Entries for the 2018 Stormwater Innovations Showcase are now open!

Water New Zealand’s Stormwater Group are delighted to announce the inaugural Innovations Showcase being held in conjunction with the 2018 Stormwater Conference, 23-25 May 2018, in Queenstown.

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 best innovation in each category.

  • Best Overall Innovation
  • Best New Process
  • Best for Value.


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 Water New Zealand Stormwater Conference in Queenstown on 23 May 2018.
  • 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.


The call for innovations will close at 5pm on Friday 13 April 2018.

Click here to download the submission template

Submit your innovation here

If you have any questions about the submission process, or are having technical difficulties uploading your abstract please contact Hannah Morgan on 04 473 8044 or waternz@avenues.co.nz..