Bay of Plenty Tourism and Hospitality Summit

Bay of Plenty Tourism and Hospitality Summit

  • When: Thursday, 26 Sep 2019, 8.45am
  • Duration: 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Where:
  • Venue: Mokoia Campus

    Lecture Theater, L Block

New Zealand’s tourism and hospitality industry is expected to be worth $41 billion per annum by 2025. To reach that, the sector needs an extra 36,000 full-time equivalent workers. 

How can we attract and train these essential workers? What are we, as a region, doing to tap into this booming tourism and hospitality market?

Join this free one-day event and be part of the conversation with industry experts, regional leaders, and secondary and tertiary educators to explore how we can all collaborate to ensure success - now and in the future.

Key Speakers

  • Paul Button, My road to entrepreneurship
  • Esther Goldsworthy, The love of tourism  
  • Julia Anne, How fast is the tide rising on the shared economy    
  • Fraser Hungerford, Championing Food Provenance
  • Bronwyn Alton, Research opportunities for the sector
  • Nick Chater and Nikki Kelly, The importance of Adventure Education
  • Bart Vose, The junction; A transformational space for learning. Industry training requirements, micro-credentials

Registrations are essential. RSVP by 20 September.