Renowned for its stunning natural landscapes, creative art and artisan producers, abundant activities, clever businesses and surprisingly diverse range of venues, you’re completely spoilt for choice when it comes to hosting an event in Nelson Tasman.

Located in the centre of the country, the ease of accessibility to the region means that you can quite literally “meet in the middle”. Nelson Tasman is one of the easiest and fastest locations to reach in the country, serviced by 4 airlines that connect with 6 direct destinations - Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Palmerston North, Paraparaumu and Golden Bay. The airport is just 10 minutes from the CBD or Richmond, making it easy for event attendees to get away for a weekend festival or a mid-week conference.

From hosting over 20,000 All Blacks fans for an unforgettable test match, to blowing the minds of conference delegates with experiences not found elsewhere, Nelson Tasman has firmly established itself as an attractive event and incentive travel destination.

What’s more, making decisions on venues and activities is made simple and stress-free for event organisers with the free expert advice available from the Events team at the Nelson Regional Development Agency. Regardless of the type of event; major, sporting, community, conferences or incentive travel, the Events team are the local experts and can help create the perfect solution for your needs.