About the 2017 Brookfields Emerging Leader of the Year Award

The 2017 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.

For the first time the winner of this Award will receive, with the support of Brookfields, travel to the 2017 International City/County Managers Association (ICMA) annual conference in the USA. 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.

Nominations for this Award closed on 1 February 2017 and the winner will be announced at SOLGM's annual Gala Dinner being held at the Langham in Auckland on 12 April 2017.

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 Learning and Development Manager, Natalie Stevens - email natalie.stevens@solgm.org.nz or phone 04 978 1272.