Tracey Thomas, from New Zealand-based PCO Conference Innovators, has received the 2019 Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) Outstanding Contributor Award.
CINZ chief executive Sue Sullivan presented Thomas with the award at the business events industry’s 43rd annual conference gala dinner in Queenstown.
“Tracey has strongly contributed to the New Zealand tourism and business events sector for more than 30 years,” Sullivan said.
“He has been an avid supporter of CINZ and has made an enormous contribution by sitting on the CINZ Board from 2006 to 2012 and was elected again in 2018 for his fourth term.”
Conference Innovators is bringing the first international conference to Te Pae Christchurch convention centre in 2020, with INTECOL (International Association of Ecology) set to attract more than 1000 academics, researches and experts from around the world.