WOW what a night! Thanks to those that attended our first BA5 Expo. We heard from seven of our members showcasing their businesses. Exceptional presentations guys! Paul from Computer Concepts Limited, Lou from Coin South, Max from Mrs Tradie Limited, Gareth and Sarah from Preston Russell Law, Nick from MAXIS Projects, Dan from KIWI SKIPS […]
Paul Cousins and the team from CCL kickstarted off our BNZ Biz Bites series for 2021 – Exciting times for our future and what technology has in store for Southland. How CCL can support your business to navigate the challenges of keeping up with all the technology changes.
It was our privilege to welcome Brad Olsen, Senior Economist and Director at Infometrics Ltd to Invercargill today. The New Zealand economy continues to adjust to COVID-19 pandemic, even as we start a new year with greater optimism with no community transmissions, vaccines inbound, and a more resilient economy. Although the New Zealand economy has […]
Yesterday we met with some of our Eastern Southland members at the very impressive Heartland Hotel Croydon. With a very positive response from those in attendance we are excited to offer the BNZ Biz Bites in Eastern Southland every second month, with the first session in March 2021. Keep a look out for the invitation. […]
Thanks to Simon Owen from Orange Sheep Creative, delivering out last BNZ Biz Bites Session for 2020. Using brand as a competitive advantage and how it can strengthen your growth strategy. Use this analogy when thinking of your brand…“Whatever comes to mind when you think about a business”
At Coach Kris Mac workshop this morning, we learnt the simple steps to supercharged our productivity and the tools to use to put them into action. “The more you sweat in training, the less you bleed in battle” Thanks Kris for a great session this morning! We will make sure we have set up our […]
Congratulations to all our Regional Finalists that pitched today – outstanding presentations!! The high calibre that all 10 teams showed are true examples of resilience given the challenges this year has presented. The students demonstrated their ability to be adaptable, task focused and outcome driven. Thank you to our fabulous MC, Ashleigh McIntosh – YES […]
Full house at our Building Capability workshop discussing Avoid Disciplinary Disasters & Grievance Glitches with Angela MacKenzie, Eagles Eagles & Redpath. Special thanks to our delivery partner, Eagles Eagles & Redpath, and community funder, Community Trust South, for supporting this initiative to provide local organisation’s and businesses with easy, and affordable access to bite-sized professional […]
Thank you to Isuru Rodrigo from Front-Line Training and Consultancy, speaking at todays BNZ Biz Bites session about applying Lean Management methodologies to gain and improve your business efficiencies. Watch out for Front-Lines calendar for more opportunities to train yourself and your business.
Thanks to Emma Lindsay from ELM Marketing delivering our Building Capability workshop in Digital Marketing last night. Some fantastic takeaways and strategies to help you identify your target market, work through your content management categories, for your digital marketing strategies.
Thanks to Bronwyn Campbell from Adaptive Health & Safety for our Biz Bites session today. Small crowd held at Coin South, which created a nice environment to engage in conversation around this topic. Bronwyn’s area of work is facilitating and coaching people to integrate health and safety systems into other areas of business management. Bronwyn […]
Great training session with Jesse Hall, Malloch McClean sharing his knowledge around the Business 101 Cycle at our Accounting 101 Building Capability workshop. Thanks to our community funder, Community Trust South, and delivery partner Malloch McClean for supporting this initiative.
One of the benefits of being part of the Southland Leadership Academy Alumni is being able to access intimate panel discussions, gaining knowledge from our regions incredible leaders stories. On Friday, we hosted our second Thought Leadership Panel Discussion. A huge thank you to our four guest speakers Lana Winders, Netball South and Ascot Park […]
Do you own your day? Three steps to help you achieve this 1. Clarity 2. Structure, and 3. Discipline Kris Mac from McIntyre Dick presented to a full house today at our monthly BNZ Biz Bites session. Thanks Kris, a lot of takeaways – Own your day!
This afternoon members learnt from the experience of Janet Copeland, Copeland Ashcroft Law at our Restructuring and Redundancy workshop. Thank you Janet, a fabulous session! Copeland Ashcroft Law has offices in Invercargill, Dunedin, Queenstown, Auckland, Tauranga and Hawkes Bay, servicing clients nationwide. Their team of solicitors can assist with all employment and health and safety […]
Special thanks to Jeffrey Broughton and Michael Lee from Findex New Zealand for delivering a great Building Capability Series workshop: Innovation during disruption. Disruption is the new norm. Disruptive innovation explains the phenomenon by which an innovation transforms an existing market or sector by introducing simplicity, convenience, accessibility or affordability. Lots of takeaways from this […]
Thank you to Kerryn Douglas PAY CHECK – Payroll Specialists for sharing her expertise at our first Building Capability Series workshop Payroll – Getting if Right. The Chamber is partnering with our members to deliver fortnightly bite-sized workshops designed to support organisational success. Special thanks to Community Trust South and all our delivery partners for […]
Great to see everyone back at our first Biz Bites, post lock down. Today we heard from the engaging Lachie Shannon from Malloch McClean. Lachie is the engagement strategist at Malloch McClean.