Latest News – Wellington Convention Centre

Welcome to the News Section where you can find all the latest media releases relating to our business and the events we host. 

New leadership team announced

2 November 2011

We’re pleased to introduce the new leadership team at Positively Wellington Venues and excited about developing our grow business and show business offerings. Read all about it in the link below.


Wellington means business!

29 September 2011

Positively Wellington Tourism (PWT), Positively Wellington Venues (PWV) and Te Papa have partnered to establish a new Business Development Manager position in a bid to drive trans-Tasman business to the capital. Read more >>


Welcome to Positively Wellington Venues!

September 2011

Positively Wellington Venues is an integration of what were two businesses – the Wellington Convention Centre and St James Theatre & Opera House.  We are working on bringing new a fabulous new website shortly!


New management for Wellington Convention Centre

1 February 2011

As of 1st February 2011 the Wellington Convention Centre will be part of the newly formed Wellington Venues group.

Wellington Venues is a venue management company which also manages the St James Theatre and the Opera House. The company which came into effect on 1st February will be led by Glenys Coughlan as Chief Executive who started her new role on 31st January 2011.

Previously a business unit of the Wellington City Council, the Wellington Convention Centre will continue to run business as usual with only a few notable changes. All employees of the organisation will be using a new email address to reflect the change of organisation and all documents where the Council logo was used will now be Wellington Venues branded.

There will be a transition period over the next six months with the Wellington Convention Centre venues and the St James Theatre and Opera House operating separately until further notice.


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