Global civil society activity in New Zealand

Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

20 years

New Zealand is ranked #44 over a 20 year period,
with 1031 meetings since 2001.


New Zealand is ranked #41 in 2021, with 22 meetings.

Local UIA Partner

Tourism New Zealand


Why New Zealand..... World-leading thinking in a world-class destination. New Zealand offers the infrastructure, ideas, and appeal for an unbeatable international conference. Holding a conference in New Zealand brings a host of benefits. World-class venues, from new generation purpose-built convention centres to international hotel brands, provide the excellent infrastructure and exceptional service required for smooth organisation. The ability to tap into New Zealand’s leading knowledge hubs opens opportunities to connect with local experts, ensuring an event that delivers innovative content, value for delegates, and positive impact. Our warm welcome, safety and stability make New Zealand a reliable choice. Our professional support, including bidding and marketing assistance, make it a smart one. And New Zealand’s stunning scenery, unique Māori culture, and outstanding visitor experiences help to attract international delegates and provide exciting social programme and pre-and post-conference opportunities, ensuring a memorable and successful event.

Local UIA Partner

Auckland Convention Bureau


Auckland Convention Bureau (ACB) was set up nearly 20 years ago to promote Auckland as a great city for conferences, conventions and other business events, and to support event planners in delivering a world-class experience for delegates.

Whether you are a small New Zealand-based business or a large multinational, ACB can help you plan every stage of your event, from accessing bid funding to sourcing accommodation and transport quotes. Their services are available to event planners for free, as part of their ongoing commitment to increase business events in the region.

ACB is a not-for-profit division of ATEED (Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development), Auckland’s economic growth agency, which is an Auckland Council-controlled organisation.

ACB can:

  • Give you free advice and quotes for venues, accommodation, activities and service providers to best suit your business events requirements
  • Organise bespoke visits so you can see for yourself what Auckland has to offer, and arrange site visits
  • Supply marketing materials such as brochures, imagery and DVDs to help drive delegate numbers
  • Produce professional bid documents detailing the business advantages of selecting Auckland as your event destination, including destination information and supporting letters
  • Give you online access to professional photographs for use in your conference marketing materials
  • Carry out a study into the financial feasibility of holding your event in Auckland
  • Complete your application for financial support from Tourism New Zealand’s Conference Assistance Programme
  • Link your conference website to to let your delegates explore what’s on offer in Auckland
  • Provide an onsite information, activities and booking desk for delegates at your event
  • Much more – just ask

Organizations based in New Zealand

International Association for Computing and Philosophy - Lower Hutt
Oceania Football Confederation - Auckland
Pacific History Association - Wellington
International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention - Dunedin
Indo-Pacific Theosophical Federation - Auckland
Pacific Early Childhood Education Research Association - Christchurch
South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation - Wellington
World Archery Oceania - Palmerston North
Pacific Islands Trade and Invest - Auckland
Pasifika Education Centre - Auckland
International Bryozoology Association - Christchurch
International Seminar on Urban Form - Auckland
Human Service Information Technology Applications - Lower Hutt
Earthrace Conservation - Whangarei
Gateway Antarctica - Christchurch
New Zealand Institute of International Affairs - Wellington
Oceania Wrestling Federation - Hawera
Aotearoa New Zealand International Development Studies Network - Wellington
Australasian Society of Phycology and Aquatic Botany - Wellington
Australasian Facilitators' Network - Auckland
Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies - Christchurch
Pacific Development and Conservation Trust - Wellington
Peace Through Unity - Wanganui
International Global Change Institute, Hamilton - Hamilton
Pacific Institute for Resource Management - Wellington

View More profiles (98) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in New Zealand

2030 World ContestWorld Ploughing Organization - Wellington

2027 ICoMST : International Congress of Meat Science and TechnologyInternational Congress of Meat Science and Technology - Auckland

2026 Triennial MeetingInternational Basal Ganglia Society - Dunedin

2026 International Sedimentological CongressInternational Association of Sedimentologists - Wellington

2026 ConferenceAssociation of Critical Heritage Studies - Auckland

2026 International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME)International Society for Microbial Ecology - Auckland

2026 International Conference on GeomorphologyInternational Association of Geomorphologists - Christchurch

2025 Annual MeetingInternational Association of Forensic Toxicologists - Auckland

2025 World ConferenceInternational Council for Open and Distance Education - Wellington

2025 International Conference on Digital Preservation (iPRES)International Conference on Digital Preservation - Wellington

2025 World Indigenous Peoples Conference on EducationWorld Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education International Council - Auckland

2025 Annual International ConferenceInternational Society of Arboriculture - Christchurch

2025 International Congress of History of Science and Technology (ICHST)International Union of History and Philosophy of Science and Technology - Dunedin

2025 WorkshopInternational Association of Language Centres - Auckland

2025 Annual General MeetingInternational Organization for the Study of Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Auckland

View More Future Events (23) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in New Zealand

2024 General Synod – Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia - Hastings
2024 International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS) – International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems - Auckland
2024 International Conference on Computational Visual Media (CVM) – Asiagraphics - Wellington
2024 Conference – Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology - Auckland
2024 Interim Scientific Meeting – Australasian Society of Diagnostic Genomics - Queenstown
2024 Biennial Scientific Conference – Pacific Society for Reproductive Health - Auckland
2024 In Sickness and In Health International Conference (ISIH) – In Sickness and In Health International Conference - Auckland
2023 World Leisure Congress – World Leisure Organization - Dunedin
2023 Annual Conference – Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia - Auckland
2023 Annual Scientific Meeting - Auckland
2023 Annual Scientific Meeting – Australasian Society for Immunology - Auckland
2023 Asia Pacific International Congress of Anatomists – Asia Pacific International Congress of Anatomists - Dunedin
2023 International Conference – New Zealand Asian Studies Society - Christchurch
2023 International Conference on Engineering, Project, and Production Management (EPPM) – Association of Engineering, Project, and Production Management - Auckland
2023 Symposium – Centre international scientifique des fertilisants - Auckland

View More Past Events (2121) in The International Congress Calendar

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