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Nelson Events & Venues

An experienced team offering personalised management for your event. 

Who are we?

Nelson Venues was started over 8 years ago to provide a personalised management service to boutique venues in Nelson. 


Over the years the business has evolved and moved into primarily event management services whilst also assisting local venues with their marketing, booking leads and assisting enquiries via website to find the the perfect local venue. 

This is alongside running 3 major events that we proudly own - NZ Cider Festival, Marchfest Craft Beer Festival and Feast Whakatū.

The Nelson Events team work alongside other local professionals and suppliers to provide a full venue and event management services. Including volunteers and staffing, caterers, audio and visual technicians, accommodation providers and more.


Shelley Haring

Shelley has a wealth of event and administration management experience. Shelley is a creative problem solver and a valuable asset to the team with her keen eye for detail and exceptional time management skills. Shelley constantly exceeds client expectations and enjoys building relationships that go beyond the event.

Alongside running Nelson Events, Shelley is also a Professional Conference Organiser (PCO) with OnCue Conferences and looks after conference & association clients across NZ & Australia. 


Lea Muirden
Marchfest Co-owner

Lea has been a Professional Conference Organiser for over 10 years. She has an in-depth understanding of the needs of corporate clients when it comes to venues,and organisation. Lea’s marketing and business management expertise provide a comprehensive range of services to our members and clients.

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