NZ Excellence Awards Gala Dinner

The gala dinner celebrating 60 years of tech innovation

ITx and Awards Gala Dinner

Excellence Awards

WHEN 6.30pm Friday 16th July 2021
WHERE Te Papa, Wellington
WHAT Dinner and party with entertainment
DRESS Smart or Business Casual
COST Standard: $147+GST ($169 incl GST)
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Geoff Dolan
 hosts the 2021 Excellence in IT Awards dinner, an action-packed evening full of surprises and celebrating 60 years of tech innovation in New Zealand in style.

ITx dinners are legendary. Live entertainment, awesome dinner, open bar... and a bunch of tech folks who love to party!

The dinner will be awesome - from one of New Zealand's top entertainers, surprises and entertainment, delicious BBQ-style feast, open bar and maybe even an after-party until late! Really late.

The 2021 Excellence in IT Awards dinner is in partnership with


Celebrate, kiwi style


This year we're doing things a bit different - rather than black tie, we're celebrating kiwi style with a BBQ-themed feast, awards, and dancing until late.

We're also celebrating 60 years of tech innovation in New Zealand, so look forward to a few surprises!

Culinary feast

Dinner will be a family style culinary feast with a BBQ theme, with platters delivered to, and shared with, your table. The meal has been designed to cater for everyone while making even the most picky foodies happy!

Wash the meal down with matching wines, beer or non-alcoholic drinks - included in your ticket.


Sector-wide Awards Collaboration

The Excellence in IT Awards are coordinated by ITP in partnership with a range of IT-related bodies. This is a true collaboration of 11 industry and professional bodies (including ITP):


Find out more about the awards at


MC: Geoff Dolan


The evening will be hosted by Geoff Dolan, one of New Zealand's top entertainers.

Geoff Dolan has been a professional actor and entertainer since 1985 and has had lead roles in a wide variety of television programmes, television commercials and more. Geoff has also appeared in a large number of theatre productions including many musical events such as Ladies Night, The Share Club, Foreskins Lament, My Fair Lady, The Cherry Orchard, Footrot Flats, The Sound of Music etc.


Tickets to the gala dinner are available now! This is an all-inclusive ticket including dinner, drinks, entertainment and more.

Standard tickets $147 +GST ($169 incl GST)
Table of 8 $1095 +GST

Attending ITx Wellington Innovation Day or CITRENZ?

Register during your Wellington ITx Innovation Day or CITRENZ conference registration and save $20 on the dinner cost.



Register now!