WIN Wellington: Tākina Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre site visit


Registration is only available for current members.

Event Details

WIN Wellington together with Stantec are delighted to invite you to a presentation and site visit of the Tākina Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre. This bold new venue will be the Capital’s largest built infrastructure investment since the Wellington Regional Stadium two decades ago, offering a powerful combination of facilities across three floors and 18,000 sqm that draw visitors to Wellington to learn, meet and be inspired. Tākina Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre (Tākina) will be the Capital’s first premium event space delivering two key elements to Wellington’s economic infrastructure. 

We will be joined by LT McGuiness the lead contractor on the job who will talk through their role on the project and work undertaken to date. Chris Speed and Jared Reddy will also join us to provide an overview of the project and share their experiences whilst working on this Landmark Wellington Project.

PPE is required for this site visit (hardhat, steel cap boots, and hi-viz vest), please let us know if you need some supplied.

Presenter Details

Chris Speed, Associate, Dunning Thornton Consultants

Chris Speed is an Associate at Dunning Thornton Consultants, Structural Engineers. Chris has over 15 years structural engineering experience. He has worked on projects requiring high levels of structural and architectural integration, including large commercial projects in NZ and Australia. Chris is the winner of the Wellington 2016 Young Achiever of the Year Award from the Property Council of New Zealand.

Jared Reddy, Senior Geometric Designer, Stantec

Jared Reddy is a senior geometric designer at Stantec and is formally from South Africa. Jared has   14 years of experience in the design and construction of roads and other infrastructure. He has worked with clients such as Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, Wellington City Council, The South African National Roads Agency Limited as well as other Public and Private Sector clients.


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