Day Buyer Frequently Asked Questions

A Day Buyer is looking to discover, experience and connect with exhibitors. Registration for Day Buyers is free.  Day Buyers can roam the exhibition floor at any time during opening hours.

An Industry Guest is someone who wants to experience MEETINGS but does not want to be a buyer or exhibitor. They may be prospective members of Business Events Industry Aotearoa (BEIA) or future exhibitors wanting to gain a better understanding of the event.

An Exhibitor Pass is required if you wish to join your colleagues on the Exhibition Stand.

You are welcome to attend sessions at the Tourism New Zealand Knowledge & Destination Hub. You can view the latest schedule for these sessions. Places are limited and will be on a first-come-first-served basis

Tickets for these functions are limited.  As a Day Buyer, if you would like to purchase a Welcome Function or Celebration ticket, please email  Please note we cannot guarantee you will be able to secure a ticket as a Day Buyer. 

Contact our Hosted Buyer Manager Loric or Sharon and register your interest. 

Contact our Day Buyer Manager to update your registration

Yes, if your colleagues are also responsible for organising business events, they are welcome to attend. We ask that they register online. Whilst Buyers may register on the day at the Registration Desk (please bring a business card), pre-registration is preferred and important if your colleagues wish to join our hosted lunch and Tourism New Zealand Knowledge & Destination Hub. 

Lunch catering will automatically be offered to all pre-registered Day Buyers. Contact our Day Buyer Manager prior to the event if you have further questions. 

Free parking is available at the front of the Rotorua Energy Events Centre. The Rotorua Energy Events Centre is also within a short walk of a number of CBD hotels. 

The lunch break on Wednesday is at 12.05pm - 14.00pm and Thursday at 12.25pm - 14.00pm.

Leave your coat/ luggage with the coat check staff in the foyer of the Energy Events Centre, Rotorua. 

MEETINGS 2024 will be held at Rotorua Energy Events Centre, 11 Queens Drive, Rotorua 3010.

We request photo identification for the MEETINGS App for networking purposes as well as for security measures.

 Is your question not answered here? Please don't hesitate to get in touch with the Day Buyer Manager - Catherine.