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New Zealand Building Industry Awards 2019

Entries are open now, closing on 10 May
Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner, 23 August 2019 (Cordis Hotel, Auckland)

The NZIOB’s Awards programme began in 1994 and over the years, categories such as the ‘Innovation Award’, ‘Young Achiever Award’, and ‘Safety Excellence Award’ have been introduced to provide a broader industry focus. In 2018, the New Zealand Building Industry Awards introduced a ‘Consultants Award’ category, and an ‘Interdisciplinary Collaboration Award’ category. The result is that the New Zealand Building Industry Awards now have a category that all high-performing building practitioners can enter.

For employers of finalists, being involved in the Awards presents an opportunity to showcase their company’s capability, and the talent that their culture and systems produces. Nothing says; “we are a high performing organisation” like having team members recognised by their peers at the NZIOB’s ‘Big Night’. For finalists, it is vindication of their abilities, and of the pride that their employer has in that ability.

The Awards are open to anyone in the building industry and entry is not restricted to NZIOB members.

Key dates for the 2019 Awards:

  • 12 February – Entries open
  • 10 May – Entries close
  • 23 August – Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony (Cordis Hotel, Auckland)

For an overview of the 2018 Awards, have a look at our 2018 Finalists brochure. And for more information on the 2019 Awards including online entry forms, please visit

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BIMinNZ Conference 2019  Engage, Inspire, Transform

Wellington, 8 May 2019  Soundings Theatre, Te Papa

The inaugural BIMinNZ Conference is a collaboration between the BIM Acceleration Committee (BAC), the Building Research Association of New Zealand (BRANZ), and the New Zealand Institute of Building (NZIOB). Confirmed Keynote speakers are David Rendall – author of The Four Factors of Effective Leadership and Brendan Dillon – BIM Manager at Denver International Airport. 

"The BIMinNZ Conference will provide relevant and inspiring local and international examples of where BIM sits within the project environment. Our aim is for delegates to engage with both the content and their fellow attendees; for them to be inspired, leaving the forum to play a role in transforming our industry." Dennis Burns, BIMinNZ Conference Chair

Registrations are now open. Tickets are limited, so book your place today.

For more information and to view the programme, visit the BIMinNZ Conference website.

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Building Legends Workshops

Various topics and locations  throughout 2019

Building Legends is an NZIOB training programme presented by today’s industry legends, passing on their skills and experience to create a pool of highly skilled construction managers, who will in turn become tomorrow’s industry legends. The first NZIOB Building Legends workshop series on Construction Planning was completed last month in Auckland and Christchurch.

“Great course with an honest delivery. Highly recommended for all Site Managers and Project Managers.”

“I really enjoyed this course and have taken a lot from it for my day-to-day work. Great bunch of people on the course and I look forward to the next sessions.”

Planning for future Building Legends workshops is underway, with indicative topics to include Commercial Issues & Risk, Procurement Strategies, Extension of Time (EOT) Claims, Resource Planning, and Methodologies.

Click here to register your interest in receiving updates about future workshops.

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Constructing Our World Conference

18 to 20 September 2019 – Sydney, Australia

Constructing Our World promises to engage and challenge our industry’s way of thinking on several key issues facing the building and construction industry now and into the future, including:  

  • How should we educate and train our builders for the future?
  • Are our current systems keeping up with the demands of new technology? ·
  • What might the buildings of the future demand of builders’ knowledge and processes? ·
  • What are the politicians planning for our sector and how do the financiers see the future for building in our region?·

Earlybird registrations are now open. For more information and to book your place, visit


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