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Trade

Our Team

Meet The Trade Team

Our friendly, professional team has specialist skills and extensive knowledge of trade ready product available in Ōtautahi Christchurch and the surrounding region of Canterbury.

Get in touch for itinerary planning, new product updates and famil opportunities.

Trade and Product Development Manager

Mel Wong

Mel Wong - Trade and Product Development Manager

Mel brings a broad range of domestic and international experience and networks. She is working on finding strategic opportunities to work with our valued trade partners in key markets and to support our tourism operators and stakeholders across the region. She looks forward to connecting with you.

Mel Wong
Trade and Product Development Manager

Destination Experience Specialist

Joy Sajamark

Joy Sajamark - Destination Experience Specialist

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 works across both tourism and business events teams.

Joy Sajamark
Destination Experience Specialist

Asian Markets Manager

Cissy Chen

Cissy Chen - Asian Markets Manager

For over ten years, Cissy Chen has been a leader in the Asian markets tourism industry. You may know her from her work as the Asian Markets Manager at ChristchurchNZ however Cissy also is credited with contributions to Asian culture advice, digital marketing development and business connection here in Christchurch.

Cissy Chen
Asian Markets Manager

Trade Partnerships Executive

James Brickland

James Brickland – Trade Partnerships Executive

James has a passion for tourism and has been in the team for two and half years. Since border closures, James has fronted trade webinars and virtual tradeshows representing Christchurch. Get in touch with James for itinerary and product suggestions or need local expert knowledge.

James Brickland
Trade Partnerships Executive

Mackenzie Marketing and Trade Executive

Jason Menard

Jason Menard, Mackenzie Marketing and Trade Executive

When it comes to showcasing the Mackenzie Region, no one is more passionate than Jason. That’s why he packed up his life in the states and moved there! When not at work, Jason loves swimming the local lakes with his family or planting native trees on his land near Twizel. Get in touch with Jason if you’d like local advice and information about the amazing offerings in the Mackenzie Region.

Jason Menard
Mackenzie Marketing and Trade Executive
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