wilna.jpgWilna van Eyssen
Wilna has combined experience in the Event Industry for over 15 years. She has specialised in the Professional Management of National Conferences and VIP events for this period. She has also personally managed events from developing stage right through to wrap-up. With years of travelling, she has managed to do events from South Africa through to the UK and the USA. No event is ever too small or large!  Certified Event Manager (CEM) with the Professional Conference Organisers Association Australia and New Zealand

P: 09-574 5989  M: +64 21 517222
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Judi Ashby

 Our resident "artist" Judi has been with the company almost as long as we've been around! A dedicated artist and loves everything to do with art. Judi works on a contract basis to assist with styling and prop design.


Why Choose Us?

We have combined over 50 years experience managing a range of events and conferences for a wide range of clients.

Your event will be organised by the owner or senior event manager only, no junior staff.

We remain behind the scenes to support you and your company/brand.

We assist with planning your event to minimise risk and cost

We focus on a Return on Investment for you

We invest our time upfront to get to know your business and needs


What will you get from working with us?

- We will save time as we work with industry professionals that get the job done quickly.

- We will save money by providing cost effective solutions and find the right solution to suit your budget and style

- You will get the results you want

- Your event will stand out from others

- We offer unique and creative ideas - our concepts cannot be found in any packaged deal, they are unique for each client.

- We are a once stop shop for all you corporate conferencing, incentives and event styling needs.

- we have combined over 50 years of experiencing, creating events in South Africa, the UK, the USA, Australia and New Zealand. We know our markets very well!

- we assist clients with events as small as 6 people - 7,000 - just talk to us about your requirements!

About EventSmart

EventSmart is renowned for thinking outside the square when it comes to organising your event from start to finish - our ideas are innovative and different and FRESH. With our international knowledge, we bring you something unique and memorable. We work fast and efficient to bring you and your customers/clients the very best events. We are also a member of

  • Auckland Convention Bureau Member
  • PCO Association Australia/NZ

Inbound & Outbound Service

We can organise your event in New Zealand or off-shore. With representation in Sydney we can now also look after our Australian clients with hands on management! 


What our clients say:

  • Just a big thank you for arranging an awesome evening.  A great theme, great boat & crew with delicious food & drink to match. (Ansvar '10)
  • As always your staff and you were fantastic!  Everyone was very willing and helpful and went way beyond what was expected of them. I really appreciated all the help. (Hawkins Interiors '10)
  • I would highly recommend EventSmart to either assist or fully co-ordinate your next conference event, we have used this company for the last 3 years and have found their services to be of the highest standard . We have had 3 fantastic conference an evening/award events  and just when you thought the level was at its highest the bar rises again, with fantastic themeing, creative ideas,  and that  “WOW” factor , this is company I would totally recommend. (Tania Stranks, Mondo Travel '10)
  • Thank you so much for again organising our event - it's good to know that we can rely on you and your team to pull this off every year! (Huawei '09)
  • All of the arrangements were fantastic. We were very impressed with how well managed everything was from your side and the way that you controlled the prize giving was really great. All the staff was helpful and diligent. Excellent Wilna, we will definitely keep your details for future events. (Eden Park Redevelopment Board '08)
  • Thank you, as always you did an amazing job - not sure how you will top this next year! Commentaries from the guests were fantastic. (United Travel '08)
  • Thank you for all your efforts. The room looked fantastic and everyone was very complimentary and the kids had a ball. (ANB AMRO 07)
  • Just a quick note to thank you for creating an incredible evening for Ansvar Insurance. You transformed a tired run down room into an amazing venue. Great staff...great service..great food...great DJ. 
    Lets see if you can top this when our next function comes around. (Ansvar Insurance 07)
  • Thank you so much for your help and thanks for my pressie!! You guys really came through for me and I really appreciate everyone's effort. 
    Our team had a really wonderful day. (APL Plus 07)
  • Such a beautiful job you did, getting so many compliments on the night. Thanks heaps! (Holiday Shoppe 07)
  • A big thank you for a wonderful christmas function that was enjoyed by all on Friday night. The tables looked just great, and everyone was delighted with the lovely crackers and chocolates. It all went very smoothly, a credit to all your staff and to the Ponsonby Cruising Club, which was an excellent venue. So again many thanks, it certainly made my job easy. (Sharp 07)
  • The theme suited our company really well and it was very smart. 
    Everyone was impressed and my boss too. People loved the ice sculpture so please make sure you report that back to the person that does those as he is obviously a very talented man. The Martini glasses looked great, bar leaners too... (Spicers Wellington 07)
  • On behalf of everyone here, A BIG THANK YOU for a well organised EXCELLENT Xmas Party. Everyone really enjoyed themselves. Well Done !!!!!!!!!!!! We have to thank you first of all!! The set up of the dinner and decorations were great! Everything was very well organized.
    The dinner was amazing. The decorations, set-up, basically the general atmosphere created was just great. So thank you for that Wilna and hopefully next year, the next organising committee will be in touch with you. (Gilshep 07)
  • As mentioned several times already, we had an absolutely amazing evening and the feedback has been incredible. You made our special evening even more special as we were able to enjoy the festivities. (Jo & Tony, Private event Mar '07)