Venture Southland has long recognised the economic and social value events bring to the region.

Along with promoting events, Venture Southland also assists in determining the feasibility of events and calculating their economic and social impact.

The services offered include:

  • Providing funding advice (dependent on the nature of the entity and the purpose of the event)
  • Event brainstorming (general ideas, suggestions and feasibility)
  • Event Planning Guide – 101 of organising events
  • Identifying sponsors / partners
  • Identifying volunteers/interns
  • Advising about ticketing and prices
  • Assisting with health and safety requirements
  • Advising about event resources/services/venues
  • Assessing the impact of your event
  • Assisting with online listings
  • Advising on marketing plans:
    • Websites/Social Media (through your own and through others)
    • Media/Public Relations/Editorial
    • Advertising - Promotions/Campaigns
    • Promotion through information centres

To help us assist you to complete our event assessment form

Planning an event?

Event Planning Toolbox

For further information contact
Angela Newell - Venture Southland

Angela Newell

Creative Projects Manager
Claire Blau - Venture Southland

Claire Blau

Major Events Coordinator

Find out what events are on throughout Southland on

What's On - Events in Southland