We’ve received all entries for the awards this year, and it’s now over to the judges to decide the finalists for the nine categories.

Judging time

The judges will be looking for New Zealand companies that:

  • are innovative
  • are successful with a viable future
  • can demonstrate resilience
  • have a long-term strategic plan.

Winners receive:

  • $25,000 for each General Category Winner
  • $25,000 for the Supreme Winner
  • General and Special category winners each receive two tickets to Better By Design’s CEO Summit.

Celebrating 50 years of business icons

Tip Top art work

Half a century is a big milestone, and to celebrate we’ve commissioned a special exhibition called 50 Years of the Art of Business.

A collection of special artworks has been created to recognise previous award winners’ contribution to this country’s export success.

These artworks celebrating iconic companies, including Tip Top, Crown Lynn and Gallagher, will be on display at the awards ceremony on November 24.

Key dates

  • Finalists announced 10 October. 
  • Awards ceremony - Thursday 24 November at Auckland's SKYCITY.


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