ACENZ could not offer the range of events and activities without the generous support of our partners and sponsors. Take a look below at our recent partners and learn a bit more about them and what they can help your business achieve.

If you are interested in sponsorship, contact Holly Morchat Stanko at hmorchat@acenz.org.nz to find the right package and fit for your company. Sponsorship offers a chance to showcase your company or brand to the business leaders within the consulting and engineering industry. ACENZ has 185 Member firms, employing close to 11,000 staff across New Zealand. For most of our events, 75% are senior leaders (CEO, Managing Director, Director, Owner level) with another 15% Young Professionals who have been identified as future leaders or rising stars. So partnering with ACENZ gets you an audience with the real decision makers...the ones who decide what to buy for their business.  



Premium Strategic Partner 2017.
Aon is New Zealand’s largest insurance broker with a network of more than 600 staff in 61 offices serving 195,000 clients. They are the major force in New Zealand for insurance broking, risk management, employee benefits and claims management. Aon designs and places insurance programmes for our clients, and is a major supplier to New Zealand and overseas insurance markets.



Tonkin & Taylor is an employee owned, New Zealand environmental and engineering consultancy that provides innovative, cost effective and sustainable solutions for a diverse range of clients. T&T has a strong reputation for technical excellence in the following discipline areas, civil, environmental, geotechnical and water resources. T&T are the proud sponsors of the Tonkin & Taylor ACENZ Future Leader Award for Young Professionals in the built and natural environment.


AECOM was created to design, build, finance and operate the world’s infrastructure, with expertise to serve clients at any phase of the project lifecycle. AECOM applies the creative vision, technical expertise, interdisciplinary insight, and local experience to address complex challenges in new and better ways. AECOM deliver resources and services to improve the places we live and work, and sustain a world in which we can all flourish. Reflecting the promising future of a career in infrastructure, AECOM are proud sponsors of the AECOM and ACENZ Best Practical Work Report Awards.



HEB Construction is one of the leading civil construction companies in New Zealand, offering a broader range of integrated construction services than almost anybody else in our sector.
We provide our clients with a diverse multi-disciplined civil engineering infrastructure capability that helps to sustain the communities in which we work. This capability includes the construction of sub-divisions, roads and bridges (including pavements, surfacing and road maintenance), stormwater drainage, pumping stations, water and waste water treatment plants, as well as piling, wharf construction, precast concrete elements and landscaping.
From design to delivery, HEB has an enviable reputation of being easy to do business with. This is demonstrated by the many projects we undertake through collaborative procurement models, such as Design and Construct, Early Contractor Involvement and Alliances. As part of the international concessions and construction group VINCI, this highly collaborative culture is supported by access to the technical knowledge, expertise and financial strength of one of the world’s largest construction companies. 
For further information, please contact Ian McNally, Business Development and Tenders Manager, via ian.mcnally@heb.co.nz
HEB are proud sponsors of the INNOVATE Awards Gala Dinner 2016.



Conference Partner 2017.                                                            
STIEBEL ELTRON is a company committed to delivering exceptional home comfort products to assist our customers in developing homes of the future. With a rich heritage of more than 90 years in manufacturing innovative home appliances, STIEBEL ELTRON has become synonymous with high quality space heating, water heating and renewable energy products.
Within New Zealand STIEBEL ELTRON’s success has been in providing home comfort solutions including instantaneous electric hot water systems, compact storage water cylinders, hot water heat pumps, water filtration, space heating and more recently ventilation systems with heat recovery. For any further information visit us www.stiebel.co.nz or phone 09 486 2221.


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Conference Partner 2017.Plan A and Clever Buying we are the backbone of best practice in tendering for both clients and suppliers! Since 1998, Plan A’s team of tender writers, bid managers, strategy facilitators, graphic designers and reviewers has been working with companies all over the world, to win contracts in a huge range of industries.

Our sister company Clever Buying specialises in training, tools and advice for procurement professionals, including tender evaluators and procurement planners. As the largest and most experienced tender specialists in Australasia, we’re proud of the way we’ve helped organisations in just about every sector to grow their businesses through successful tendering. We’ve helped hundreds of tender evaluators and managers to develop tools that deliver best value for money in procurement.
Services for suppliers include:

  • Bid management and writing
  • Tender templates and attribute libraries
  • Training bid writers and managers
  • Graphic design, production and printing
  • Support for procurement professionals including:
    • Tender evaluator training and assessment
    • Procurement planning and policy review
    • Probity audits and RFx reviews
    • Qualified tender evaluation

Find us at www.PlanAWriters.com or www.CleverBuying.com



Conference Partner 2017.
The Masterspec specification system is a fully cloud-based information management and sharing tool that not only produces up-to-date and accurate specifications, but allows members of the design, engineering and construction team to work simultaneously on a single specification.
Masterspec’s online system consists of over 850 pre-written sections, including hundreds of specialist Services and Structural & Civil sections. All specification sections are kept up to date and reflect the latest Building Codes, NZ Standards and industry Codes of Practice.
Masterspec allows the creation and saving of practice Office Masters and has an easy Update Manager tool allowing 1-click updating of your specification. There’s also a comprehensive Q&A tool to pre-edit your specification to include only information relevant to your project.
The move to digital information sharing in the construction industry is gaining momentum and overseas has shown real benefits - a US-based HVAC contractor has used BIM information sharing to achieve a reduction in variation costs from 18% to just 3%.  Masterspec has been built from the ground up to allow further digital information sharing capabilities to be built in and seamlessly deployed in the future. For more information on Masterspec Nextgen2 go to www.masterspec.co.nz.