Terms and Conditions of Entry

  • The organisers reserve the right to limit the number of entries per category.
  • There is no cost to enter, however finalists are required to pay $150 (+GST) for a promotional photograph session and $200 (+GST) towards Manawatu Standard promotional ‘feature article’.
  • No existing sponsor (naming, key, category nor supporting) may enter the Awards.
  • Nominees (accepted) may be displayed on the 2018 Westpac Manawatu Business Awards website and/or Facebook page, and may be used for other promotional activities.
  • Nominees agree to make themselves available during these time periods –  preliminary judging will be held between 10-21 September and finalist judging between 8 – 19 October.
  • Decisions undertaken by judges is limited to information provided by nominated business during the judging periods. Additional information provided outside these dates will not be considered.
  • Any information gathered during the awards and judging process will remain strictly confidential.
  • Decisions made by the judges are final and may not be disputed.