CBD Celebration Awards

Hamilton Central Business Association were delighted to bring you the CBD Celebration Awards evening held 6th September at The Riverbank Lane, 298 Victoria Street.

A big thank you to all our sponsors Mediaworks, SBI productions, Moving Media, Royale Laboratorie, Stark PropertyThe Hamilton Beer & Wine Co.and Miltons Canteen and thanks to our MC Jason Dawson from Hamilton & Waikato Tourism

Businesses were recognised for the fantastic contribution their business makes to the vibrancy and vitality of Hamilton’s CBD,, a time to celebrate our central city businesses and achievements.  CLICK HERE to view photographs.  

Images supplied by Moving Media Ltd

Media Release - CLICK HERE 


Award Recipients



Highly Commended - Trek ‘n’ Travel

Runner Up - Snapshot

Winner - Texas Radio



Highly Commended – Waikato Museum

Runner Up – Little George

Winner – Madam Woo



Highly Commended – Westpac Hamilton Branch

Runner Up – NAI Harcourts

Winner – Dynamo6



Highly Commended – TDM Homes

Runner Up – NV Hair

Winner – Body Café



Highly Commended – CBD Safety Comes First

Runner Up – Zeal

Winner – Age Concern



Winner – MWDesign



Highly Commended – Confinement - Escape Rooms

Runner Up – Coffix

Winner – Body Café


Category Winners - CBD BEST AWARDS

 -CBD Hero Award – Colin Hancock

- New Business in the CBD Award – Thrift’d Streetwear

- Improved CBD Site Award – Bowl & Social

- CBD Experience Award – Boon Street Art Festival

- International in the CBD Award – Fonda Latina

- CBD Youth Award - Zeal


Social Media

We have social media platforms available to promote CBD businesses/sales/giveaways/events.  Hamilton Central have a large following and are we encourage you to contact us so we can promote your business.

Facebook - 25,812 likes

Instagram - 923 followers 

Twitter - 1,384 followers 

City Journey 

Hamilton Central Business Association have teamed up with NZ School of Tourism to deliver a city host programme to groups enabling them with interesting and exciting knowledge and stories about our city to promote to visitors.  

Window Displays

We provide the opportunity for CBD businesses to showcase products from our prime location office in Garden Place. If you would like to utilise our prominent site with any of your products, please contact us or drop in to our offices on the corner of Garden Place and Victoria Street to see how you could promote your business.

Business Directory Listing

We are pleased to offer all CBD businesses a free business listing on the Hamilton Central Business Directory.  

CLICK HERE to view the directory.  If your business is not listed contact us and we can add your business!

Website & Marketplace

The Hamilton Central Website offers all members a marketplace where you can showcase your products.  Contact us so we can add your business to the website directory and provide you with simple instructions on how to add products.  The marketplace offers the option of adding up to three products of your choice at no cost!  

The new Hamilton Central website is being constructed on the Storbie ecommerce platform which enables individual online stores, websites and listing pages to come together in a centralised hub. 

All CBD businesses are invited to have their business featured on the Hamilton Central Business Directory.

You will have access to make changes including updating business details, adding logos, photos, maps and you will also have the option of adding up to three products/services your business offers (by clicking create product) at no cost or uploading up to 500 products at a cost of $35 +gst per month with no contracts.

Products and services you add will be included on your listing and will also feature in the Hamilton Central Market Place showcasing what's on offer in Hamilton Central in one location for shoppers.  Contact us for more information.