Honoring our partners’ increasing innovation and enthusiasm, we presented nine awards ranging from the Accounting Partner of the Year to the Xero MVP Award, which celebrates the winner’s impact on the accountancy profession in 2013.
These awards are a wonderful opportunity for us to acknowledge our partners for their provision of Xero services and corresponding delivery of high quality marketing.
Congratulations to the winners!
Accounting Partner of the Year 2013
Curtis McLean (now Deloitte Private) – Wellington
Long standing Xero partner Curtis McLean has been recognised for its contribution to referring new organisations to Xero, and as a thought leader in acquiring and retaining clients.
Bookkeeping Partner of the Year 2013
GoFi8ure – Wellington
GoFi8ure is fully focused on going the extra mile for its clients. Having positioned Xero at the core of its business, it has been recognised for providing excellent service and effective use of co-marketing of both the GoFi8ure and Xero brands.
National Practice of the Year 2013
Enable Business – Auckland, Wellington and Hawke’s Bay
With offices in Auckland, Wellington and Hawke’s Bay, and clients across the country, Enable Business and its team of proactive, business-savvy accountants have demonstrated that location is no barrier to running a successful practice.
Add-on Partner of the Year 2013
eWAY – Auckland
eWAY’s integration with Xero online services has been game changing – allowing many New Zealand businesses to greatly reduce their receivable days through real time payments. Appointing a Xero ambassador, and providing free training & certification to Xero advisor partners, the eWAY team has demonstrated its commitment to supporting Xero customers and partners.
Emerging Add-on Partner of the Year 2013
Re-Leased – Auckland
Since launching in 2013, the Re-Leased team has shown an impressive rate of growth. Marketing Re-Leased and Xero to the commercial property sector as a combined solution, this is a Kiwi startup that is opening itself and Xero up to new markets around the world.
Industry Partner of the Year Award 2013
Leading Edge Services – Waitakere
Leading Edge provides expert financial advice and accounting services, tailor made for schools. The team has been recognised for its efforts in going the extra mile, working alongside schools to help them develop the capability to manage their day to day finances.
Marketing Innovation Award 2013
Enable Business – Auckland, Wellington & Hawke’s Bay
Awarded for its creative approach to marketing, and producing an integrated marketing story around its central theme of being its client’s “wingman”, Enable has done a superb job putting customer stories front and centre of its marketing.
100% Cloud Award 2013
Findlay & Co. – Wanaka, Queenstown, Christchurch
With its entire team Xero certified, Findlay & Co. has fully embraced being a 100% cloud-based Xero partner. It works closely with a wide range of add-on partners to provide the best possible value to its clients.
Xero MVP 2013
Neil Sinclair– Blenheim
Neil has been a valued advisor in bringing together Xero Farming in the Cloud during 2013, helping to guide the development of our resources for partners with farming clients. As Director of Winstanley Kerridge (2012 Partner of the Year), Neil’s contribution as a referee for those looking to make the jump to Xero has also been invaluable.
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