Conference 2023


Venue:  Christchurch Town Hall, Kilmore Street

The NZ Cruise Association Annual General Meeting will be held via Zoom on Thursday 17 August followed by the Conference and networking function on Friday 18 August at the Christchurch Town Hall, Christchurch.

The 2023 conference will include panel sessions, networking opportunities and interactive workshops – giving all stakeholders a chance to discuss 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.

The upcoming 2023/2024 cruise season is anticipated to be the biggest ever in New Zealand’s history.


Please click here to register.

  Members Non-Members
Standard $495 + GST $595 + GST

Included in your registration fee:

  • Attendance at the conference on Friday 18 August
  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
  • Networking Function on Friday 18 August


A preliminary programme is available here. The conference day is scheduled to start at approximately 8.30am.

There will be plenty of time to mix and mingle after the conference to network with speakers and other participants.

ChristchurchNZ and participating operators are pleased to offer a range of tours and activities to NZCA 2023 Conference attendees – please see the attached for further information.


Speakers and panellists will be announced soon.


We have secured accommodation at Crowne Plaza Christchurch, Novotel Christchurch and Sudima Christchurch City – all are within a short walk from the conference venues.

You can book and pay for your room on the registration form.


Thank you to our sponsors for your continued and generous support.  All of our 2023 conference sponsorship packages have now been sold – please click HERE to find out more about our sponsors.

For updates and announcements

Follow us on FB
Subscribe to our newsletter