About the 2018 Brookfields Emerging Leader of the Year Award

Nominations for the 2018 Brookfields Emerging Leader of the Year Award are now open.

The winner of the Award will be announced at the SOLGM's 2018 Gala Dinner.

Nominations close on 16 February 2018 at 5pm.

Nomination forms are available here.

The 2018 Brookfields Emerging Leader of the Year Award will be presented to an emerging leader, aged 35 or under, who has a proven track record of designing or delivering innovative and successful programmes, projects, processes or practices with an identifiable community impact.

The winner of this Award will receive, with the support of Brookfields, travel to the 2018 International City/County Managers Association (ICMA) annual conference in Baltimore, Maryland. With approximately 4,000 delegates from 25-30 different countries attending as well as world class presenters the ICMA conference will provide the Award winner with an invaluable global local government experience.

The Brookfields Emerging Leader of the Year Award is offered as an important aspect of SOLGM’s strategy to support increased leadership capability in the sector. The Award is part of SOLGM’s LGLeadership Pathway’s initiative which includes a range of programmes and activities that provide staff across the sector with outstanding leadership development opportunities.

If you have any queries regarding this Award or the LGLeadership Pathway's initiative please contact our Manager, Professional Development, Fiona Purchas - email fiona.purchas@solgm.org.nz or phone 04 978 1272.