Congratulations to Champion Canterbury Award winners and finalists 2018

The EQ Consultants team were thrilled to attend and celebrate this year’s Champion Canterbury Westpac Business Awards.

Around 1,200 people packed Horncastle Arena to enjoy Canterbury’s biggest night of business celebrations, which saw 13 awards presented in an exciting gala evening. This year saw the 35 judges adjudicating over four new categories and several refreshed categories, reflecting the changing business environment, and the increased focus on impact and purpose. Once again 156 entries were judged.

Seequent and City Harvest Food Rescue took the Supreme Awards, meanwhile The WCBA Special Commendation recipient for 2018 was Dame Adrienne Stewart, DNZM, in recognition of her contribution to business and her advocacy and support for the arts.

Managing Director, Steve Kennedy said: “For 16 years, the awards have been celebrating the excellence, innovation, and success of businesses and charities across the Canterbury Region and we’re proud to have worked with many of the finalists nominated and awarded over this period.

“The Westpac Business Awards are a fantastic celebration of some of the amazing talent and achievements here in Christchurch and Canterbury. On behalf of EQ Consultants, congratulations to all finalists and award-winners on their accomplishments and we wish you all the best for the future.”

Congratulations to all award winners and finalists including Smart Membrane Solutions (Regus Champion Service Delivery – small enterprise), Christchurch Airport (Bayleys Real Estate Champion Service Delivery – medium / large enterprise), Link Engine Management (Champion Producer / Manufacturer), Quality New Zealand (Christchurch Airport Champion Emerging Exporter), Seequent (Lyttelton Port Company Champion Exporter – medium / large), Lincoln Agritech Ltd (ChristchurchNZ Champion Innovation), City Harvest Food Rescue (Rata Foundation Champion Community Impact – small enterprise), The Christchurch City Mission (The Press Community Impact – medium / large enterprise), Kilmarnock Enterprises (Christchurch City Council Champion Business for Good), Mt Hutt Ski Area (ACC Champion Workplace Safety), Kilmarnock Enterprises (ARA Institute of Canterbury Champion Workplace), SwiftMed (Wynn Williams Champion Emerging Business), Ryan Sanders – Haka Tourism Group (MYOB Champion Emerging Leader).

For more information about how EQ Consultants can support your business, please give call (03) 366 4034 for a friendly chat, alternatively, you can email the team or visit for more information.

IMAGE: The EQ Consultants team with John Barr from Ayshire EBA, Kurt and Bridget from Orbica.

EQ Consultants Champion Canterbury Awards 2018

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