We love our funding partners.
Our funding partners exist to ensure we benefit our place in the various ways we do. Whether that’s through promoting our place to the world and inviting you lovely visitors to celebrate Queenstown with us, through our volunteer programmes, our community outreach or assisting us with structural build.
Our parent company and champions of tourism in our resort. Destination Queenstown is responsible for the marketing of Queenstown as the Southern Hemisphere's premier four season lake and alpine resort.
As the neutral tourism contact point for the resort, DQ work with local businesses, including tourism operators, the hospitality industry, accommodation providers, retailers, and service sectors to promote Queenstown as a unique destination that offers visitors truly memorable experiences. Their role is to co-ordinate, facilitate, motivate and develop the marketing of Queenstown.
They are responsible for the branding and positioning of Queenstown, and festival works with them to promote the Queenstown Winter Festival as the start of the NZ winter season in our beautiful region.
Queenstown Lakes District Council
QLDC, the wardens of our lands! Our local government support us in our community offerings and give us access to land. We work with QLDC to ensure Queenstown is an events enabling platform, and share vision on sustainability and looking after our place.
Community Trust South
Community Trust South help a wide range of groups with funding - including US! Lucky us.
CTS assist in a multitude of the hidden costs that go into ensuring our community and visitors get to experience festival.