Updates from our CEO,
Lisa Hopkins

Here you can find articles featuring, and by, CEO of Business Events Industry Aotearoa, Lisa Hopkins.

Articles and Interviews

September 2020
RNZ - Cancellations devastating for $5B business event sector 
New Zealand Business events industry on show at BE Reconnected 21 September 

August 2020
Tourism Ticker - Wednesday Open Letter by Lisa Hopkins 19 August

July 2020
CINZ & PCMA sign strategic agreement 
New $10millon domestic events fund welcome news
Lisa Hopkins Live on Mike Hosking Breakfast NewstalkZB - Concern over missed opportunities of hosting virtual APEC

June 2020
Lisa Hopkins -  Interview with New Zealand Herald | June 2020
COVID-19 Coronavirus: Most restrictions lifted at Level 1 except for at the border'

May 2020
Lisa Hopkins - Interview with Stuff | May 2020
'Ticketed events now allowed up to 100 people'

Lisa Hopkins - Interview with MC/Asia | May 2020
'New Zealand's travel trade gets green light to restart business events'

April 2020
Lisa Hopkins - Interview with micenet | April 2020
'A message from CINZ CEO Lisa Hopkins'

Lisa Hopkins - Interview with BizEventsAsia | April 2020
'Courage Under Fire' - Read

'Courage Under Fire' - Watch

Lisa Hopkins - Interview with TTG Media | April 2020
'Optimism is the best vaccination'

March 2020
Lisa Hopkins - Column in Meeting Newz March/April 2020 
'We Feel Your Pain

Lisa Hopkins - Article in Meeting Newz March/April 2020
'Keys to getting through the COVID-19 Crisis

January 2021
Lisa Hopkins - Interview with Tourism Ticker | 19 January 2021
'The key for 2021? Consistency - BEIA's Lisa Hopkins'

Lisa Hopkins - Interview with PCMA | 19 January 2021
'Partner in Focus: Business Events Industry Aotearoa (BEIA)'

February 2021
Hospitality and tourism businesses feel the brunt of sudden lockdown | 15 February 2021

Meeting Newz | 16 February 2021
'Lockdown's Confidence Hit Big Setback for B.E.'
'Robust Strategy like Australia's Needed'

Cost of cancelled Auckland events runs to millions for affected businesses | 17 February 2021


BEIA Media Releases

New Zealand business events industry welcomes Regional Events Fund
11th September 2020

CINZ and BECA align to strengthen Australasian business events

New Zealand launches voluntary code for event organisers
9th June 2020

New Zealand gets back to Business Events
3rd June 2020

CINZ - Update to Level 2 Meeting Guidelines
29th May 2020

CINZ confirms Business Events of up to 100 can go ahead
14th May 2020

CINZ calls for urgent distinction between business events and mass gatherings
8th May 2020

CINZ recovery plan supports business events industry
NZ Business
7th April 2020

CINZ 'Let's Hui' Newsletter - Lisa's Column

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