Conference 2022

The New Zealand Cruise Association is delighted to invite you to our 2022 conference.  As many of you will be aware, COVID-19 restrictions have meant that we postponed the conference for the last two years.  We are, like you, very much looking forward to finally hold a critical face-to-face meeting and we can’t wait to see you all.

The Annual General Meeting will be held via Zoom on Wednesday 17th August, at 10.30AM.   Details will be sent closer to the time.

The NZCA Conference will be held on Thursday 18th August at the Aotea Centre, Auckland and we are thrilled to have a strong representation from the cruise line and tourism industry both local and international.  Panel discussions are sure to be lively and include some provocative, challenging and hot topics.

A networking function to follow at the All Blacks Experience and there will be plenty of time to mix and mingle and network with speakers and other participants.

With generous sponsorship from Auckland Unlimited Business Events, Tourism New Zealand, Cruise Lines International Association Australasia (CLIA), Port Otago, Lyttelton Port Company, Ports of Auckland Limited, Napier Port, Hassle-free Tours, Ritchies Coachlines, Hallmark Chauffeur Drive and Merchant Soap Co., we have been able to provide greatly reduced registration rates, with earlybird for members at $125.00 per person.

The 2022 conference will give all relevant stakeholders a chance to discuss during networking sessions their vision for the future of the New Zealand cruise sector.  The conference will present the best opportunity of the year to connect with cruise-focused professionals and network with the very highest levels of industry, both nationally and internationally.

We look forward to seeing you in August.

Debbie Summers

Chairman, New Zealand Cruise Association (He Waka Eke Noa)


The conference photos are available here.


An outline of the programme is available here.


We are pleased to be able to offer delegates significantly reduced registration rates, thanks to support provided by our sponsors.

Please register here.

  Members Non-Members
Standard, from 01 July 2022 $195.00 + GST* $295.00 + GST

*Applies to members who have fully paid 2022 membership fees prior to standard registration dates.

Included in your registration fee:

  • Attendance at the conference on Thursday 18th August
  • Arrival tea and coffee, refreshments
  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
  • Networking function

Please click here for the cancellation policy.


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Thanks to our sponsors for their continued and generous support.  If you wish to sponsor there are packages still available – hurry these are being taken up fast.


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Networking Function

Morning Tea

Afternoon Tea

Coffee Cart

Conference App

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Speaker Transfers

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Delegate Gifts