AWARD CATEGORIES

2019 EQUITANA AUCKLAND BUSINESS AWARDS

2019 INNOVATION AWARDS

ENTRIES CLOSE FRIDAY 5PM 25TH OCTOBER 2019

THE PROCESS

  • The awards are initially judged on a written / photographic submission in order to select the top 3 finalists in each category. Entries Close 5pm 25th October 2019
  • The awards will be judged by an independent panel of 3 Judges prior to EQUITANA Auckland 2019.
  • Finalists are announced 4th November 2019.
  • FInalists from each category will be invited to present to our independent panel of 3 Judges during two sessions on Friday 22nd November 2019 on the Equine Mind Coach Stage. These sessions will be filmed and the public can watch. Click here for more information
  • The winner and runner up will be notified 2pm Saturday 23rd November, 2019 and will be invited to accept their awards that night at the Awards Presentation.

Enquiries: Please direct any enquiries on the business awards to Despina Mitrakas despina@equineproductions.com.au P: +61 3 5789 1419

Each finalist will be invited to display their product
at the EQUITANA Business Awards Stand during the show.

Ths award celebrates new and innovative products suitable for the Equestrian Rider on and off the horse.

This award is for products that have not been on the world market for more than 24 months and are either significantly different to what is currently available on the market, or seek to improve what is already out there.

  • The business entering the awards must be an exhibitor at EQUITANA Auckland 2019.
  • This product must not have been on the world market longer than 24 months prior to 21st November 2019.
  • This product should have stand out differences to what is currently available on the market.
  • New Zealand Distributors entering products on another Company’s behalf must have permission to enter the awards.
  • The product must be fully developed and already on the New Zealand Market or ready to be launched at EQUITANA Auckland 2019.
  • How significantly different is this product to other products on the market?
  • How well does this product solve a problem?
  • Quality of the design / build of the product

Ths award celebrates new and innovative vet or feed products for horses.

This award is for products that have not been on the world market for more than 24 months and are either significantly different to what is currently available on the market, or seek to improve what is already out there.

  • The business entering the awards must be an exhibitor at EQUITANA Auckland 2019.
  • This product must not have been on the world market longer than 24 months prior to 21st November 2019.
  • This product should have stand out differences to what is currently available on the market.
  • New Zealand Distributors entering products on another Company’s behalf must have permission to enter the awards.
  • The product must be fully developed and already on the New Zealand Market or ready to be launched at EQUITANA Auckland 2019.
  • How significantly different is this product to other products on the market?
  • How well has the product been tested?
  • How well does this product solve a problem?
  • Quality of the design / build of the product

Ths award celebrates new and innovative saddlery or horse items. Think tack, rugs, etc.

This award is for products that have not been on the world market for more than 24 months and are either significantly different to what is currently available on the market, or seek to improve what is already out there.

  • The business entering the awards must be an exhibitor at EQUITANA Auckland 2019.
  • This product must not have been on the world market longer than 24 months prior to 21st November 2019.
  • This product should have stand out differences to what is currently available on the market.
  • New Zealand Distributors entering products on another Company’s behalf must have permission to enter the awards.
  • The product must be fully developed and already on the New Zealand Market or ready to be launched at EQUITANA Auckland 2019.
  • How significantly different is this product to other products on the market?
  • How well does this product solve a problem?
  • Quality of the design / build of the product

This award celebrates new technology, think gadgets for tracking horse movement, new technology for transport, anything tech.

This award is for products that have not been on the world market for more than 24 months and are either significantly different to what is currently available on the market, or seek to improve what is already out there.

  • The business entering the awards must be an exhibitor at EQUITANA Auckland 2019.
  • This product must not have been on the world market longer than 24 months prior to 21st November 2019.
  • This product should have stand out differences to what is currently available on the market.
  • New Zealand Distributors entering products on another Company’s behalf must have permission to enter the awards.
  • The product must be fully developed and already on the New Zealand Market or ready to be launched at EQUITANA Auckland 2019.
  • How significantly different is this product to other products on the market?
  • How well does this product solve a problem?
  • Quality of the design / build of the product

PEOPLE’S CHOICE EXHIBITION DISPLAY AWARD

Equitana Visitors will have the chance to vote on their favourite Stand at the Equitana Business Awards Display. We encourage all exhibitors to really think about their display and how it interacts with attendees.

Voting Opens Thursday 21st November 2019 and ends 12am 23rd November 2019.

Voting takes place at the EQUITANA Business Awards Stand #144 HALL 1

The winner will be notified at 2pm, 23rd November 2019 and invited to the Business Awards Presentation that night.

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