Business Excellence in Customer Service

Finalists Maharaj Corporation Mani Group Multitrade International Limited Winner Multitrade International Limited Judges’ comments: The judges noted that a keen understanding of customer needs in each market underpins all activities for this company. The accent on customer service was impressive with technology-enabled communication of order tracking through to the customer. Atin Patel of Multitrade International Limited with (from left) BNZ…

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Business Excellence in Marketing

Finalists Broadway Hair and Beauty Limited Global Financial Services Limited Modtec Industries Limited Winner Global Financial Services Limited Judges’ comments: The judges liked the way this company’s marketing strategy is directly targeted and an extensive proactive customer contact program is in place. The focus on great customer service and continual engagement (including an annual survey) creates the opportunity for repeat…

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Business Excellence in Export to India

Winner The Professional Bar and Restaurant School Judges’ comments: The judges admired this company’s ability to adapt their course offering to meet international student needs and grow the ratio of international to domestic students and the development of an interactive e-learning platform, which enabled international students to complete part of their studies in their home country. Luella Bartlett, Managing Director…

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Business Excellence in Restaurant Trade

Finalists Maharaj Corporation Mani Group Winner Mani Group Judges’ comments: The judges for this very competitive category found that this company had undertaken extensive research on the demographics, spending and lifestyle choices to manage their menu. Relationships formed include a school program where healthy lunch choice options are made available at a very special rate and school classes visit their…

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Business Excellence in Retail

Finalists Magsons Hardware Limited Prudential Foods Limited Winner Magsons Hardware Limited Judges’ Comments: The judges commended this well-established retailer, which demonstrated significant knowledge of customer requirements, demographics and has developed customer centric strategies to meet customer requirements. For example, staff training is focused on helping the customer rather than direct selling and gave examples of instances where they have held…

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Best Young Entrepreneur

Finalists 1. Alesha Godinho (Broadway Hair and Beauty Limited) 2. Mitesh Krishna (Dosa Plaza Botany) 3. Atin Patel (Multitrade International Limited) 4. Siddharth Sharma (Prudential Foods Limited) Winner Atin Patel (Multitrade International Limited) Judges’ Comments: The winner of this category is the key driver of change in this business; an impressive young man who has used his engineering training and…

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Best Businesswoman

Finalists 1.Alesha Godinho (Broadway Hair & Beauty Limited) 2.Ana Shaikh (Immigration Advice NZ Limited) Winner Alesha Godinho (Broadway Hair and Beauty Limited) Judges’ Comments: The judges found that the winner of this category is enthusiastic, highly qualified and with a wide range of interests. She has a strong understanding of the market and has brought new innovation and creative marketing…

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List of Winners announced at the Awards Presentation Ceremony held on Monday, November 19, 2012 at Sky City Convention Centre, Auckland

Business Excellence in Retail Magsons Hardware Limited Business Excellence in Restaurant Trade Mani Group Business Excellence in Marketing Global Financial Services Limited Business Excellence in Innovation Modtec Industries Limited Business Excellence in Information & Computer Technology Imagetext Systems Integrators Business Excellence in Export to India The Professional Bar and Restaurant School Business Excellence in Customer Service Multitrade International Limited Best…

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Awards recognise the best of our businesses

Gopalkrishna Gandhi, a great son of India described it as “a spectacular event in every sense,” Deputy Prime Minister Bill English said it was an “extremely enjoyable evening” Opposition Leader David Shearer, Auckland Mayor Len Brown and Indian High Commissioner Avanindra Kumar Pandey said that each winner was a success story, while almost everyone said the Indian Newslink Indian Business…

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