B2B: Networks & Community Support

Thrive Tauranga: Problem Solving For Businesses

This facilitated drop-in session is designed for business owners to engage in easy conversation, ideas sharing and problem solving. Let’s explore possibilities together, digital solutions and ideas for new business models with like minds – and be part of a thriving community.

Click here to register for the next Thrive Tauranga event (weekly on Fridays). 

Together Stronger – A not-for-profit support network for businesses

BlueOcean Consulting have launched a movement called TogetherStronger; a not-for-profit initiative to create a business community where those who need help, and those who can offer it, connect and support each other through the COVID crisis.  This is people pledging their time to do meaningful work for businesses-in-need, for no charge.

With the Government stepping in to support New Zealanders and pay wages, we can each give something back to society and the economy in exchange.

Full details are online HERE.

The Modern Forager

The Modern Forager helps businesses connect and explore new domestic markets, creating new opportunities to move stock and stimulate business cashflow. It connects food-loving kiwis with New Zealand grown and harvested products. The aim is to encourage New Zealanders to eat seasonal, eat local and purchase direct from the hardworking families that grow, harvest and make some of the worlds best. 100% of sales go direct to the growers and their families.

They are currently looking fr businesses to join their marketplace, with the first two months on offer free of charge.

Visit their website HERE to register or to find out more.

Hey Local – A small business platform

The Artistry Online has set-up a new platform called Hey Local to help small businesses and local retailers get online quickly with their own store page where they can list and sell products. It would take someone about 5-10 minutes to get set up and be selling online to their customers without any set up cost.

The stores will then form part of a wider marketplace being launched at the end of the month.

Find out more about Hey Local here.

List your business with Tourism BOP

Are you a food and / or beverage provider or retailer in the Bay? List your business on Tourism Bay of Plenty’s website here.


Increase business revenue through referrals

BNI is the world’s leading referral marketing organisation. Their goal is to help members grow their business by teaching them how to build long-term, profitable relationships with other quality business professionals. BNI provides a structured, positive and professional referral marketing programme.

Click here to find out more and to join the network. 

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