Mark your calendars and get ready to be part of the most prestigious business awards event in the country! Here are the key dates for the Tompkins Wake Rotorua Business Awards 2024:

  • Nominations and Entries Open: 8 May – 19 July

    • This is your chance to nominate deserving businesses and individuals who have demonstrated excellence. Don't miss the opportunity to recognize and celebrate outstanding achievements within our community.
  • NZME People’s Choice Voting: 24 July – 17 August

    • Have your say in who takes home the People’s Choice Award! Cast your vote for your favourite business and show your support.
  • Tickets on Sale: 24 July – 20 September

    • Secure your tickets early to ensure you don't miss out on this incredible evening. Enjoy a night of celebration, networking, and top-notch entertainment.
  • Gala Evening: 5 October

    • The highlight of the awards season, the Gala Evening promises to be a night to remember with headline entertainment by Fran and Laughton Kora, and Stan Bicknell. Join us as we honor the best in business and enjoy an unforgettable experience.

Don’t wait – get involved and be a part of this exciting journey leading up to the Gala Evening. Celebrate excellence, cast your votes, and secure your tickets for a night filled with inspiration, recognition, and entertainment


Since 1908, the Rotorua Business Chamber, previously recognised as the Rotorua Chamber of Commerce, has been the district's leading business organisation.

Proudly affiliated with the New Zealand Chambers of Commerce, we connect, lead and partner with organisations and agencies towards building a better business environment in Rotorua.

Our mission? To connect, network, and advocate for members’ business success.