NZEA 2019 Award Winners!

Published
30/10/2020

The New Zealand Events Association held their awards dinner this week in Auckland, announcing the industry award winners for 2019.

Here they are

Individual Awards
Best Emerging Event Professional 2019 (Sponsored by NZICC):
Briar Jones


Best Established Event Professional 2019 (Sponsored by NZICC):
Carla Steed


Best Event Sponsorship Professional 2019 (Sponsored by ATEED):
Monique Gibson

 

Excellence Awards
Category: Best Arts or Cultural Event (Sponsored by Fresh Info)
Winner: Te Matatini ki te Ao 2019
Entered by: Te Matatini Society Incorporated

 

Category: Best Corporate Event
Winner: Building Nations 2019
Entered by: Infrastructure New Zealand

 

Category: Best Not-for-Profit or Cause-related Event
Winner: Harcourts Dancing for Hospice
Entered by: Rotorua Community Hospice

 

Category: Best Sports Event (Sponsored by Fresh Info)
Winner: Anchor AIMS Games
Entered by: AIMS Games Trust & Tauranga City Council

 

Category: Best International Event (Sponsored by Eventfinda)
Winner: 2019 HSBC New Zealand Sevens
Entered by New Zealand Rugby & 37 South Events

 

Category: Best Regional or National Event (Sponsored by Eventfinda)
Winner: Anchor AIMS Games
Entered by AIMS Games Trust & Tauranga City Council

 

Category : Best Local Government Event (Sponsored by Eventfinda)
Winner: Highlight: Carnival of Lights
Entered by Hutt City Council

 

Category: Best Community Event (Sponsored by Sidekicker)
Winner: TEDxChristchurch 2019
Entered by Missing Link Consultants

 

Category: Best Event Sponsorship
Winner: ASB Auckland Marathon
Entered by ASB

 

Category: Best Music or Entertainment Event (Sponsored by ATEED)
Winner: Second Unit – What Will You Do in the Shadows
Entered by Tāwhiri


Support Awards
Category: Best Design & Build
Winner: The Sephora Beauty Bus
Entered by DARKHORSE

 

Category: Best Event Marketing
Winner: Paintvine Paint and Wine Events
Entered by Paintvine

 

Category: Best Food Experience (Sponsored by ATEED)
Winner: TEDxChristchurch
Entered by Missing Link Consultants & Vbase

 

Category: Best Supplier (Sponsored by NZICC)
Winner: Sidekicker for The All Blacks Game at Westpac Stadium (July 2019)
Entered by Sidekicker

 

Category: Best Venue (Sponsored by Sidekicker)
Winner: Wellington Regional Stadium Trust for Te Matatini ki te Ao 2019 and Eminem Rapture 2019
Entered by: Wellington Regional Stadium Trust