Recognition Awards for 2019 – now closed!

Event Date: 27th June, 2019

EDIT: Nominations for 2019 Recognition Awards have now closed.  Thank you for all your nominations.  We have been inundated with credible applications and process is now in place to decide the recipients.

The NZSCA would like to 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.

Nominations are open until 20 February 2019 and presented at our AGM at Sherwood, Queenstown on Friday 24 May.

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 and Jeff Kennedy 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 contribution. Importantly, the contributions should be above and beyond the every day and have had a long-lasting impact on the NZ Industry as a whole.

Development Award

This is an award for an individual in recognition of their contribution to developing the NZSCA and the NZ Coffee industry as a whole.

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 contribution.

Friend of the NZSCA Award

This is an award for an independent individual in recognition of their personal contribution to the NZSCA.

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 contribution.

Please see side tab for previous recipients.