News & Events

BWN Conference to celebrate forging your own path
17 May 2019

The Tauranga Chamber of Commerce Business Women’s Network is hosting the biennial Business Women’s Conference this year, with the theme “Forging your own path is about breaking the mould”.  Supported by Craigs Investment Partners and Cooney Lees Morgan, the focus will be on success taking a different form for everyone and that to make our dreams and aspirations possible, we sometimes have to make uncomfortable choices and take risks.  Speakers include Lisa King, social entrepreneur and founder of Eat my Lunch, Dr Farah Palmer, lecturer and former captain of the Black Ferns, Sandra Clair, founder of Artemis, Tonia Cawood, chair of the Chiefs, and entrepreneurs Teresa Hodges, founder of Blak, and Rebecca Anderson, founder of Chaos & Harmony.  The conference opens at an evening event on Friday 17 May and continues through until 5pm on Saturday 18 May.  It is being held at Trinity Wharf on Dive Cr, Tauranga and tickets cost from $250 per person.  Click here for further information and to register.

Technology for Smarter Business Expo
21 May 2019

Bay of Plenty business people will have the opportunity to discover the latest innovative technology solutions that could transform their business and underpin its growth at the 2019 Technology for Smarter Business Expo.  Being held from 12pm until 5pm on Tuesday 21 May at Baycourt in Tauranga’s city centre, this free expo provides a ‘one stop shop’ for business people to discover new technology that can reduce overheads, increase productivity, lift company profiles and help build staff knowledge.  The expo is being hosted by Priority One with support from Baycourt.  If you would like to take exhibition space, email

TEDx Tauranga 2019
22 June 2019

TEDx Tauranga is back next year, bringing the spirit of ideas worth spreading to Tauranga!  The theme is ’RE:ACTION’ and the format of the event will be a range of short, powerful talks, videos and entertainment.  Organisers are currently working through a list of 100 potential speakers that will celebrate new ideas and innovation and inspire you to think differently, accept challenges and succeed in ways you never thought possible.  It is being held on Saturday 22 June at the Holy Trinity Auditorium, Devonport Rd, Tauranga.  Tickets cost $100 per person and go on sale on 24 April 2019.  Priority One is a silver sponsor of TEDx Tauranga.  For further information, visit