Get involved

You’ve joined the Chamber… now what? 

Check the options below for actions that will be key in helping you make the most of your membership.

New members

Welcome

Announce your arrival to the Southland business community. 

A membership certificate will be presented, plus new members will be welcomed via our ChamberLink newsletter, and social media channels including FacebookLinkedIn and Instagram. 

New member mixer

You will be invited to attend a morning tea with the Chamber team, where you will get an opportunity to network with other new members, introduce your business and learn more about membership benefits and our services.

Promote your business

Business Directory

Our online Member Directory has hundreds of views each year and your listing is included within your membership.

Member to member offer

Offering a discount is a great way to get your brand in front of thousands of members and over 540 local businesses.

Advertise your business

You have access to promote your business, products and services to over 3,000 Chamber Link subscribers. 

Connect

Attend our events

We host a variety of events, some are focused on networking while others are about key topics of interest to the business community. We encourage you to come along and let us inform, entertain and inspire you! View our events calendar

Host an event

Hosting a Business After Five (BA5) or Breakfast Before Eight (BB8) is a great opportunity to connect with the business community, invite people to go behind the scenes and showcase your business to a new audience, and provide key insights into who you are and what you do. 

Grow your business

Deliver a presentation

A great way to demonstrate your expertise is to present at a Chamber event. There are numerous speaking opportunities including BNZ Biz Bites, Wellness webinars and Business Capability Series workshops.

Share your news

Our Community Events Calendar provides a valuable opportunity to promote any workshops that your business is hosting. This service is free to use for free training. A small administration fee will apply to list each paid educational event.

Member news can also be shared in our private members-only Facebook group.  Click here to join.

Get noticed

Sponsor us!

The Chamber receives a lot of support from our members to help us deliver our programmes, events and develop new innovations. 

Sponsorship opportunities available include Business Excellence Awards, Export Southland and Export Southland Awards, Southland Leadership Academy, Business Capability Series, Glass Elevator Professional Women’s Network, TradeQual, The Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme, plus Wellness Webinars, Golf Tournaments and more. 

Talk to us to find a sponsorship opportunity to align with your business. 

And save money

Start saving with our national partners including Air New Zealand Air Points for Business, Noel Leeming, OfficeMax, Torpedo7, Vodafone, Westpac and Z Energy. 

These business savings can more than cover the cost of your membership!

Pictures above. Bluecliffs Beach – Southland – Credit Jeremy Pierce
HSBC 2020 Export Southland Awards – Credit Dom Riddell Photography