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Forecasting Conferences

Now run for over 50+ years, these briefings assist senior decision makers from both the private and public sectors with short to mid-term planning, strategy and budgeting. The unique feature of our business presentations is the industry-level forecasts for activity, investment and employment in addition to the overall economic outlook.

Held in March and September each year, the conferences are designed to give a clear understanding of the economic and building industry outlook over the next 18 months with insights into emerging issues that business will face over this time, resulting prospects and key actions required. Delegates will receive a Chart Book of the presentations shown during the conference.


Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend, a substitute or replacement would be welcomed. It is regretted that no refunds can be made for cancellations received less than one week prior to the Conference. A 50% refund will be given for cancellations received in writing one week before the Conference. Full refunds will be made for cancellations received in writing at least two weeks prior.


Tuesday, 27 February 2018
Sofitel, Auckland Viaduct Harbour

Where is the New Zealand construction sector heading in the next 2-3 years?. 

BIS Oxford Economics' 15th annual New Zealand Building and Construction Forecasting Conference provides a forum for the presentation of our latest report Building and Construction in New Zealand

At the conference we will present a concise overview of major issues influencing building and construction activity, including data and forecasts across a range of sectors out several years. We will also present analysis of the macro economic environment and projections of the most likely scenario, including interest rates, inflation, government policy, demographic trends impacting underlying demand and consents for residential and non-residential building by type, as well as analysis of roads/highways, utilities, airports, water and sewerage, ports and harbours.

Forecasts and information provided at the conference will be comprehensive, and will assist in formulating key business planning strategies and actions.

Delegates will receive BIS Oxford Economics' latest forecasts, along with a summary of the assumptions and commentary.

BIS Oxford Economics has over 51 years experience working with clients in Australia, New Zealand and Asia within the building and construction industry.

For Conference or Subscription enquiries, please contact April Skinner on: +612 8458 4231 or


7:00am    Registration
7:15am    Breakfast
7:45am    Robert Mellor – NZ Building and Construction
9:00am    Sarah Hunter – Macroeconomics
10:00am  Questions


Tuesday, 13 March 2018 to Friday, 23 March 2018
Brisbane Tuesday, 13 March 2018
Stamford Plaza Hotel
Thursday, 15 March 2018
Shangri-La Hotel
Friday, 16 March 2018
Park Hyatt Hotel
Wednesday, 21 March 2018
Intercontinental Hotel
Friday, 23 March 2018
Hyatt Regency Hotel

Our Conferences are designed to provide a clear understanding of the economic outlook for the next 18 months, with insights into emerging issues that business will likely face, resulting prospects and key actions required. BIS Oxford Economics' enviable track record of forecasting for over 50+ years, will provide you with sound analysis and forecasts, to assist with your strategic planning, budgeting and internal forecasting.

For further information or to be included on our invitation list please email your contact details to


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North Sydney NSW 2060

Phone: +61 2 8458 4200
Fax: +61 2 9959 5795



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525 Collins Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

Phone: +61 3 8679 7300
Fax: +61 3 9614 0033

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