Convenience & Impulse New Zealand Expo 2019

The Cloud, Auckland     18-19 September 2019

The inaugural Convenience & Impulse New Zealand Expo brings together New Zealand convenience retailers and suppliers from all banners and brands to gather for two days of education, networking and business building.

C&I NZ 2019 is the first national event devoted to the needs of New Zealand’s owners and operators of service stations, convenience stores, dairies, corner stores, newsagents, mini marts, and take-aways. The event promises to be a great resource for all NZ retailers with a convenience offer and suppliers and wholesalers will also be made welcome.

From 10am to 12pm each day, visitors will be treated to a stellar line-up of speakers at the C&I Industry Symposium, discussing the importance of innovation in their businesses. Speakers include:

Mike Arlidge – On The Spot Group Manager, Foodstuffs
Ruth Riviere – Country Manager, Mastercard
Peter Morton – Director, Herbert Morton Chartered Accountants
Brett Barclay – Director, Convenience Measures Australia
Karina Hellyer – National Operations Manager, Night ‘n’ Day Foodstores
Ali Hamza – General Manager, Bluebird Foods

Hosted by New Zealand Association of Convenience Stores, Dave Hooker (Executive Director of NZACS) will MC the Symposium.

The expo floor will open at midday on Wednesday and 10am on Thursday, where visitors will experience the latest and best in convenience products, services and merchandising available in New Zealand.

On the first evening, visitors and exhibitors are invited to an informal Convenience Cocktails event, with drinks, finger food and live band. Tickets for the Convenience Cocktails event must be booked in advance.

C&I NZ 2019 is a trade only event and admission to the expo is free. Tickets to the C&I Industry Symposium are $25 for 1 day or $40 for 2 days. Tickets to the Convenience Cocktails event are $80.

Opening hours

Opening Hours:

Wednesday 18 September:
C&I Industry Symposium 10am – 12pm
Expo 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Thursday 19 September:
C&I Industry Symposium 10am – 12pm
Expo 10:00am – 3:00pm

 

“NZACS are thrilled to partner with C&I Australia to bring the first show targeted at the convenience channel to New Zealand.
We have already had interest from suppliers and significant retail groups in our sector around bringing large groups to the show”
Dave Hooker, Executive Director NZACS

*C&I Media, the organiser of the event and no stranger to New Zealand, is part of The Intermedia Group which has had a major presence in New Zealand for some years. Intermedia New Zealand publishes FMCG Business, Hospitality Business, The Shout New Zealand and Inclean New Zealand. It also runs three major events: Clean NZ, The Chocolate & Coffee Show and New Zealand’s only liquor trade show, Top Shelf.