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Case Study: 13th SCAR (International Council for Science –

World first – SCAR’s focus on impactful science looked at Antarctica and the Southern Ocean in global systems, recognising and reflecting the value of Māori mātauranga (knowledge).

For the first time, a half-day was dedicated to showcasing Māori exploration and research in the Deep South, including the official launch of the first indigenous-led Antarctic research programme in the world. The introduction by local leaders and experts created a deep impression with the international audience, creating lasting memories for all delegates.

Navigating Horizons – Crafting an event series for the future

Case Study for Cliftons on the creation of the ‘Horizons: Looking forward to big ideas’ event series in October / November 2023 – Innovation and adaptability are crucial to success in the ever-evolving event planning landscape. In June 2023, Cliftons embarked on a journey to create an event with a difference to help our clients stay at the forefront of the latest business trends, and so “Horizons: Looking forward to tomorrow’s big ideas” was born.

Auckland delivers smashing global avocado congress

CASE STUDY:- The 10th World Avocado Congress was a smash hit in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. New Zealand’s strong agritech industry, horticulture sector and destination appeal attracted a delegation far exceeding expectations, with 1160 attendees including 750 international delegates from as far afield as Mexico, Peru and South Africa.

CASE STUDY: Auckland hosts 8th IWG World Conference on Women & Sport

The 8th IWG World Conference On Women & Sport held in Auckland, New Zealand attracted a record 1850 participants from 90 countries. It not only helped advance gender equity in sports for women and girls in New Zealand and beyond, but it raised the bar as an exemplar of what a sustainable, inclusive conference can look like, putting an emphasis on youth and Indigenous voices. As part of its longer-term legacy, it delivered 10 Conference Calls to Action, and 16 Indigenous Calls to Action.

ICC Sydney Case Study: CommBank Momentum 2022

ICC Sydney, managed by ASM Global, provided leading edge sustainable practices to support Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s (CommBank) second sustainability conference, Momentum: Accelerating Australia’s Transition. ICC Sydney’s culinary excellence, operational capability and sustainability services were strongly endorsed by its clients, with James Forsyth of Imagination stating, “ICC Sydney’s dedication and commitment to sustainability were perfectly aligned to CommBank’s mission to build a brighter Australia for all.”