Annual Conference & Gala Awards Dinner

26 - 27 October 2023

Exclusive to SCNZ members only

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Summary of Events

Golf Tournament

Date: Thursday 26th October 2023

Venue: Millbrook Resort

Tee Off Time: 8:30 am (Buses depart Millennium Hotel at 7:30 am)

Grab your clubs and join us for the SCNZ Golf Tournament on Thursday, 26th October at Millbrook Resort. A day of networking, friendly competition, and exciting prizes await! Register soon – it’s time to perfect your swing! There will be a prize-giving presented at the Thursday Night Welcome drinks in Queenstown. This session will be 9 holes.

Cart Included. Club Hire Optional.

Please Note: Maximum 8 Attendees per Company

Dress Code: Millbrook’s dress code stipulates that men are expected to wear a collared golf shirt with either dress trousers or shorts. For women, the dress code includes a collared golf shirt with dress trousers, shorts, or a skirt. Denim will not be permitted. Please note that Trainers and soft spikes are the only acceptable footwear.


Steel Structures Seminar

Date: Thursday 26th October 2023

Venue: Copthorne Hotel and Resort Queenstown Lakefront

Time: Starting at 1 pm with networking lunch, kicking off at 1:45 pm. Ending at 6:15 pm – all attendees are warmly invited to join us for welcome drinks and nibbles at Millennium Hotel.

Our popular Steel Structures Seminar is a must-attend event for any engineers working for consultants, clients, building control authorities and contractors who are involved in the design, fabrication, and construction of steel structures.

Full information on the seminar can be found here.

Dress Code: Business Casual


Welcome Drinks & Nibbles

Date: Thursday 26th October 2023

Venue: Millennium Hotel Queenstown

Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Dress Code: Smart Casual


Steel Agenda: AGM & Conference

Date: Friday 27th October 2023

Venue: Millennium Hotel Queenstown

8:30 am Breakfast
9:00 am SCNZ Update
Presented by SCNZ General Manager – Darren O’Riley
9:25 am Annual General Meeting
Presented by SCNZ Chair – David Moore
Managing Director, Grayson Engineering
9:50 am End of AGM – Morning Tea
10:00 am Members’ Conference
1. Alan McDonald, EMA
2. Gareth Kiernan, Infometrics
3. Don Davies, Davies-Crooks Associates
12:00 pm End of Conference – Lunch

Dress Code: Business Casual


Jet Boating

Date: Friday 27th October 2023

Venue: Shotover Jet Queenstown

Time: 2:30 pm session or 3:00 pm session

Transport: Buses depart Millennium Hotel 45 minutes prior to the selected session time. Return buses will be available at the end of the activity.


Gala Awards Dinner

Date: Friday 27th October 2023

Venue: Millennium Hotel Queenstown

6:30 pm Pre Dinner Drinks
Industry Awards Gala Dinner
Presentation of Steel Fabrication Certifications, Excellence in Steel Awards, Apprentice of the Year, and Young Achiever of the Year
11:00 pm Conclusion of Gala Dinner

Dress Code: Black Tie

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