Auckland is a unique city, punching above its weight in world class entertainment, thought leadership and innovation. The city is working hard to address climate change, across many sectors we see businesses changing the way they operate, building resilience and sustainability.

Auckland Convention Bureau, as part of Tātaki Auckland Unlimited is committed to supporting the business event industry in delivering business events that support positive social, environmental, cultural and economic outcomes for Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland.

As stewards of sustainable events, we support and celebrate our members that provide sustainable and inclusive venues, activities, and accommodation for Auckland’s local and international guests.

As outlined in Te Tāruke-ā-Tāwhiri: Auckland’s Climate Plan Tamaki Makaurau’s goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 50 per cent by 2030, and achieving net zero emissions by 2050 – while considering the wellbeing of our city’s people. Every choice matters, including  business event organisers’ choices about event providers.

We are proud to boast members with compelling sustainability credentials including New Zealand’s first 5 Green Star Hotel; a historic cargo shed on Auckland’s waterfront with a 400sqm solar panelled roof; and venues that both deliver sustainable events and work with accredited caterers providing sustainable solutions such as locally sourced produce, sustainable menus and eco-friendly cutlery.

Our team can connect you with the local experts and provide suggestions and partners that will help your next business event achieve great environmental and social outcomes - helping you leave your lasting impact on Tāmaki Makaurau.

Business event suppliers championing sustainability
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How Cordis Auckland is leading the way for sustainable accommodation

One of Auckland’s leading hotels, Cordis has been beating the green accommodation drum for over fifteen years, showcasing best-in-class sustainable hospitality from their well-known spot at the top of Auckland’s CBD. 

The Hotel Britomart - Sustainability from the ground up

As the winner of Best Sustainable Business at the New Zealand Hospitality Awards and holding a Qualmark New Zealand Environmental Gold Rating, The Hotel Britomart are certainly doing something right.  See how The Hotel Britomart paves the way in sustainable hospitality.

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A biodiversity explosion

When Gavin Oliver and Chris Hollister sat down at a pub to brainstorm business ideas over 10 years ago, nobody was talking about sustainable tourism – at least no one they knew of.  

Uniquely local - Ananda Tours connecting visitors with the Waiheke community

Visitors to Auckland’s largest suburb, Waiheke Island, are treated with lush beaches, world-class vineyards and incredible ocean view walks. But to get a truly unique (memorable) experience, you need to get off the beaten track and meet the locals. 

Talk to our experts

Talk to the Auckland Convention Bureau team to find out how we can help make your next event a success

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Gemma Wood
Business Events Manager – Domestic and International
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Jessica Skinner
Business Development Executive
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Sarah Burilin
Marketing and Communications Manager
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