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About Us

Creating community by bringing people together is the passion of Sapphire Events, the company behind The Gluten Free Food Festival. Spearheaded by Shayna, who has more than 10 years’ experience in managing various events around the country, Sapphire Events enjoys the joys, challenges, and opportunities that event management offers, and are committed to providing a fantastic event for you! 

Currently Sapphire Events runs festival style events in the Bay of Plenty, Waikato, and Auckland. 


Shayna's first foray into event management was in her early 20s with hugely popular biannual dance events which continue to this day. Now with a multitude of other events under her belt, Shayna continues to build on her experience and is committed to bringing you high-quality, fun, and successful events.