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Regional Events Fund Expressions of Interest

Queenstown / Wanaka / Central Otago

How to apply for funding support

The Southern Lakes Regional Events Fund is contestable. Funding rounds are bi-annual.  Applications can be made only once a year at either the March or September funding round.

Before you apply, please make sure to read this guide and download the Southern Lakes Regional Events Fund Application Guidelines.  All sections of this form must be completed. ​

Expressions of Interest

Applicants must complete the Expressions of Interest registration form below.

EOI’s can be made year round and applicant support can  be sought via the Southern Lakes Business Development Events office (info@southernlakesevents.co.nz).  

Applications

An invitation to present a full application (following approval of an EOI), does not guarantee Southern Lakes REF investment. Events will undergo a rigorous due diligence assessment prior to any referral to the Southern Lakes Events Investment Panel (SLEIP), who allocate the fund at their sole discretion.

Investment Limit

The minimum funding allocation is $25,000.

 

Before you get in touch please read:

If you have any questions or need further guidance to complete the form please contact the Southern Lakes Business Development Events office at info@southernlakesevents.co.nz

 

Regional Events Fund Expressions of Interest Registration Form

The information contained in your application will be treated as confidential. The material submitted will be treated as “commercially sensitive material” and will be held in confidence. However, the Southern Lakes events office has the right to consult with QLDC and CODC on applications, regarding venues, consent, permits and traffic management etc.

Event Information

Contact Information

The Event

Financial Information

Round 1 - Events held between 1 March 2021 - 28 Feb 2022. Round 2- Events held between Sept 1 2021 - 31 August 2022

Further Information

If you have any further information or supporting documentation to add upload the files as attachments

Declaration

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