Latest News

Back to Latest News back

 

EVANZ announces inaugural New Zealand venue industry awards

EVANZ announces inaugural New Zealand venue industry awards
October 26, 2013

The Entertainment Venues Association of New Zealand (EVANZ) has launched its inaugural EVANZ Venue Awards aiming to recognise and reward the success of venues and the contribution of individuals in the New Zealand venues industry.

Introducing the awards, EVANZ President Craig Goodall explains "New Zealand's venue industry has grown significantly over the last five years, providing EVANZ with the opportunity to recognise excellence within the industry.

"The awards will not only recognize and reward the success of venues but will also acknowledge the contribution of individuals in great leadership, operational management success and identifying the stars of the future.

"EVANZ has over 90 member venues including theatres, event centres, stadia and convention centres and a further 30 associate members.

"The growth in the industry has seen many venues both large and small rise to the challenge; becoming innovative, focusing on customer satisfaction, stakeholder engagement and ensuring their facilities deliver sustainable benefits to their end-user populations.

"The industry has also seen a number of great leaders emerge who are leading their teams and managing their facility and resources beyond expectations.

"EVANZ felt it was important to acknowledge the impact that both venues and individuals are making to the industry and together celebrate success, whilst providing a mechanism for others to strive to excellence."

The Ticket Direct Supreme Venue Award and Optimo Software Supreme Person of the Year Award will be voted for by members at the Awards Dinner on Monday 2nd December.

Overall, there are eight award categories:

Ticketmaster - Large Venue of the Year (5,000+ seats)

Ticketmaster - Medium Venue of the Year (1,001 to 4,999 seats)

Small Venue of the Year (1 to 1,000 seats)

Ticketek - Venue Executive of the Year

Carlton Party Hire - Operational Manager of the Year

Rising Star Award

Tompkins Wake - Excellence in Customer Service

I-Ticket - Excellence in Innovation

Nominations are now open and close on 15th November 2013.

Judging will be done by a panel of industry and executive members as a blind scoring process.

Finalists will be announced on 29th November with the winners announced at the 2013 Conference; EVANZ Awards Dinner at the stunning Auckland Art Gallery on 2nd December 2013.

For further information contact Miles Davidson on 04 977 1144, E: admin@evanz.co.nzwww.evanz.co.nz

22nd October 2013 - NEW ZEALAND ENTERTAINMENT VENUES CONFERENCE HEADS TO THE EDGE


Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?

The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.

However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.

Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.

Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.

Click here to subscribe.

 

supplier directory

The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.

See the directory see all

GLADSTONE MRM

Gladstone Health & Leisure (Gladstone MRM Pty Ltd Australia) is a leading supplier of leisure management and fitness software and is endorsed by leading health and fitness professionals and…

read more

Access / Billing / Fitness / Technology / Venues

 
 

TICKETSERV

As of 2018, TicketServ operates as SeatGeek Asia Pacific Pty Limited, part of international ticketing platform SeatGeek. Click here to contact SeatGeek Asia Pacific via their entry in…

read more

Attractions / Entertainment / Events / Sport / Ticketing

 
 

AIS Water

AIS Water, the trading name of Australian Innovative Systems, is a multi-award winning, Australian owned leader in the design, production and supply of commercial and residential chlorine generators…

read more

Aquatics / Safety / Technology

 
 

Summit Fitness

Summit Fitness Equipment is now part of NovoFit - see www.ausleisure.com.au/suppliers/novofit/

read more

Fitness / Recreation / Technology / Wellness

 
 

Digonex

Digonex is a leading provider of customised dynamic pricing solutions to clients in arts and entertainment, sport, attractions, cultural institutions and retail sectors. Digonex’s technology is…

read more

Attractions / Entertainment / Sport / Technology / Ticketing

 
 

GreeneDesk

Track. Engage. Retain GreeneDesk is a suite of cloud based software solutions helping health clubs, leisure centres and swim schools to effectively track progression, improve customer engagement and…

read more

Aquatics / Billing / Education / Fitness / Technology

 
 

PRIAVA

About Priava's Technology -  Priava is a cloud-based and centralised venue and event management system aimed at venues of all sizes. With its familiar and easy-to-use web interface, the…

read more

Attractions / Billing / Entertainment / Events / Technology

 
 

AAC ID SOLUTIONS

AAC ID Solutions is a leading supplier of identification access wristbands, barcoded wristband tickets, lanyards, membership products and RFID solutions for events and venues, working with thousands…

read more

Access / Marketing / Safety / Ticketing

 
 
 
 

get listed with our suppliers directory

Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!

list your business