Southland visitor numbers continue to grow from both domestic and international markets and Venture Southland is committed to further success in this area.

Venture Southland supports and develops tourism operators and their products, promoting them with consistent and strategic marketing on and off shore.

No matter what stage your business is at, Venture Southland can provide a range of services to assist you to start or grow and promote your operation, here and around the world.

Services provided include:

  • Capability Development Voucher
  • Business Mentors programme
  • Pricing, packaging and product launch advice
  • Working with tourism trade advice
  • Variety of Tourism specific training workshops
  • Support for funding applications
  • Digital marketing and social media advice
  • Inclusion in media opportunities
  • Promotion via and websites
  • Liaison with national tourism bodies (including Tourism New Zealand) 
  • Local Industry networking opportunities
  • Inclusion in the Southland Visitor Guide, trade manuals and conference and incentive manuals
  • Inclusion in local, national and international campaigns
  • Press release advice
  • Invercargill i-SITE
  • Brochure and poster display
  • Department of Conservation customer services
  • Activity, accommodation, and transport bookings
  • Event promotion and ticket sales
  • Souvenir sales

Contact us to see how we can help your business meet, and exceed, future demands.

For further information contact
Warrick Low - Venture Southland

Warrick Low

Tourism and Events Manager
Anke Ruwette - Venture Southland

Anke Ruwette

Tourism Digital Marketing Coordinator
Emma Hunter - Venture Southland

Emma Hunter

Tourism Media and Marketing Support
Julieanna Little - i-SITE Business Development Coordinator

Julieanna Little

i-SITE Business Development Coordinator