ExportNZ  ASB Wellington Export Awards

These awards are a celebration of the vibrant wider Wellington region and all the businesses making a name for it on the world stage.

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*The wider Wellington region covers Wellington, Kapiti, Wairarapa and Manawatū

A WORD FROM A PREVIOUS WINNER

  1. Raise your profile and credibility locally, nationally and internationally.

  2. Review what you've achieved, what you've learned and the path ahead by completing an entry form.

  3. Gain feedback on your business from our experienced judging panel.

  4. Boost staff morale by being recognised for your success.

  5. Winning gives you a point of difference and a marker of excellence.

  6. It's fun. The Awards are a memorable and exciting process, be part of it.

  7. Build your business by networking with potential customers, investors and fellow exporters at the Awards.

PREVIOUS 'ASB EXPORTER OF THE YEAR' WINNERS

I want other local entrepreneurs to know that success is within their reach, and by entering these awards you are helping to inspire others.

ELIZABETH BARBALICH
CEO & Founder at Antipodes Skincare


  • Enter the Awards by completing a simple online entry form before Friday, April 3rd.

  • You will receive an email acknowledging receipt of entry.

  • Judges will review your entry and arrange a shortlist for judges' visits. These will occur between Wednesday, April 29th, and Friday, May 8th.

  • On Monday, May 11th,  finalists for each category will be announced.

  • Upon being named as a finalist, ExportNZ Wellington will require a 100-word blurb on your company, alongside six images and a logo for promotion at the Awards.

  • As a consequence of Covid-19 restrictions, the Awards dinner is under review. Details will be provided to all entrants.


Best Emerging Business

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Best Medium/Large Business

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 Excellence in Export - Māori Business

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Exporter of 
the Year

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AWARD CATEGORIES

7 REASONS TO ENTER

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise is a strategic partner for the ExportNZ ASB Wellington Export Awards. Each regional winner in the general export categories will automatically be shortlisted for the New Zealand International Business Awards. All shortlisted applicants are invited to pitch in front of a select group of judges and industry professionals, with finalists announced following the pitch session.

THE AWARDS PROCESS

Tuesday 18 February: Entries open
Friday 3 April: Entries close
Wednesday 29 April – Friday 8 May: Judges' visits
Monday 11 May: Finalists announced
Thursday 28 May: TBC due to evolving Covid-19 restrictions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Excellence in
Innovation

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Wellington School of Business and Government 
Judges' Choice

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Create an account, select Wellington as your region and enter your business in a category >This year's Awards will be better than ever. Secure your seat before it's too late >

Please contact Fergus Grenfell at ExportNZ if you have any further questions or require more information. fgrenfell@exportnz.org.nz or 04 470 9883

Judging Panel

CRITICAL DATES

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Most Outstanding Regional Business