Chamber Member Events


As well as Chamber-hosted events, we're proud to support our members and their upcoming events, courses and workshops. Start exploring their events here.

Events coming soon

Climate Action Workshop for Business

Tuesday, July 27, 8.30am – 1:30pm
Club Mount Maunganui, 45-47 Kawakawa Street, Mount Maunganui

This event will inform and inspire you to get involved with climate action, using the recently launched Climate Action Toolbox for businesses. You will be equipped with a base knowledge for long-term business wins, learn ways to influence within your organisation and build confidence to implement these changes.

Every business has a role to play in reducing carbon and driving sustainability for a better future. 

Please note that registrations are limited with a maximum of two representatives per business. 

Morning tea and lunch are provided.

For more information and to register, click here. 

Grief & Loss Awareness Week: A Time Of Remembrance

Thursday, July 29, 7pm – 8pm
Elliotts Chapel on Cameron, 414 Cameron Road, Tauranga

Hosted by Grief Support Services, this is an opportunity to come together to acknowledge bereavement and grief.

This is a time for people to remember and honour those they have lost and to find some sense of healing in the face of their grief. 

This event is open to all with any donations to Grief Support Services gratefully received. Catering for both events is being generously donated by Olive Tree Cottage

Click here to register & find out more. 

Meet the Governor…  Adrian Orr, Reserve Bank

Friday, July 30, 8am – 9.30am
Tauranga Yacht & Power Boat Club Inc, 90 Keith Allen Drive, Tauranga

Join us for a light breakfast with Adrian Orr, the Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. A proud Kiwi primarily of Cook Island and Irish descent.

Adrian is a graduate of Waikato University and the University of Leicester (UK). He has held a variety of positions both here and overseas.

The NZ Institute of Economic Research, the National Bank of New Zealand (Twice); a stint in France with the OECD then time with Treasury as Chief Analyst, then to the Reserve Bank, Westpac as Chief Economist; Deputy Governor at the Reserve Bank and CEO of the Guardians of the NZ Super Fund.

Under Adrian the Fund won various international awards for investment, responsible investing and leadership. Adrian is an engaging and erudite speaker who has an uncanny ability to make economic complexities easily understandable.

Click here to register & find out more. 

Grief & Loss Awareness Week: Loss, Change & Possibility Seminar / Workshop

Saturday, July 31, 9.30am to midday.
Elliotts Chapel on Cameron, 414 Cameron Road, Tauranga

Hosted by Grief Support Services, this will give you practical processes to support and guide you on your pathway of healing.

This will explore natural responses to change and loss, highlight the importance of connection and self-compassion and provide practical ideas on how to cope, adapt and move towards healing.

Bay Physiotherapy will be teaching aspects from the Bradcliffe breathing concept and Goldie Hamilton from Anxiety NZ will be leading a section on solutions to help calm and relax the mind.

This event is open to all with any donations to Grief Support Services gratefully received. Catering for both events is being generously donated by Olive Tree Cottage.

Click here to register & find out more. 

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Health & Wellbeing Seminar with Focus magazine

Saturday, July 31, 9am – 3.30pm
Classic Flyers, Jean Batten Drive, Mount Maunganui

Shake off the winter blues this July with a great group of like-minded women at the Health & Wellbeing seminar.

focus is bringing together a group of inspiring women who will share their wisdom, advice and tips. Learn about the latest trends, viewpoints and developments on a range of topics within the health and wellbeing industry.

If nurturing your mind and body sounds like your kind of day, then sign up today.

Your ticket includes all the sessions, tea and/or coffee and a healthy mid-morning snack. Spaces are limited (early bird special on until the end of June).

Click here to register & find out more. 

Psychological Safety: Why it matters for managers in today’s workplace 

Friday, August 20, 9am -10.45am
Hotel Armitage, Tauranga

While the importance of physical safety is a given, many underestimate the need for psychological safety as a driver for team performance.

With our mental well-being and resilience being tested by the changing workplace, psychological safety has taken on new importance.

