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Coming Events

August 11th 2011

2011 Wanganui Security & Electrical Business Awards
Innovation                 Excellence                 Achievement
Celebrate your business
Now is the time to enter the 2011 Wanganui Business Awards.
To find out just how easy it is to enter the Wanganui Business Awards why not attend a mini workshop hosted by the Chamber of Commerce.
These workshops are designed to assist you with the entry process into this year's Wanganui Business Awards - previous businesses have found the workshops invaluable.
A number of previous Category Winners and Business Mentors will attend to assist and advise prospective entrants.
To be held at Element Cafe, 26 Victoria Avenue from 10.30-11.30 am.
Please register by phonning (06) 3450080, or email bronnie@wanganuichamber.co.nz.
Further details will be supplied on confirmation of your attendance.

August 17th 2011

Wanganui Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting

The Chamber Board encourages members to email us with any suggestions on how we can improve our services for consideration at these meetings.  email bronnie@wanganuichamber.co.nz or post to:  WCC, PO Box 88, Wanganui 4540 by August 8th.
 
August 17th 2011

Business After Five Function:  Hosted by Chronicle Glass Studio & Whanganui Community Foundation
You are invited to attend our BA5 on Wednesday 17th August 2011.
To be held at Chronicle Glass Studio, 2 Rutland Street, from 5.15 to 7 pm.

Come and find out about how you can use art to grow your business.

Katie will make a creative piece of glass that your business will want to own.

Bring your cheque book as it will go to the highest bidder (proceeds to Hospice).

RSVP essential, so please register by Monday 15th August either by phoning 3450080 or email bronnie@wanganuichamber.co.nz

August 18th 2011

2011 Wanganui Security & Electrical Business Awards
Innovation                 Excellence                 Achievement
Celebrate your business
Now is the time to enter the 2011 Wanganui Security & Electrical Business Awards.
To find out just how easy it is to enter the Wanganui Business Awards why not attend a mini workshop hosted by the Chamber of Commerce.
These workshops are designed to assist you with the entry process into this year's Wanganui Business Awards - previous businesses have found the workshops invaluable.
A number of previous Category Winners and Business Mentors will attend to assist and advise prospective entrants.
To be held at Element Cafe, 26 Victoria Avenue from 10.30-11.30 am.
Please register by phoning (06) 3450080, or email bronnie@wanganuichamber.co.nz.
Further details will be supplied on confirmation of your attendance.

August 24th 2011

Business Breakfast with Rt. Hon John Key hosted by Wanganui Employers' Chamber of Commerce Wednesday 24th August

Held in Element Cafe, 26 Victoria Avenue, Wanganui from 7.00 to 9.00 am.

We would like to invite you to attend our Breakfast with Rt. Hon John Key, where he will talk about New Zealand's place in the world economy, future options for growth and development, the Trans Pacific Partnership and his recent visit to meet President Obama.

Join Prime Minister John Key for breakfast as he shares his views on the challenges that lie ahead for businesses and the opportunities that will drive economic growth in the long term.  Questions are welcome.

7.00 am - Registration & Networking
7.30 am - Buffet breakfast
7.45 am - Keynote Presentation
8.30 am - Questions and Answers

Event registration cost - $30.00 inc. GST
Please register by Monday 22nd August, either by phoning (06) 3450080 or by emailing bronnie@wanganuichamber.co.nz


August 31st 2011

Business After Five Function:  Hosted by Otago Polytechnic, The Centre for the Assessment of Prior Learning
Sandy Stoddart and his team invite you to join them at Heritage House, 136 St Hill Street, Wanganui from 5.15 to 7.00 pm.
Sandy Stoddart and Danny Farrington will talk briefly about prior learning and how this may assist those in the workplace to gain qualifications relevant to their work.  Qualifications which may be achieved range from certificates though to degree level.
RSVP essential, so please register by Monday 29th August either by phoning 3450080 or email
bronnie@wanganuichamber.co.nz

September 28th 2011

Business After Five Function:  Hosted by Whanganui Regional Museum
You are cordially invited to attend our BA5 on Wednesday 28th September, to be held at Whanganui Regional Museum, Watt Street from 5.15 to 7 pm.  Come and visit old Wanganui in elegant, lavishly themed surroundings.  Sip a glass of champagne, listen to live music and learn about how the museum's facilities can enhance your experiences and those of your most valued clients.  RSVP essential, so please register by Monday 26th September by phoning 3450080 or email bronnie@wanganuichamber.co.nz

November 30th 2011

Business After Five Function:  Hosted by Ministrty of Social Development
Gloria Campbell and her team invite you to join them at Heritage House, 136 St Hill Street, Wanganui from 5.15 to 7.00 pm.

Work and Income provides financial assistance and employment services throughout New Zealand.  We offer a single point of contact for New Zealanders needing job search support, financial assistance and in-work support.

Helping people into work
* Workshops and practical advice for getting work
* Training, seminars or work experience to build up confidence and skills
* Grants and subsidies to encourage employers to provide work
* Income support to help people get into, and stay in work
* Practical support for people with the right experience to start a business

Supporting employers
One of the ways we help people find work is to support employers who provide work for our clients.  If you're an employer our services include:
* your own Work Broker to help you find the right people
* training and seminars to help our clients get up to speed quickly
* wage subsidies to help with the costs of providing work

Providing income support
* Benefits for people unable to support themselves
* Allowances for people on low-to-middle incomes
* Superannuation for people who are aged 65 years or more
* Pensions for ex-service people
* Loans and allowances for students

RSVP essential, so please register by Monday 28th November either by phoning 3450080 or email bronnie@wanganuichamber.co.nz


April 25th 2012

Business After Five Function:  Hosted by Training For You Ltd
Training For You continues to innovate in the development of products and services that meet the needs of an ever increasing range of vocational, workplace and corporate clients.  Their current modes of delivery include on-campus training, extraumural delivery, workplaced-based training and on-line learning.  Denise Scott-Lister and her team invite you to attend this Business After 5 to learn about the latest offering from leading training provider, Training For You.

RSVP essential, so please register by Monday 23rd April either by phoning 3450080 or email
bronnie@wanganuichamber.co.nz

Business After Five Function
Create new business relationships in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere.  Contact us to discuss hosting your BA5 by phoning 3450080 or email bronnie@wanganuichamber.co.nz

For all event enquiries please contact
info@wanganuichamber.co.nz

Past Events

BA5 July 2008  

About 40 odd turned out to hear the latest from Vodafone’s executives on new products and plans to improve coverage across the region.

     
Management Focus   About 20 business owners were hosted to lunch on Wednesday August 7th to a local launch of the new Management focus website.
     
BA5 May 2008  

On May 28th Wanganui branch manager OfficeMax Gail Osman and the Team hosted the May Business after five function…

     
BA5 April 2008   We had a good turnout on April 23rd at the Business after five function generously hosted by the Wanganui Chronicle. 
     
BA5 March 2008  

BA5 on Wednesday 26th March focussed on the ABN AMRO Craigs 2008 Wanganui Business Awards, with special attention being directed at the judges’ needs.

 

 
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P.O Box 88, Wanganui 4540
Phone: 06 3450080 - Fax: 3451182
Email:
info@wanganuichamber.co.nz