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2019 INFINZ Awards

Submissions are NOW OPEN for the 2019 INFINZ Awards

The annual INFINZ Awards recognise innovation and excellence in New Zealand's financial and capital markets sector and are the leading financial industry awards across New Zealand's calendar year.


The winners of the INFINZ Awards categories will be presented at the prestigious black-tie Gala Dinner on Wednesday 22 May, at The Cordis Hotel, Auckland.

The categories and their criteria, process and submission forms, are available on the links below.

Each of the following awards is determined by an expert panel, of which submissions for the judges are received:

All submissions for the above awards are due by Thursday 21 February 2019.

The following awards are determined by voting amongst expert groups:

In addition, the best research and service teams in some 20 categories within the leading full-service sharebroking firms will be notified in The New Zealand Herald the day after the awards dinner.

The following awards are determined by expert panels:

Finalists are expected to be announced by mid-April and winners will be announced at the dinner on Wednesday 22 May 2019.

Any questions about the awards themselves should be addressed to the INFINZ Executive Director, Jim McElwain on 021 632 047 or exec@infinz.com

INFINZ Fellowships

INFINZ Fellowships are also awarded at the INFINZ Awards Dinner. They recognise those INFINZ members who have made a significant and valuable contribution to the industry. Nominations for either Fellowships or Distinguished Fellowships to be awarded in 2019 are invited from Certified Members of INFINZ. Nominations are also required by close of business on Wednesday 31 January 2019. A nomination form can be accessed here.

Booking tickets to the Awards Dinner on 22 May 2019

INFINZ members and corporate sponsors and supporters have an exclusive booking period until Wednesday 31 January 2019. Tickets will be $350 plus GST each (Table of 10 will be $4000 plus GST).

From 1 February 2019, tickets will become available to the wider market and are $550 plus GST each (Table of 10 will be $5500 plus GST). Email Administration Manager Iona Gibbs on admin@infinz.com for all bookings and enquiries.

Early registration is advised as a wait-list was applied for the last three years and scaling is also expected to apply in 2019.

Booking accommodation for the Awards Dinner - Cordis Hotel offer a special rate however book out earlier (click here to book)

To find out how you could become a corporate sponsor or supporter of INFINZ and thereby secure your seats at the dinner please contact Bernice Archer by phone 027 324 2155, or email marketing@infinz.com

To find out how you could join INFINZ, please click here or contact INFINZ Administration Manager Iona Gibbs by email admin@infinz.com


2018 INFINZ Awards:

In 2018, a record 850 guests enjoyed an evening to celebrate excellence in the capital markets industry in New Zealand. For photographic and video coverage, please click here

Previous Awards winner announcements can be found below.

2018 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

2018 Best sector analysts teams

2017 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

2017 Best sector analysts teams

2016 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

2016 Best sector analysts teams

2015 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

2015 Best sector analysts teams

2014 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

2014 Best sector analysts team and Service Teams

2013 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

2013 Best Sharebroking Sector Analyst and Service Teams

The New Zealand Herald 2012 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

The New Zealand Herald 2011 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

The New Zealand Herald 2010 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

The National Business Review 2009 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

The National Business Review 2008 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

The National Business Review 2007 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

The National Business Review 2006 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

The National Business Review 2005 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

Vodafone 2004 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

Vodafone 2003 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

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