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Meet the Team

Claire Hector-Taylor

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 anything related to business events strategy and any international and Australasian business events opportunities.

Claire Hector-Taylor
Convention Bureau Manager

Meegan Ruff

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 two years ago and can’t wait to make her mark in the convention and business events sector. Get in touch with Meegan for any domestic business events queries, or if you are interested in joining our Convention Bureau business partner programme.

Meegan Ruff
Convention Bureau Executive

Joy Sajamark

Joy is a familiar face around the ChristchurchNZ office and is delighted to move into the Convention Bureau team. Joy brings with her exceptional experience of the tourism industry from her time working in trade, media and offshore roles. Get in touch with Joy if you would like to find out about incentive options in Christchurch and Canterbury, or for any Australasian and international business events enquiries.

Joy Sajamark
Business Development Specialist