Nominations for Avocado Industry Awards

Do you know someone who has made an outstanding contribution to the avocado industry?
If so then please put their name forward to be recognised with a NZ Avocado award. We would like to celebrate those individuals who have helped advance our industry.  The awards will be presented on 27 August 2019 at the NZAGA & NZ Avocado Industry Limited AGM.
All NZAGA members are eligible to put forward nominations for the following awards:

  • Avocado Award
  • Services to Governance
  • Industry Service Award

Award Criteria

  •  Exceptional contributions to industry: The Avocado Award.  This award is to acknowledge and recognise contributions to the avocado sector that change or alter the business resulting in advancement forward in the avocado sector.  The purpose of this award is to recognise contributions in all areas of the sector and including but not limited to marketing, research and development and product and production innovation. This category of award is open to any industry stakeholder or participant.
  • Services to Governance: Provides recognition of service to the sector by an AGA executive committee member who has served two or more terms. 
  • Industry Service Award: To recognise service and achievements to the avocado sector. 

Please fill out the form below or send your nomination(s) by email to Edwina Withington by Friday 17 May 2019. Please download and use this form.

Nomination for industry awards

  • [Outline in a summary format of no more than 200 words why the candidate has been proposed for the award outlining the contribution to the industry at large and how growers have benefited]
  • [Cover the applicant’s background, the position held in industry and the fit with award].
  • [Outline specifically, providing supporting evidence, why the candidate would be a worthy recipient of the award. Cover the time period involved, especially when the candidate’s activity has covered a significant period of time or encompasses several separate initiatives. It is important that an attempt to quantify the benefit to AGA members be made. It is especially important to show benefit to the industry at large (as these are industry awards) and to avoid outlining commercial advantage that benefits that either a single company or a commercial grouping of growers.]

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