Attention Tourism Business Owner’s, CIOs, and Executive Teams

Register today for NZ's Pitch and Demo Event for Tourism, Hospo, Accommodation, and Travel Tech Companies! 

Tourism Tech Expo is a full-day showcase of industry-leading technology and emerging new innovations that investors and operators interested in the tourism and tech sectors will want to attend.

Come see pitches for investment from established tourism tech players and emerging ventures who are raising early stage, seed, and growth capital. Watch product demos and hear client case studies from tech companies. Take advantage of special offers for attendees. Meet one-on-one with founders and executive teams to dive deep on your tech needs - or to find strategic investments to diversify your holdings.

Buy your tourism operator ticket.


The day is broken into three key parts:
  • 9 a.m. to noon: Investor Pitch Morning session
  • 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.: Keynote luncheon
  • 2 to 5 p.m.: Operator Showcase Demo afternoon session
  • 5 p.m. cocktail hour and prizes
See the full agenda here. Read more details below.

This event is Organized by Startup Queenstown Lakes, Wanaka and Wakatipu Investment Network, and members of the tourism industry to showcase the best in tourism tech.

This inaugural event will feature operators and investor attendees from through NZ, Australia’s East Coast, and North America and is a first-of-its-kind programme to give tourism, hospitality, and accommodation tech a place to meet with investors and operators in a pitch/demo-centric environment.

Expo Hall

Throughout the day, from the opening of doors to closing time, you can stop by and visit with all participating tech companies to meet one-on-one with their teams. See mini-demos, dive deeper into their business model, and learn how they are serving key customers as they expand their business.

Investor Pitch Session

This morning session will give you an opportunity to hear a passionate 7-minute pitch on stage from the founder of each raising company.
Each pitch is followed by 8 minutes of Q&A from a dragons den panel of investors.

Following each pitch you will score The pitch and can express interest to meet one-on-one with the founder.

Once the pitches are complete, you will have a chance to swing by the Exhibit Hall to meet one on one and dive deeper into the details of offerings you find interesting.

At the conclusion of the event during the cocktail hour, prizes will be awarded as designated by you and fellow investor attendees.

Fee: Included with your all day ticket.

Operator Demo Session

The afternoon the focus switches from investment to the tech and benefit for operators. Operators from across New Zealand will be on hand to see how each solution can improve their business.

Companies will have 15 minutes on stage to demo their tech and share a client success story. This is an excellent opportunity for you to see how the technology works and consider its viability in your business.

Following the demos, swing back I Ron the Exhibit Hall to dive into the details that would make the tech work in your business.

At the conclusion of the event during the cocktail hour, prizes will be awarded as designated by operator attendees.

Fee: Included with your all day ticket.

Additional benefits:

For all participating operators who register before 1 August, you will be included in:

  • Have a featured write-up and bio in our operator guide if you want to be listed.
  • Receive the contact info for all tech founders so you can follow up directly.
  • Be included in our marketing via social media  if you want

The event closes out with a cocktail hour to provide you further networking opportunities with the exhibitors, investors and other operators.

You may add guests to your ticket for a discounted price of $40 per person. All registered members of your team will receive these benefits.

Buy your tourism operator ticket.