Intergen named supreme Wellington Gold Award winners

Intergen chief executive Simon Bright.

Intergen chief executive Simon Bright.

A small team of tech entrepreneurs who dreamed up big goals around a kitchen table have walked away the supreme winner at Wellington Gold Awards.

Intergen, which a major business services provider across New Zealand, Australia and North America was awarded the Supreme Gold award by Prime Minister John Key.

The business was also the recipient of the Cyber Gold award at event at the TSB Arena on Thursday.

New Zealand Rugby Union chief executive Steve Tew.
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New Zealand Rugby Union chief executive Steve Tew.

Set up in 2001, the owners of Intergen wanted to create a business where people would be proud to work and where they could directly see the positive impact of their service.

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They created an IT services business that works with organisations to improve productivity, empower staff, streamline and automate business processes for businesses of all sizes, in all industries.

Gold Awards director John Dow said Intergen was a stalwart of Wellington's highly regarded and expanding ICT scene, playing a strong role empowering hundreds of local businesses.

"With many clients now achieving results in global markets, a commitment to Wellington initiatives and the upskilling of their industries people really stood out for the Judges in selecting Intergen for the supreme award."

The company was New Zealand's only full-service, end-to-end, Microsoft solutions provider, helping organisations boost productivity and business transformational goals.

At the Microsoft Partner Awards in 2015 Intergen was selected as the 'country partner of the year' in New Zealand for the fourth time.

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Established in 1999, the Wellington Gold Awards celebrates the excellence and the enterprise of business in the Wellington region.

About 1000 people celebrated the businesses leading the capital's growth, which were recognised for  exceptional results and named as finalists.

The winners represented the diversity of what was going on in busiess in Wellington, Dow said.

"It's great story of how Wellington businesses are pushing the boundaries."

New Zealand Rugby Union chief executive Steve Tew was also recognised at the awards, picking up The Dominion Post Tribute to a Wellington Icon award for overseeing two Rugby World Cup wins.

The All Blacks had shown real leadership on a world stage on the field but off the field, it came down to Tew, Dow said.

Kendra Ross was the recipient of the New Thinking award for being a leader in the world of Cyber Security.

The Pacific Gold themed event also celebrated Wellington's place in the Pacific and was attended by representatives from Samoa, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Niue, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu and the Cook Island High Commissions.


CYBER GOLD: Intergen
EMERGING GOLD – PRODUCTS: Bootleggers Craft Soda
EMERGING GOLD - SERVICES: Concrete Structure Investigations
GLOBAL GOLD: Sanpro Industries
VIBRANT GOLD: Gallipoli: the scale of our war
BEST PRACTICES - Workplace Safety: Construction Contracts Ltd
GREEN GOLD: Green Cabs
TEAM GOLD: CQ Hotels Wellington
SPECIAL TRIBUTES: The Dominion Post Tribute to a Wellington Icon: Steve Tew

 - Stuff


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