Why enter?

Because we think what you are doing is worth talking about!


A useful 'snapshot' report of your business

This is a valuable chance to take your head out of day-to-day business and reflect on what you’ve achieved and where you want to go.

Feedback from the judges

All finalists are offered feedback sessions with the judges post-awards. This is a great opportunity for experienced advice from those seeing your business with fresh eyes.

NZTE International Business Awards

Business Category winners are automatically shortlisted in the NZTE International Business Awards and are invited to pitch to the judges who will then decide finalists. This is a fantastic chance for further national exposure!

Raise your company profile and build brand awareness

There are many PR and media opportunities for both finalists and winners of the awards.

Shout from the rooftops

All finalists and winners are given awards logos to use on websites, advertising, corporate documents and newsletters. Be proud of the fact that you’ve been acknowledged for your good work and use it as a point of difference.

Open doors

This is a chance to connect with fellow business leaders, make new connections within the domestic and international ExportNZ network, and impress potential investors.

Your whole team benefits

Becoming a finalist or even a winner in the awards will boost staff morale and acknowledge the hard work they’ve done, whilst also being a great chance to have fun and celebrate as a team.

Click here for information about the five award categories and detailed entry criteria.

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Brought to you by

Thanks for the support from our amazing sponsors who help bring this event to life, including Sharp Tudhope Lawyers who have supported this event since its inception 29 years ago, YOU Travel (previously United Travel) into their 23rd year, Page Macrae Engineering their 12th year and Beca into their 7th year!