AUT Business School Excellence in Business Support Awards

Now inviting entries for the 2017 Excellence in Business Support Awards

About the Excellence in Business Support Awards

The Excellence in Business Support Awards recognise and celebrate organisations and individuals that deliver quality products and services to help small, medium and large businesses maximise their potential.

AUT Business School believes providing excellence in business support is pivotal in enhancing business excellence in New Zealand. With such support, organisations are able to become more competitive and more sustainable, improving their key points of difference – an important consideration in today’s ever-competitive business market.

Award categories

Organisations or leaders delivering excellent business to business support (B2B) can enter the awards across a number of categories:

  • Business < $5m turnover
  • Business $5m-$20m turnover
  • Large Business
  • Design and Creative Technology Support
  • Sustainability Support
  • Financial Services Support
  • Health and Safety Support
  • Export Support
  • Not for Profit
  • Government
  • Leadership

The Supreme Award

The Supreme Award is chosen from the category winners. Previous Supreme Award winners include Plant & Food Research, Advanced Security Group, Minter Ellison Rudd Watts, Kiwibank Business Markets, Michael Barnett, ONZM; KEA (Kiwi Expats Abroad), and Designworks.

Important dates for 2017 entries

Important dates for entries into the 2017 Excellence in Business Support Awards:

  • Entries open 2 February 2017
  • Entries close 26 May 2017
  • Finalists announced 8 June 2017
  • Finalists’ Applications close 14 July 2017
  • Winners announced 4 October 2017 at a black tie dinner

Over 600 business influencers and VIPs attend the black tie gala dinner to be held 4 October 2017 at the Langham Hotel.

AUT Business School provides evaluators for the Awards; evaluation is overseen by The New Zealand Business Excellence Foundation and aligned to an international criteria for assessing excellence.

How to enter 

Download an entry form 

For further information and for sponsorship enquiries, please contact:

Annie Gandar
Manager Business Relations
Phone 09 921 9999 ext. 5330

2016 AUT Business School Excellence in Business Support Winners:

AUT Business School Supreme Winner
Plant & Food Research

Category Award Winners:

IMNZ Business < $5M T/O Management Services
Advisory Works (previously Results Group)

ICG Business < $5M T/O Sales & Marketing
Mint Design

IBM Business $5M - $20M T/O

Fuji Xerox Large Business

Idealog Sustainability Support
Sustainable Business Network

Colab Design and Creative Technology Support

New Zealand Business Excellence Foundation Not for Profit

Plant & Food Research

AUT International Business Export Support
NZECO (New Zealand Export Credit Office)

Fuji Xerox Leadership
Wayne Norrie

Photos of the 2016 Excellence in Business Support Awards dinner

The Excellence in Business Support Awards are proudly sponsored by:

Fuji Xerox logo for web
Idealog B on W
ASG logo
ICG logo
CPA Australia
NZ Business Excellence Foundation

Last updated: 17-May-2017 3.11pm

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