2015 Excellence in Business Support Awards

AUT Faculty of Business and Law
is now inviting entries for the
2015 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’s Faculty of Business and Law 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.

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

  • Business < $5m turnover – Management Services
  • Business < $5m turnover – Sales and Marketing
  • Business < $5m turnover – Technology
  • Business $5m -$20m turnover
  • Large Business $20- $100m turnover
  • Large Business $100m + turnover
  • Export Support
  • Not for Profit
  • Government
  • Leadership

The Supreme Award is chosen from the category winners. Previous Supreme Award winners include Minter Ellison Rudd Watts, Kiwibank Business Markets, Michael Barnett, ONZM; Sir Stephen Tindall’s KEA (Kiwi Expats Abroad), and Designworks.

Important dates for entries into the 2015 Excellence in Business Support Awards:

  • Entries open 1 February 2015
  • Entries close 29 May 2015
  • Finalists announced 8 June 2015
  • Finalists’ Applications close 17 July 2015
  • Winners announced 29 October 2015 at a gala dinner

Over 700 business influencers and VIP’s attend the black tie gala dinner to be held 29 October 2015 at the Langham Hotel.

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

Entry forms can be downloaded here or for further information, please contact:
Annie Gandar
Manager Business Relations
Phone 09 921 9999 ext. 5330

2014 Excellence in Business Support Awards

Category Winners

Image Centre Group < $5M T/O Management Services

Idealog Business < $5M T/O Sales & Marketing
The Research Agency

Idealog Business < $5M T/O Technology
The Web Company

New Zealand Work Research Institute Business $5M-$20M T/O   
Potentia Limited

Auckland Centre for Financial Research Business $20M -$100M T/O
Minter Ellison Rudd Watts (also winner of Supreme Award)

Fuji Xerox Large Business $100M + T/O

New Zealand Business Excellence Foundation Not for Profit   
Sustainable Business Network   

Drake New Zealand Government   
Winner:  Audit New Zealand       
Highly Commended:  The New Zealand Companies Office   

Drake New Zealand Government Partnerships       
Ministry of Education - Vocational Pathways Programme

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise Export Support
Joint Winner:  DHL Express (New Zealand) Ltd
Joint Winner:  AJ Park

Fuji Xerox Leadership
Franceska Banga (CEO, New Zealand Venture Investment Fund)

Supreme Awrd 2014
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To view photos of the 2014 Excellence in Business Support Awards gala dinner 2nd October 2014, click here

For sponsorship enquiries, please contact

Annie Gandar, Manager Business Relations, AUT University Business School, phone 09 921 999909 921 9999 ext 5330, email annie.gandar@aut.ac.nz

The Excellence in Business Support Awards are proudly sponsored by:

NZTE logo Fuji Xerox logo for web Idealog B on W

   Image Centre logo

NZBEF LH logo for web
   Drake NZ logo
IBM logo    CPA Australia logo  

Last updated: 09-Mar-2015 11.29am

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