South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce business services staff can be a sounding board for your business, helping you with business planning, and connecting you to others as appropriate – either within the larger Chamber of Commerce network or independent partner or government organisations. We will stay in contact with you to make sure you are getting the support you need. Partner organisations include but not limited to:
NZTE Regional Business Partner Programme. The SC Chamber can make Capability Development co-funding Vouchers available to businesses to use as partial payment towards the cost of development and training in the following areas: Business Planning, Business Systems, Business Sustainability, Capital Raising, Export, Finance, Governance, Lean Manufacturing, Business Operations, Managing Resources, and Marketing.
Business Mentors New Zealand Offers a structured and supported volunteer business mentoring programme to New Zealand businesses. Grow your business opportunities and expand your business skills by utilising a Business Mentor’s knowledge, skills and experience. Speak to SC Chamber about how this can assist your business.
Exporting- New Zealand Trade & Enterprise (NZTE) can help businesses that are exporting or thinking of exporting. The SC Chamber can help you to gain access to NZTE’s support which can include funding and global expertise your business needs to have the scale, commitment and drive to succeed internationally.
Research & Development Support Talk to us about how Callaghan Innovation can support and possibly help fund your research and development. Callaghan Innovation accelerates the commercialisation of innovation.
New Zealand Food Innovation Network The South Island hub of New Zealand Food Innovation Network (NZFIN) is FoodSouth, an accessible, national network of science and technology resources created to support the growth and development of food & beverage businesses of all sizes.
Export Documentation (Certificates of Origin) Certain exports need export documents to be certified (authenticated) by a Chamber of Commerce. South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce provides a certification service for Certificates of Origin and some other related trade documents.