Marlborough is about world famous Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand's largest winegrowing region, it's about fresh seafood sought by the world's finest chefs. It's about diverse landscapes, from valleys of vines to sheltered waterways.


By air

Flights land at Marlborough Airport, 7km from the centre of Blenheim. The 10 minute drive into town can be taken by taxi, shuttle or rental car.

By sea

The 3.5 hour ferry trip from Wellington with Bluebridge or Interislander arrives at the port town of Picton.

By road

Charge your camera for photo opportunities along your road journey to Marlborough from Christchurch, Nelson and the West Coast. Bus services also operate into and out of Marlborough.

Things to do

Marlborough is jam-packed with things to do. Take the opportunity to extend your stay to explore the beautiful country side. The hardest part will be deciding which to do first! 

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Conference Venue

Marlborough Convention Centre - 42a Alfred Street, Blenheim

Both Conference venues are  conveniently located adjacent to one another. 

The Marlborough Convention Centre is the region's purpose built conference facility. Located  in the centre of Blenheim, on the banks of the Taylor River. The Marlborough Convention Centre is only a short drive to the airport, wineries, the sounds and is surrounded by brilliant activities and attractions. 

This venue will be used for the following:

Registration desk
Breakout sessions


The ASB Theatre Marlborough - 2 Hutcheson Street, Blenheim

The new ASB Theatre Marlborough, which opened in March 2016, is a multi-use and purpose built venue, situated overlooking Blenheim's Taylor River. Delight in all that Marlborough offers whilst enjoying the comfort of this outstanding new venue.

This venue will be used for the following:

Plenary sessions
Breakouts sessions



 Breakfast session, Conference dinner, Coffee lounge sponsor
 Satchel and workshop sponsor  Water bottle and fill stations sponsor
Breakfast session sponsor Lanyard sponsor
 Catering sponsor Welcome reception sponsor