2023 Pre-AGM Recognition Awards Evening
The Pre-AGM Recognition awards evening is a chance to catch up and recognise and acknowledge the individuals within New Zealand that give back to the industry, without these individuals we would not be where we are today.
Drinks and nibbles
Sponsored by: Sucafina
Lifetime Achievement Award: For individuals who have distinguished themselves in terms of making a significant contribution to the New Zealand specialty coffee industry. NZSCA lifetime membership is awarded to people who have served the coffee industry in New Zealand or brought distinction to it over and above the normal course of their job.
For an individual to qualify for a Lifetime membership, they must have fulfilled one of the following:
1. Excellence and high achievement in their career that reflects positively on the coffee industry;
2. Having served with distinction in the management of, or service to, the NZSCA or the coffee industry.
Lifetime membership is the NZSCA’s highest honour in recognition of coffee excellence and contribution.
See our Lifetime Achievement winners John Burton, Jeff Kennedy and Chris Dillon here>
On-Going Contribution Award: This is an award for an individual in recognition of their outstanding on-going contribution to the NZSCA and the NZ Coffee industry as a whole, they have consistently dedicated time and knowledge to make a lasting impact on the industry and the association.
These contributions may include but are not limited to the dedication of time, volunteerism, contributions of professional knowledge, exemplary work on a specific NZSCA project, or other notable contributions. Importantly, the contributions should be above and beyond every day and have had a long-lasting impact on the NZ Industry as a whole.
Historical Contribution Award: This is an award for an individual in recognition of their contribution to the New Zealand Coffee industry. This Award may be bestowed to an individual that was active prior to the formation of the Association in 2005. They may or may not be active now but we wish to acknowledge their valuable contributions to our industry.
These contributions may include but are not limited to the dedication of time, volunteerism, contributions of professional knowledge, exemplary work on a coffee project, or other notable contributions. Importantly, the contribution/s should be above and beyond the every day and have had an impact on the New Zealand industry as a whole.
The New Zealand Specialty Coffee Association AGM is a time for our members to gather, network and reflect on the year that has passed. It is also an opportunity for the Association's members to have their say in the direction the Association is taking.
Limited accommodation is available at the Sherwood. Accommodation code: NZSCA
Sherwood has set up again a unique code “nzsca” for our AGM. When booking on their website you can redeem a discount code and receive -15% off the accommodation rates for any number of nights you choose to stay. The code “NZSCA” can only be used for bookings made direct via Sherwood (http://sherwoodqueenstown.nz) website.
Sherwood will host the Welcome Awards evening on Thursday 18 May and AGM on Friday 19 May. The code can be applied to any dates around the AGM.
How to redeem the discount code at Sherwood website:
Book Now > Check Availability > Choose Room Type & push Book Flexible Rate (the rate stated here is the full rate, discount will be applied on the next page)
On the Booking Details page under the Payment section, please click on Redeem the Discount Code, add the code and the discount will be applied to the totals. Continue with entering your card details and proceed with the booking.
If you have any questions or problems using the code please contact email@example.com or call direct 03 450 10 90 to make a booking. The Reservations team is happy to book you in. The beauty is that you will also have full flexibility of your booking if there are any changes closer to the time.
Book separately for the
NZSCA AGM 2022
Date: Friday 19 May
Time: Coffee at 8.30am; Meeting: 9am-2.30pm; Drinks: 3pm
The AGM will comprise of:
*Presentations from the committee Chairs - Events, Professional Development and Membership
*Elections for the New Zealand Specialty Coffee Association Board
*Brew bar and lunch
Please note you must be employed by or invited by an NZSCA member company to attend this AGM event.
Please ONLY book your ticket if you are attending. If you are unable to attend for any reason after booking, please let us know.