Fiordland Business Support Summit

Fiordland Business Support Summit

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Sunday, September 26, 2021 to Thursday, September 30, 2021
Lake Te Anau
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Southland Business Chamber & Fiordland Association (FBA), with the support of Southland Chamber members, bring you the Fiordland Business Support Summit. We invite all businesses to explore how to get through in the current environment. This five-day summit brings together local experts and experiences for an epic lineup of pop-up events; panels discussion and networking. PROGRAMME OF EVENTS Events will be held at various venues around Te Anau. All Pop-Up Events will be 1 hour, and Mahi sessions 1.5 hours. SUNDAY, 26 SEPTEMBER 2pm Afternoon Mahi: Hooking your customers with COIN South - There are opportunities for your business each and every moment a customer interacts with your brand – from the first thing they hear about you to when they toss the packaging in the bin – Louise Evans will make sure each interaction is working as hard as it can. 7pm Pop Up Event: Developing a new marketing strategy with The Orange Sheep - From one of the marketing brains behind some of Southlands fastest growing brands, Simon Owen will encourage you to look at your strengths to find new ways of attracting different customers, and developing new business. MONDAY, 27 SEPTEMBER 7.30am Flipping problems: Creating a positive future lead by COIN South - How might we flip today's common business issues into ideas worth talking about? We invite you to this peer problem solving session to help shape Fiordland businesses to become innovative, sustainable and collaborative. 9.30am Kick start your business - 20 minute 1:1 chat with COIN South's Chief Activator to share your business idea, find next steps, connections and opportunities to grow. Appointments available between 9.30am – 12.30pm. Booking is essential. 11am Pop Up Event: Finding your competitive advantage to push growth with The Orange Sheep - Simon Owen will share how to re-invent your business from the customer out, and look at the role of marketing in this journey. 5.30pm Evening Mahi: Teamwork with HR South - Let’s have some fun with your team and understand your personality preferences with Tracey Wayte. TUESDAY, 28 SEPTEMBER 9.30am Pop Up Event: How BNZ can support your business - Zac Price will share how BNZ programmes can support, and help your business grow (subject to Alert level 1). 10.30am Pop Up Event: Workplace Law Update with Copeland Ashcroft Law - Janet Copeland will outline employment law changes on the horizon including sick leave increase and minimum entitlements, immigration and accreditation changes, Privacy Act 2020, Covid-19 vaccination and H&S update. 1pm Pop Up Event: Getting back to business – Building resilience through COVID with Malloch McClean - Mark Doggett and Blair Evans will discuss ways that can help your business rebuild, pivot and create opportunities including business/strategic planning, cost reduction/cashflow and budgeting, and your product/service mix. 3pm Pop Up Event: Understanding your relationship with landlords & banks with PR Law - Gareth Davis will share his expertise around your relationship with landlords and banks, followed by Q&A. ​5.30pm Panel Discussion: Building resilience through this tough time – looking after you and your business with MC, Blair Evans and a panel are local business leaders. WEDNESDAY, 29 SEPTEMBER 7.30am Pop Up Event: Getting back to business – Building resilience through COVID with Malloch McClean (see above) 9am Understanding your business 15 minute 1:1 chat with Malloch - McClean's Mark Doggett (finance), Blair Evans (team & culture) to ask how you could improve your businesses performance. Appointments available between 9.00am – 11am. Booking is essential. 9.30am Pop Up Event: How could a temporary workforce help your business? with AWF - As businesses re-open and scale up their operations, it is difficult to determine with a high degree of certainty the labour needs. Stefan Cooper will explain how the utilisation of a temporary workforce could benefit your business. 11am Pop Up Event: Working with your bank in Covid times with Westpac​ - Dave Anderson​ will explain everything you need to know to successfully work with your bank during uncertain times. THURSDAY, 30 SEPTEMBER 12pm Pop Up: Taking time out to care for your wellbeing with Active Lifestyles Courtney Egerton will share some easy tips to support your mental, physical and family/social wellbeing and move from feeling tired and unmotivated to energised and ready to go. This session will have be part discussion and part activity so wear a pair of comfortable shoes you can walk in. 4pm In support of Mental Health Awareness Week, Get Active at Ivon Wilson Park, Te Anau​ with Active Southland. 7.30pm ​Wellbeing Webinar: How to identify risks to mental wellbeing with Stella and Laura from Healthy Families. Register @ MORE DETAILS, INCLUDING POP UP EENUES AND REGISTRATION VISIT: THANK YOU TO Presenters - COIN South, Malloch McClean, PR Law, The Orange Sheep, HR South, Westpac, AWF, BNZ, Copeland Ashcroft Law, Active Southland & Great South Venue sponsors - The fat Duck, The Ranch Bar & Grill, Te Anau Top 10 Holiday Park, Shakespeare House, The Alpine Centre Bar & Cafe, Hollyford Boulevard PLEASE NOTE – Under Covid-19 Level 2 sessions will be limited to 50 people. – Online registration is recommended (specific the session(s) you want to attend in the comments box) – All catering is at participants own expense.

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