World Class NZ Awards

Click here to reserve your table at the 2016 World Class New Zealand Awards.

The World Class New Zealand Awards are New Zealand’s most prestigious individual achievement awards recognising inspirational, world leading Kiwis and friends who are making outstanding contributions to New Zealand.

Watch footage from the 2015 World Class New Zealand Awards here.

 

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The World Class New Zealand network

As part of Kea, the World Class New Zealand network features over 375 influential Kiwis in key positions all over the world who are ready to help New Zealand businesses grow.

The World Class New Zealand network helps New Zealand businesses with:

- introductions to key people in key markets offshore
- insights on offshore markets
- market entry advice
- mentoring or speakers for events

Whether you’re a start-up, a small business, or a publicly listed company, we can put you in touch with the right person in the World Class New Zealand network that can make all the difference to your success.

 

How to use Kea’s connection service

Kea’s connection service enables you to leverage this exceptional resource to meet your business objectives.

After listening to your unique needs, our relationship managers will analyse our database and present you with a shortlist of people best suited to your ask. We’ll then provide a warm introduction.

To get started, click the ‘connect’ button on the right of this page, email worldclassnz@keanewzealand.com or phone us on +649 373 4057.

 

Success stories

As New Zealand seeks to do more business with the world, we’ve made hundreds of connections between New Zealand businesses and the World Class New Zealand network.

Here are a few examples of New Zealand companies we have connected to key decision makers in large international companies through the World Class New Zealand network.

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How World Class New Zealanders are selected

Members of the World Class New Zealand network are selected and invited based on a certain criteria of skills, experience, significant connections and influence in a broad range of sectors.

To be invited to join the World Class New Zealand network, members must exhibit four key criteria:
1. Acknowledged expertise: members are recognised innovators and industry leaders.
2. Excellent connections: members are well connected in their field of influence both locally and internationally.
3. Affinity for New Zealand: members are passionate about New Zealand and committed to furthering Kiwi ambitions globally.
4. High EQ: members identify with the ambitions of others and show a genuine desire to assist them in making their mark.

 

Contact the Connection Service

To get started, click the ‘connect’ button on the right of this page, email worldclassnz@keanewzealand.com or phone us on +649 373 4057.

World Class talent is waiting to help you

Fill out our online form by clicking the button below. From here we can begin the conversation about connecting you with the right member of the World Class New Zealand network to help you.

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The right introduction can make all the difference