Gillian Officer has been appointed as Director
of Sales for Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre.
Starting this week, her new role
will be to secure events for the opening of Te Pae from late 2020
Gillian was previously the Director of Sales Ė Conventions and
Outcatering at SkyCity based in Auckland, and has held similar
roles with the Wellington Convention Centre and The Edge, Auckland
Te Pae, which means gathering place, is
on track to open in the second half of 2020. It will be able
to host up to 2,000 delegates for a variety of events.
The prime central city venue
includes a divisible auditorium, 200-booth exhibition hall,
banquet hall and 24 meeting rooms overlooking
Victoria Square and Ōtākaro/Avon River.
well underway with 20% of the venue now complete. The roof of the 1400-seat auditorium
wil be going on this month.