New Zealand’s
Leading Event &
Activation Company.

Events we manage

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We also specialise in


Brand Activation

SMC delivers brand activation across a range of different mediums, from strategic conceptual planning to design and implementation.
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Sponsor Leverage

SMC manages a wide range of event specific sponsor activation. Being at the forefront of the event planning phase, we understand what works and what doesn’t!
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Customised Events

We work closely with clients to design bespoke, client specific events.
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In-house strategic partner, Design Distillery, manages all of SMC’s campaigns as well as sponsor and other client design specific work.
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The running of The Ellerslie International Flower Show has been an amazing success for the City of Christchurch in large part due to the planning and expertise of Dave and his team. His ability to work with a large organisation and deliver on ambitious KPI’s has been proved and the results are highly commendable.Bob Parker, Former Mayor of Christchurch

We would not hesitate to recommend SMC Events as a company that has the ability to produce events not only to meet the desire objectives but specialising in events that achieve a true community feel and rich participation of local people.Piet de Jong, Baldwin Boyle Group Ltd

Toyota are a key corporate partner in the Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathalon and in the 4 years that I have been involved SMC Events have done an excellent job in delivering the event each year.Andrew Davis, Assistant General Manager Marketing, Toyota
Through our relationship which extends over 10 years, SMC have always been professional and have shown the ability to manage and run excellent high profile events on a large scale that successfully engage our diverse community. SMC have displayed a great understanding of the community needs and strategic impacts that events can play in the Auckland region.Len Brown, Mayor of Auckland City
Working with a number of the team over this time I have found that the culture of SMC is consistent over time. I have found that as an organisation they are commercial yet flexible, they are professional, organised, and friendly in their approach and most certainly understand how to deliver events that are tailored to the community audience they are targeting.Wendy Hay, Sponsorship Manager, Youth & Innovation, ASB Bank
Jaguar Land Rover New Zealand has had the pleasure of working with SMC Events across a number of events for the last few years.

Over that time we have built a strong relationship and our dealings have always been of the highest quality.James McKee, Marketing Manager, Jaguar Land Rover New Zealand

The FIBA family in general and the Event and Sport Department in particular evaluated the U19 World Championship in New Zealand as one of the best organised basketball youth events in our history.Lubomir Kotleba, Sport Director, FIBA
We are proud to say that SMC are wonderful contributor to the sport of Triathalon, they understand win / win relationships, hence our strategic relationship with them.Craig Waugh, CEO, Tri NZ, Sport New Zealand
Over the past six years, SMC Events, headed by Dave Mee and ably assisted by his excellent team, have managed our Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathalon.

I can highly recommend SMC, Dave Mee, and his excellent team when it comes to delivering a high quality event with all its associated challenges.Pierre van Heerden, General Manager, Sanitarium Health and Wellbeing

About us


SMC is New Zealand’s Premier Event Management Company

That has established a history in delivering professional, world-class events and activations in a wide range of fields across New Zealand.

Since 1994 SMC has been delivering events of all shapes and sizes, many on an annual basis.

On top of all that, we love what we do!

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