Whether you’re hosting a conference, a meeting, a trade show or industry function, the centrality and diversity of the Waikato makes it a hard location to beat.
The Waikato is home to a suite of award-winning venues, which are all easily accessible by car, train, plane or bus.
Our variety of quality accommodation and dining options, exciting extra-curricular activities and support services means Hamilton City and the Waikato have everything you need to deliver a memorable business event.
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.
2020 TechFest attracts industry leaders
Callaghan Innovation boss Vic Crone has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the 2020 TechFest, recognising the Waikato’s strength in technology and innovation.
Festive-themed dinner delights guests
Christmas came early for a group of business event organisers, who were treated to an intimate festive-themed dinner inside Hamilton’s Claudelands Arena on Friday night (6 December).
Educators gather to grow Māori and Pasifika learner success
Led by Wintec Māori Learning Advisor and Association of Tertiary Learning Advisors of Aotearoa New Zealand (ATLAANZ) executive member, Tania Oxenham, the conference aimed to further professional development in Māori and Pasifika teaching and learning practises.
Top global tea awards for Zealong
Waikato’s Zealong Tea Estate has won three top global tea awards. Zealong Green, Zealong Aromatic Oolong, and Zealong Black were all awarded medals in their categories in the AVPA Teas of the World competition in France.