entry forms

  • International Best Practice Competition (for non-New Zealand organisations only) – IBPC Entry Form
  • New Zealand Best Practice Competition (for New Zealand organisations only) – NZBPC Entry Form
  • Organisation-Wide Innovation Award (eligible for all organisations) – OWIA Entry Form

Refer to the format/timeline section of the website for information on the timeline and process for each stage of the awards process.


  • A maximum of eight (8) entries per oganisation, all entries for the competition include an assessment for best practice certification. Note that best practice certification may also be obtained outside of the competition to know your Star-Rating in advance.
  • If there are insufficient applications that meet the minimum standard for a competition Round 2 will be cancelled. In this case, successful qualifiers will proceed directly to Round 3.
  • Winners of the International Best Practice Competition or Organisation-Wide Innovation Award are prohibited from entering the competition for the same or similar best practice for a period of 3 years.

Guidelines and rules for presentations are shown here.


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