2017 Award Winners

2017 was a bumper year for events in New Zealand. That’s apparent in the winners of the flourishing New Zealand Awards, announced at a glittering ceremony held at SKYCITY on October 11.

The winners are:

Best Community Event of the Year 2017
Waitangi Tuwharetoa Ki Pukawa Festival 2017

Best Regional Event of the Year 2017
Pop-up Globe Auckland

Best National Event of the Year 2017 sponsored by New Zealand Major Events
WOMAD New Zealand 2017

Best International Event of the Year 2017 sponsored by New Zealand Major Events
2017 World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships

Best Business Event of the Year 2017 sponsored by Celebrity Speakers
Pinot Noir New Zealand 2017

Best Industry Supplier for an Event 2017 sponsored by Marsh Insurance
ILT Stadium Southland for the 2017 World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships

Best CSR or Community Event Sponsorship of the Year 2017
Flight Centre Foundation Halberg Watersports Programme

Best Arts or Cultural Event Sponsorship of the Year 2017 sponsored by Creative New Zealand
ASB for Auckland Lantern Festival

Best Sports Event Sponsorship of the Year 2017
Barfoot & Thompson for World Masters Games 2017

Emerging Event Professional of the Year 2017 sponsored by Eventfinda
Tim Day (NZ Trail Runs)

Event Sponsorship Professional of the Year 2017
Mike Wootton (ASB)

Event Professional of the Year 2017 sponsored by H3
Jennah Wootten

New Zealand’s Favourite Event of the Year 2017 public vote hosted by Eventfinda
Repco Beach Hop 2017


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