Sponsorship opportunities are available now

About the Taituarā Conference

thrive | kia tōnui ai

This year’s conference will be at Toitoi - Hawke’s Bay Arts & Events Centre located in the heart of Hastings. The theme is thrive | kia tōnui ai. The full programme will be available soon. There are a variety of sponsorship opportunities available to suit your objectives, promote your brand, and get you involved. You are encouraged to work with us to make the most of the opportunities available to successfully leverage your involvement.

Showcase your organisation to decision-makers in local government.
The Taituarā team has some amazing people with great skills, keen to help to promote innovation and excellence in local government management, enabling local government professionals to better serve their communities. We have a thriving membership base of almost 1,000, and over 2,000 people attend our events each year. For organisations that want to work more closely with councils, our conference will connect you with professionals from around Aotearoa New Zealand, providing a valuable opportunity to put your products or services in front of an outstanding audience, all in one place.

Why sponsor?

Get in front of the decision-makers
The Taituarā Conference provides a valuable opportunity to connect, network, and showcase your products and services in front of Aotearoa New Zealand’s key local government decision-makers.

Showcase your organisation
The Taituarā Conference is an ideal showcasing opportunity for your product or service with opportunities before, during, and after the event.

Gain insights into the local government sector
Smart organisations know their customers. The Taituarā Conference is a valuable way to find out what is going on and gain an in depth understanding of the issues and challenges facing the sector.

Develop strong business relationships
Business is about relationships, and the format of the Taituarā Conference allows for plenty of opportunities to network with existing and new stakeholders.

Sponsorship (Kaitautoko) Packages

KAURIConference naming - SOLD$20,000
 Conference dinner$15,000
 Closing keynote$15,000
TŌTARAKeynote$13,500 (5)
 Name badge, pocket programme and check-in kiosk$12,500
 Digital / App sponsor$10,000
KŌWHAIWorkshop session$8,500 (6)
 Coffee cart$6,500 (2)
 Keep Cup washing station$5,000
NĪKAUEarly bird registration prize$4,000
 Lunch$3,750 (2)
 Morning or afternoon tea$2,500 (3)
 Notepad and pen$2,000
EXHIBITIONSingle stand$4,000

Sponsorship Benefits

Conference registration  321-
Naming rights to benefit Yes Yes Yes Yes 
Speaker introduction Yes Yes --
Main stage logo included on backdrop Yes Yes Yes Yes 
Logo on lectern signage Yes Yes Yes -
Online logo and profile (website and app) Yes Yes Yes Yes 
Website home page banner ad Yes Yes --
Additional dinner tickets 6421
Acknowledgement in conference marketing materialsYes Yes Yes Yes 
Access to full delegate list* Yes Yes Yes Yes 
Opportunity to place ad in post-conference communications Yes Yes --

* excludes anyone who has requested privacy and does not include email addresses

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Charlotte Emery
Conference Innovators
DDI: +64 3 974 1165
E: charlotte@conference.nz