Greetings from Us
Sponsors and Judges of the Indian Newslink Indian Business Awards 2011 have hailed the Awards Night held at the Sky City Convention Centre on Monday, November 14, 2011 as one of the most successful events that they have attended in recent years.
We were overwhelmed by similar accolades received from guests and entrants who attended the Awards Night.
The Management and Staff of Indian Newslink would like to express their gratitude to Sponsors, Judges, entrants and all the well-wishers for their patronage and encouragement extended throughout the year.
We were honoured by the involvement and support extended by our Sponsors, who represent a broad spectrum of businesses in the country. As we express a special word of gratitude to them, we look forward to their continued support in making our Awards more meaningful and useful.
BNZ Partners: Title Sponsor and Sponsor of the Supreme Business of the Year
BNZ Partners: Best Large Business
Indian Newslink: Business Excellence in Retail Trade
Singapore Airlines: Business Excellence in Innovation
2 Degrees Mobile Limited: Best SME (Small or Medium Sized Enterprise) Business
New Zealand Career College: Business Excellence in Export to India Business
Kalamazoo Group: Business Excellence in Customer Service
Reesby & Company: Business Excellence in Property Investment
KPMG New Zealand: Business Excellence in Agriculture & Horticulture. KPMG will also host 12 Business Workshop Sessions for Winners and a Finalist in six categories of IBA 2011.
Radio Tarana: Business Excellence in Marketing
Patton Limited: Best Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Triangle TV: Best Businesswoman of the Year
Pullman Hotel Auckland: Business Excellence in Restaurant Trade
Pan World Travel Mangere: Cocktails Host at the Awards Night 2011
We are grateful to our panel of distinguished judges, who went through the arduous task of evaluating the entries in various categories, visiting some finalists and deciding on the winners.
Our Panel of Judges
Chad Wilkie, Executive Director, Ignition Partner Limited (Convenor)
Chip Dawson, Managing Director, International Business Management Ltd
John Quirk, Director & Partner, Howard & Company
Dr Claire McGowan, Managing Director, Commercialisation Advisers Ltd
Nevil Gibson, Editor-in-Chief, The National Business Review
Peter Bradley, Managing Director, Qatalyst BioConsulting
Ray Knight, Founder-Director, SPI Capital
Steve Corbett, Chief Executive, e-Centre Ltd, Massey University
Tim Livingstone, Senior Partner, UHY Haines Norton, Chartered Accountants
Tony Bacon, Sector and Partner Manager, Vodafone New Zealand
Indian Newslink Indian Business Awards 2011
Business Excellence in Restaurant Trade
Business Excellence in Retail
Business Excellence in Innovation
Business Excellence in Marketing
Business Excellence in Customer Service
Business Excellence in Property Investment
Business Excellence in Agriculture and Horticulture
Best SME (Small or Medium Sized Enterprise) Business
Best Large Business
Business Excellence in Export to India (Open to all New Zealand businesses)
Best Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Best Businesswoman of the Year
Supreme Business of the Year (All entries qualified for this category)