We had our final Exporter Breakfast Series this morning for 2024. A big thank you to DHL, South Port NZ and Invercargill Airport for coming along and sharing. A great Q&A session at the end as well. Look out for our updates on what is happening with this series for 2024.
Last night we were fortunate enough to learn about and have a site tour of the new Hawthorndale Care Village! This amazing site and team showed us around during our BA5, answered all our questions and lead us through the exciting new Village that is coming to Invercargill. Cheers to the team The Hawthorndale Care […]
Thank you all for taking the time out of your busy schedules to listen to John and Phil from Milford Opportunities yesterday. We trust that what you heard was helpful. I can only echo and underscore what Phil said, we welcome your feedback and any views on the Masterplan and bring you closer to the […]
Last Thursday night saw the recognition of over 40 graduates from throughout Southland attending our annual TradeQual Award Dinner to celebrate their success and congratulate them for choosing to remain in Southland to work. This is an annual awards dinner which recognises Southland’s trade graduates, knowing how important tradespeple are for the future growth of […]
Last night our amazing panel of local directors - Sarah Collie, Murray Donald, and Peter Heenan, led by Michelle Henderson, discussed developing and extracting value of governance in an SME
Participants told us that Duncan Ashford’s – (Lionheart Consulting )workshop “is among the best I’ve undertaken”.
Our final Westpac Smarts for the year seen Kevin Biggar joining us for an inspirational and motivating presentation. Discussing the tools and tricks he used to successfully complete the trans-Atlantic rowing race. Talking about step goals versus ramp goals, Kevin gave everyone in the room something to think about.
City candidates clash – but not impolitely It was policies, not personalities, that took a hammering when a pair of minor-party candidates took the podium with Invercargill’s two MPs. The public meeting hosted by Rotary clubs and the Southland Business Chamber on Thursday was notable for good behaviour. As for good thinking, that remained a […]
More than 600 people helped to celebrate as several Southland businesses were awarded for their contribution to making the region a great place to work, live and start business in, none more so than H W Richardson Group. The 2023 Southern Green Hydrogen Southland Business Excellence Awards on Friday night, were touted as the biggest […]
Last week we joined Paul Clark Westpac Economist for Westpac Smarts. Paul gave an update on the economy and where Westpac is heading next! Join us for our last Westpac Smarts of the year as we welcome Kevin Biggar in OctoberRegister here: https://southlandchamber.co.nz/events/75792/
Wow! Last night we celebrated many of our finalist for the 2023 Southern Green Hydrogen Southland Business Excellence Awards! Our DHL Finalist Party was all about celebrating how far these businesses have come and the growth they have had. We can’t wait to see everyone in a few weeks time at our Awards Dinner and […]
Anna Ford – Copeland Ashcroft Law and Melissa Vining Findex Invercargill presented an interactive session to strengthen Health and Safety capacity for participants. Understanding how to recoginse and respond to psychosocial hazards along with takeaway tools and practical advice were greatly appreciated by all.
Our team was lucky enough to celebrate Invercargill & Winton Flooring Xtra’s 20th Birthday last week through a BA5. We heard from owners Chris and Rebecca about their journey to where they are now and were treated to some demonstrations from the team as well! A congratulations to Sarah for winning the spot prize on […]
Hosted by Institute of Directors Otago Southland branch, in partnership with Southland Business Chamber, this session provided practical health and safety governance insights for directors and business leaders. The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) requires directors to take ultimate responsibility for the health and safety of their business. The principles underpinning health […]
Last Friday saw our luncheon with Deputy Leader of the National Party Nicola Willis. Held at the Kelvin Hotel, Nicola shared many things including her plans as Speaker of Finance and the plans the National Party has. A personal thank you to both Bill English and Penny Simmonds was a great start to Nicola’s chat.
“Just competed four fantastic days in Southland working with Joanne O’Connor and the Southland Business Chamber. A great cohort to work with on the Essentials of Leadership programme in the new Chamber facilities; great spaces to interact, learn and collaborate. Thanks for a brilliant trip and great to be around positive and progressive business leaders!” […]