A full service creative event management company.


We don't do ordinary, we burst through boundaries.


We use fresh thinking and a flexible approach to all events.


We add a dash of creative genius.


We blend creativity and innovation to build your event vision.


We deliver exceptional events. Every time.

The Method

Shaken or stirred? Our approach is flexible, our thinking is fresh, and our process is transparent.
From corporate retreats and awards dinners, to conferences, exhibitions and virtual events, our Event Managers blend creativity and innovation to build your event vision.

We make event registration as easy as possible, for you and your delegates. We will design a seamless registration process for your next event that suits your specific requirements, is effortless for your delegates, and has a reporting system that gives you access to all the vital information you require.

Activities Programmes

From onsite conference or incentive activities, to pre and post tours, field trips, or partner programmes - we excel in organising bespoke experiences throughout New Zealand that will engage and inspire. Our experienced and knowledgable team can develop a bespoke programme that will create lasting memories for your guests.

Corporate Retreats

Whether your executive team need some time out of the office to work on strategic plans for the company, or you want to connect remote teams in person -  we are experts in matching clients with the ideal destination, venue, and immersive experiences to meet their requirements.


To ensure the success of your next exhibition, expo or tradeshow we can help develop an engaging event; from concept, venue sourcing, floor plans, securing and managing sponsors and exhibitors, to Health & Safety management, marketing, site builds and onsite management.  

Abstract Management

For our academic, scientific, or medical clients requiring submission of abstracts as part of a technical programme; we can set up a bespoke online submission system that allows easy access for review, feedback and management, so minimising your own administration efforts on these tasks.

Awards Dinners

Let us make your next Awards event a sensational one. Our team will work with you to create a memorable function from event and ceremony design right through to on site staging of your award ceremony - allowing you and your colleagues to sit back and enjoy the evening.

Virtual Events

When you are not able to meet in person we can facilitate virtual or hybrid events that will deliver an interactive and engaging event experience. We embrace new platforms and concepts while understanding and maintaining the vital elements that ensure a great meeting event.


Comprehensive conference and event management with personalised professional service throughout; from concept design to full delivery of your personalised conference experience. Lime & Soda are highly skilled and experienced Professional Conference Organisers (PCO).

Association Secretariat

Professional services for small and medium-sized associations and not-for-profit organisations. If you have staffing gaps we can help with practical support to streamline your workload.  Engage our experienced team to manage your administration, communication, member management, and event coordination to save you valuable time.

Product Launches

Creativity holds no bounds when we design product launches. We will ensure all elements are memorable and custom-made for you and your new products or brands to make sure you grab the attention of your clients or stakeholders and stand out in the marketplace.

The Ingredients

It takes some sparkling ingredients to create fresh events.
We’re comfortable being the geniuses behind the scenes, but sometimes people want to know who we are too.

Marianne Rowley

Senior Event Manager

021 965 640


Hey!  I’m Marianne, Senior Events Manager for Lime and Soda.  With over 25 years in the Events industry my purpose is to make your next event successful and memorable for all who attend.  I have been lucky enough to have organised events all over the world which has added to my appetite for travel.

In my spare time I love to cook for family and friends and I can’t wait to continue my travels to see those places I have yet to experience.

Special Ingredients:

Attention to Detail
Passion for Events


Tess Frampton

Event Manager

027 872 7220


Kia ora! I’m Tess. I love bringing my clients ideas to life and delivering experiences that will inspire and excite. I have worked on a wide variety of events both in Aotearoa and London. 

Special Ingredients:

Eye for detail
Outdoor Enthusiast

Tina Oien

Event Assistant

07 595 0565


Hi my name is Tina, Events Assistant for Lime and Soda. I was born creative and love to watch my ideas come to life. When I’m not in the office I enjoy shopping, travelling and filling my Instagram with pictures of my dog. 

Special Ingredients:

Dog Obsessed

Megan Old

Event Assistant

07 595 0565


Hey I’m Megan, Event Assistant for Lime and Soda. I love anything to do with organising and making lists. On my days off you will find me at the mall shopping up a storm, baking or playing with my dog.

Special Ingredients:

Time Management
Shopping Obsession

Scott Mehrtens

Managing Director

09 214 7440


Kia ora! I’m Scott – Managing Director of Lime & Soda, and the wider Leisure Time Group of travel and events brands. I’ve many MANY years of experience in this sector (we’ll gloss over the big numbers but check out the early onset grey hairs!) and still love to ‘roll up my sleeves’ to help clients have amazing travel and event experiences.

Vicki Annison

Sales & Marketing Manager

07 595 0565


I’m Vicki, Sales & Marketing Manager for Lime & Soda and Leisure Time Group. My work life has been marketing, events and tourism for as long as I can remember! I still get that buzz being involved in creating amazing event and travel experiences for our clients. Outside of work I enjoy... travel and events – what a surprise!

Annaliese Drake

Marketing Coordinator

07 595 0565


Hi there, I am Annaliese, Marketing Coordinator for Lime & Soda and the Leisure Time Group. I love spreadsheets and creating marketing material for the group. Outside of work I love traveling around NZ with my friends, spending time with family and reading a good book on the beach.

Lynnette Bryant

Accounts Manager

07 847 5495


Hi, I’m Lynnette the Accounts Guru for Lime & Soda and the Leisure Time Group! When I get to escape the spreadsheets I enjoy walking, travelling, helping my husband brew alcoholic beverages, and pet wrangling with our herd of rabbits, cat, and two cairn terriers. 

Andrea Browne

Accounts Assistant

07 847 5495


Hi I’m Andrea, Accounts Assistant for Lime & Soda and the Leisure Time Group. I love working with numbers and solving puzzles! Outside of the office I enjoy traveling around NZ with my husband in our motorhome, working out at the gym or cycling and creating gardens.

The Happy Customers

The contact details

For a conference, incentive, or business event that’s refreshingly different, talk to us.

Phone: 09 214 7440