1300 88 22 59 (+61 7 5446 4299)



Liz Rivers – awards coach, educator and speaker.
Liz is available to conduct bespoke awards-related presentations or workshops at your business, conferences and symposiums.

“Before changing career direction towards becoming “awards-crazy”, I was a journalist who brought the amazing world of science into sharp focus. My stories educated the masses on topics such as species mutation, extinction theory, human bioethics, pandemic prevention and intergalactic travel.

I then went on to hold senior media management positions in Government and the private sector before establishing my own company. In 1997 I was asked to establish an inaugural awards program for a client.

Awards Absolute grew from that request. I understand that it was the first company in the world to specialise in both awards management and submissions – in helping both the people who run the awards and the people who enter the awards.

I’m passionate about awards. I live and breathe them. They have taught me a lot about business, systems, psychology and human nature.” - Liz

In her presentations, Liz passes on practical, proven and relevant details that help my audiences:
  • Produce entries that will both entertain and educate the judges (for nominees)
  • Get the judges to fall in love with them during site visits, interviews and presentations (for nominees)
  • Run awards that attract the number and quality of entrants to match the prestige of the awards being granted (for award managers)
  • Attract and retain more members (for associations and NFP organisations)
  • Host financially and socially successful awards presentations and gala dinners (for award and in-house event managers).
The people who attend her workshops and presentations include:
  • Award nominees from almost every sphere of business and life
  • CEOs and Board members
  • HR and OD Managers
  • Marketing and Communications Executives
  • In-house Meetings and Events Managers
  • Association Executives
  • Team Leaders

She really understands that speakers play a pivotal role in the success of a workshop, seminar or conference.

Get in touch to have Liz speak to your group.

Awards Absolute also provides a variety of awards submission training courses to assist you in winning more awards using our 20+ years of experience.


Every success starts with one small step.


My name is Liz Rivers, and I started undertaking unique research more than 20 years ago on what makes awards successful and what judges are looking for when they assess your entry... read more

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