Everyone should visit New Zealand once, but why? The International Congress is the primary reason.  Here are five more good reasons to attend.

New Zealanders are exceptional hosts

Feel the spirit of manaakitanga—the uniquely New Zealand way of giving and making people feel welcome.

Discover a place where friendly people and professional service come together to make every event memorable.

New Zealand, a safe destination

New Zealand is generally a very safe place to visit with a relatively low crime rate, few endemic diseases, a great healthcare system and a politically stable government.

New Zealand is an affordable luxury

Enjoy watching your money go further in New Zealand. New Zealand’s exchange rate is generally favourable against most other currencies.

New Zealand is accessible

Getting to New Zealand is easy. It’s only a 9 – 12 hour flight from other countries on the Pacific Rim and is serviced by more than 330 international flights every week. What’s more, passport holders from more than 50 countries do not require a visa for short stays.

Research in the field of Food Science and Technology is second to none. 

Our research facilities are integrated with similar operations all over the world, sharing expertise and manpower. Conference delegates will be able to book tours to New Zealand’s research and production operations.

…and in case you need more reasons:

The Congress programme will deliver a blend of traditional and innovative sessions including 

  • Keynote speakers of international renown
  • Student competitions
  • Industry and research-leader fora
  • Exceptional social events to enhance networking opportunitie