Social Events

First Timers Welcome Programme

Date: Monday 1 November
Time: 3.00pm – 5.00pm
Venue: Napier War Memorial Centre
Dress: Business Casual
The BEIA Conference is the place to make connections, learn and have a great time while doing it!
To help you make the most of your time at the conference and to introduce you to fellow first timers,
we invite you to join us for a First Timers Welcome event.
 
Thanks to the support of Team Up Events, you will have an unforgettable couple of hours getting to know your
industry colleagues before we head to the BEIA Welcome Function together.

This event is inclusive for all BEIA member registration types.

BEIA Welcome Function

Date: Monday 1 November
Time: 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Venue: The Old Church, 199 Meeanee Road, Meeanee, Napier
Dress: Business Casual
Return transport will be provided

Hawke’s Bay is known as New Zealand’s Food and Wine Country and tonight you will experience a warm welcome,
delicious fare, and a taste some of Hawke’s Bay award winning wines.
 
The Old Church is a very special venue, a hidden gem with its lush garden, the perfect place to gather and enjoy a spring evening.
 
All full registrations include a complimentary ticket to the Welcome Function.
Additional tickets can be purchased using the online registration form.
Additional ticket member: $90.00 inclusive of GST
Additional ticket non-member: $120.00 inclusive of GST
 

Experience Hawke’s Bay - Post Event “Debrief”

Date: Tuesday 2 November
Time: 4.30pm - 5.30pm
Venue: The Emporium Bar, Art Deco Masonic Hotel
Dress: Business Casual
 
At the conclusion of the Experience Hawke’s Bay afternoon, join us for a drink.
We can’t wait to hear the stories! A happy hour service will operate, followed by an evening at leisure.
A list of restaurants will be made available for dining.


BEIA Conference Dinner

Deco, Diamonds and Decadence

Date: Wednesday 3 November
Time: 7.00pm - midnight
Venue: ToiToi- Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, 101 Hastings Street South, Hastings
Dress: Glitz & glam, dress to impress
Return transport will be provided

Think Art Deco, fringes, diamonds, and champagne. Think Coco Chanel, Duke Ellington and of course, Jay Gatsby. That’s the “Great Gatsby” to his contemporaries. The magnificent ToiToi – Hawke’s Bay Arts & Events Centre will host this evening’s gala dinner, a celebration of flapper fashion, art deco design, and epic dance moves.

We will also celebrate the annual BEIA Outstanding Contributors Award, sponsored by our friend David Hall and Jane Hunter from Hunter’s Wines.

Whether it is gangster or flapper, soldier, or starlet – dress to impress, let’s dress to impress.
 
All full registrations include a complimentary ticket to the Conference Dinner. Additional tickets can be purchased using the online registration form.
 
Additional ticket member: $160.00 inclusive of GST
Additional ticket non-member: $199.00 inclusive of GST
 
We will provide further details on options for costume hire in Napier for the BEIA Conference Dinner.