annual four day, business-to-business travel and trade event which attracts over 1500 delegates from around the world.

You’ll leave with a wealth of story ideas and leads.


Access

Gain unrivalled access to industry leaders and tourism newsmakers

Discover

Unearth our latest tourism products and report on the freshest travel stories

Experience

Explore New Zealand’s food, wine, people and culture

Host region


In 2018, TRENZ will be hosted in Dunedin, New Zealand, in partnership with Southland and Waitaki. This is the first time TRENZ will be held in Dunedin, so it is not to be missed!

The rugged coastline is home to unique wildlife while the great outdoors offers a natural playground with a myriad of activities available. Immerse yourself in our rich legacy of heritage buildings in our towns and cities or enjoy our fresh products of the land and sea at festivals, local farmers market, cafes, restaurants, bars, and vineyards. Welcome, to the heart of the South.

Media Package



Accommodation

Qualifying Media will receive four nights of accommodation with our Official Accommodation Providers, checking in Monday 7 May and checking out Friday 11 May 2018.


Flights

Air New Zealand, Premier Sponsor of TRENZ will provide international Economy flights to New Zealand for selected Media. Qualifying Media will receive booking information, options to upgrade and full terms and conditions from your local Tourism New Zealand representative.

Apply

TRENZ is an invitation only event. You will be able to apply below using the details in your invitation once application dates are confirmed.

APPLICATIONS OPEN SOON

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Key Dates & Information

For those of you joining us in 2018, there are plenty of key dates to be aware of leading up to the big event. Here are some of the most important to mark in your calendar as the countdown to TRENZ begins.



To be advised: Media applications open


31 January 2018: My TRENZ Zone live

N.B. All Media delegates receive access to My TRENZ Zone upon confirmation of attendance


8 February 2018: Appointment requests open (request the Sellers you want to meet with)


To be advised: Media applications close

N.B. Late applications will be considered.


Mid-March 2018: Media Activity Afternoon registration opens in My TRENZ Zone


Late March 2018: Accommodation booking confirmation available in My TRENZ Zone


28 March 2018: Appointment requests close


5 April 2018: Appointment scheduling open (review your appointment schedule and fill any remaining meeting spaces)


23 April 2018: Delegates can no longer cancel appointments from this date

N.B. You can continue to schedule appointments up until and throughout TRENZ until the last appointment on 10 May 2018.


TRENZ 2018 will take place from Monday 7 May until Thursday 10 May.

TRENZ PROGRAMME


The TRENZ programme is an interactive mix of one-on-one business meetings, industry sessions, presentations and networking functions along with a range of activities and tours to experience.

The interactive programme includes:

Up to 28 business focused appointments between Media and Sellers

A comprehensive media programme run by Tourism Industry Aotearoa with support from Tourism New Zealand

Industry sessions with the Media Programme presentations

Networking functions including Welcome Function, TRENZ Bar, Farewell Function and TRENZ Media Function

Media Activity Afternoon (experience local products first-hand)


5.30pm – 7.30pm Welcome Function
8.00pmSuggested time for non-official functions to commence
8.00amVenue opens
9.00am – 10.45amMedia Programme presentations
10.45am – 11.10amMorning Tea
11.10am – 1.05pmScheduled appointments, research and interview time
1.10pm – 2.40pmLunch
2.45pm – 4.40pmScheduled appointments, research and interview time
4.45pm – 6.45pmTRENZ Bar
7.15pmSuggested time for non-official functions to commence
8.00amVenue opens
9.00am – 10.45amMedia Programme presentations
10.45am – 11.10amMorning Tea
11.10am – 12.45pmScheduled appointments, research and interview time
1.00pm – 4.30pmMedia TRENZ Activity Afternoon
6.00pm – 9.00pmTRENZ Media Function
8.00amVenue opens
9.00am – 10.45amMedia Programme presentations
10.45am – 11.10amMorning Tea
11.10am – 1.05pmScheduled appointments, research and interview time
1.10pm – 2.40pmLunch
2.45pm – 4.20pmScheduled appointments, research and interview time
7.00pm – 12.00amFarewell Function


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Enquire to attend TRENZ

Please fill in the below enquiry form if you’re interested in attending TRENZ but have not received an invitation.

A member of the Tourism Industry Aotearoa Media Team will contact you.


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