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 the Celebrity Speakers Showcase, Tourism New Zealand Regional Showcase and the professional development session. Please ensure you have included this in your Day Buyer registration as numbers are limited.


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


Contact our Hosted Buyer Manager Cerys 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.  Pre-registration is important if your colleagues wish to join our hosted lunch, Celebrity Speakers Showcase and TNZ Regional Showcase.   Buyers may register onsite at the Registration Desk with a business card; however, they may not be able to access lunch, Celebrity Speaker Showcase or TNZ Regional Showcase.


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. 


There is no parking at Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre. Please utilise the attached map which references all parking around the Centre.


The lunch break is at 12.15pm – 2.00pm on both Wednesday and Thursday.


Leave your coat/ luggage with the coat check staff in the foyer of the Te Pae Christchurch.


MEETINGS 2022 is held in Christchurch at Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre,  188 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch 8011.   View map.


As a Day Buyer you are welcome to attend the Celebrity Speakers Showcase, Tourism New Zealand Regional Showcase and professional development sessions.

If you would like to purchase a Welcome Function or Gala Celebration ticket, please email info@meetings.co.nz. Please note, we cannot guarantee you will be able to secure a ticket as a Day Buyer. 


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- Cerys.