Gary Holmes

Gary Holmes is the owner and principle consultant of Campaignz Ltd which was established in 2008...

to provide specialist management services to Business Improvement Districts (BIDs). With five staff, and a range of specialist support personnel available as required, the company currently provides its services to a number of Business Associations / BIDs in Auckland and Wellington.

A former three-term North Shore City Councillor, Gary has had more than 25 years’ experience in sales, marketing, public relations and Business Association Management. In 2010 Gary was awarded a Winston Churchill Scholarship to study Business Improvement Districts in the US and UK, and has presented to a number of national and international conferences on BIDs.

Gary has been involved in introducing key systems and structures for three newly formed BIDs, has overseen the implementation of three major Business Association naming / rebranding projects, successfully achieved a BID expansion ballot and was involved in establishing New Zealand’s first Transport Management Association.