Big Thinking.

Working in close partnership with public sector bodies, private entities and sports organisations, we assist our clients in identifying solutions and creating opportunities.

Duco Events offers a complete range of consultancy services, leveraging our significant experience in the creation and delivering major international sporting events, the development of major event and tourism strategies, unlocking public and private sector funding and leading successful major event bids.

Our executive team members have previously overseen the successful joint New Zealand Cricket/Cricket Australia bid for the rights to host Cricket World Cup 2015, headed the developed and implementation of Auckland’s globally awarded Major Events Strategy, and more recently have provided strategic guidance to, among others, the National Rugby League, New Zealand Cricket, Rugby League World Cup 2017 and Christchurch International Airport.

We have a dedicated team of professionals with extensive networks who are committed to helping you achieve your objectives.

Our Services


We’ll help you understand the current situation, define a clear set of objectives and ultimately determine what needs to happen in order for those objectives to be achieved.

What we can help you with:

  • Tourism, business and major event strategy
  • Content allocation
  • Event creation, management and execution
  • Infrastructure investment planning
  • Governance and organisational structure
  • Legacy planning


A good plan is nothing without great implementation. Once the plan is in place, we’ll work with you to ensure that project objectives are met.

What we can help you with:

  • Event prospecting, bidding and feasibility
  • Unlocking public and private sector funding
  • Project management
  • Broadcast and commercialisation consultancy
  • Destination and event promotion
  • City activation and fan engagement
  • Host city and sponsor leverage
  • Community and grassroots programmes


We’ll work with you to develop and implement a robust evaluation framework designed to measure success, identify future opportunities and provide practical recommendations.

What we can help you with.

  • Project evaluation
  • Post-event impact analysis
  • Recommendations