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Strong Base of Enterprise in Wellington Region Recognised

6 November 2017

MEDIA RELEASE - Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Strong Base of Business Enterprise in the Wellington Region – Recognised at 2017 Business Awards

Metco Engineering Limited was named supreme business award winner at the Wellington Region Business Excellence Awards held at Expressions Art & Entertainment Centre, Friday 3 November.

Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s President Mr Neville Hyde says hosting these annual awards is always a pleasure and gives light to the show casing of many of the unique businesses throughout the region. “The standard was very high across all categories which included a number of special awards among them a Mayoral Award given by Hutt Valley Mayors Guppy and Wallace, which went to Brendan Foot Supersite.

Mr Hyde says he was very pleased with the standard of the entries this year and “is a great opportunity to encourage and acknowledge business excellence across the Wellington region to further stimulate economic growth, the participating businesses are great examples of the talent we have, coupled with the drive and enthusiasm that is alive and well throughout the Wellington Regions business culture and community,” he says.

The awards were presented at a black tie dinner held at Expressions attended by businesses through to community leaders with both Local and Central Government well represented. Key note speaker Chief Executive of the New Zealand Racing Board, John Allen presented the Supreme Award on the night.

Wellington Region Excellence Award Category winners

Manufacturing & Distribution Sponsored by BNZ
Metco Engineering Limited

Professional Services Sponsored by Boulcott Hospital
Strictly Savvy

Small Business Sponsored by Gibson Sheat
Waglands Dogs’ Holiday Retreat Ltd

Trade Services & Suppliers Sponsored by Crowe Horwath
RDL Group Ltd


Special Categories

Best Emerging Business Sponsored by Hutt City Council
Happyhire Wellington

Not For Profit Sponsored by Upper Hutt City Council
Upper Hutt Cosmopolitan Club

Young Business Person of the Year Sponsored by WREDA
Jonny Wilson - Goodtime Music Academy

Mayoral Award Sponsored by The Hutt News
Brendan Foot Supersite

Supreme Wellington Region Business Excellence Business of the
Metco Engineering Limited


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