Kapiti Coast Business Clinic with WREDA


Tue 19 Mar, 2019 - 9:30am

Kapiti Business Clinic hosted by Kapiti Chamber & WREDA

Are you a Kapiti Coast Chamber of Commerce member business focused on increasing your scale and revenue outside the Wellington Region?

If you are, then you may benefit from support available through the Regional Business Partner programme brought to you at the Kapiti Business Clinic on 19th March on the Kapiti Coast.

Eligible businesses will receive a 45 min, one on one, ‘discovery meeting’ with a Regional Business Partner growth advisor and a Business Mentor NZ coordinator.

The aim of the meeting will be to identify management capability development needs or innovation opportunities specific to the business that will support business growth.

Register your interest here. Places are limited.

Date: Tuesday 19th March 2019
Place: Kapiti Collective, Cnr Seaview & Howell Rd Paraparaumu Beach
Time: 45 minutes per business
Up to six time slots: from 9:30am, 10:45am, 12:00pm 2:00pm, 3:15pm, 4:30pm
(time slot confirmed once registration is completed)

Participating businesses will receive a follow up ‘action plan’ with steps that can be taken to grow the business, tailored to the right service at the right time. Services may include: business connections; business mentor services; capability development recommendations; NZTE services or; Callaghan Innovation services.

To be eligible for the above services, businesses must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be a Kapiti Coast Chamber of Commerce member
  2. Have fewer than 50 employees
  3. Be trading and GST registered
  4. Be either an existing business or start-up business

In addition, businesses will ideally be:

  • Growth or innovation-oriented (Growth is typically beyond the Wellington Region. Innovation is R&D/product development).
  • Technology, manufacturing (including F&B), or Māori businesses.
  • Willing to engage openly and honestly about the gaps, challenges, and opportunities within their business.
  • Committed to taking action.

Register your interest here.  Places are limited.

A Business Growth Manager will have an initial brief conversation, by phone, to set expectations and answer any questions you may have.

For eligible business, allocations will be made on a first in first come basis. Businesses will need to register on the Regional Business Partner Network website prior to their session. (This is a programme criteria set by New Zealand Trade and Enterprise and can be completed in a few minutes online.)

For more information on how WREDA works with regional businesses please visit: Grow & Innovate.