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Offering Business Leadership to the Southland Community

1 February 2021
12:30pm - 2:00pm

3 February 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm

11 February 2021
4:30pm - 6:00pm

16 February 2021
9:00am - 11:00am

16 February 2021
9:00am - 5:00pm

18 February 2021
5:15pm - 7:00pm

26 February 2021
12:30pm - 4:00pm

16 March 2021
10:00am - 11:00am

7 May 2021
12:30pm - 3:00pm

14 May 2021
9:00am - 11:00am

15 June 2021
10:00am - 11:00am

27 August 2021
9:00am - 11:00am

12 October 2021
10:00am - 11:00am

1 January 2022
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Connecting the Southland Business Community​

We will inform, entertain, and inspire you!

A rich history of business leadership and advocacy combined with the power of people, the Chamber continues to foster a dynamic economy, deliver value to members, and make Southland the greatest region to live and work. 

We’re here to inspire and influence business, and promote, support and encourage sustainable, profitable business growth. Whether you’re a large established organisation or a small developing business, the Chamber is known among its members for it’s ability to work alongside businesses, create opportunities and innovative solutions, and speak loudly for Southland business.

Why Become a Member

We will inform, entertain, and inspire you! 

The Chamber offers extensive benefits and opportunities for members at every level. Whether you are joining for networking, professional development, marketing opportunities, to reduce costs or business advocacy, your membership affords you with access to high-quality programmes, events, and officials that will help you achieve your business goals.

Latest News


Southland Chamber of Commerce president Neil McAra said the smelter extension was very good news which would bring certainty to smelter staff and the…

2020 has been extremely challenging for many business owners, both financially and in terms of their mental wellbeing. The Southland Chamber of Commerce (SCOC)…

Sitting in my office in Esk Street, the noise of the construction site across the road and the hustle and bustle of Christmas shoppers…

This year’s Southland Export Awards night will have an interesting new twist. In lieu of the traditional biennial September Export Southland Recognition Awards, which…

The Tiwai Point aluminium smelter closure announcement is devastating news that will have significant and wide-ranging impacts on the region, Southland Chamber of Commerce…

The Chamber is committed to connecting our region with the latest information and support services needed to get your business, and our community through…

The Southland Housing Action Forum (SHAF) remains grateful for the support of its funders; Community Trust South, ILT, Southland Chamber of Commerce and SBS…

As there is a lot of uncertainty and we have been fielding a lot of queries recently about COVID-19, with the assistance of Copeland…

The Chamber team are all well and working from home in self-isolation as a precaution only. The advice from the Ministry of Health at…

The Chamber is delighted to announce that Neil McAra, Findex and Rod Sinclair, Focus Technology Group will continue on as President and Vice President…

Member Spotlight

The Southland Chamber of Commerce provides a network of like-minded businesses people who share passion in what they do.
Benji Baswi
Crunchy
We're really lucky to have the Southland Chamber of Commerce for their advocacy and business support.
Warrick Low
Vet South
The Southland Chamber of Commerce has provided us great resources and networking events which are invaluable for our business.
Michelle Findlater
GWD Toyota

We are not a suit and tie outfit. When we explain something to you, we want to ensure you understand. Accounting…

Ralph Moir Limited provides services in surveying, land development, wastewater system design, resource management and engineering.

Southland's largest range of tiles. Visit our 360m2 showroom for all your tiles (floor/wall) and tiling needs including full Mapei range…

GWD Motor Group is your one stop shop for all things automotive with; service, sales, parts and collision repair. We have…

Our team of solicitors have over 90 years’ experience between them. We support their expertise by ensuring they have access to…

Our reach is nationwide and our unique combination of social services and early childhood education means we provide the broadest range…

We graphic design, build websites & grow ideas with innovation & creativity at the heart of everything we design to add…

WOF, services and repairs on all vehicle makes and models. Automatic transmission repairs and servicing. Latest diagnostic equipment.

The southernmost innovation network in the world - COIN South connects Southland entrepreneurs with the right knowledge, network and funding they…

Southland's Local News outlet. What's On Invers - Live and local, what, where, where. 24/7

At EIS we're all about people. We provide a full range of engineering and electrical services to industrial sector businesses and…

Our vision is to contribute to the elimination of sexual harm against women, children and men in society by offering support,…

Ocean Beach - a growing aquaculture centre of excellence and future tourism and hospitality hub at the southern tip of New…

Prodigi is a Southland based IT services business, working with clients throughout NZ and beyond. We provide a range of services…

Chef on Call is brought to you by Chef Manu (aka Richard Knight), a chef of 40+ years’ experience, and offers…

Cycling Southland is a regional sporting organisation which administers all road and track cycling within Southland. Cycling Southland is based at…

NZME is a leading New Zealand media and entertainment business. Whether reading, listening, watching, our audience gets the content they want…

Specialist palliative care to the people of Southland and helping them "live every moment".

Digital Eagles is a full service digital marketing and website agency. We work with small, medium and large businesses all across…

Health and Safety coaching and coordination

OfficeMax is your one-stop-shop for office supplies, stationery, education products, health and hygiene services or office furniture. Order by phone, email…

Careerforce is the Industry Training Organisation (ITO) for the health, wellbeing, social and community sectors, supporting New Zealand workplaces to run…

Scottish food, bakery, caterer, pies, shortbread, haggis, pastries. Free local delivery.

We don’t want to brag, but people are talking about us — and we understand why. Our comprehensive list of creative…

The Stem-ery is a home based florist business that will cater to all your floral needs. Our style is relaxed and…

SIT offers over 250 programmes in a wide range of subjects and NZ qualifications. We’re the home of the SIT ZERO…

The seeds of Rabobank were sown by farmers in the Netherlands in 1898. They set up a banking cooperative, to help…

Graphic artist and product designer, manufacturing individualised and very unique giftware and trophies. Corporate giftware for staff and clients, presents for…

Findex is one of Australasia’s leading providers of integrated financial advisory and accounting services. We're focused on meeting the needs of…

Registered Master Builders operating within both residential and commercial construction. We are specialist in the installation of insulated sandwich panel and…

Your partner for innovation success.

MPE is Southlands premier precision engineering company specialising in machining/milling/lathe work with our range of automated CNC and manual machines. We…

We are a 100% local accountancy practice, providing accounting services to small and medium sized businesses - from payroll support, GST,…

Southland Farm Machinery is the agent for John Deere Farming and lifestyle equipment for Southland and Otago, as well as offering…

Donuts donuts and more donuts! Then one day soon....Coffee coffee and more coffee.

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