Supplier Member Benefits

What are the key benefits by forming partnership with us?

Participate in our Hospitality Showcase
The Hospitality Showcase is our national conference which includes a vast range of business sessions, Annual General Meeting and the prestigious Awards for Excellence event that is highly regarded amongst our members and the hospitality industry. We have a range of conference sponsorship packages available for suppliers of any size. The value of these packages are significant to the actual cost. An example is our 2015 conference sponsorship prospectus that can be downloaded for your information.

2015 Hospitality NZ's Conference Sponsorship Prospectus

Become involved in a Partnership Deal
Offer exclusive deals to our members in return for joint promotions.

Access to our Regional Managers
A unique feature to our organisation, is that partners have access to our eight Regional Managers located across the country and invitations to various branch meetings or events as an opportunity to network and build stronger business relationships with members.

What can an affiliate membership offer hospitality suppliers?

Hospitality New Zealand represents 3,300 members that covers the full range of hospitality businesses including, cafes, bars, restaurants, taverns, country hotels, caterers, entertainment venues, liquor retailers; and a range of commercial accommodation providers.

Hospitality New Zealand are committed to work hard and aim add value to our affiliate members businesses and believe that you will see the value of becoming an affiliate with the following good reasons:

  • Exclusive marketing opportunities - We support affiliate members by offering our membership communication services to deliver promotional activities to over 3,300 decision makers and hospitality operators that can be tailored to your marketing budget and requirements.

  • Member Purchasing Benefits - you can also make significant savings with our comprehensive range of member discounts which may be of direct benefit your business's bottom line. For example, Westpac credit card processing rates and EFTPOS solutions, Marsh comparative insurance quotes that are specific for hospitality businesses, Genesis Energy 14% PPD, along with unbeatable member discounts on all retail products at Noel Leeming stores, plus an excellence offering through preferred suppliers like Smartpay OfficeMax, QJumpers, plus many more...

  • Business Resources - Regardless if you are a small or large hospitality supplier, you have access to our employment and health and safety resources plus much more in the members login area of our website.

  • Kept abreast with industry issues and advocacy progress - affiliate members are also kept informed of any significant issue affecting our members and our industry via the monthly membership communications of our printed ServiceLine Newsletter and on alternative months our e-newsletter called E-Line.

  • Networking - all affiliate members and partners are invited to our annual conference as an opportunity meet our members, hear from our key industry stakeholders and guest speakers, plus a great way to network and catch up with your customers away from their business, talk to new members and introduce any latest product or service provided by your business.
    Please note:
    1. Legal advice is not offered as part of an affiliate membership.
    2. There is a network of 21 Hospitality New Zealand Branches throughout New Zealand. Some Branches run seminars, sporting and social activities. Membership of Hospitality New Zealand (nationally) is a pre-requisite to Branch membership, and some Branches have an additional subscription.
    3. Acceptance of affiliate membership does not mean that Hospitality New Zealand is endorsing a particular affiliate member's goods or services.

The subscription rate for affiliate membership can be viewed here, our financial year being 1 August to 31 July.

Other Options:


Can you meet the criteria for stepping up from affiliate membership status to Hospitality New Zealand Partner status?

A Hospitality New Zealand Partner is a business which offers our members a discount or benefit which usually must meet all of the following criteria:
  • Holds financial Affiliate Member status.
  • Unique and/or exclusive.
  • Significant in the magnitude of benefit and/or attraction to Hospitality New Zealand members.
  • Nationally available.
  • Conveniently and consistently accessible to Hospitality New Zealand members.
  • Fits with the Hospitality New Zealand brand and objectives.
  • Is offered by a reputable and sound business.
  • Is not in conflict with any existing partnership arrangement.

The appeal for Partners to offer a discount usually includes:
  • The ability to directly, conveniently and effectively access their target market.
  • The positive aspect of being a business associated with an organisation that is a well respected industry leader with significant membership.
  • The promotion of their product or service by our Regional Managers (as appropriate) when meeting with members.
  • Ongoing promotion opportunities on the Hospitality New Zealand website, in new member packs, EDMs sent to members and so on.
If you think you can put together a written proposal, please send it to or mail to our postal address here.


Are you interested in finding our more about sponsorship of Hospitality Showcase or Awards for Excellence?

Hospitality New Zealand runs a highly successful and highly regarded annual conference called Hospitality Showcase which includes the Awards for Excellence Black Tie Dinner. A range of options exist for becoming involved as a sponsor of these exists.


Would you like to consider a supporter conference sponsorship package?

Our Hospitality Showcase event (annual conference) offers an excellent opportunity for suppliers to grow their customer base, extend your reach of visibility as a conference sponsor to Hospitality New Zealand members, meet the Hospitality NZ team and find out what hospitality owners are looking for.

2015 Hospitality Showcase conference sponsorship prospectus is now available - please click here.

Hospitality New Zealand looks forward to having you as part of an organisation that is committed to adding value and leading the industry constructively and positively into the future. For further information please contact Gean Niu by email at or send in your proposal to Hospitality New Zealand, PO Box 503, Wellington.

Hospitality New Zealand is adding value to its 3,300+ members. Maybe we can add value to your business at the same time!

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