Helping the region thrive by offering straight forward, affordable business support and advice, the SC Chamber of Commerce feels privileged to hold the ‘Business Support Services’ agreement with Mackenzie District Council.
In the Mackenzie District our mission is to facilitate and support smart, sustainable business development.
Raewyn Bell - Business Advisor
In the Mackenzie District is to facilitate and support smart, sustainable business development.
One on one business visits, offering a range of business services including but not limited to; Business Start-Up and business growth, Business & Strategic Planning Advice, Business mentors, Research and Development support, export, succession or exit planning, marketing support and advice, government co-funded training and mentoring, links and referrals to a range of businesses and support organisations and global experts.
NB: Under the agreement with Mackenzie District Council, you do not need to be a Chamber of Commerce member to receive visits. This may be recommended in the future if deemed appropriate and beneficial to your business.
TRAINING AND EVENTS
Invest in your career development and the productivity of your staff with our wide range of training workshops. Learn more about upcoming training opportunities.
There are training courses held in Mackenzie, usually in Tekapo, being a central location. Mackenzie businesses also regularly travel to Timaru to attend training and events. Once again, Mackenzie businesses do not need to be Chamber members to attend, however may pay a higher rate if not members – as is the case for all non members.
BUSINESS ADVICE, FUNDING AND GRANTS
SC 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.
EXPORT AND IMPORT CLUSTER
Enhancing and developing strong export businesses and supporting import businesses.
PRIMARY PRODUCE INNOVATION CLUSTER
Development and support of primary production adding innovation and value to the chain.
GET IN TOUCH TODAY
Businesses are invited to contact Raewyn Bell to access business support. Raewyn makes regular visits throughout the Mackenzie District and would love to speak with you about our range of business support tools and how they may be able to help your business.
Having a longstanding affinity with the Mackenzie District, Raewyn is passionate about South Canterbury and helping businesses succeed. Prior to working for the SC Chamber of Commerce and Aoraki Development (economic development agency), Raewyn was a Director and Sales & Marketing manager of McRaeway Homes, a long established South Canterbury business trading nationally and internationally. Her wealth of experience and knowledge further endorses our commitment to create District pride, growth and success through supporting local businesses.
Raewyn Bell, Business Advisor firstname.lastname@example.org or 03 555 5092