SECTION A - GENERAL
DUNCAN COTTERILL - LARGE ENTERPRISE 25+ FTE'S
Eligibility: Organisations with 25+ FTE's (for the majority of the financial year 2017-2018).
For our large West Coast enterprises that are innovative and dynamic in their business practices, demonstrate leadership both within their organisation and externally, and have a clear vision for their business.
CROMBIE LOCKWOOD - MEDIUM ENTERPRISE 10 - 24 FTE's
Eligibility: Organisations with 10 - 24 FTE's (for the majority of the financial year 2017-2018).
For our medium West Coast enterprises that are progressive and energetic in their business practices, demonstrate excellence in people management, and have a clear strategy for the future growth of their business.
NZME - SMALL ENTERPRISE LESS THAN 10 FTE'S
Eligibility: Organisations with less than 10 FTE's (for the majority of the financial year 2017-2018).
For our small West Coast enterprises that demonstrate excellence in business practices, and have a clear vision and strategy for the future of their business.
CHRISTCHURCH AIRPORT - TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY
Recognising excellence in the provision of tourism and hospitality products and services, commitment to the region including utilisation of the West Coast’s amazing natural resources and environment.
The Tourism & Hospitality category is for any business that exists to provide domestic and/or international visitors with a product or service. This category is for businesses such as restaurants, adventure tourism, accommodation providers, tourism retail, information centres, tourism transport operators, etc.
WESTLAND MILK PRODUCTS - NOT FOR PROFIT
An award to acknowledge the invaluable work of community and charitable organisations and the contribution they make to our region while recognising their sound business methodologies.
SECTION B - OPEN
All ORGANISATIONS THAT HAVE ENTERED A CATEGORY IN SECTION A MAY INDICATE THAT THEY WISH TO BE CONSIDERED FOR EITHER OR BOTH OF THE FOLLOWING AWARDS:
ACC - WORKPLACE SAFETY
Recognising and celebrating organisations who are leading the way in keeping their people safe. The entire Entry Form will need to be completed with particular emphasis given to Section 9.
Please note, should you be selected as a finalist for the ACC Workplace Safety Award, ACC will arrange a site visit as part of the judging.
DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION - ENVIRONMENT
Recognising a business or organisation that demonstrates guardianship of the natural environment through its actions, innovation, leadership and use of best practice.
The entire Entry Form will need to be completed with particular emphasis given to Section 10.
Please note, should you be selected as a finalist for the Environment Award, DOC may arrange a site visit as part of the judging.
GREYMOUTH STAR - RISING STAR AWARD
This category recognises businesses operating for five years or less that have achieved significant growth as a result of effevtive business practices and delivery.
Businesses who have been operating or under new ownership for less than five years as at 1 June 2018.
DEVELOPMENT WEST COAST - SUPREME AWARD
This category is the overarching supreme award.
Winners of Section A & B are entered into this category.