Back to Business

Join us for a Back to Business event to celebrate the new year and learn everything you need to know to best position and prepare your business for the year ahead.

Proudly supported by Orion and Enable, our Back to Business event will set the scene for 2021, providing a snapshot of the current economic environment, including what we can expect to see from local and central government, key regulatory changes that you need to prepare for now, and opportunities for the year ahead.

Our Speakers

Leeann Watson - Chief Executive, The Chamber
- Welcome and scene setting
- Update on the region’s current operating environment

Kirk Hope - Chief Executive, BusinessNZ 
-What we can expect to see from central Government
- High level overview around key issues such as climate change and COVID-19, upcoming regulatory changes plus employment relations and any legislation changes

Sam Broughton - Mayor of Selwyn District and Canterbury Mayoral Forum Chair
- What we can expect to see from local Government and the Forum’s five priorities over the local government term, including sustainable environmental management, economic prosperity, freight, climate change and water

Joanna Norris - Chief Executive, ChristchurchNZ 
- Economic update on how the city and region are tracking
- Forecasting for the year ahead, and opportunities for the region
- Update on key city developments, such as Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre, Metro Sports Facility and other major developments

As well as providing key information and insights to help businesses prepare for 2021, this event is an opportunity to re-engage with others in our local business community and share in raising a toast to a prosperous year ahead. 


Free to attend
This event is open to members and non members

Complimentary drink on arrival then cash bar, nibbles provided. Numbers are limited, so get in quick.

Proudly supported by:

4/02/2021 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu NEW ZEALAND

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