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Vbase Venue Management Group Limited is a joint venture venue management company formed between Christchurch City Facilities Ltd and Addington Raceway Ltd of New Zealand

Christchurch City Facilities Ltd (CCFL)
Christchurch City Facilities Ltd was incorporated as a local authority trading enterprise on 27 June 1997. The company owns the Christchurch Convention Centre land and the building and the Westpac Centre for sport and entertainment buildings and improvements. It holds a lease on the Town Hall land and on the Westpac Centre land from Addington Raceway Ltd. .

Addington Raceway Ltd.
Addington Raceway Ltd. is owned by the New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club.

The company organises 34 well attended race days per year and has built up an international reputation based on a wealth of experience and expertise in organising large scale events, promotional and sponsorship work.

Vbase Venue Management Group Limited
The dynamic synergy of these two companies creates a large resource of local and international networks and experience. Local business enterprise, combined with vital worldwide connections attracts both national and international events to the Christchurch complexes.

We both have an overriding commitment to quality, ensuring that the service provided exceeds customers' expectations. Together we have at our fingertips a wealth of talent experts in every single aspect of professional facility management. And together we ensure that the Christchurch complexes serve to enhance the social and economic development of our city.

We have been appointed by the Christchurch City Council., New Zealand , to manage three public venues in Christchurch: the Christchurch Town Hall, the Christchurch Convention Centre and the Westpac Centre for sport and entertainment.

Vbase Venue Management Group Ltd is a member of the following professional groups:

  • ANZInc Associations New Zealand Inc.
  • NZTIA New Zealand Tourism Industry Association
  • CINZ Convention and Incentive New Zealand
  • CCB Christchurch Convention Bureau
  • ICCA, International Congress and Convention Association
  • NZIM New Zealand Institute of Management
  • MIAA Meetings Industry Association of Australia
  • EEAA Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia
  • Vbase has staff who are members of:
  • VMA Venue Management Association

board of directors:
Bruce Irvine (Chairman), Hanlin Johnstone, Simon Mortlock, David Cox, Dominique Dowding, James Keegan, Bryan Pearson CEO and Brent Ford Company Secretary.

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