Spark Business Hawke’s Bay Napier CBD Stars Awards 2021

Our annual business and celebration awards.

Each year the Napier City Business Inc host the annual CBD Awards, a ‘celebration’ to acknowledge our businesses and each other as Napier CBD stars.

Ten Stars will be acknowledged at a cocktail-themed event held at the MTG Wednesday 30 March 2022 with a special guest speaker at the MTG from 6-8 pm.

Due to the current covid restrictions, the celebration evening will now be in March 2022.

Nominate & Win a Day in Napier – Nominations are now closed

To thank you for your time in nominating a Napier Business, please provide your contact details to go in the draw to win a “Day in Napier CBD’ – to the value of $500, this cannot be exchanged for cash and must be within the Napier City Business membership area. The winner will be contacted direct. Terms and conditions apply.

Nominate your favourite Napier CBD business or person in the categories listed. Vote in as many categories as you like. Once nominations close, the count begins and business finalists will be chosen. All finalists will then meet with judges. Category winners will be announced at the celebration night!

*Tickets from 1 October $45 each to CBD members, $55 to non-members.
*Ticket price includes star awards celebrations, guest speaker, beverages, and fork food in the MTG theatre and foyer.

Nominations are now closed.

Award Categories

Innovation Star

Sponsored by Spark Business Hawke’s Bay

A business that excels in offering online purchases, services, or other online initiatives. This business has been innovative, extending its e-commerce offerings, developed new or building on existing software and technology to enhance its overall business.

Landlord Star

Sponsored by Mark Evans – Bayleys Commercial

Know a Landlord who is collaborative, supportive, and empathetic? Let’s acknowledge them.

Retail Star

Sponsored by Wallace Developments Limited

The staff in the retail store are friendly, knowledgeable, supportive, and engaging. They offer something special and unique to fit their customer’s needs and wants. The shop is attractive and welcoming.

Community Spirit Star

Sponsored by Napier City Council

A business or individual that is there to support, advise mentor, and care for our community.

New Business Star

Sponsored by Napier City Business Inc

Started a new business in the Napier CBD in the last year. September 2020 to September 2021.

Hospitality Star

Sponsored by EIT

You are a great provider of coffee, food service, bar, and ambiance. Open to cafes, restaurants, and bars in our CBD.

Business Services Star

Sponsored by NZME

A local business that offers great professional consultancy advice in areas such as banking, accounting, law, media, insurance, human resource, and IT – this one is for you!

Team Star

Sponsored by Navigator Accounting

Awarded for the best team. This can be large or small. The winning team will be one that celebrates achievements, went beyond the call of duty over the last year for the staff and customers – with a fabulous team culture.

Sustainability Star

Sponsored by Hawke’s Bay Regional Council

Actively utilise and engage in sustainable practices to help your business and its environmental impact?

Wellness, Health and Beauty Star

Sponsored by Skills Consulting Group

An individual or business that looks after your mind and body. Open to businesses for example in beauty, cosmetics, hair, barber, gym, yoga, massage, osteopath, therapists.