Open for business

Offering business leadership to the Southland community

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Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Regional Final & Awards
Essentials of Leadership – NEW
Who Taught you That?
Thriving Through Change and Uncertainty
Business Masterclass
The courage to adapt – Albert Brantley
Off the Clock Drinks
Planning your Workplace COVID-19 Vaccination Response
Legacy Leadership
Southland Health and Safety Forum
Business Continuity Workshop
Employee Wellbeing
Time & Self-Management
Digital Marketing
Digital Marketing
Applied Payroll Micro-credential Course
Business Process Improvement Course
Who Taught you That?
Annual General Meeting
Eastern Southland BNZ Biz Bites – Employment Law Updates
Leadership Academy – Lumsden
Eastern Southland Golf Tournament 2021
Xero Training Covering Bills
Xero Training Covering Invoicing
Leadership Academy – Edendale
New Member Mixer
New Member Mixer
BNZ Biz Bites – Employment Law Updates
Leadership Academy – Gore
Southland Health and Safety Forum
BA5 – Fi innovations
Effective Meetings
BA5 EXPO Series
Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Kickstart Conference
New Member Mixer
New Member Mixer
Biz Bites – Eastern Southland Launch
Southland Farm Machinery BA5
Biz Bites – Using Brand as a Competitive Advantage
Admin Professionals Day Luncheon
BA5 – Focus Computers
Chamber Off the Clock – Networking Drinks
Making Time for What’s Important
Leadership Academy
Leadership Academy
Womens Conference 2020
Export Southland Gala Dinner
4 March 2021
5:30pm - 7:00pm

10 March 2021
7:00pm - 8:00pm

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

12 March 2021
8:00am - 12:00pm

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

19 March 2021
12:00pm - 6:00pm

25 March 2021
4:00pm - 6:00pm

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

13 April 2021
7:00pm - 9:00pm

15 April 2021
9:00am - 5:00pm

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

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

13 May 2021
9:00am - 4:30pm

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

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Leadership Academy
We’re on Instagram!
2021 Annual General Meeting
COVID-19 Alert Level update
A Shop Local Campaign
Covid-19 Vaccine Guideline for Employment
The government has announced new COVID-19 support for businesses.
Tiwai aluminium smelter to stay open until end of 2024
Southland Chamber of Commerce champions workplace wellbeing

Over 4000 New Zealand high school students are expected to launch their own business whilst taking part in The Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme…

New Intakes of the Southland Leadership Academy have been announced. This inspirational programme ignites relationship building with like-minded people, fosters inspiration to take your…

Go to Instagram and give our page a follow @southlandchamberofcommerce to keep up to date with all things Southland Chamber.

Notice is given of the 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Southland Chamber of Commerce will be held 12.30pm, Thursday 1st April 2021.…

Auckland is now at Alert Level 3 until midnight Wednesday 17 February. The rest of New Zealand is at Alert Level 2 for the…

Remember that old slogan: ‘Southland, we’ve got what it takes’. They might have been on to something there. Arguably, it rings true today when…

The first shipment of the Pfizer vaccine is due to reach New Zealand by April and will be available to border staff and essential…

Short-Term Absence Payment (Available from mid-February)Resurgence Support Payment (Available from late-February)Wages Subsidy Scheme (for Alert Level 3 or above) Full information on these new…

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)…

WHAT OUR MEMBERS SAY

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

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

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Marketelements
H & J Smith Ltd
Koha Kai
Safety ‘n Action
J & L Building
Southfish Co-op Ltd
ibis Styles Invercargill
Southwood Export Ltd
Craigs Office Products Depot
Southland disAbility Enterprises Ltd
FANZ Private Wealth
Drivetech
Craigs Design & Print
ILT Stadium Southland
Propertyscouts Invercargill
Thriving Southland Association Inc
Gore Health Ltd
Your Corps
McCallums Group
Pyrotek Products Ltd
Quest Serviced Apartments Hotel
Festival Farm
Community Trust South
Southern Directionz
CCS Disability Action Southland
Focus Technology Group
New Zealand Trade and Enterprise
English Language Partners Southland
Awarua Synergy
Bill Sheddan Plumbing
Standalone Trading
Bowmont Wholesale Meats
Brian Redding Ltd
Beattie McDowell Architects Ltd
Stewart Island Flights
Work and Income New Zealand
Macdonald Perniskie Ltd
BioActive Soils
Network Electrical Servicing Ltd
NZME
Noel Leeming
Whats On Invers
Birchwood Manor Motels
Mediterranean Shipping Co
ELM Marketing
Godfreys Vacuums
Bonisch Consultants
Colin Ross Banking Consultant
Phoenix Services Ltd
PowerNet Ltd
Simpson Grierson
Enterprise Recruitment
Windsor St Physiotherapy
Computer Concepts Limited
Market South Ltd
Penny Simmonds – Member of Parliament for Invercargill
Migamz Ltd
IFS Growth Ltd
Triflor NZ
Miele Apiaries Ltd
Kepler Group Southland Ltd
Age Concern Southland
Calder Stewart Construction Ltd
Michael Kelly Auto Electrical
SBS Bank Invercargill
Sport Southland
VAT Consultancy Ltd
South Alive
Southern Farmers Market
Southland Rural Support Trust
Hospice Southland Charitable Trust
Golf Southland
Living on Dee
HSBC
Say It Clearly Ltd
McIntyre Dick
Jackson & Wills Communication
Debbie Does Driving
csdesignz
Mitre Wealth Management
Cycling Southland
Martin and Lobb Eyecare
Southern Dairy Development Trust
Janice Hughes Ltd
McKnight & Brown
Accelerate Physiotherapy
Aon
Progress People Ltd
Blue Sky Meats (NZ) Ltd
Strategic Software
Metalon South Ltd
Miharo
Music South
Fortuna Group
Country Manor Ltd
McCulloch Architects
Malloch McClean
Southern Institute of Technology
Silberhorn
OneStaff Ltd
Copeland Ashcroft Law Limited
Southern Cross Hospital Invercargill
Insurance Brokers Alliance Ltd
Party Plus 2005 Limited
Ryding2Health
The Custom Bubble
Shoe Clinic Invercargill
Fisher Aluminium Southland
Green Acres Franchise Group
Adaptive Health and Safety Ltd
Calvary Hospital Southland
Voicecom
Primary ITO
NJ Crisp Ltd
YMCA
Careerforce
Distinction Hotel & Villas Lake Te Anau
Kindergartens South
Kiwibank

