Business Practice Awards
International Business Award – Recognises a business that successfully works within, and captures the benefits of, the global market, demonstrating outstanding international trade achievements, sustainable growth and results.
Emerging Business Award – Recognises a business that has achieved significant business growth during the last one to three years as a result of effective planning and delivery. The business must have started trading after 31 March 2017.
Business Sustainability & Resilience Award – Recognises a business who demonstrates how sustainable practices are embedded into the organisational strategy, vision and operations to deliver sustainable business growth.
Māori Business Award – Recognises a business that successfully incorporates Māori identity and values as part of its business operation, for example logo, branding, on site or mission statement. The business can be from any business category. To enter this award, you must be of Māori descent and have been in business for a minimum of two years.
Innovation Award – Recognises a business that has enhanced its success through innovation – both in thinking and implementing the idea. An innovation can be in a product/service/technology or process.
Future Business Leader Award – Recognises a future business leader for their outstanding contribution within a local organisation and the wider business community. You may nominate an individual or yourself.
Business Integrity Award – Recognises a business that goes above and beyond in serving their stakeholders, whether they be customers, employees, suppliers, or the community.
Essential Service Safety Award – Recognises a business that demonstrates excellence in workplace health and safety practices and that has successfully integrated these into its operation. A positive safety culture exists at all levels within the business.