Our Journey

We are dedicated to organisations that put people at the heart of their success

We have supported NZ organisations in their learning and connections through 3,000 conferences, meetings, expos, awards and training courses

Whilst we provide our expertise across many nations, we call Aotearoa-New Zealand home. acquired our main competitor and rebranded that part of the business Brightstar. Conferenz became our “conferences brand”, whilst Brightstar was our “training brand”. a small group of four who quickly established a notable roster of business events, many of which are still around today creating a core of our events calendar. Since then, we have grown steadily and now own and manage an annual calendar of over 80 summits, exhibitions and awards programmes and provide over 150 training courses and interventions for clients. We create services and products across three lines: Originally, we were named Business Information in Action By 2021 we have now developed into a business occupying a unique category. In the early 2000s we renamed ourselves Conferenz Founded by Steve Scott in 1996, Brightstar is proudly and firmly rooted in Aotearoa-New Zealand. People and organisational development Events Markets and communities

Our journey never stops

We are embarking on a period of significant change. Our hearts are open as we seek the internal change to ensure we find our appropriate pathway on a cultural and sustainability journey and find our place in a modern Aotearoa-New Zealand.

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