Nau mai, haere mai

Welcome to the New Zealand International Business Awards

It promises to be an inspiring evening – enjoy and let us celebrate all that New Zealand takes to the world.

Kia Kaha (with strength)

Kia Maia (with courage) 

Kia Manawainui (with passion)

Thursday 7 November 2019

SKYCITY Convention Centre, Federal St, Auckland (Level 5)

Formal dress / Evening Wear

6.30pm Pre Dinner Drinks

7.00pm Awards commence

Note: Our venue is in the current SKYCITY Convention Centre, which is separate from the new convention centre site and unaffected by the recent fire.

The Programme

6.30pm Join us for networking and drinks

7.00pm Awards commence



Best Emerging Business
Inspiring Preference for New Zealand
Excellence in Innovation
Inspiring Women Leaders


Best Medium Business
Excellence in Design
He kai kei aku ringa for Māori Excellence in Export


Best Large Business
Supreme Award

10.15pm Awards conclude (approximately)

11.30pm All guests to depart

Where am I sitting?

Click HERE to find your name and table number.

The Venue

SKYCITY Convention Centre, Federal Street, Auckland (Level 5)

Please use the Federal St entrance or the Level 5 airbridge entrance if coming from the carpark.

View in google maps

Click here to find out about parking at SKYCITY.

For discounted parking, validate your carpark ticket at the coat check nearest the airbridge Level 5.

The Menu


BBQ Wagyu Beef

Served with spiced cabbage slaw, crispy onions and crisp herb salad (GF)

MAIN (alternate plating)

Kawaka and Polenta Crusted Ōra King Salmon

Served with sauté capsicum, grilled greens, gourmet potatoes and citrus hollandaise (GF)


Canterbury Lamb Rack

Served with pea avocado paste, roasted baby vegetables, balsamic confit beetroot, greens and red current jus

DESSERT (alternate plating)

An Apple a Day (GF, V)


Golden Nut (V)

Accompanied by a selection of New Zealand beverages

2019 Finalists

Check out our fantastic selection of businesses doing good for New Zealand HERE


View our 2019 Judges HERE

Have more questions?

Contact our team on NZInternationalBusinessAwards@nzte.govt.nz


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