Pukekohe Business Excellence Awards 2023

After a three year hiatus, our business awards evening is back for 2023 and we’ve been working hard behind the scenes to refresh this exciting event!
Aside from the event name change, we're also introducing seven new award categories and new judging criteria, which will level the playing field and allow businesses to participate in more than one category if they choose. 

Become a 2023 category sponsor ($3,000 + gst)
We are currently seeking expressions of interest from businesses that would like to come on board as a category sponsor. Sponsorship of an award is a great opportunity to raise the profile of your business or organisation, while celebrating the successes of fellow business professionals from a wide spectrum of businesses and organisations across Pukekohe.
Sponsorship Benefits Include:

  • Two complimentary tickets to the awards dinner and ceremony
  • Logo on all marketing collateral, and advertising generated for the 2023 Awards highlighting your company as the Award Category Sponsor within print and electronic promotional material
  • Company logo and URL on Pukekohe Business Association website
  • Featured announcement on sponsor participation via social media
  • Presentation of your sponsored award on stage at the ceremony
  • Inclusion within the extensive editorial coverage in the Loop
  • Logo and credit as Award Category Sponsor in the Awards brochure
  • Credits in MC script
  • First refusal for 2024
  • Logo included on category trophy and certificate alongside Business Association.

Sponsorship is not limited to financial support, but can also take the form of gifts or services. The decision on acceptance of these goods in kind is made by the Pukekohe Business Association.

Prize Categories:

Excellence in Innovation

Award that recognises a business that has achieved success by identifying and then implementing an innovative idea. The innovation can be realised via a product, service, technology or process.

Excellence in Sustainability
This award recognises a business that has achieved success by identifying and then implementing an innovative sustainability process that improves the quality of our lives, protects our ecosystem and preserves natural resources for future generations.

Excellence in Customer Service
Recognises a business that has achieved success by providing excellent and sustained customer service, and demonstrates its customer commitment via its service policy, employee training etc.

Excellence in Marketing
Recognises a business that demonstrates outstanding customer and market insight and how the business’ marketing optimises performance and profitability and increases customer loyalty, retention, and satisfaction.
Excellence in Community Contribution (Reserved)
Recognises organisations that implement initiatives that have a positive impact on the community and generate outcomes that have a long-term benefit. Initiatives can include but are not limited to projects, programs, processes, systems, technologies, developments, ventures and undertakings.

Excellence in Manufacturing
Recognises excellence in manufacturing, engineering or the use of high-tech in the manufacturing sector. Manufacturing Excellence is the continuous improvement of your operations to reduce waste, increase production profitability, and gain a winning edge with quality and safety innovation.

Employer of the Year
Recognises a business that demonstrates how their people practices and culture have contributed to the business’ outstanding success.

People’s Choice
The winner of this award is decided by the public.

Business of the Year
Winners of each category are considered for the Business of the Year Award.

Should your company be interested in becoming a sponsor, or you have any further questions about the awards process please feel free to contact us HERE