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2024 AmCham-DHL Express Success & Innovation Awards

Entries open for 25th AmCham – DHL Express Success & Innovation Awards for companies doing business with the USA, in conjunction with United Airlines.

The American Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce the launch of the 2024 AmCham – DHL Express Success & Innovation Awards in conjunction with United Airlines. 2024 is the twenty fifth year these awards have been held and they celebrate business achievement between New Zealand and the United States.  The US is New Zealand's third largest trading partner with bilateral trade now worth around $20 billion – goods exports to the USA $7.9b and imports from the USA $7.8b.

Commenting on the awards, Mark Foy, Managing Director, New Zealand & Pacific Islands, DHL Express said “We are thrilled to partner with AmCham once again for the 25th AmCham-DHL Express Success & Innovation Awards. It is evident that the USA remains a top choice for Kiwi businesses when it comes to exporting, with innovation and Kiwi ingenuity continuing to be the driving force behind many Kiwi success stories. DHL congratulates all of the finalists for 2024”.

AmCham is delighted to welcome
Auckland International Airport back as silver sponsor as well as Insprie Labs as a new silver sponsor.

Apart from DHL Express our airline partner is United Airlines and silver sponsors are: ANZ Bank, Auckland International Airport, Ironside McDonald IP, Lockheed Martin and  Sweeney Vesty.


To allow us greater flexibility there are no set categories for the three exporter awards. Once applications are in the judges will decide on three categories.

Awards categories are: (click on categories for application forms)

This year we will also select a finalist from the above categories for a Commitment to sustainability/Climate Change award.

Award winners receive an Economy Plus® Round Trip Ticket to the USA from United Airlines.

The Supreme Award winner is selected from winners of each of these awards.  The Supreme winner also receives US$5,000 of consultancy services  from SweenyVesty and key introductions to key contacts in the USA including VC's, Regional Economic Development Agencies, and others.  

AmCham also presents an award to the Member/Supporter of the Year.

1 March entries open
30 May applications close
15 July Entrants interviewed by awards judges
15 August Awards dinner in Auckland.

If you require any other information about entering the 2024 awards please contact Mike Hearn, by email or phone 09 309 9140.

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