Professional Conference Organisers Association Certified Event Manager

The Professional Conference Organisers Association highly recommends the use of Certified Event Managers (CEM). This is awarded as evidence of commitment to providing the highest quality event management business practices, professional standards and dedication to continuous improvement.

Benefits of using a Certified Event Manager;

The Accredited member has successfully completed rigorous competency assessment, interview and client reference checks by a panel of industry peers.

The Accredited member has proven competency in their field of expertise

The Accredited member has obtained industry endorsement of their commitment and ability in achieving high standards and ethical practice

Conventions and Incentives New Zealand Approved Professional Conference Organiser

The Conference Team is a CINZ Approved Professional Conference Organiser (CINZ PCO) which means that not only have they signed “Minimum Service Levels” and “Code of Ethics” documents but they also undergo an annual compliance review to confirm that they comply fully with the CINZ “Approved” requirements.

You can rest easy knowing that The Conference Team’s standards are externally audited to ensure they not only talk the talk but walk the walk.

In order to maintain their CINZ Approval The Conference Team must:

  • Annually prove they continue to meet the requirements laid out by CINZ
  • Be bound by and act according to a Code of Ethics, Rules and Responsibilities as determined by CINZ.


This audit includes a proof of compliance check including:

  • Tax reporting
  • Secure financial systems
  • Health and safety
  • Carry Public Liability Insurance
  • Have legal and accounting teams as part of their business structure