News & Events

LINKT to High Performance Sports Centre
23 May 2017

Sponsored by Priority One and Tauranga Chamber of Commerce, LINKT is the networking group for young professionals across the Western Bay sub-region.  Their next event will be hosted at the University of Waikato Adams Centre for High Performance, which provides a cutting edge, world class facility for New Zealand’s best athletes.  It is being held from 5.30pm on Tuesday 23 May at 52 Miro Street, Mount Maunganui.  For further information and to register, visit http://www.tauranga.org.nz/events-calendar/#id=1149&cid=502&wid=1201&type=Cal.

Better Exporting #3: Creativity in business ... and beyond
24 May 2017

The third Better Exporting event for 2017 will look at the necessity of change in a complex global economy and how this requires increased attention and action as the contemporary playing field shifts with unique market offerings.  Today’s business people must modify and adjust their business models, embrace innovative strategies and adopt new tools, technologies and techniques in order to successfully compete.  The goal of this breakfast talk is to inspire executives and managers to rethink, re-calibrate and re-energise your approach to doing business.  This event is being held from 7.30am-9.30am at KPMG, Level 2, 247 Cameron Rd, Tauranga.  For further information and to register, visit http://bayofplenty.exportnz.org.nz/training-and-events/bayofplenty-events/seminars/creativity-in-business.

Launch of 2017 Westpac Business Awards
25 May 2017

Are you the next Tauranga Business of the Year?  The Tauranga Chamber of Commerce is hosting the launch of the 2017 Westpac Business Awards at Farmer Auto Village, Hewletts Road, from 5.30pm on Thursday 25 May.  The awards deliver real benefits to businesses entering, through self-assessment during the entry process, the enhanced profile they receive, the boost in staff morale and the public recognition of the organisations achievements.  If you are interested in entering the 2017 Business Awards and not sure where to start, this is the perfect opportunity to meet previous entrants and winners, learn about the process and gain all the information you need to kick start your application.  For further information and to register, visit http://www.tauranga.org.nz/events-calendar/#id=1140&cid=502&wid=1201&type=Cal.

LinkT Casino Evening
31 May 2017

Sponsored by Priority One and Tauranga Chamber of Commerce, LinkT is the networking group for young professionals across the Western Bay sub-region.  On 31 May they are holding a casino evening at Elizabeth Café and Larder in the ground floor of the ANZ building on the corner of Elizabeth St and Cameron Rd.  You will receive “LinkT dollars” on arrival to spend during the evening, and at the end of the night you can use whatever you have left over to bid in an auction.  This event is being held from 5.30pm-8pm and there will be lots of opportunities for networking.  For further information and to register, visit http://www.tauranga.org.nz/events-calendar/?#id=1152&cid=502&wid=1201&type=Cal.

Driving Our Region - Property Council of New Zealand
2 June 2017

The Bay of Plenty region continues to grow and expand – but what and who are the key drivers behind this economic growth?  Nigel Tutt, Chief Executive of Priority One, will discuss his perspective on our key growth drivers as well as the strategy behind Priority One’s economic activity and innovation platforms to increase the region’s prosperity and liveability.  In addition, Jaine Lovell-Gadd, GM of City Transformation for Tauranga City Council, will provide an update on city transformation projects and a look into the future to see what it might hold for the city.  This lunchtime event is being held from 12pm-2pm on Friday 2 June 2017 at the Tauranga Club, Level 5, 72 Devonport Rd, Tauranga.  For further information and to register, visit http://mailchi.mp/propertynz/property-council-nz-news_may?e=c272150960.

Business After 5 with Vodafone
7 June 2017

In New Zealand, Vodafone is the leading mobile provider covering 98.5% of New Zealand, with more than 2.3 million mobile customers.  This Business After 5 event, hosted by Tauranga Chamber of Commerce, will provide an opportunity for you to meet the Vodafone team at their new location at 575 Cameron Road.  It is being held from 5.15pm-7pm on Wednesday 7 June.  For further information and to register, visit http://www.tauranga.org.nz/events-calendar/#id=1154&cid=502&wid=1201&type=Cal.

Smart Business in the Western Bay
8 June 2017

Sustainable Business Network, Tauranga City Council and Adding Sustainable Value are partnering to host Smart Business in the Western Bay, which will cover the following topics relating to sustainability that will be of interest to local businesses:

  • Launch of SBN’s Smart Office Guide
  • Adding Sustainable Value – smart business strategy course
  • Million Metres Streams – the first waterway resto4ration project in the Bay
  • Environmental Strategy for Businesses – launched by Tauranga City Council
  • Insider tips to creating a winning entry in the 2017 NZI SBN Awards.

This event is being held from 5pm-7pm on Thursday 8 June 2017 at Sharp Tudhope, 152 Devonport Rd, Tauranga.  There is no charge but registrations are essential at https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/smart-business-in-the-western-bay-tickets-34557494396.

Central Government - an evening with Simon Bridges
14 June 2017

The Institute of Directors is hosting an evening with Hon Simon Bridges, MP for Tauranga, who will be sharing his experiences of being part of the National-led government.  Simon is also Minister for Economic Development, Minister of Transport, Minister for Communications, Associate Minister of Finance and Leader of the House.  This event is being held from 5.30pm–7.30pm on Wednesday 14 June 2017 at the Tauranga Club, 72 Devonport Road, Tauranga.  For further information and to register for this event, visit https://www.iod.org.nz/Branches-and-events/Bay-of-Plenty-Branch.

2017 Bay of Plenty ExportNZ Awards
23 June 2017

The 2017 Bay of Plenty ExportNZ Awards will be presented at a carnival-themed gala event on Friday 23 June 2017 at ASB Baypark, Mount Manganui.  Tickets are available for tables of 10 or individually.  This event is being held from 6pm on Friday 23 June at the Stadium Lounge, ASB Baypark, Mount Maunganui and the theme is carnival or party/black tie.  For further information and to purchase tickets, visit http://www.bopexportnzawards.org.nz/buy-tickets.