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Visitor projects update

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Several significant visitor-focused projects are underway here at CEDA with a purpose to raise the profile of our region and to grow the number of visitors we have coming to…

Business Awards – Get Involved!

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One of the biggest events on the business community calendar is back for 2018! The Westpac Manawatu Business Awards recognise business excellence and best practice in the region, across seven…

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Just had a great catch up with the #Ateam at the Feilding & Districts Information Centre. Just brilliant to hear their passion for our region. #localexpertise #thisismanawatu #ittakesacommunity @CentralEDA @Manawatu_NZ @GaryMass6

If you'd like to host a conference in Palmerston North, our new Conference and Events Planner covers all the need-to-knows. You can download a digital copy https://t.co/bUtIuOK1qm or email conventions@ceda.nz to be sent one. #PalmerstonNorth #Conferences #Events #NewZealand

The latest #Paymark figures show an increase in Palmerston North's spending, meaning consumers in the city, district and neighbouring districts are feeling confident, as @LSinNZ explains. @SEaqub @GrantSmithMayor @GaryMass6 @LucyGNZ @ARutherford13

@NZIEC_ Minister announcing policy changes re international student visas. Sounds promising for the regions. @CentralEDA

The Central Economic Development Agency (CEDA) exists to drive and facilitate the creation and growth of economic wealth in Manawatu and beyond.

3,000 international students strong

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About 3,000 international students from around the world make Manawatu their home each year. From primary and intermediate through to secondary and tertiary level education, our region is a vibrant hub for international education.

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Bring your conference here!

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CEDA can provide you with FREE support and advice to bring your conference to our region including bid applications, event planning and venue hire.

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