Innovations Showcase Information

Water New Zealand’s Stormwater Group are delighted to announce the annual Innovations Showcase being held in conjunction with the 2019 Stormwater Conference & Expo, 1- 3 May 2019, in Auckland.

The organising committee invite applications to pitch your innovative process or idea to a wide audience of stormwater professionals at the conference Innovations Showcase session.  Your pitch will be no more than 5 minutes long, and a panel of judges and the audience will cast votes for the Overall Best Innovation.

The event is open to Suppliers, Research Companies, Academia, Industry, Businesses, Contractors, Consultancies and Individuals.


·  The entry must involve a technology, product, service, or process aimed at solving a problem related to stormwater challenges we in New Zealand face.

·  At least one presenter must be available to attend the Showcase, being held at the 2019 Stormwater Conference & Expo in Auckland on 3 May 2019.

·  Entries/entrants must be prepared to provide documentation to validate any claims that are made concerning the intellectual property underlying their business plans, including any claims concerning the licensing of Third-Party IP.

If you have any questions about the submission process, would like to know more about the scoring/selection criteria or are having technical difficulties uploading your abstract please contact James Austin on 04 473 8044 or