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Leading Trade Wine Fair Announces New Initiative

Media Release
Monday, March 17, 2008

Leading Trade Wine Fair Announces New Initiative

WINE NEW ZEALAND is the leading trade event for the New Zealand hospitality and wine industries. It is the exclusive hospitality business event endorsed by the New Zealand Winegrowers Association. The traditional tasting forum displays the largest selection of New Zealand wines in the world, ranging from large commercial wineries through to boutique vineyards.

The continued success of the New Zealand Wine industry depends on its ability to innovate and consistently produce quality product. In recognition of this, dmg world media is proud to announce the introduction of a new feature within WINE NEW ZEALAND entitled- INNOVATION IN WINE.

INNOVATION IN WINE will complement the traditional tasting forum. It will include the WINE NEW ZEALAND SEMINARS, THE BUYERS CHOICE AWARDS and this year the inaugural INNOVATION IN WINE AWARDS. The awards programme will recognise people and the pivotal role that innovation and relationships plays in the sustainable future of the wine and hospitality industries. The features will inspire, enthuse and inform visitors and exhibitors alike. INNOVATION IN WINE will roll out a number of additional initiatives in future years, in line with the needs of the hospitality and wine industries.

“dmg world media is committed to the continual improvement of WINE NEW ZEALAND to ensure that we consistently deliver business value to our exhibitors and visitors.” commented Michele Harrod, Group Trade Manager, dmg world media. “The introduction of INNOVATION IN WINE is testimony to our commitment to provide key opportunities to educate and conduct business, but also to reward achievement and talent, “she added.

Additional information will be available shortly, including the full schedule for this years’ WINE NEW ZEALAND SEMINARS as well as the categories for the awards.


About Wine New Zealand WINE NEW ZEALAND is a stand-alone trade exclusive event that forms part of HospitalityNZ, It is organised by dmg world media in partnership with The Restaurant Association of New Zealand and New Zealand Winegrowers Association.

WINE NEW ZEALAND incorporating INNOVATION IN WINE will take place from Sunday 31st August–Tuesday 2nd September in Hall One of the ASB Showgrounds, Greenlane, Auckland.

About dmg world media dmg world media owns and runs over 40 other major trade fairs and public exhibitions in Australia and New Zealand every year with more than half a million visitors annually.

Nearly 8,000 companies exhibit at dmg world media shows and when it comes to linking like-minded people, no other company offers more opportunity and experience than dmg world media.

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