Over 100 guests enjoyed a night of entertainment and awards at the annual NZACS Peter Jowett scholarship and awards evening at the Stamford Plaza in Auckland recently.

Simon McKinney our MC was huge hit with the crowd delivering terrific comedy sets that most in the audience found very relatable.

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MC Simon McKinney

The Peter Jowett speech competition was keenly contested by our five finalists. A 10 minute presentation was delivered by each contestant focusing on their identified opportunities in our industry. The two winners received a Flights and accommodation to the NACS show in Atlanta this October.

Peter Jowett Scholarship Finalists (L-R):
Matt Lewis - Frucor; Brian Jeong - B.A.T.; Sarah Merrington - Unilever

Peter Jowett Scholarship Winners:

Congratulations to winner Catherine Shields of B.A.T. and runner-up Samuel Beck, also of B.A.T.

NZACS Awards 2019:

Team Coca-Cola Amatil, winners of:
Best Service to Store
Best Administrative Service
Best Delivery Service
Andrew Poore representing Signature Marketing NZ Ltd, winner of:
Best Head Office Service & Support - Medium Supplier
Tracey Fookes representing Tip Top, winners of:
Best Service to Store - Chilled & Frozen
Best New Product Launch 2018
Team Unilever (Streets Ice Cream), winners of:
Best Head Office Service & Support - Large Supplier
Supreme Supplier Award

Briony Newton - Category Manager Z Energy, winner of:
Best Retail Category or Merchandise Manager

Lizzie McPike representing BP Connect, winner of:
Best Retail Group for Store Compliance

B.A.T. and Imperial Tobacco, joint winners of:
Best Stock Supply

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