AUT Business School Excellence in Business Support Awards


Business support stars feature as finalists in 2017 awards

Smart operators contributing to the business success of New Zealand companies have been recognised as finalists in the AUT Business School Excellence in Business Support Awards.

Now into its 12th year the AUT Business School Excellence in Business Support Awards is the only national performance measure for New Zealand business support organisations.

It recognises and celebrates organisations and individuals that deliver quality products and services to help small, medium and large businesses maximise their potential.

AUT Business School Acting Dean, Professor Kate Kearins congratulates all the finalists in this year’s awards.

“We value our connections with businesses big and small who make the difference every day in supporting other businesses.

“We salute the individuals who inspire excellence,” says Kearins.

Finalist will be assessed by academics from the AUT Business School in conjunction with the New Zealand Business Excellence Foundation.

In evaluating finalists, the judges will consider: leadership and planning, customer and market focus, provision of business support and evaluation and improvement, with a focus on results.

Winners of the 11 category awards and the supreme award will be named at a gala dinner on 4 October 2017.

2017 finalists for the AUT Business School Excellence in Business Support Awards

ICG Business < $5M T/O
Connect Global Limited
Establish
Masterspec
Unleashed Software

ICG Business < $5M T/O Sales & Marketing
EBOSS
Fresh Focus
Previously Unavailable
Wolf & Fox

Idealog Business $5M - $20M T/O
Chancellor Construction
Fingermark
True Ltd

Fuji Xerox Large Business
Christchurch Airport
MYOB
NZI

Colab Design and Creative Technology Support
ADROIT
ellen&company
Maverick Digital
Parrot Analytics
True Ltd

Idealog Sustainability Support
Envirocon
OptiFleet
Reclaim

CPA Australia Financial Services Support
Consilium
MYOB
NZI

New Zealand Business Excellence Foundation Not for Profit
Akina Foundation
BCITO (Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation)
Home and Community Health Association
NZ Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (NZVCA)
Retail NZ

Advanced Security Group Government
KiwiRail
Worksafe

AUT International Business Export Support
KiwiRail
New Zealand Post

Fuji Xerox Leadership
Candace Kinser
Mitchell Pham
Jane Sweeney

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.

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.

Photos of the 2016 Excellence in Business Support Awards dinner

For any media enquiries please contact:

Helen Twose
Communications Manager, Business, Economics and Law
Auckland University of Technology
M: +64 21 723 657
E: helen.twose@aut.ac.nz

For entry and sponsorship enquiries, please contact:

Annie Gandar
Manager Business Relations
Phone 09 921 9999 ext. 5330
E: annie.gandar@aut.ac.nz

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: 19-Jun-2017 9.51am

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