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Newmarket Business Awards 2018 finalists announced

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  • May 17, 2018
  • Sarah Pollok
Newmarket Business Awards 2018 finalists announced

Want to know where to get the best flat white in Newmarket? How about what stores will give you the best customer experience? Or maybe who you should follow for the ultimate retail Instagram feed?

Well we’ve got you covered on all of that and more with the reveal of Newmarket’s Business Awards finalists.

Newmarket’s annual competition gets together New Zealand’s most prominent business leaders and influencers to judge the best and the brightest retailers in the area.

With a judging panel featuring experts like Andy Hamilton (Icehouse), Anthony Hoy Fong (Celebrity Chef), Sarah Dunn (NZ Retail Magazine and The Register) and Michael Barnett (Auckland Chamber of Commerce) it’s safe to say the awards list was in safe hands. 

NBA’s CEO Mark Knoff-Thomas said the event was a great way to recognize the 1,400 businesses and 20,000 employees in the Newmarket area.

“These awards are our annual celebration of their success,” he said.

While the announcement gives finalists something to celebrate this week, it isn’t time to pop the champagne quite yet. Finalists will find out whether they are the best of the best at the awards gala on June 14, where winners of the People’s Choice and Supreme Winner awards, as well as top in category will be announced.

So, if you’ve got an eye for quality retail, or just know a good customer experience when you see one, head over to www.newmarket.co.nz before midnight June 3, vote for the People’s Choice award and go into win a ticket to the gala event at the Cordis Hotel.

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The Newmarket Business Awards 2018 finalists (in alphabetical order):

‘Best Café of the Year’ sponsored by Newmarket Business Association

 Gong Cha

  L'affare Melrose

  Nuffield Street Café

‘Best Bar / Restaurant of the Year’ sponsored by ParkMate

  Doolan Brothers

  Palazzo Italia

  Tasca

  Tucks and Bao

‘Retailer of the Year’ (NZ only) sponsored by Hayes Knight

  Michael Holmes Premium Eyewear

  Superette

  The Snowcentre

  Wine Cave New Zealand

‘International Retailer of the Year’ (NZ & overseas) sponsored by Westfield Newmarket

  Country Road

  Glassons

  LUSH Cosmetics

  Overland Footwear Group

  Witchery Fashions

‘Best Innovation of the Year’ sponsored by Vector

  Alpha Recruitment

  Glamour Boutique

  Tech Futures Lab

  Wine Cave New Zealand

‘Employer of the Year’ sponsored by ANZ

  Alpha Recruitment

  Burger Burger

  Overland Footwear Group

  Scarpa Shoes

‘Best Customer Experience’ sponsored by Recognise & Reward

  Gates Eyewear

  Glamour Boutique

  Michael Holmes Premium Eyewear

  Mikko Shoes

‘Best Small / Medium Business of the Year’ (non-retail) sponsored by 2degrees

  Alliott NZ Ltd

  NexGen

  Tech Futures Lab

‘Best Medium / Large Business of the Year’ sponsored by Multi-Media Systems

  Alpha Recruitment

  Chinese New Zealand Herald

  Metlifecare

‘Young Business Person of the Year’ sponsored by Rotary Newmarket

  Alisha Tomlinson - Nuffield Street Café, Bar and Bistro

  Michaela Longstaff - Mikko Shoes

  Niran Iswar - NexGen

  Toni Cox - Beauty Bliss

‘Best use of Social Media’ sponsored by ellen&company

  Burger Burger

  Kathryn Wilson Footwear

  Superette

‘Most Sustainable Business of the Year’ sponsored by Chow:Hill Architects

  LUSH Cosmetics

  SIP Kitchen

  Trenery

  Wise Cicada

The awards are sponsored by Bayleys and Q Mastercard.

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