This award goes to a CINZ Member who has made a very real and significant contribution to New Zealand’s Convention & Incentive Industry. Sponsored by David Hall, of David Hall & Associates and Hunter's Wines.
David Hall has long been involved within the convention and incentive industry both in New Zealand and internationally. He assumed the chair of the ‘New Zealand Convention Association’ (NZCA) later to become CINZ in 1976, followed by being appointed as Executive Director of the Adelaide Convention Bureau in 1980. From 1992 to 1993 he was CEO of the Gold Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau following which he established David Hall Consultancy.
Retaining a passion and strong interest for New Zealand as a destination, David Hall has maintained contact with CINZ. In addition to several speaker and panel presentations during the past decade at the Annual CINZ Conference, David Hall, with support from Jane Hunter of Hunter’s Wines, kindly sponsors the annual CINZ Outstanding Contributors Award.
2019 Award Winner: Tracey Thomas - Conference Innovators
2018 Award Winner: Anna Hayward - Auckland Convention Bureau
2017 Award Winner: Jenny Simpson - Air New Zealand
2016 Award Winner: Russell Alexander - Hobbiton Movie Set
2015 Award Winner: Alison Smith - Millennium Hotels & Resorts
2014 Award Winner: Jan Tonkin - The Conference Company
2013 Award Winner: Gary Muir - Invercargill Licensing Trust
2012 Award Winner: William Goodfellow - ExploreNZ
2011 Award Winner: Tony Peek – Peek Exhibition
Photo: David Hall, Tony Peek – Peek Exhibition, Sarah McDermid – Hunters Wines
2010 Award Winner: Lynn Simmonds – Air New Zealand
2009 Award Winner: Stu & Trish Freeman – Meeting Newz
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