Awards 2024 Nominations Open: Celebrating Excellence in Hawke’s Bay

The prestigious Pan Pac Hawke’s Bay Business Awards are back, opening doors for businesses across the region to showcase their achievements, resilience, and commitment to excellence. Organised annually by the Hawke’s Bay Chamber of Commerce, these awards play a pivotal role in recognising and celebrating the outstanding contributions of businesses in driving economic growth and fostering innovation within the region.

From Wairoa to Central Hawke’s Bay, the Pan Pac Hawke’s Bay Business Awards honour businesses of all sizes and sectors, providing a platform for them to gain recognition and elevate their profiles within the community and beyond.

“The Pan Pac Hawke’s Bay Business Awards are a testament to the spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation that thrives in our region,” said Jessica Aguilar, Event and Social Media Coordinator at the Hawke’s Bay Chamber of Commerce. “These awards celebrate the achievements of businesses that embody excellence, sustainability, and social impact, contributing to the overall prosperity of Hawke’s Bay.”

Nominations are now open across various distinguished categories, including:

  • Leader of the Year
  • Excellence in Sustainability
  • Best Emerging Business
  • Outstanding Social Impact
  • Excellence in Business
  • People’s Choice
  • Resilient Business

Entrants will have the opportunity to undergo a rigorous evaluation process led by a panel of expert judges, culminating in the selection of category winners and the prestigious Supreme Winner.

“The Pan Pac Hawke’s Bay Business Awards provide businesses with a unique opportunity to reflect on their achievements, receive valuable feedback, and gain exposure within the community,” added Ms Aguilar. “We encourage all businesses in Hawke’s Bay to participate and showcase their success.”

To kick off the awards season, the Hawke’s Bay Chamber of Commerce invites businesses and community members to attend the 2024 Hawke’s Bay Business Awards Launch event on June 11th at The Blyth Performing Arts Centre. This event will provide insights into the awards process, category details, and testimonials from past winners.

Nominations for the Pan Pac Hawke’s Bay Business Awards 2024 are now open, with entries officially opening on June 12th, 2024. Businesses are encouraged to visit the official awards website for more information and to submit nominations.

For more information and to submit nominations, visit


Media Release: Hawke’s Bay Chamber of Commerce