Location and accessibility are crucial to holding a successful business event. Nelson Tasman is conveniently located in the centre of New Zealand, with 4 airlines servicing 6 direct destinations - Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Palmerston North, Paraparaumu and Golden Bay. From here, it’s only a short 10-minute drive along Tasman Bay’s gorgeous coastline before you reach the boutique city streets.

From city-based conferences to remote retreats, one-day to multi-day events, single to multi-room conferences, and trade shows to extraordinary incentives, there’s no doubt that Nelson Tasman offers a surprisingly diverse and flexible range of event spaces for organisers to choose from. Whether that’s a beachside destination suitable for 50-250 delegates, a central city function that will host up to 700 people, or a large gala dinner by the river, the region’s venues are complemented by ample accommodation options, activities, world-class dining and skilled auxiliary service providers who can take care of the finer details.

Over 300 hotel rooms, 500+ quality motel units and serviced apartments, luxury eco lodges and multiple high-end B&B properties abound in the region. It’s easy to feel the charm that is synonymous with this extraordinary place, unwinding from the day in one of our central city apartments or beachfront lodges in the Abel Tasman National Park.

Conference delegates and incentive travellers will undoubtedly be left feeling energised and inspired by the surprising diversity and vibrancy that is instilled in the culture of the Nelson Tasman region. Art galleries, boutique stores and weekend markets provide ample opportunity for delegates to immerse themselves in creativity, whilst an abundance of spectacular landscapes are only a stone’s throw away, promising endless entertainment both pre and post-conference. Off-site dinner options are aplenty, with top-rated waterfront restaurants offering a taste of local kaimoana, and central city restaurants taking progressive dining to the next level, with innovative ‘moveable feast’ extravaganzas.

So what are you waiting for? Get in touch today and find out why Nelson Tasman is chosen to host over 120,000 delegate days each year.