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EVANZ AWARDS 2021 

For 2021, the EVANZ Awards will be presented in seven categories, reflecting the efforts that individuals, venues and associated businesses have made over the past 12 months. 

Nominations will be accepted up until 4pm on Friday 15th October.

The period of activity being judged is 1 October 2020 – 30 September 2021

People Awards (Open to Venue and Associate Members)

Leader of the Year

  • Recognises an individual in our industry who has shown outstanding leadership for their team and venue/business during the past 12 months
  • Eligibility – This award is open to executive leadership individuals of venue or associated member business
  • Nomination – As this category awards an individual who showed outstanding leadership, nominations should be from team members, employees or peers of the nominated leader. Self-nomination is not accepted for this award.  
  • Sponsored by the Venue Management Association, the winner receives complimentary registration to the VMA Congress 2022.
    
    Team Member of the Year
    • Recognises a team member who has shown outstanding commitment and dedication to their venue / business during the past 12 months.
    • Eligibility – This award is open to individuals of a venue or associated member business who does not associate with being defined under the leader category
    • Nomination – Nomination to this award should be from an employer/leader or peer. Self-nomination is not accepted for this award.
    • Sponsored by the Health Promotion Agency, the winner receives complimentary registration to the EVANZ End of Year Conference 2022.

      

    Rising Star of the Year
    • Recognises an individual who has shown outstanding commitment, dedication and innovation to their venue / business during the past 12 months. These are our event and venue industry leaders of tomorrow.
    • Eligibility – This award is open to individuals of a venue or associated member business who does not associate with being defined under the leader category
    • Nomination – Nomination to this award should be from an employer/leader or peer. Self-nomination is not accepted for this award. It is envisaged that nominees will be in the first 3 – 5 years of their career. Previous winners cannot enter.
    • Sponsored by Ungerboeck, the winner receives a $5,000 scholarship to VMS -  the Venue Management School (awarded as two bursaries of NZ$2,500 each in Year 1 and Year 2 of the School)



      Venue Awards (Open to Venue members only)

      Small Venue of the Year
      • Focussing on the past 12 months this award recognises the venue that has demonstrated outstanding focus on its community, customers, staff and suppliers. Entrants need to show clarity of vision, tangible objectives and a plan for sustainability. 
      • Eligibility – This award is open to venues with 1 – 1,000 seats.
      • Nomination – Nomination to this award can be from anyone associated with the venue.
      Medium Venue of the Year
      • Focussing on the past 12 months this award recognises the venue that has demonstrated outstanding focus on its community, customers, staff and suppliers. Entrants need to show clarity of vision, tangible objectives and a plan for sustainability. 
      • Eligibility – This award is open to venues with 1,001 – 4,999 seats.
      • Nomination – Nomination to this award can be from anyone associated with the venue.
      Large Venue of the Year
      • Focussing on the past 12 months this award recognises the venue that has demonstrated outstanding focus on its community, customers, staff and suppliers. Entrants need to show clarity of vision, tangible objectives and a plan for sustainability. 
      • Eligibility – This award is open to venues with 5,000+ seats
      • Nomination – Nomination to this award can be from anyone associated with the venue.


      Best Industry Supplier (Open to Associate Members Only)

      • An outstanding Associate Member organisation that has gone above and beyond to support our industry over the last 12 months. Judges will be looking for innovation and creativity, a focus on customer service and a tangible contribution to the events and venues they support.
      • Eligibility: This award is open to Associate Members only.
      • Nomination: Self nomination is welcome for this award


      If you need any more information, please contact EVANZ General Manager, Sally-Anne Coates

      gm@evanz.co.nz

      Tel: 021 0823 1394




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