Industry affiliations – Wellington Convention Centre

The Wellington Convention Centre is a member of the following professional groups.  We have chosen to align ourselves with key organisations who are also dedicated to excellence in event and venue management.


Qualmark is New Zealand Tourism’s official quality assurance agency.  
Wellington Convention Centre currently holds:

  • five star rating for the Michael Fowler Centre
  • five star for the Wellington Town Hall
  • four-plus star rating for the TSB Bank Arena.

to find out more

CINZ – Conventions & Incentives New Zealand

CINZ is the leading business events industry body in New Zealand.  To find out more

Wellington Convention Bureau/Positively Wellington Tourism

As Wellington’s regional tourism operator & convention bureau this body is the leading organisation for promoting Wellington as a tourism and business events destination.  to find out more

ICCA – International Congress & Convention Association

ICCA represents global specialists in organising, transporting and accommodating international meetings, comprising more than 850 member organisations in 85 countries worldwide.  To find out more

EVANZ – Entertainment Venues Association of New Zealand

EVANZ is focused on growing the skills of entertainment venues throughout New Zealand through information exchange and training. To find ourt more

MEA – Meetings & Events Australia

MEA focuses on fostering excellence in all aspects of meetings management and is the central representative of event organisers in Australia.  To find out more

ISO – International Organisation for Standardisation

ISO is an internationally recognised quality management system.  Wellington Convention Centre holds two ISO accreditations: 

  • ISO 9001 for Quality Management
  • ISO 14001 for Environmental Management

VMA – Venue Management Association (Asia and Pacific)

VMA is dedicated to the development of venue management professionals in the Asia-Pacific regions.  A number of our people are members of VMA.  To find out more

Wellington Convention Centre Affiliations

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