BEIA Marketing Opportunities

BEIA has a number of communication channels, activities and events that promote New Zealand business events and incentive activity and serve as an effective support for those organising conferences and business events.

BEIA NZ Event Planners' Guide (The Planner)

The Planner is distributed annually to conference, meeting and incentive buyers in New Zealand and Australia, and contains detailed information on New Zealand conference venues, activities and services. The Planner is widely recognised as the industry "Bible" for meeting planners in New Zealand and overseas.

The latest Planner is available to view online by clicking here.

To request your own hard copy of the latest Planner, please complete the form here.

BEIA Members who wish to advertise in the Planner, please click here for the BEIA Planner Prospectus.  You may print and complete the BEIA Advertising Booking Contract or alternatively, complete the Online Advertising Booking Contract.

BEIA Website

The BEIA website is the industry’s leading channel between buyers and suppliers of New Zealand business events products and services.

BEIA Members, click here for the BEIA Promotional Website Listings Brochure to view the various website levels available, and examples of Interactive listings. BEIA Members receive a complimentary Standard Listing included with their membership.  However, we highly recommend that you take the opportunity to upgrade to an Interactive to enhance and boost your presence. Should you wish to upgrade please complete our Online Advertising Booking Contract

BEIA Korero and BEIA Essentials - Client Newsletters

BEIA Korero and BEIA Essentials are the quarterly e-newsletters distributed to Australian and New Zealand clients respectively, full of information to keep you up to date on events and news within the New Zealand business events industry. 


All Members have the opportunity to purchase a Banner advertisement in the Essentials NZ Client Newsletter.  Platinum and Gold Members only are able to purchase a Banner advertisement in the Korero Australian Client Newsletter.  Banner advertisements cost $250 plus GST.  Please complete our Online Advertising Booking Contract.

To sign up to receive our Newsletters, please click here:  BEIA Newsletters

BEIA Australian Office

BEIA has a Sydney based General Manager who is available to assist Australian based meeting planners with any information about Business Events Industry Aotearoa member products and services available in New Zealand. BEIA AU also works in association with Tourism New Zealand to promote New Zealand as a leading conference and incentive travel destination to the Australian market.


MEETINGS, hosted by BEIA and often referred to as "the jewel in the crown" is New Zealand’s only annual national business events tourism event for the conference, meetings, events and incentive travel industry. This highly acclaimed two day trade show brings together buyers and sellers of conference and New Zealand incentive travel products and services to grow mutual business opportunities and share knowledge and ideas. The event is held annually and welcomes over 190 exhibiting companies. A Hosted Buyer programme is also offered to qualified buyers from Australia and New Zealand.  Click here for more information. 

BEIA Annual Conference

The BEIA Annual Conference and AGM, hosted by BEIA is the only opportunity in a busy calendar year to get together. Here we discuss issues that affect our industry specifically, come up with ideas for improved performance and also to catch up with old friends and make new ones.  The BEIA Annual Conference offers professional development opportunities and an ever inspiring programme of keynote speakers.

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