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Meet Our 2024 Sponsors

Our principal sponsor, category sponsors, and supporting sponsors are integral to the success of the business awards. Their financial support and dedication to recognizing and celebrating excellence in business enable us to shine a spotlight on the achievements of outstanding businesses and supporting the future growth of the exceptional businesses who enter, become finalists and win categories.


2024 Principal Sponsor

The Auckland Business Chamber are proud to have 2degrees as our principal sponsor for the 2degrees Auckland Business Awards. The relationship between 2degrees and New Zealand Chambers of Commerce has always been built around shared values – they belief that when Kiwi business thrive, so does New Zealand.

Andrew Fairgray, Chief Business Officer at 2degrees, believes that partnerships with organisations that share their values are essential. The New Zealand Chambers of Commerce is dedicated to enabling businesses to adapt and grow, and 2degrees shares this vision. As such, 2degrees is thrilled to be a part of the 2degrees Auckland Business Awards, a platform that empowers businesses and recognises excellence.

The partnership between 2degrees and the Auckland Business Chamber is focused on providing businesses with the right network support and upskilling opportunities to help them operate at their best. This is especially important as we both believe in the importance of improving the productivity of New Zealand Inc.  With credibility and recognition in the local business community, the Auckland Business Chamber and 2degrees are committed to providing businesses with the tools they need to succeed.

Through the existing partnership, tens of thousands of Chamber members across New Zealand already have the opportunity to learn and grow. Overall, the partnership between 2degrees and the Auckland Business Chamber is an expression of their shared commitment to the growth and success of the Kiwi business community.

Learn more about 2degrees

Auckland Business Chamber

Proudly powering the Auckland Business Awards

The Auckland Business Chamber is a leading business organisation representing the interests of businesses in the Auckland region. Our mission is to help businesses succeed by making it easier for you to do business no matter where you are in your business journey.  We do this by providing advocacy, networking, and business support services.

With over 165 years of experience, we are committed to creating a prosperous and sustainable future for Auckland businesses. Our team of experienced business professionals provide advice, support, and resources to help businesses grow and thrive.

We offer a range of services including networking events, international trade support, business awards, mentorship, learning and development, advocacy, resources, employment support, and access to business resources.   As a member of the Auckland Business Chamber, you’ll have access to a wide range of benefits, including discounts at events, expert advice and support, alliance partner benefits, and exclusive business events.

Auckland Business Chamber

Air New Zealand

2024 Best Emerging Business Sponsor

Providing uniquely Kiwi journeys to more than 15 million customers who fly to, from and within New Zealand each year. Air New Zealand is the flag carrier airline of New Zealand.

Learn more about Air New Zealand

Barfoot & Thompson

2024 Excellence in Customer Service Delivery Sponsor

New Zealand’s largest privately owned real estate company which has been run by the Barfoot & Thompson families for over 90 years. It sells 1 in 3 Auckland properties.

Learn more about Barfoot & Thompson


2024 Excellence in Innovation Sponsor

Ricoh imagines what the future could bring, and embraces change driven by imaginative thinking. As a truly global technology provider, we believe in improving work life through creativity, collaboration and seamless technology to empower digital workplaces.

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Lumo Digital

2024 Excellence in Marketing Sponsor

LUMO is one of the world’s most creative and innovative Digital Out-Of-Home companies. Through best practice and dedication to the industry, LUMO is leading DOOH into the future.

Learn more about Lumo Digital


2024 People’s Choice

Just like you, we’re a New Zealand business. This is home for us and we’re here for the long haul. As a Kiwi bank, we’re focused on backing local and supporting Kiwi businesses, contributing to a stronger community and economy. We believe that when you join us, we join you and together we can do great things.

Learn more about Kiwibank


2024 Excellence in Strategy & Planning Sponsor

The Tech Partner to Streamline Your Business. Fusion5 helps transform businesses with integrated software solutions, tailored applications, and managed services that help you realise your potential.

Learn more about Fusion5

Z Energy

2024 Excellence in Sustainability Sponsor

In 2011, Z Energy was born and since then has emerged as a business success story. Z became the wholesale fuel supplier to the network of Caltex-branded service stations in 2016. Z is proud to be a company that contributes to the New Zealand economy and community.

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2024 Employer of the Year Sponsor

We help prevent injuries and get New Zealanders and visitors back to everyday life if they’ve had an accident.

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Cordis, Auckland

2024 Excellence in Community Contribution Sponsor

The CORDIS – formerly the Langham has luxurious surroundings and outstanding service are blended with every comfort for a truly exceptional experience

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Soar Communications Group

2024 Print Sponsor

SCG is a long-term sponsor of the Auckland Business Awards with their support spaning over 12 years.   In 2021, Soar Print, with over a century in print experience, merged with the communications firm ICG to establish SCG, New Zealand’s premier independent communications group. With a team of over 150, SCG integrates Soar Print’s print, logistics, and packaging know-how with ICG’s creativity, publishing, and large format skills.

This collaboration offers diverse, tailored services across all consumer touchpoints. SCG is renowned in New Zealand for its content production, managing various ‘owned media’ channels. Their print capabilities range from billboards to business cards, showcasing a blend of top-tier technology and expert craftsmanship.

Learn more about SCG

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