AIME 2018 has secured destination bureaux from around the globe
Attracting leading event brands and destination bureaux from around the globe, including Tourism Fiji, Japan, Abu Dhabi, Korea, Los Angeles and Tourism New Zealand, AIME 2018 will showcase the best products, services and solutions the events industry has to offer.
Conventions & Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) and Tourism New Zealand will present a formidable collective on the 100% Pure New Zealand stand including, for the first time in three years, Queenstown Convention Bureau, along with New Zealand International Convention Centre, Auckland Convention Bureau, Christchurch Convention Centre, Real Journeys and the International Antarctic Centre.
Sharon Auld, Australia manager at CINZ, says AIME is a vital event for the New Zealand business events industry.
“CINZ is thrilled to showcase some of New Zealand’s greatest business event destinations at AIME 2018,” she said. “Not only do we have Queenstown returning for the first time in years, but we also have some of our great hotels and destinations, making the 100% Pure New Zealand stand really focused on offering event professionals the best in New Zealand hospitality.”
Early data from the Hosted Buyers acquisition scheme reveals an expansive interest from international buyers including representatives from New Zealand, United States, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, Ireland, Indonesia, China and Finland.
“The focus of AIME is to connect the business events industry with partners that inspire creativity and innovation,” said Angela Sciacca, project manager at AIME.
“We are thrilled to confirm a great mix of international and local hosted buyers for 2018, bringing fresh eyes and unique propositions. With major international buyers from the likes of Daimler Greater China, Orbit World Travel, Retina World Congress, International Conference Services, Modern Language Association and so many more, we are confident that the relationships developed at AIME will provide real business value to the meetings and events sector.”
A wide range of local Australian suppliers are exhibiting, including new comers QuizzaMe, an online quiz company set to transform interactive entertainment. All major Australian bureaux will return to the show floor for the third year in a row, along with Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia, Northern Territory and Destination New South Wales.
Register for free at aime.com.au/free-registration-for-aime.