Join us at Annual connection in Christchurch

21-23 SEPTEMBER 2021
Air Force Museum of New Zealand

Annual Connection is the only platform of its kind that connects, celebrates, and showcases the people and companies of the Electricity Supply Industry. The people that keep New Zealand’s power on.

The best Cable Jointers and Line Mechanics come together, from across New Zealand, for this three-day competition and event.

There is plenty happening on the sidelines too, with industry exhibitors showcasing the latest in technology and innovation and career presentations to schools.

Annual Connection 2021 is proudly hosted by Independent Line Services.

Cable Jointer Competition

Line Mechanic Competition

Industry Exhibitors

Annual connection exhibitors

Exhibit at Annual Connection and showcase your services, products or new innovations to a wide industry audience and speak face-to-face with key decision-makers.

Elevate your brand with MC call outs throughout the event. Give demonstrations and previews both to the people who use your gear and those who make the calls. Take advantage of the many brand and logo placement opportunities available in the event programme.


The event culminates in a night of celebration with the crowning of the competition winners followed by the Industry Excellence Awards dinner, sponsored by MITA Consulting Ltd. These awards recognise the hard work and commitment it takes to skill up by rewarding the best and brightest trainees working in Electricity Supply and Telecommunications.


  • INDUSTry excellence awards dinner TICKETS GO ON SALE 1 June


Support your industry at Annual Connection by sponsoring the event or an Industry Excellence Award.

Sponsorship not only provides a key brand promotion opportunity but it also aligns your company as an industry leader, supporting industry best practice, and quality outcomes for the Energy Industry.   

Contact Hillary Riches, Event Manager, to discuss sponsorship sponsorship opportunities and options at

We cannot run this event without our amazing sponsors so we thank you in advance and look forward to working with you!