Creative & innovative
solutions for your event
We’re the safe hands your
conference and event needs
Full-service conference & meetings management service, at your disposal.
The experience of 26 years and over 3,000 events.
The expertise and the tech tools to take your event online.
Whether it’s the plan, or a fast pivot to digital, we advise and execute.
From brief to execution.
We work to bring your vision alive, on time and on budget.
Full awards management.
From concept, creation, to the big reveal on the night we work tirelessly to ensure your programme is the creative showcase of excellence you desire.
Conferences & Meetings
Brightstar offers a full-service professional conference organiser and meetings management service.
We help you to plan, market and execute your conference, meeting, corporate event, product launch or any event. We are renowned for our relationship-first approach. We listen carefully, question and test assumptions carefully, then advise. Once we’ve agreed the project scope, we execute diligently, report regularly and ensure that the meeting or event delivers on all KPIs. Here’s what we offer:
- Association annual events & meetings
- Awards gala dinners
- Conference creation & management
- Corporate events & meetings
- Product launches & showcases
- Technical conferences
- Member education programmes
- Conference planning
- Budgeting & financial management
- Sponsorship and revenue management
- Marketing & promotion
- Event logistics & registration management
- Speaker selection & management
- Health & safety and venue security
- Event theming & creative
We work closely with you
To ensure you achieve the best event, with impactful results and a great return on your time and investment.
- Full service – plan, project manage
- Meeting agenda design & engagement advice
- Call-for-papers abstract management
- Sponsorship & revenue support
- Preferential supplier charges reduce your event costs
- Creative ideas for attendee experience
Event software & tech solutions
We provide your event with the right level of tech to support its successful execution.
Our event management solution, registration system, exhibitor scanning services and event app package allows your event to operate fully. Plus, it seamlessly integrates into your virtual event allowing fully hybrid attendee experience. We come fully equipped for your event.
- Live, on-site control
- Proven & expert
- Secure data storage
- On-site registration/badging
- Kiosk & badge printing
- Exhibitor scanners to capture leads
- Attendee app
- Instant reporting
- Virtual event integration
An effective awards programme brings kudos to professions and sectors and is a strong tool in gathering communities together.
We offer an end-to-end awards planning & execution service. Match that with our experience in creating amazing awards galas, and we are well positioned to assist you to create or re-enliven an amazing, profitable and highly regarded awards programme. Our project manager will help you plan out the key elements and then we’ll roll out an execution strategy, including:
- Development of awards categories
- Sponsorship targeting & table sales
- Judging committee management
- Our specialised awards software
- Marketing for entries
- Personal teleservices to encourage entries
- Judging process management (both online & judging days)
- Plan and execute your gala awards function & ceremony
The team were able to come up with creative solutions for challenges and roadblocks that allowed my team to concentrate on engaging with our members and industry partners throughout the event, with resulting feedback being incredibly positive. I would highly recommend to any organisation who needs a conferencing partner to connect with Steve and his team.”
Chief Excutive Officer
Federated Farmers of New Zealand
We are a Gold Member of
Business Events Industry Aotearoa
We’re here to help
Get in touch today and see how we can create a great solution tailored to you.
Contact us for a discussion in more detail, what needs you have and pricing. We will create customised, bespoke solutions for you across our live and virtual events and meetings, and link in with your comms and marketing strategy and objectives for single or multiple engagements across the year.Contact us