Roll out the Red Carpet!
It’s an exciting day for entrants and supporters as we approach the 2010 Waipa Networks Business Awards to be held this evening. With 7 Excellence Awards Categories, Cambridge and Te Awamutu Customer Service Awards and the very popular Customer Choice Awards, 300 people will attend tonight’s Awards Ceremony. The Awards continue to grow with this, the second year in a row that tickets have sold out….
Official photographs of the evening will appear here over the weekend.
Cambridge Chamber of Commerce committee member Michael Blake speaks at this evening’s Business After 5 (ba5) at the Cambridge Club in Dick Street, Cambridge. Tonight the final divvy up of countries in the adopt a country promotion Cambridge businesses are undertaking in support of the World Rowing Championships at Lake Karapiro in October and November 2010. The result of a silent auction and final draw will see both teams and visitors welcomed to Cambridge and surrounding businesses with retail displays and activities.
Lee Hanson speaking to guests Cambridge Chamber of Commerce at Hanson Creative in Albert Street, Carter’s Flat, Cambridge this morning. The Cambridge Chamber in common with others sponsor – through members – morning tea & after work networking & get-to-know-you gatherings on a regular basis. Today was attended by some 40-50 people. The subject du jour: social networking – deftly handled by Lee.
The brief was to photograph the Cambridge window displays for the 2010 New Zealand Rowing Championships at Lake Karapiro last week. I expanded the project just a tad. The recording of this ‘event’ was a joint venture between Michael Jeans and Cambridge Chamber of Commerce. To purchase prints and image files or establish links to your website please contact me.
The winning window is Empire The Hair Designers featuring adopted club Counties Manukau Rowing Club. To visit the gallery featuring all the displays simply click on the photo above.
Karapiro Rowing’s Cambridge Town Cup regatta begins about now (this year it incorporates the North Island Rowing Championships) at Lake Karapiro, today, Friday the 29th of January 2010. The regatta continues tomorrow Saturday the 30th and concludes on Sunday the 31st of January 2010. The Cambridge Fine Wine Company owners Andy and Nikki Anderson and Cambridge CBD neighbours Carey King and Kerrin O’Regan of Cambridge Computer Services – that’s Carey in the photo – are sponsors of the rowing event along with other Cambridge businesses.
Speakers, Peter Gates Hamilton Business Improvement District, and Kiri Goulter, Regional Tourism Manager, based at Hamilton International Airport were guests this morning at the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce – Business Breakfast at Onyx Café, 70 Alpha Street in the Cambridge CBD. The subject – Destination Cambridge – the possible establishment of a professional Mainstreet type town centre development organisation to promote Cambridge.
Fiona Glass Robert Harris Café Cambridge owner and Waipa Networks Business Awards 2009 Supreme Excellence Award winner at Robert Harris Café Cambridge 39 Victoria Street Cambridge, this morning, Sunday the 5th of July 2009.
Cambridge Volunteer Fire Brigade hosted Cambridge Chamber of Commerce yesterday evening, at Cambridge Fire Station, for the chamber’s regular Chamber Ice-Breaker & Business After 5 get together. The lads in the kitchen. Thank you guys.