Business Night Out 2017

Starting on October 12, 2017 17:30

Banner: We celebrate business success

Join us for a night of great food, networking, and entertainment featuring keynote speaker Martin Snedden, former Black Cap and chief executive of NZ Cricket and Rugby World Cup 2011.

The Business Night Out provides an opportunity to recognise the efforts and success of local businesses.


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Gull Customer Service Award

Anyone can also nominate any business they think goes the extra mile for customers for the Gull Customer Service Award. Nominations are open until 6 September, with the finalists from each town going to public vote.

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Bayleys Business Excellence Award

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This year the Bayleys Business Excellence Award is recognising top businesses in the district, with the winner from each town receiving a $1550 Mediaworks radio advertising voucher.

Nominations are now open - you’ll need to answer some questions about your business and supply a business plan or supporting documentation, which will be judged by our expert panel. Nominations for this award close on 25 August. 

This year's expert panel includes representatives from the three local business associations/Chamber of Commerce, Peter Davey from Waikato Innovation Park, Peter Maxwell from management consultant, and Dennis Turton from Trust Waikato.

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Purchase tickets to the 2017 Business Night Out

Tickets to this event are available now, with limited numbers available - so get in quick to secure your tickets. Your tickets will be emailed to you once payment is received. 

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Special thanks to the major sponsors of this event. Without them Council wouldn't be able to deliver our business community such a great event!

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