Hospitality New Zealand Conference 2019
Each year, Hospitality New Zealand hosts the nation’s premier hospitality awards ceremony. This year, the annual event will take place from 15-17 October in Hawke's Bay. The conference will be held at the Napier Convention Centre, and registration for tickets is now open.
Our conference theme for 2019 is Expanding Horizons. The event will be packed with talks by the industry's trail blazers as well as important workshops. It will offer valuable opportunities for our members to tap in to current trends, update themselves on important changes, and ultimately to learn, share, network and grow as hospitality business operators.
We are looking forward to sharing the line up of influential, international speakers with you in due course. Keep your eyes open for further updates on the conference schedule.
Join like-minded business owners and operators at this key hospitality and tourism industry event. You’ll find out industry information, insights, ‘state of the industry’ from experts as well as find out about new and innovative products and services that will add value to members’ businesses.
We have secured a line up of inspiring International and New Zealand speakers, including updates from our annual favourites. Be inspired, Get insights. Stay relevant.
We are working on bringing you a program full of information, inspiration and thought-provoking speakers. Keep an eye out for announcements on the key speakers attending this year.
Where to stay
The 2019 conference is perfectly positioned in the Napier Conference Centre with beautiful sweeping views of the ocean from the plenary room and easy walking access to the hotels, beachfront, restaurants, and cafes. We have secured rooms at a range of nearby hotels at special conference rates.
Explore Hawke's Bay
Award-winning food and wine, outstanding architecture, and warm balmy days surrounded by magnificent landscapes waiting to be explored – Hawke’s Bay is pure paradise.
Event Partners and Sponsors
Thanks to our sponsors for their support
The 2019 Hospitality Conference and Awards for Excellence would not be possible without the support of our major sponsors and we acknowledge their invaluable, ongoing contribution to the industry.