Onsite Information

COVID-19 Advice

To reduce the risk of getting COVID-19 please practice good hygiene at the conference. This means:
• using disposable tissues or coughing/sneezing into your elbow
• disposing of used tissues appropriately in a bin
• washing hands for at least 20 seconds with soap and water and drying them thoroughly, or using hand sanitiser:
– before eating or handling food
– after using the toilet
– after coughing, sneezing or blowing your nose
– after touching public surfaces
• trying to keep a metre away from people who are unwell
• limiting alcohol and drug use (as this may affect your ability to adequately follow the advice above).
 

 

We have put the following steps in place to help ensure the safety of our colleagues. These steps include:

• Placing hand sanitisers with supporting signage
• Placing guidance on hand washing in bathrooms
• Placing tissues and bins for their hygienic disposal, with supporting signage on coughing etiquette
• Thorough and regular sterilisation of surfaces, including bathrooms, benches and all touch points such as door handles, etc.
• Continued rigorous adherence to ISO food-safety management standards within all culinary services.

If you have health-related concerns about COVID-19, phone Healthline (for free) on 0800 358 5453


 

ACCOMMODATION
Please ensure you settle your accommodation account directly with the hotel in full on departure, including all meals, telephone calls and mini bar charges.

AUDIO VISUAL TECHNICIAN
AV Technicians will be onsite throughout the conference. Speakers – please ensure you download your presentations at the technician’s desk in each conference room prior to your presentation time.

CAR PARKING
Cordis Valet Parking:  NZD$45.00 per car, per night (strictly standard-sized vehicles only). Public Pay & Display Parking: find out about public Wilson car parks near the hotel.

CELLPHONES & PAGERS
These must be set to silent mode when the conference is in session. Don't turn them off though or you won't be able to use the mobile app!

CONFERENCE VENUE
The Cordis Hotel, 83 Symonds Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

CONFERENCE ROOMS
Please ask for directions at the conference registration desk if you are unsure. Increase Indent

CREDIT CARDS & PAYMENT
Accepted cards are Visa, Mastercard and AMEX. Payment may also be made by cheque, payable to “Workz4U Conference Trust Account”.
All fees quoted are in New Zealand Dollars and are inclusive of GST. Payment for registration must be received prior to the commencement of the conference.

INDUSTRY EXHIBITION
A wide and varied Exhibition will be co-ordinated by our Professional Conference Organisers. Expressions of interest in participating in the exhibition or sponsoring the Conference are welcomed. If you are interested please contact Donna Clapham, Workz4U Conference Management Ltd, on +64 21 325 133 or donna@w4u.co.nz.

Delegates, please make every effort to visit the exhibition stands during breaks. 

EXHIBITION OPENING HOURS
Thursday 24 March 2022 - 7:30am 2:30pm
Friday 25 March 2022 - 7:00am–7:00pm (includes Networking Function 4:30pm 7:00pm)
Saturday 26 March 2022 - 8:00am–3:00pm

LIABILITY DISCLAIMER
Neither the Society or the Professional Conference Organisers, will accept liability for damages of any nature sustained by participants or their accompanying persons or loss or damage to their personal property as a result of the meeting or related events. In the event of any disruption or other unforeseen circumstances, the Professional Conference Managers accept no responsibility for loss of monies or property.

 

MEDICAL EMERGENCIES
Emergency 111 (POLICE, AMBULANCE, FIRE)
Auckland Hospital 09  367 0000

MESSAGES
Messages may be left with staff at the registration desk. Please check for messages as no announcements will be made.

NAME BADGES
Please wear your name badge at ALL meeting sessions and social functions.

POSTERS
Please take time to view the digital poster presentations in the exhibition hall. They will be available for viewing throughout the conference.

REFRESHMENTS
Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea, and the Networking Function, as scheduled in the programme, will be served in the Industry Exhibition Hall.

REGISTRATION & INFORMATION DESK
The registration desk is located in the Foyer of the Cordis Hotel and will be open at the following times:

Wednesday 23 March 2022, 7:30am-4:30pm
Thursday 24 March 2022, 7:30am 5:00pm
Friday 25 March 2022, 7:00am–7:00pm
Saturday 26 March 2022 - 8:00am–5:00pm

NO SMOKING POLICY
Delegates should be aware that smoking is banned in public buildings and many hotels and restaurants in New Zealand, including the Conference venue.

SOCIAL FUNCTIONS
Social function icons will be printed on your name badge if you have requested or purchased social function tickets. Should you wish to book or purchase any additional tickets please contact the registration desk.

SPECIAL DIETS
A separate table will be available for those with special dietary requirements. Please advise a member of the catering staff should you require assistance.

WIFI
WiFi is complimentary at the venue.

PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCE ORGANISER (PCO):
Donna Clapham
Workz4U Conference Management,
PO Box 90641, Victoria Street West, Auckland 1142
t: +64 9 917 3653 ~ m: +64 21 325 133 ~ e: donna@w4u.co.nz

 

 

Workz4U Conference Management Ltd
www.w4u.co.nz ~ conferences@w4u.co.nz
+64 9 917 3653 ~ +64 21 325 133