It has been a while, and we are still serious about it. That doesn't mean that it's a done thing. There are still logistics to figure out. But Conventions and Incentives New Zealand are very keen to have it happen and have offered a lot of help, logistically and financially to help cover bidding. A convention of this size is very significant for New Zealand.
Briefly, yes, with various advantages and disadvantages. See our Facilites page for more information.