Funds there to help
Applications are open for major events wanting sponsorship from Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED).
The council controlled organisation is tasked with attracting major events to Auckland.
A total $477,000 is available for events being held between July 2013 and June 2014.
Priority will be given to events that present the strongest alignment to Auckland’s Major Events Strategy.
ATEED acting destination manager Jennah Wootten says major events are key to driving economic growth in Auckland.
Applications for sponsorship close on January 21 at 5pm. Successful applicants will be announced between April and June 2013.
Visit ateed.co.nz/ sponsorship for a summary of the major events strategy and to complete an application form.