As New Zealand entered Alert Level 3 on 28 April, construction has restarted on the premises of the Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre (WCEC). Already slightly ahead of schedule, the 18,000 square metre WCEC is the capital’s first premium conference and exhibition space. The final result will comprise of two floors giving the possibility to host several smaller conferences or a bigger one for up to 1400 participants.
The innovative centre has already announced a virtual planning tool which allows interested parties to transform the areas on the two floors as desired all while getting a closer view of the possibilities it offers.
WellingtonNZ Regional Development Destination and Attraction General Manager David Perks says: “We know clients have an interest in bringing events to Wellington, it’s New Zealand’s capital city and seat of parliament with access to Ministers and key government officials. It’s also home to multiple universities and research institutes, is easy to get around, has great access to cultural, retail, environmental and natural activities, and its people are fabulous hosts and ambassadors for New Zealand.”