Events

To see our upcoming list of events visit and register, click here

Speaker Series

Every month the Chamber, with sponsors Intepeople, host an inspirational and informative speaker. These luncheons are open to members and non-members and are part of our commitment to keep local business people up to date about business issues and opportunities. With the sponsorship of Air New Zealand, we are able to bring key speakers from outside the region to Nelson. Online registration is essential and lunch is included. Make the time to attend a luncheon, network with other key business owners and stay in touch

Business After Five Networking

Free monthly networking opportunities sponsored by Findex for Chamber members only. A fantastic opportunity to informally meet with over 90 business owners every month. Grow business contacts, promote your business and strengthening existing relationships. Hosted by a different Chamber business each month, members also get the chance to hear from and see local businesses in action. Light refreshments included. Registration is essential.

Business Building Blocks Workshops
The Chamber is excited to confirm the 2019-2020 Business Building Block workshop streams on offer to help businesses upskill and develop their workforce. Our new streams cover a wide range of business issues that owners and employees need to be aware of.

The new streams are: 

  • Digital Marketing – Leon Jay, EthicallyMAD
  • Workplace Health & Wellbeing – Gemma & Scott Newburn, Hemisphere Health
  • Intellectual Property – Ashlin Redpath, ipiphany Intellectual Property
  • Financial and Accounting – Manoli Aerakis, Malloch McClean

The Business Building Block series will allow business owners to map out your training in advance, ensuring all areas of your business is armed with best-practice knowledge and up-to-date techniques.

The Chamber is partnering with specialists with proven results to deliver the streams and early registration is essential.

Business Awards
In conjunction with sponsor Nelson Pine Industries, these awards are the premium black tie business event of the year – a true showcase of business excellence and local success. Join the sell out crowd of over 400 top business people and show your support for business success. Be entertained and enjoy fine food, wine, cider and craft beer. Entering the awards is free and open to any business in the region. These awards can help your business plan, grow and gain credibility and profile.

Aspire
The Chamber’s annual conference, designed to inspire, enthuse and inform. Each year a diverse line up of leading business speakers address around 100 conference delegates. With plenty of time throughout the conference to network and share ideas this is an event to prioritise. Open to members and non-members, fees apply.