Tourism NZ: International business events deliver USD220m to New Zealand economy

    Tourism New Zealand announced (01-Jun-2017) since 2013 it has secured business events that delivered, and continue to deliver, over NZD310 million (USD219.7 million) to the New Zealand economy. Tourism New Zealand director trade, PR and major events René de Monchy stated: “We are really pleased with the significant return on investment we have made with the support of the New Zealand business events industry”. In Budget 2013 the NZ Government invested NZD34 million (USD24.1 million) with Tourism New Zealand for the purpose of attracting meetings, incentives and conferences.