Meet The Team
Our friendly, professional team has specialist skills and extensive product knowledge of the city and region, ensuring you have the best possible resource to plan a successful event.
Megan is a Christchurch-based business events industry leader with 25 years of experience tailoring strategy to ensure consistent successful event development, management and delivery. She is recognised by clients, stakeholders, suppliers and colleagues for efficient, warm, innovative, high quality conferences and events. Megan is more passionate now than ever about the immense value and legacy that the business events sector brings not just to Ōtautahi but throughout New Zealand.
Claire has a strong background in the visitor sector with experience in operations, sales and destination marketing. She leads the Convention Bureau team - promoting Christchurch and Canterbury as a fantastic business events destination, and collaborating to attract new business events opportunities to the city and region. Get in touch with Claire for any international and Australasian business events opportunities.
Jess has recently moved back to Christchurch following a three-year stint working in the UK. Jess brings with her experience working in international conferencing and exhibitions and developing partnership programmes. She is thrilled to be back in her home-town and leading the development of a Business Events Advocate Programme for Christchurch and Canterbury, as well as other business events project work. Get in touch with Jess for more information on the advocate programme, or if you would like to discuss business partnership with the Convention Bureau.
Meegan grew up in Auckland and has a wealth of experience, from a summer camp counsellor in Colorado to working in hotels in Auckland, London and Dublin. She made the move to Christchurch in 2017 and is excited to be part of the business events sector. Get in touch with Meegan for any domestic business events queries.
Joy has a raft of experience across the tourism, travel media and business events sectors in both New Zealand and overseas. Joy has a diverse role in our Destination & Attraction pillar at ChristchurchNZ, and in the business events space is particularly focused on the incentive market. Get in touch with Joy if you would like to find out more about the wonderful incentive offering in our city and region.