Southland Business Excellence Awards

The Westpac Southland Business Excellence Awards (WSBEA) is a showcase of the region’s business talent and capability. It also acts as a platform for paying tribute to local businesses helping to build our economy and community.

As well as accolades for the winners, all entrants receive benefits throughout the awards process. Be it increased staff morale, confidence building during the self-assessment application, enhanced profile or public recognition - the awards aim to highlight our outstanding local organisations and their achievements.


 Findex (NZ) Ltd Primary & Primary Services Sector Award  Invercargill City Council Construction, Trades, Manufacturing & Distribution Sector Award  PowerNet New and Emerging Award  The Southland Times Consumer Service Sector Award  Invercargill Licensing Trust Not for Profit Award 

Southland Chamber of Commerce Professional Service Sector Award


 Market South Innovation Award  ACC Workplace Safety Award  Healthy Families Workplace Wellbeing Award 

Southern Institute of Technology Business Personality Award

Key Dates

Online Applications Open | 17 May

Application Closing Date | 12 July

Judging | 13 July – 16 August

Finalists Announced | 21 August

Filming/Editing of Finalists Videos | 22 August – 20 September

Awards Gala Dinner 27 September