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THE AWARDS

The annual Nelson Pine Industries Chamber of Commerce Business Awards recognise innovation and creativity in the business sector and is a highlight of Nelson Tasman’s business calendar. As well as providing exposure and recognition for your organisation, the awards provide the opportunity to benchmark your business and gain valuable advice on how you can continue to grow. The awards bring together our region’s business heart. The black tie dinner is widely acknowledged as a very special night of networking and celebrating success.

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WELCOME TO THE NELSON TASMAN
BUSINESS AWARDS

To enter the awards:

 

KEY DATES

nominations open
NOMINATIONS OPEN

6 MAY 2022


NOMINATIONS CLOSE

6 SEPTEMBER 2022


AWARDS NIGHT

24 FEBRUARY 2023

NELSON TASMAN BUSINESS AWARDS

START UP BUSINESS

This award is for a business that has started trading within the last 2 years. Whether you are a sole trader or already have a number of staff, as long as you are trading you are welcome to enter. 

 

SMALL BUSINESS

This is a business that has an annual turnover of less than $1 million.

MEDIUM BUSINESS

This is a business that has an annual turnover of between $1 million and $5 million.

LARGE BUSINESS

This is a business that has an annual turnover of over $5 million.

COMMUNITY IMPACT

This award recognises a programme, project, campaign or an overall business that has had, or continues to have, a positive impact on the Nelson Tasman community in a way that inspires others and makes a difference. This category is open to applicants from all organisations, including non-profit, charities and educational programmes.

INNOVATIVE BUSINESS

This award is for a business that demonstrates an extraordinary business story as a result of pure grit and clever thinking. This could be an innovative or inventive approach to people, products or processes. Entrants need to prove how their clever business story has contributed to the success of the Nelson/Tasman economy in a way that creates added-value enterprise and/or world-class brands.

ENVIRONMENTAL

This award recognises a programme, project, campaign or an overall business that has had, or continues to have, a positive, long term impact on the Nelson Tasman environment. This category is open to applicants from all organisations, including non-profit, charities and educational programmes.  

SUPREME BUSINESS

All entries into the Start Up, Small, Medium and Large Business Awards automatically entered into the Supreme Business Award. This is an overall winner that scores highly in all aspects of the judging criteria and has an x-factor that inspires the Nelson/Tasman business community. 

benefits of entering awards

Benefits of entering

All businesses who enter the Awards gain valuable exposure. > learn more

Tips for creating a winning entry

Tips for creating a winning entry

Tell an interesting story. Being in business isn’t just about profit and the hard daily grind. > learn more

 

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Applications for the 2022 Nelson Pine Industries Chamber of Commerce Business Awards are currently open and will close on 6 September 2022. The Business Awards recognise innovation and creativity in the business sector and are a highlight of Nelson Tasman’s business calendar. If you're interested in applying, come along to this information session to find out more about the application process an

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THANKS TO OUR 2021 SPONSORS

Our partners and sponsors are what make these awards possible. By supporting these awards they are recognising and celebrating the excellence in the business community.

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