Welcome to Destination Conference Managers

  • Personal, professional comprehensive conference management service that is tailored to meet the client's specific requirements. 
  • Destination Conference Managers has conducted an impressive number of national and international conferences, events and exhibitions. 
  • Destination Conference Managers has a reputation for southern hospitality and a wealth of practical local knowledge.  

Destination Conference Managers
Location  and postal address

84 Grendon street
Maori Hill
Dunedin 9010


The Destination Conference Managers offers an unparalleled mix of expertise that guarantees your conference will be talked about for years.

Director: Pat Johnston
 - Pat’s background in finance and lending, investment and health has given her a unique blend of financial skills and practical, organisational expertise. Her prior work life included Forsyth Barr, Marac Finance, Cadbury Confectionery, the health sector and local government.

Pat is a Certified Event Manager with
 Professional Conference Organisers Association.
As someone who has been in the conference and events business for over 20 years, Pat offers clients
  • top flight conference financial management,
  • long-term experience,
  • the local knowledge that gives any conference its special flavour,
  • practical solutions, 
  • excellent organisational expertise.
Pat also has a strong national network of professional conference organisers whose expertise she can draw on.
Destination Conference Managers can make your conferences happen anywhere in New Zealand- from Invercargill to Waitangi.