2021 Gala Evening date confirmed!

The 2021 NZEA New Zealand Event Awards Gala Evening will be held at Toitoi Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre on 30 September 2021 in conjunction with the Eventing the Future Conference (30 Sept - 1 Oct). Mark your diaries!

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2020 Gala Evening

What a night! The finalists and winners of the 2019 NZEA New Zealand Event Awards were celebrated in style on Tuesday 27 October 2020 at Auckland's gorgeous Wintergarden at The Civic Theatre. Congratulations to all our winners!

Best Arts or Cultural Event (Sponsored by Fresh Info) Winner Te Matatini ki te Ao 2019 Te Matatini Society Incorporated.jpg
Best Community Event (Sponsored by Sidekicker) Winner TEDxChristchurch 2019 entered by Missing Link Consultants.jpg
Best Corporate Event Building Nations 2019 entered by Infrastructure New Zealand.jpg
Best Design and Build Winner The Sephora Beauty Bus Entered by DARKHORSE.jpg
Best Emerging Event Professional 2019 (Sponsored by NZICC) Briar Jones.jpg
Best Established Event Professional 2019 (Sponsored by NZICC).jpg
Best Event Marketing Winner Paintvine Paint and Wine Events.jpg
Best Event Sponsorship Professional 2019 (Sponsored by ATEED).jpg
Best Event Sponsorship Winner ASB Auckland Marathon entered by ASB.jpg
Best Food Experience (Sponsored by ATEED) Winner TEDxChristchurch.jpg
Best International Event (Sponsored by Eventfinda) Winner 2019 HSBC New Zealand Sevens entered by New Zealand Rugby & 37 South Events.jpg
Best Local Government Event (Sponsored by Eventfinda) Winner Highlight Carnival of Lights entered by Hutt City Council.jpg
Best Not-for-Profit or Cause-related Event Winner Harcourts Dancing for Hospice entered by Rotorua Community Hospice.jpg
Best Regional or National Event (Sponsored by Eventfinda) Winner Anchor AIMS Games entered by AIMS Games Trust & Tauranga City Council.jpg
Best Venue (Sponsored by Sidekicker) Winner Wellington Regional Stadium Trust for Te Matatini ki te Ao 2019 and Eminem Rapture 2019.jpg
Best Sports Event (Sponsored by Fresh Info) Winner Anchor AIMS Games entered by AIMS Games Trust & Tauranga City Council.jpg
New Zealand’s Favourite Event (Sponsored by Fresh Info) by public vote winner One Love 2019 entered by Pato Entertainment.jpg
Darkhorse Monique.jpg
Luke Bird 1.jpg
Paintvine 1.jpg