This is an exciting time to be joining the team with Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre due to open in October 2021 bringing with it the opportunity for new conferencing opportunities alongside the extensive business events offering and destination experience already available in the city.
Megan will drive the strategic direction for business events in Ōtautahi Christchurch and Waitaha Canterbury, lead the Convention Bureau team, manage partnerships with key business events stakeholders and business partners, manage the legacy investment fund, and focus on new business opportunities for the city and region.
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 Christchurch, but throughout New Zealand.
The creation of the new role of Head of Business Events recognises ChristchurchNZ’s commitment to attracting business events to the city and providing the appropriate resources to market and promote the city to prospective planners, buyers and conference and incentive professionals.