Sherry Shelton Music Studio: Private and class tuition in piano, organ, voice and harp. Cornerstone Music Publications: Creating, arranging and transcribing…

The family-owned K. G. Richardson group employs over 350 staff throughout the South Island in a wide range of industries including…

Irrigation design, water meter verification, consultancy on water systems and efficient water use.

BC4B, established in 2013, are proven independent banking consultants. Our aim is to assist New Zealand companies maximise growth and manage…

Paua shell export. Seashell materials processor and supplier. Gift and souvenir manufacturer.

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

Greenlight Innovations is an Invercargill charity. We run community events, support not for profits and work to promote inclusivity, strengthen families…

APM helps people maintain their health and employment through rehabilitation and support services across NZ. We will work you to develop…

Established in 1900 as a drapery store in New Zealand’s southernmost city of Invercargill the company is a Southland icon. Offers…

We’re more than great accountants. For over 85 years, we have been helping build enduring wealth through successful businesses. Our experienced…

We create homely interiors buyers will fall in love with, and help you sell your property quickly for the best price…

With a national presence and some 60 plus years of history, we specialise in building solutions for the industrial, commercial and…

We are a multi-disciplinary team providing holistic, leading edge environmental, civil and geotechnical solutions to improve the interaction of enterprise with…

The site of Auld Distillery has been growing grain since 1883. By combining grain from our paddocks and pure water from…

Our Invercargill office has 4 Partners and 22 staff providing a full range of traditional compliance services, such as preparing financial…

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…

Training: Professional development programmes, careers advice, industry training, employment/job support services, literacy numeracy support, administration services. Youth (16-19) courses: Tourism, hospitality,…

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

Honey Producer, packer, retailer and exporter. We provide only the best raw, unpasteurised honey. We do not overheat the honey and…

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

Many areas of financial advice including Kiwisaver and investment planning; life, health, trauma and income protection insurance, as well as cash…

We provide funding to non profit community organisations throughout the south covering Southland, Queenstown, Glenorchy, Arrowtown, Tapanui and Heriot areas.

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

With offices in Invercargill, Gore and Queenstown, we can service wider NZ and international clients with ease. Our areas of expertise…

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

AML/CFT Consultancy business (Anti-Money Laundering & Combating Financing of Terrorism) Audit-Advisory-Training for FIs (financial institutions) & DNFBPs (designated non-financial services businesses/professions…

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

Architects services since 1921. Considered innovative design solutions and in depth technical expertise. Portfolio: Residential alterations, new houses to larger multi-unit…

If you’re new to Invercargill or looking to grow your network, join IYP. We’re all in the first 15 years of…

Canon is the world leader in imaging. From print devices to scanning solutions; interactive collaboration, such as video conferencing and SMART…

Gareth Butson has been ACC Relationship Manager for the Southern and Queenstown regions for almost 14 years, supporting businesses with advice,…

SDDT charitable trust was established in 2007, and provides Southland with a dedicated research or demonstration farm focused on dairying. The…

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

Absolute Land Solutions is a land surveying and resource management planning consultancy specialising in subdivisions and land use consent applications.

Window and door joinery manufacturers and suppliers in aluminium, UPVC and timber composite. Double and triple glazed, thermally insulated and high…

Occ Health South are a team of Registered Nurses who specialise in occupational/workplace health. Services include pre-employment, post-employment, annual medicals, influenza…

Insurance, investment, KiwiSaver, mortgages and lending, financial adviser, broker. General, personal, life, trauma, business, health, life, total & permanent disability Insurance,…

We offer more than 3 million connections to consumer and business customers, and our existing mobile network covers 98.5% of where…

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