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A fast track to China business success

Established in 2004 to celebrate companies with successful business or investment relationships between New Zealand and China, the HSBC NZCTA China Business Awards have grown to become New Zealand’s preeminent awards recognising and rewarding business success in China.

Why enter?

The HSBC NZCTA China Business Awards are a fast track to business and investment success with China. The supreme winner wins airfares to China, as well as access to expert business advice in New Zealand and China.

Finalists and winners benefit from the following:


The Chinese business community and Chinese officials hold the HSBC NZCTA China Business Awards in high regard. Winners and finalists are widely recognised as leaders in their field among New Zealand businesses seeking to engage successfully with China.


The application process provides a valuable opportunity to stand back and consider your strategy and business goals as they relate to China. Entrants frequently remark how useful the application process is in providing fresh insight and perspective.


Measuring your own business or operation against finalists and winners provides clear incentives and examples for you to improve and fine-tune your operations and performance.


The Gala Awards evening is New Zealand’s premier event for individuals interested in networking with other businesspeople who engage successfully with China.


The awards receive significant media exposure in the leadup to the event, including in depth profiles of both finalists and the supreme winner.

Who enters?

The HSBC NZCTA China Business Awards are open to businesses and organisations of all sizes and sectors that have enjoyed success with China.

Past winners and finalists are a mix of start-ups, small to medium sized businesses and large industry players. There is no typical finalist or winner profile for the HSBC NZCTA China Business Awards.