Nicola McConnell


Nicola McConnell is a marketing communications professional who chooses to specialise in the area she loves – food and drink.

She’s worked in the field for more than 20 years after training as a journalist. Nicola has traversed the Tasman Sea working in Sydney and Melbourne and now works from her Dunedin base. Nicola has worked for publicly listed corporations, family owned businesses and for herself – giving her an understanding of business from all sides.

Nicola is co-owner and founder of Marvellous Marketing which established and runs the Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards and with Intermedia NZ is the co-owner of the New Zealand Chocolate Awards. As the owner of Dunedin marketing and PR consultancy Brand Amp, Nicola recently established Dine Dunedin.