Entries for the 2019 Stormwater Innovations Showcase are now open!

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.

Click here to download the submission template

Submit your innovation here

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 waternz@avenues.co.nz