News & Events

Breakfast Connect in Welcome Bay
26 January 2018

Small Business Tauranga is holding its next Breakfast Connect meeting in Welcome Bay.  This group is for business people that are new to town or those that are looking for support and better visibility.  Guest speakers include Bay of Plenty MP Todd Muller, who will talk about the state of the national and local economy, and Bill Wasley, chair of SmartGrowth, the sub-region’s growth management plan.  There will be plenty of opportunities for networking, so bring your business cards along.  This event is being held from 7-9am on Friday 26 January and costs $20 to attend.  For further information and to register, visit http://www.tauranga.org.nz/events-calendar/#id=1285&cid=502&wid=1201&type=Cal.

BWN Behind the Scenes at Ryan + Alexander
20 February 2018

The next Tauranga Chamber of Commerce Business Women’s Network ‘behind the scenes’ event is being hosted by professional recruitment company, Ryan + Alexander.  Attendees will hear from founders, Bernadette Ryan-Hopkins and Kiri Burney, about the different career paths that have brought them to where they are now, running a highly successful recruitment company with a focus on high-quality regional recruitment.  This is also a great opportunity to meet and network with other local business women.  The event will run from 5.15-7pm on Tuesday 20 February at 30 Grey Street, Tauranga.  For information and to register, visit http://www.tauranga.org.nz/events-calendar/?#id=1301&cid=502&wid=1201&type=Cal.

LinkT Bowls in Summer
21 February 2018

The LinkT young professionals group, supported by Tauranga Chamber of Commerce, is hosting a bowls evening, from 5pm for a 5.30pm start on Wednesday 21 February.  Round up your colleagues and enter a team or come along and join a team on the night.  There will be experienced bowlers to help with your technique and lots of networking opportunities.  This event is being held at Club Mount at Kawaka Street and there will be a bar, nibbles and BBQ available.  For further information and to register, visit  http://www.tauranga.org.nz/events-calendar/#id=1316&cid=502&wid=1201&type=Cal.

Ultimate Motor Group and Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Tournament
23 February 2018

The Chamber of Commerce and Ultimate Motor Group once again hosting the Annual Golf Tournament, providing a fun way to end the year and great networking opportunities.  This event starts with a sausage sizzle at 11am at Omanu Golf Course, with the competition starting at midday and the event running until 7pm.  Refreshments will be available throughout the day and there will lots of prizes to be won.  Entries cost $55 for a single and $220 for a team of four.  For further information and to register, visit http://www.tauranga.org.nz/events-calendar/#id=1276&cid=502&wid=1201&type=Cal.

Business Women's Network Lunch with Acorn Foundation
27 February 2018

The next Tauranga Chamber of Commerce Business Women’s Network Lunch will hear from the Acorn Foundation, which has helped transform the work of over 200 local charities through $4.6m in distributions since its inception.  It will also highlight the outcomes of the latest Vital Signs survey, which identifies issues and opportunities in the local community, creating a space for deeper conversations and collaboration to develop solutions to our most pressing needs.  This event is being held from 12pm-1.30pm on Tuesday 27 February at the Tauranga Club.  It will comprise a light buffet lunch and costs $30 for Chamber members and $40 for non-members to attend.  For further information and to register, visit http://www.tauranga.org.nz/events-calendar/#id=1322&cid=502&wid=1201&type=Cal.

Breakfast Connect in Papamoa
28 February 2018

The next Small Business Tauranga Breakfast Connect event at Papamoa is being hosted by Living Business and Fifo Capital.  Attendees will hear about bookkeeping services and Cloud software services targeted to SMEs, as well as business finance solutions to support cash flow and capital needs.  A light breakfast will be served and there will be plenty of networking opportunities, so bring along your business cards.  Small Business Tauranga aims to connect with new business people to town, or existing business owners looking for support and better visibility for their business.  This event is being held from 7-9am on Wednesday 28 February at 25 Oriental Parade, Papamoa and costs $15 for SBT/Chamber members and $25 for non-members to attend.  For further information and to register, visit http://www.tauranga.org.nz/events-calendar/?#id=1313&cid=502&wid=1201&type=Cal.