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18 days to kick-off – expected RWC 2011 visitors boosted
  • Offshore ticket sales indicate 95,000 visitors now expected
  • Ticket revenue hits NZ$234m, 87% of target, from 1.08m sales to date
  • Sales surge since Bledisloe Test – NZ$1 million of tickets sold
  • NZ$65m revenue generated from nearly 300,000 ticket sales over last 10 weeks

Tournament organisers for the seventh Rugby World Cup are forecasting that on the basis of offshore ticket sales to date New Zealand can expect 95,000 international visitors to arrive during the Tournament which kicks off in exactly one month on Friday, September 9.

Previous estimates released last year had put the expected number of visitors at 85,000.

“This is tremendous news and a real sign of just how big Rugby World Cup 2011 (RWC 2011) will be for our country,” said RNZ 2011 CEO Martin Snedden.

“The upsurge in support from overseas fans is a strong sign of confidence in our ability to host the biggest sporting event New Zealand has ever held.

“It also underlines what we have always said; that this Tournament brings multiple economic benefits to our country as well as providing a priceless opportunity to show the best of New Zealand to the world.”

Information source: www.rugbyworldcup.com

Important information from our Supplier Textiles Alive.

Now ask yourself, is your customer aware of the volume of people, and the relatively short period of time a potential customer have to purchase their products?

We, like most signage / print companies, expect to be very busy in the weeks before kick off in September.

We want this country looking great for this event, and all the other events taking place at this time. For an idea of what’s happening in your region take a look at http://www.nz2011.govt.nz/experiencerealnz/ and start making contact now with interested parties.

We want you to capitalise on the captive audiences – so let’s make this happen!

Rugby World Cup Useful Information

Team Bases by Town / City –www.rugbyworldcup.com

Rugby World Cup – Business Connection Opportunities

NZ 2011 Business Club – www.nz2011.govt.nz/business

The NZ 2011 Business Club connects local business hosts with international business people while they’re in New Zealand for RWC 2011.

  • There are currently 2,500 New Zealand members and 2,000 international members
  • New Zealand members are planning to host business guests and colleagues from overseas, whether over a game of golf, fishing, or hosting at local showcase and festival events

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