Driving growth, maximising potential, and generating opportunity through infrastructure, transport, tourism, and regional development.

Westpac Stadium, Wellington | 15 - 16 May 2019

With New Zealand’s population growing exponentially, it is essential for government, business and community leaders to meet the growing demand by driving sustainable economic development across the country.

Now in it’s fourth year, Developing NZ will bring together KiwiRail, Wellington City Council, Tourism NZ, Panuku Development Auckland, Rotorua District Council, Energy Efficiency & Conservation Authority and NZTA to discuss economic growth opportunities through stronger transport, infrastructure and tourism investment.

Discuss housing and infrastructure affordability with Hon. Jenny Salesa, Minister for Building and Construction, Associate Minister of Housing and Urban Development, NZ Government.
Learn how to leverage existing assets to drive growth through tourism with Stephen England-Hall, Chief Executive, Tourism NZ. 
Co-located with Co-located with 3rd Annual Government Digital Transformation NZ.  


The Hon. Shane Jones

Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Economic Development and Associate Minister for Transport

NZ Government

Hon. Jenny Salesa

Minister for Building & Construction and Associate Minister for Housing & Urban Development

NZ Government

Stephen England-Hall

Chief Executive

Tourism NZ

Todd Moyle

Chief Executive (Acting)


Kevin Lavery

Chief Executive

Wellington City Council

Dave Cull

President, Local Government New Zealand & Mayor

Dunedin City Council

John Carnegie

Executive Director, Energy & Infrastructure


Andrew Caseley

Chief Executive

Energy Efficiency & Conservation Authority

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Why Attend?

  1. Learn how to leverage existing assets to drive growth through tourism with Stephen England-Hall, Chief Executive, Tourism NZ.

  2. Discover how Panuku Development has been regenerating Auckland to make it one of the most liveable cultural and economic hubs in the world

  3. Assess the role of investment prioritisation and asset optimisation with Chief Executives from Dunedin, Bay of Plenty, Hamilton City, and more

  4. Learn how the Provincial Growth Fund will affect the ongoing economic development of the regions with Waikato REDA, DWC, and CEDA

  5. Learn from Kevin Lavery, Chief Executive, Wellington City Council on how they keep Wellington at the top of ‘The World’s Most Liveable Cities’ lists

  6. Hear KiwiRail’s plans for integrating New Zealand’s urban centres with its regional hubs through transport with Todd Moyle, Acting Chief Executive

  7. Discuss the opportunities and implications of the newly announced Safe Network Programme and it’s $1.4 billion funding package

Who Should Attend?

  •  Local Government (Chief Executives, COOs, CIOs, Mayors, and Councillors)
  • Industry professionals (Building & construction, urban planning, transport, tourism, infrastructure investment, infrastructure development, engineering, and consulting)
  • Central Government (Housing, Transport, Treasury, Environment)


Why Sponsor

Developing NZ is a premier conference bringing leaders from government, community and the private sector together to explore transport, development policies, major projects, and infrastructure opportunities to drive sustainable economic growth across New Zealand.

Co-located with 3rd Annual Government Digital Transformation NZ, there is no better event to showcase thought leadership and make new connections with more than 350 senior leaders who are actively seeking solutions, service providers and partners.
Our sponsorship and exhibition packages are specifically tailored to maximise your company’s return on investment by raising your organisation’s profile and position solutions to a qualified audience of senior decision makers across New Zealand.


  • Developing New Zealand is the result of months of industry consultation and independent research, and will address compelling issues that will be delivered by industry leaders and experts. Sponsoring this event gives your organization authority in your industry and boosts your credibility. Your brand and speakers will be seen throughout the event and attendees will be eager to learn more about your business
  • Developing New Zealand will feature speakers from a carefully selected range of industries, with each speaker chosen for their unique insights and valuable experiences. As a sponsor your name, speakers and logo will be used during these pre-event marketing campaigns, which provides the opportunity to reach thousands of targeted recipients, to generate media exposure and increase your company’s brand awareness
  • Developing New Zealand is a great way to generate quality leads by getting face to face with a target audience of senior decision makers who will be attending. A strategic sponsorship partnership will be cheaper and have a higher ROI than other advertising methods. Why? Because this event has a very specific and highly engaged target market.   


For details on available sponsorship packages and to obtain a sponsorship prospectus, contact info@aventedge.com

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Westpac Stadium  

105 Waterloo Quay, Pipitea,
Wellington 6140, New Zealand

Conference Room: Level 3 West
T: +64 4 473 3881 
E: info@westpacstadium.co.nz
The Westpac Stadium Function Centre offers an inspired range of possibilities for corporate and private events. With 15 premium versatile spaces, our Function Centre can accommodate events from as small as 10 people to a 1,700 person cocktail function.
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