ATEED selected as finalist in AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards

Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) has been selected as a finalist in the 2016 AUT Business School Excellence in Business Support Awards.

Published: 09 June 2016
Filed under: Awards

Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) has been selected as a finalist in the 2016 AUT Business School Excellence in Business Support Awards.

Recognised for excellence in the Drake New Zealand Government category, ATEED will join finalists across ten categories at this year’s awards.

Brett O’Riley, ATEED CE, says: “ATEED, on behalf of Auckland Council, is focused on sustainable economic growth that creates higher income jobs and increases the prosperity of all Aucklanders. “This nomination is a welcome acknowledgement of our organisation’s work in support of this goal, partnering with Auckland businesses across a range of sectors to assist in their growth and development.”

Other finalists in the Government category include Plant and Food Research, Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority EECA Business, and the New Zealand Export Credit Office.

Brett O’Riley has also been nominated in the Fuji Xerox Leadership category alongside Helen Robinson of Penguin Consulting, who is also an ATEED board member.

Now into their eleventh year the AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards are the only national performance measure for New Zealand business support organisations.

“AUT’s Business School differentiates itself with the depth of engagement with industry for the benefit of staff and students,” says AUT Business School Acting Dean, Professor Kate Kearins.

“These annual awards are one of the ways we demonstrate our commitment to industry.” Winners of the ten category awards and the supreme award will be named at a gala dinner on 5 October.

For more information about the 2016 AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards: www.aut.ac.nz/business/ebsa.