2013 Westpac Northland Business Excellence Awards – September Update

2013 Westpac Northland Business Excellence Awards2013 Westpac Northland Business Excellence AwardsPreparations for the Westpac Northland Business Excellence Awards are well underway for 2013 and the NZ Chambers of Commerce Northland is delighted with the number and quality of entries received for the business categories awards.

Business Excellence Awards are run regionally throughout New Zealand, recognising and celebrating the business success of local companies. For businesses going through the awards process it is a way to identify strengths and challenges that exist and find new ways to deal with them through a renewed focus on their business. The process for the 2013 Northland business excellence awards entrants began back in March when entries opened, and includes a tight judging process, a networking evening for entrants and culminates in a black tie formal awards presentation and gala dinner event.

Nominations are still being accepted for The Northern Advocate Business Hall of Fame Award which celebrates the achievement of a person within the Northland business community who has made significant contributions to the region by way of service to their industry and the greater Northland community. If you believe you know someone who deserves nominating please forward their details to the Chamber along with a short paragraph as to why they should be inducted before Friday 27th September.

The More FM Customer Choice Award nominations are also being taken. This award is presented to a business and their staff whose contributions and achievements stand out from the crowd. Businesses nominated for this award are selected by their loyal consumers for their outstanding achievements and standards of excellence. To nominate your favourite business enter their details by clicking here, nominations close Friday 27th September.

Awards Presentation & Gala Evening

The gala dinner will return to Forum North this year and promises to deliver an enjoyable evening with ‘The Ultimate Pursuit’ theme, befitting of Northland’s leading business event. The Westpac Northland Business Excellence Awards Gala Dinner is synonymous with quality and will showcase Northland’s finest in entertainment, exceptional local cuisine and wine. Along with the anticipation and excitement of the awards presentations, this event offers plenty of opportunity for networking before, during and after the formalities of the event.

Tickets on Sale

Tickets to the awards gala dinner are on sale now from the NZ Chambers of Commerce Northland or by completing the online booking form on the Northland Business Awards website, so secure your place now.


The NZ Chambers of Commerce Northland wishes to thank Westpac, awards host and major sponsor of the Westpac Northland Business Excellence awards along with all of the media, category and partner sponsors involved in the 2013 awards.

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