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RICS Awards 2019

RICS Awards 2019 New Zealand

The RICS Awards are held annually in major cities around the world to recognise world class achievements and the highest standards of professionalism and ethics being upheld across the built environment.

Global recognition

On Thursday 25 July, it’s New Zealand’s time to recognise and celebrate world class accomplishments at the RICS Awards in Auckland.

We invite individuals, teams and firms to nominate their achievements, professionalism and ethics to the world stage and showcase the best of the built environment from New Zealand.

To read the entry rules and details about the categories, download the Nominations document below.

Team categories

  • Building Consultancy & Project Management
  • Agency Team
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Facilities Management
  • Innovation Award
  • Valuation Team
  • Corporate Real Estate Advisory
  • Property Fund
  • Property Asset Management
  • Research & Consultancy
  • Construction Project Management.

Individual categories

  • Young Achiever
  • Construction Professional
  • Property Professional
  • Woman of the Built Environment.

The Lifetime Achievement Award isn't open for nominations. Please contact the Events team if you'd like to nominate an individual for consideration.

Key dates

  • 1 February: Nominations open submissions via
  • March: Tickets on sale
  • 17 May: Nominations close
  • 17 June: Shortlisted candidates notified
  • 25 July: Awards night at Sky City, Auckland.

Things to have ready

Before filling out the nomination form, ensure you have the following to hand:

Written submission

  • Maximum of eight A4 pages in a PDF format
  • No larger than 4MB
  • Formatted in 12-point font (not a requirement for charts, graphics etc.).

Company logo

  • No larger than 4MB
  • AI, JPEG, JPG or PNG format.

100-word summary

  • No larger than 4MB
  • In DOC or DOCX format.


  • No larger than 4MB each
  • In JPEG, JPG or PNG format.

If you have any problems with the submissions form, please contact the RICS Events team.

Contact the team

Nomination form

Submit your details to make your nomination. Please be patient in between steps, it may take a few seconds to load.


Next: To step two

Important information: Written information

Before uploading, please ensure your written submission:

  • is a maximum of eight pages in A4 size (any additional pages will not be considered).
  • is no larger than 4MB.
  • is in PDF format.
  • is formatted in 12-point font (text used in graphics, charts etc do not have a font-size requirement).

Important information: Company logo

Before uploading, please ensure your company logo:

  • is no larger than 4MB.
  • is in AI, JPEG, JPG or PNG format.

Team and project/building photos can be uploaded on the next page.

Important information: 100-word summary

Before uploading, please ensure your summary:

  • is no larger than 4MB.
  • is in DOC or DOCX format.

Next: To step three

Important information: Photos

Before uploading, please ensure your photos:

  • are no larger than 4MB (individually).
  • are in JPEG, JPG or PNG format.

If you are submitting a nomination for the Young Surveyor of the Year category, please only upload an individual photo.

Be inspired by the 2018 winners

Lifetime Achievement Award

"RICS qualification is frankly a passport to the property industry and I highly encourage professionals to get involved." Meet Alan McMahon FRICS, National Director at Colliers International New Zealand.

Meet Alan

Young Achiever of the Year

"Winning this award demonstrates to my clients that they’re getting the best service out there." Meet James McCafferty MRICS, joint winner at the 2018 Awards and Principal Quantity Surveyor at AECOM.

Meet James

Become a sponsor

Align your brand with the world's leading professional body in land, real estate, construction and infrastructure. The RICS Awards 2019 gives your brand exposure to the largest number of relevant professionals, which will undoubtedly raise your organisation's profile.

We offer a range of sponsorship options to suit your business development needs. If you want more information, please complete the form below or contact Stephanie Dorrian, RICS Events Manager.

Contact Stephanie