NZ Business Hall of Fame 2020 Gala Dinner

Established in 1994 by Young Enterprise, the New Zealand Business Hall of Fame recognises and celebrates individuals who have made a significant contribution to the economic and social development of New Zealand.

We can't wait for you to join us for a night of celebration, stories and inspiration from some of NZ's most outstanding business leaders.


Our 2020 Laureates are.. 

  • Brendan Lindsay - Food Storage
  • James Henry Whittaker - Confectionary
  • John Ryder & Kevin Hickman - Care & Health Services
  • Pāora Te Poa Karoro Morgan (Paul Morgan) - Māori Enterprise
  • Peri Drysdale - Fashion & Manufacturing
  • Sir Ken Stevens - Services to Exporting
  • Sir Robert Anderson - Commercial Enterprise
  • Tracy Thomas Gough - Services to Commercial Enterprise and Shaping New Zealand


We will be celebrating these businessmen and women for their contributions to NZ Inc. and the wider community on Thursday 25th March 2021 at the Cordis in Auckland. 


Held in the Great Room of the Cordis Hotel, the Gala Evening will feature abundant networking opportunities with guests treated to drinks on arrival and throughout the evening with wines from Dancing Water, a delicious 3-course seated dinner, awards ceremony and celebrations continuing throughout the evening.


Dress Code is for this event is Black Tie. 

 For those attendees who will also be staying at the Cordis Hotel you can book your accommodation through the special NZ Business Hall of Fame Cordis rate here

For more information about the New Zealand Business Hall of Fame head over to


NZ Business Hall of Fame 2020 Gala Dinner