About us

NewCal Events, leading specialist in inbound destination group management, is an owner-operated business established in 2004. Suzanne Kenyon and her dynamic team offer a one-stop-shop for the MICE market with the highest standard of creativity and event management services. We pride ourselves in delivering our clients with comprehensive, professionally run, end-to-end creative destination management solutions. It is through our innovation and dedication to providing the highest possible standards of service and support that we have establish an enviable reputation and an impressive list of corporate clients. 

New Caledonia is spoilt by an abundance of magnificent off site dining opportunities and a wide range of exclusive off site activities. NewCal Events ensures that your program offers the essential “WOWS” that will create an amazing program tailored to your group’s requirements. NewCal Events, with years of experience, will transform any location into an event masterpiece! 

Why choose NewCal Events?

We are an experienced operator dedicated exclusively to destination management for corporate clients. Our reputation and future depends on our ability to meet to our clients needs and exceed expectations. The service we provide is unique, innovative, flexible and personal. Our solution development process makes planning a straight forward, uncomplicated exercise whereby the options are clearly explained so decisions can be made easily.  

Our broad based experience enables us to develop solutions to accommodate the requirements and objectives of organisations from any industry, with any size group and to fall within a specific budget.  We have a very strong relationship with local suppliers, an open mind, a positive attitude and we achieve our commitment that is to do everything to make our clients look great!!

Connect with our team

Founder

Suzanne Kenyon

Hailing from Britain, Suzanne has been living in New Caledonia for over 20 years. Fluent in English and French, she has over 15 years experience in the MICE industry and has earned herself an excellent reputation by not only meeting, but exceeding expectations with both her clients and local suppliers. In her past, Suzanne enjoyed a successful career in several New Caledonia based tourism companies before establishing NewCal Events (formally Transat Tours) in 2004. As the founder and driving force behind NewCal Events, Suzanne personally and lovingly looks after each event from quote to conclusion on-site and undeniably embodies her company’s catch phrase of ‘New Cal Events – where passion and the Pacific meet’.

Group Coordinator

David Slabolepszy

David has been working in the tourism and event industry in New Caledonia for over 12 years. He joined the team to coordinate groups 3 years ago. After studying hostelry business at school, he worked in Paris for 10 years in some of France’s most luxury hotels as duty manager, front office manager and reservation manager. He is also working as a consultant for a local training company for whom he animates tourism and hospitality training seminars.  

David has extensive knowledge of New Caledonia and an excellent relationship with local suppliers. He is a great asset to the company with his naturally fun sense of humour and good mood, nothing is never a problem. His high level of focus to detail and his famous French accent makes him the perfect host and guide for your group.

Marketing and Communication

Helene Moraud

Helen has over 13 years’ of experience in the tourism industry in New Caledonia, is fluent in English, and excels in both marketing and communication. Helen assists in putting together your itinerary and make sure everything is perfect.  In conclusion, the feedback from her first group of 140 pax: “Helen managed our aspects of the programme brilliantly and was a dream to work with, and is a credit to you and New Cal Events.”  

Decoration

Alix Jouxtel

Alix has been working as a stylist and graphic designer for over 10 years.
Three years ago, she created her own custom tailoring brand and company.
At the end of 2017, she joined NewCal Event as their stylist and creative decorator.
Thanks to her sense of adaptation and aesthetics, she creates the ultimate WOW effect with personalized creations, all handmade and down to the ultimate finest detail. A joy to work with and an amazing asset to NewCal Events. From the creation of beautiful hostess clothing to ultimate themed events, anything is possible …..

Choreographer

Nathalie Muller

Professional dancer passed by Paris and by the cruise ships, Nathalie choreographed for Newcal Events the different shows. French CanCan, Hollywood, Cabaret, classic … she can dance with her troupe on any type of show. Nathalie is also a fitness teacher and can coordinate work out. Her smile and her energy make her performances are always exceptional!

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