RWC 2011 Basics for Wellington Businesses

22 June 2010

Wellington's hospitality, hotel, tourism, retail and transport sectors will be vital ingredients in the success of Rugby World Cup 2011.

To help these businesses prepare for the thousands of expected visitors and to keep them updated on what's planned, Positively Wellington Tourism and Wellington City Council are running a Local Business Forum on Monday 12 July.

The forum will cover:

  • an update on what's happening in the Wellington region for RWC 2011 (Derek Fry, Wellington City Council, Director City Events & RWC 2011)
  • a ticket sales update (Duncan Garvie, RWC 2011 Official Accommodation Bank & Travel Services)
  • information on visitors - what to expect, how Wellington will provide the best host city experience, and how businesses can promote themselves (Sarah Meikle, General Manager Marketing, Positively Wellington Tourism)
  • an open forum to discuss issues, questions and ideas.

Date:   Monday 12 July
Time:   6.00pm - 7.30pm
Venue: Ilott Theatre, Wellington Town Hall
RSVP:   essential due to limited numbers - email RSVP@WellingtonNZ2011.com by 2 July