Whether your business is brand-spanking new or it's been here, there and everywhere - we have an award for you!
Entries for the 2019 Fast 50 index open in June – register your interest at the bottom of the page.
If your business has been running for three or more years and you achieved $500,000 or over in the first year, you can enter the Fast 50 index. Your revenue must be related to core trading income, excluding related party transactions. Interest may be included if it is not greater than 10% of trading income, or is your core business.
*Please note if your business is still awaiting final results you can still enter before 31 July 2019 with draft management accounts; however, fully signed off accounts are required by the first week of August.
For a complete entry, you will need the following:
The Deloitte Fast 50 programme does more than rank New Zealand’s 50 fastest growing businesses – it celebrates business success across a number of categories too.
Plus, if your business operates in the technology industry, you could be eligible to enter the Deloitte Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500 awards. See below for more details.
Fastest growing services business
This category is for businesses in the Recruitment, Finance/Insurance, Accounting, Law, Professional Services, Real Estate or Property Development, Marketing/Advertising/Communications sectors.
Awarded to the business services company with the greatest percentage increase in revenue over the period.
Fastest growing manufacturing business
Awarded to the manufacturer with the greatest percentage increase in revenue over the period.
Fastest growing retail or consumer products business
Awarded to the retail or consumer products company with the greatest percentage increase in revenue over the period.
Fastest growing technology business
This category is for businesses in the telecommunications, media or technology sectors that:
develop proprietary technology which contributes to a significant portion of revenue and/or
manufacture a technology-related product or offer a technology-enabled service
Awarded to the technology company with the greatest percentage increase in revenue over the period.
Fastest growing exporter
This category is for businesses whose total export sales represent more than 20% of revenue. This figure is calculated from the information supplied in your entry form; this is not a category you can choose to enter.
Fastest growing agribusiness
This category is for businesses that are involved in any part of the agribusiness supply chain, including the production, manufacturing, distribution and retailing of products from and services to the farm. This is awarded to the organisation with the greatest percentage increase in revenue over the period.
If you are, by entering the Deloitte Fast 50 index your business will automatically be nominated for the Deloitte Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500 index, if:
Important note! Technology companies that do not meet the minimum revenue threshold for the Deloitte Fast 50 may still be eligible for the Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500 index.
For more information on the Deloitte Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500 index, click here.
Entries for the 2018 Fast 50 programme have now closed. Contact us to find out more about the 2019 programme.