As the home and voice of Canterbury business, we offer a comprehensive range of services and resources designed to help your business grow. Chamber members benefit from access to exclusive resources, such as downloadable forms and guides, discounts across training and events, significant savings with Chamber partners, personalised mentoring, seminars as well as learning and development pathways.

In fact, Chamber members should think of us as part of their team - our expertise and advice is only ever a phone call away.

As a Chamber member, you can access:

  • Exclusive business resources, accessible at any time
  • Discounts across training and events
  • Savings with Chamber partners
  • Personalised mentoring and seminars
  • Learning and development pathways
How we can help:

  • Advocacy - at both a local and national level
  • Research and development, and innovation support and advice
  • Business strategy advice, support and mentoring
  • Export and trade advice and national connections
  • Human resources and employment law advice, support, training and one-on-one consultations
  • Health and safety advice, support, training and one-on-one consultations



One of The Chamber’s key drivers is to advocate on behalf of our members. This includes discussing and raising the profile of key issues in the media,
policy submissions, and external representation by many of our team on local and national groups and Boards.  Learn more.


R&D and Innovation

As the local Regional Business Partners for Callaghan Innovation and supported by New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, we can help you accelerate your research and development projects
by connecting you with the right people to maximise your commercial return and growth. Learn more.


Business Strategy

Our team of experts are on hand to support you in developing a business strategy specific to your business needs, helping you strengthen business
performance and achieve your organisational goals. Learn more.


Export and Trade
Whether you’re an existing exporter, or working out if exporting is right for your business, we’re on call to offer free advice, expertise and connections to help you
on your way. We work with a wide range of partners including New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, ChristchurchNZ and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and have an extensive network within the export community which enables us to connect like-minded businesses working through the complex field of exporting. Learn more.


Human Resources and Employment Law

Navigating the workplace relations landscape has always been challenging, but as new legislation is introduced - keeping up-to-date with policy and legal changes is more
important than ever. We can support with tailored advice, resources and consultancy to help you manoeuvre your way through this complex subject.  Learn more.


Health and Safety Advice and Training

Developing procedures and protocols which fit your unique business - taking into account the number of staff you employ, the facilities you utilise, the product
you create or the service you offer can be a challenging process. Our team are on-hand for tailored advice, consultancy and training to to suit your specific business needs. Learn more.

Get In Touch. Email [email protected] or call 0800 50 50 96 to talk to our team of experts for advice or tailored consultancy.