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2021 NZEA New Zealand Event Awards

Entries for the NZEA New Zealand Events Awards have now closed, with late submissions available (due by 11:45pm, Thursday 20 May). Contact us to arrange a late submission.

These Awards honour extraordinary events, individuals and suppliers who push our industry forward, delivering exceptional event experiences for New Zealanders.

Entries closed, late submissions available (due Thursday 20 May 2021).

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What's New? 

New Categories: Amongst some refinement of existing categories, the 2021 Awards introduces five new categories, including a Best COVID-19 Response category. 

The new categories are:

  • Best COVID-19 Response for an Event 2021 
  • Best Event Marketing 2021 
  • Best Lifestyle Event 2021
  • Best Event Creative 2021 
  • Best Event Use of Technology 2021

View all categories

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Qualifying Period

The 2021 NZEA New Zealand Event Awards welcomes entries for events that took place between 2 September 2019 and 5 April 2021 (19 months).

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Host City Partner

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Category Sponsors

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