The NZIIP Intelligence Community Awards are held every year in conjunction with the annual conference.
Award categories are:
Intelligence Training Award: This award will look to recognise an agency, team or person who has made noteworthy advances to the state of intelligence training in NZ.
Intelligence Community Award: This award would look to recognise an agency, team or individual who has made recognised and notable advances in building on and developing the level of engagements between Intelligence Professionals across the country.
Innovation in Intelligence Award: This award recognises an agency, team or person responsible for noteworthy innovation in one or more of the fields of collection, analysis or report.
Developing the Practitioner Award: This award looks to recognise the Manager or the Organisation that has shown and grown outstanding support for intelligence careers and intelligence professionals, with the award including those nominated as a commercial entity.
Practitioner Achievement Award: This award recognises the development and growth of Intelligence Professionals within the community and is aimed at recognising those that have provided direct, insightful or notable contribution to their team, agency or area.