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Business Speed Networking Photos from our September event

Welcome to Inside Business Strategy for September 2019. Thanks to everyone who has come out and made the most of their community membership by attending our Speed Networking and Business Social events over the last month. If you missed out, see what we’ve been up to. It’s time to get your next event in your calendar.

Business Strategy is an active community of over 4,950 members at all different stages of their business journey and from all industries. Community participation leads to connection, insight, referral, growth and contribution. It’s great to have you on the journey in the widest and most active business oriented meetup in Auckland.

There is a lot of 2019 left, but we are already planning for 2020. Have your Say about what topics you’d like to see next year by completing our quick & easy BSNZ 2020 Themes Survey.

Thought Leadership & Transformation

Event Details

Entrepreneur 5.0 Auckland Event

Monday October 7th

I am personally so excited to be managing partner for our first really big event for the BSNZ Community. A one day business training focused on preparing you for growth in 2020, with world-renounced futurist and mentor Roger Hamilton
Website as a BSNZ Member I invite you leverage our Managing Partner discount. Register and use GRANT50 in the discount code area. Lock this in right away as earlybird discounts are available now. This discount is only available to BSNZ website profile members. 
>>Share this insight with your customers and prospects. Call me personally about event sponsorship. I’m the lead advocate for this event and I’d love to share It with you.

Earlybird Discount Ends 22 Sept

Help Shape our Events in 2020 – BSNZ Business Topics Survey
Be a part of creating what 2020 looks like for BSNZ, the Community helping Business owners Connect, Grow, and make an Impact. Complete our easy 12 question survey to highlight the relative importance of topics and themes we are planning for next year, complete with your opportunity to get involved and use BSNZ as a platform to highlight your own business, mission or cause.

Business Social Connect Events

Business Growth Social Networking – CBD

September 17

Featuring Grant Finer (Business Strategy NZ)

Think about that feeling of being On a Roll… Doesn’t it feel incredible! The sunshine is brighter, you get direct payments in your bank stream, car-park spaces seem to be waiting open, just for you… What is the difference between these days, and those Other days? The difference is FLOW. In this short talk I would like to share a few strategic keys to building business and personal momentum with flow based on principles of Wealth Dynamics.

Join fun, like-minded business owners and enrepreneurs in the CBD for our monthly Business Strategy NZ TomTom meetup.

Come Along


Business Growth Social Networking – North Harbour

September 30

Featuring Jake Barker (HR Matters)

How to address the 5 most common mistakes seen in SME Human Resources.

HR Matters General Manager Jake Barker will discuss the top 5 areas of HR business owners and managers in SMEs commonly overlook, opening them to significant risk. You’ll walk away with hints and tips to actively implement into your own business. Stay ahead of your HR obligations, ensure you meet legal standards while getting the most out of your staff. This is will a very relevant and interesting talk for anyone who is an employer, aspires to create jobs through the work their business does.

First Monday of every month. Kiwis from all backgrounds on their business journey, come enjoy a drink, a talk and an opportunity to add to your business here on the shore at New Brew.

Join Our Meetup

Connect & Grow East

Business Growth Social Networking – East Auckland

October 14

Speaker TBA

Looking to clarify, amplify and connect with like-minded entrepreneurial people for mutual growth and to make an impact in areas you are passionate about. This event is for you. Join us no matter what stage of your business journey, come enjoy connection, a inspiration, and an opportunity to share and connect your business in the fun environment at Applejacks.

Referrals & Growth for Established SMEs

Business Speed Networking

Thursday September 5th

Last week we held one of our most highly regarded events, open to established and trading businesses – owners, BDMs and Sourcing professionals. The afternoon swept away as our Speed-Networkers enjoyed the experience and connection of meeting many other owners and business developers in our structured meeting format. Check out the event review for a full rundown of the attendees and the gallery.

Check Out Event Review

Founder / Startup Phase

Opt in to the next event

Founders Round Table – Cross Border Bus in times of digitalization

This Round Table we are planning to focus on “Cross Border Business in times of digitalization”

We will discuss
1. Cross Border mobility
2. Investing in foreign markets
3. Innovative forms of corporate cooperation

Attendance is limited for this event due to venue restrictions. To attend, you must register: Thank you,

Founders’ Round Table, an initiative of Innovitas in association with Business Strategy NZ and The Common, is a monthly meet of founders and startup enablers to come together and discuss their experiences, stories, challenges and opinions. The forum helps build meaningful insights, learn from others experience and take away effective next steps for your business from the group.

Add Social Enterprise to Your Business Purpose

B1G1 is a global organisation helping consultants, solopreneurs and businesses of all sizes to deliver on a vision of purpose beyond profit. Create an Impact in the life of others by selecting from business aligned projects from all over the world, then use the B1G1 tools to help share your giving with like-minded partners, suppliers and customers.

Find out some more about Joining B1G1 through our
Impact Page.

Find Out More

Whats Happening at BSNZ

Lead a Social Connect event

  • Get known in the local business owners community as a leader who helps bring businesses together for growth & profit! We are looking for community members with a flair for welcoming people to help with the coordination of our regional connect events. Meet / greet attendees and introduce our event speaker on the night for up to 3 events per year. Find out more.

Expose your Business to our 4,900 strong member community

We are actively promoting the businesses of attendees at Business Social events. This is a great opportunity to leave your ‘calling card’, details & company link. Here’s what you need to do to take advantage:
  1. Update your Website Profile. Visit the advanced section to add new details on your business, including logo and avatar, personal headline & company solutions.
  2. Log in to the BSNZ website on your phone, tick the ‘remember me’ box. This is optional but it’s SO much easier if you do this prior to getting along to an event;
  3. At the event scan the QR Code Checkin to confirm you are at the event. That’s it. When we upload the event review within a few days of the event, all your details will be there for fellow businesses to find and connect with you.

Update your Business Profile

Volunteer to our Organising Team

BSNZ Continues to expand at a rapid pace, right now I am looking for someone familiar with managing event listings to help coordinate our advertising, communications & invites. The time commitment is only a few hours a week. Its not a paid position, but you will have the opportunity to promote your business skills to a wide range of professionals and attract new clients. If you are interested in adding a hand, get in touch.
Thank you!
On behalf of the Business Strategy Community team,

“building an amazing business is all about creating powerful moments of connection”