The multi-use portfolio of Trustpower Arena is evident in the growth of business events.
The Arena is promoted strongly through various commercial industries and hosts large expos, national conferences, numerous meetings, awards dinners and celebration events.
As well as the state-of-the-art Lion Foundation Centre for expos, functions and plenary sessions for conferences, the Arena boasts purpose-built suites for breakout rooms to compliment any business event. The suites are also preferred spaces for many local business meetings. The variety of events cater for young families through to seniors.
Attendance at all the business events has increased annually and post 2020 covid lockdown there has been on average a 30% increase in numbers to the variety of events such as Tauranga Home Show, Seriously Good Food Show, Wedding Show and Armageddon.
Notable national conferences also feature prominently, such as Zespri Momentum, Stormwater NZ, Fire protection NZ, and NZ Bridge Congress and Competition; All bring large numbers of people to Tauranga and the area.