In this free workshop, hosted by Dale Carnegie, the team will present survey results from 6,509 respondents across 20 countries.

What You Will Learn
The difference Psychological Safety makes to:

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Organisational Agility
  • Employee Engagement
  • Staff Retention
  • Resilience
  • How to Create Psychological Safety in your team

Why You Will Want to Learn it
With competition for physical and people resources at an all-time high, employees more than ever are looking for a psychologically safe environment where they can perform at their best.

How it Will Help You:
By improving psychological safety, you will improve agility, productivity and retain the talent essential for future success.

Who Should Attend
This workshop is designed for business owners, leaders, L&D Managers and HR Professionals 

Click here to register & find out more. 

Workplace Wellbeing – Keeping it Simple for SME

Friday, August 20, 8.30am – 3.30pm
Shared Tauranga, 65 Chapel Street, Tauranga

Many SME leaders juggle budget and resource restrictions. Wellbeing can be a broad topic and with the lack of expertise or knowledge, a common question is “Where do I start?”

Attending this one day seminar, will give you the knowledge and confidence to begin the journey.

We will:

  • Simplify effective wellbeing practice into manageable initiatives for SME owners and leaders
  • Introduce concepts that underpin effective well-being practice and mitigate burnout
  • Share behavioural tools that can be immediately implemented
  • Using our tools, assist you to build your own SME wellbeing strategy.
  • Have one of our clients, personally share their story and experience in partnering with us, to introduce their own unique wellbeing initiatives.

You will leave with:

A wellbeing framework that supports your unique SME and greater confidence in providing workplace well-being initiatives that mitigate burnout

Register now to:

  • ASK your questions
  • SEEK a better understanding of key concepts and principles that create successful wellbeing
  • EXPERIENCE greater clarity and confidence in leading your SME wellbeing strategy.

Click here to register now. 

Connect with local organisations


PoweringON connects small business owners with the service providers they need to navigate the digital age. PoweringON exists to increase the awareness of opportunities, guidance and connections to enable SMEs to increase their digital technology adoption, and thus to support the emergence of more competitive, tech-savvy, tech enabled local businesses.

The team hold free webinars and workshops to help with your digital enablement. You can find these here. 

Priority One

Priority One is the Western Bay of Plenty region’s economic development organisation, established in 2001 by the Tauranga and Western Bay Of Plenty business community in partnership with the sub-region’s local authorities. 

Their job is to grow the economy of the region, by working with local authorities to ensure local government and business needs and aspirations are aligned. 

The Chamber works closely with Priority One on the big issues for our region, using our independence to advocate on behalf of the business community. 

Learn more about Priority One here. 

The Incubator

Creative Hub Creative Bootcamps

Looking for a creative way to inspire your team?

Creative Bootcamps are the perfect experiential exercises to generate greater teamwork, positivity, and overall good vibes and bring your whole group together.

Want to see your co-workers bond while dabbing their hand at a creative activity? It’s proven that participating in a creative activity creates mental wellness, invigorates the mind.

Whether you’re looking to boost morale, launch a new initiative, rev up before some strategic planning or reward your team for a great year, our Creative Bootcamps encourage collaboration, friendship, and creativity.

Packages can be custom designed to suit your team or group of friends and the occasion from small intimate groups, short and sweet activities and  larger groups in a round robin style plan over a full day.

Many options to choose from and catering and entertainment options available to make your activity memorable in one of our cool venues in the Historic Village.

Click here to find out more. 

Pay it forward Arts Prescriptions

This concept has been developed by the Incubator Creative Hub after a successful pilot with support from the ANZ Staff Foundation.

As a result of recent major studies surrounding art and wellbeing and from the huge positive outcomes that we see when individuals and groups participate in creative activity, the Incubator Creative Hub has developed a programme enabling access to the creative workshops for groups and individuals that can positively benefit from this type of activity.

We know the benefits that participation in the arts can have on individuals and also in building strong communities and society as a whole.

We are looking for corporate, business, and private donors to contribute the costs toward delivering a good dose of the Arts to those in need. 

Click here to find out more. 

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