Te Pae Christchurch bolsters its international connections

Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre is building on the depth of its international expertise with the appointment of client services manager Lee-Ann Dahl.

Dahl previously worked at the Durban International Convention Centre where she was part of the sales and events team for over 11 years. She project-managed a wide range of large-scale events during her time in Durban, including the 21st World Routes Development Congress.

“Our team want to provide clients with the complete Christchurch experience and ensure people leave with amazing memories of service, food and hospitality,” she said. “We’re confident we can deliver at the highest level.”

Dahl sees Te Pae Christchurch as a catalyst for growth in the city and believes working closely with the local industry itself is vital.

“I think this will help us portray the Christchurch narrative to our guests and I’m looking forward to creating events that really put the spotlight on Christchurch,” she said. “It really is a wonderful, innovative city.”

Karine Legeay-Fisher, director of event services, said Dahl and her team will go the extra mile to satisfy clients and create an authentic local experience.

“Lee-Ann knows what it takes to make guests feel at home and that’s what Te Pae Christchurch is all about,” she said. “We’re more than just a convention centre – we want each event to be an experience that leaves guests feeling immersed in our local culture.”