News and updates

Latest news regarding the Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre development.

Visual progress update

Sept 2020

Take a look at the visual progress to the Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre. This timelapse was taken across the month of September. 

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Info and statistics

STARTING DATE  23rd September 2019
RENDER DATE July 2020

Design

Hear about the structural design and ideas behind the architecture of the Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre. 

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Work to start on Wellington’s Convention and Exhibition Centre

27 Aug 2019

The ground has been broken for the Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre, a first-of-its-kind building for the country which will lead the way for resilience and sustainability.

Read full press release on WellingtonNZ.com >

WCEC overview page indoor concept

Wellington to make an exhibition of itself – in the best way possible

30 May 2019

Delegates are in for a treat when the Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre (WCEC) opens its doors in the heart of the coolest little capital in the world.

Read full press release on WellingtonNZ.com >

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Conference & Exhibition Centre opens a world of opportunities

13 Dec 2018

Wellington’s future as a business events destination has been assured with Wellington City Council giving the green light for the new Conference and Exhibition Centre (CEC).

Read full press release on WellingtonNZ.com >

Contact Business Events Wellington to find out more:

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