A one-stop-shop for lifting your game.
Find the advice, support and connections your business needs to succeed.
No matter what stage your business is at, having the right team behind you makes all the difference to how well, and how quickly, you succeed in achieving your objectives.
We’re here to help your business become more successful and faster by offering expert advice, practical support and valuable connections.
To speak to a member of our Membership Team call 03 687 2733.
Great reasons to join the Chamber:
1. We are the biggest business network in South Canterbury. With more than 480 members and plenty of opportunities to meet like minded business people you won't look back.
2. Networking. Meet new business contacts and grow existing relationships with a range of networking events each year.
3. Chamber Membership Card offers for members. A variety of offers are available through our membership card, from both national partners and through our local Chamber members, which may help reduce the cost running your business. Your business can also make an offer.
4. Discounted training workshops. Half day and full day training workshops are available to improve your business knowledge and skills with a wide range of training events every year.
5. Advocacy for the business community. We lobby local and central Government on issues of concern to our members and are representatives of the whole business community.
6. Free Business advice. Contact our office for one on one business support and through a partnership with the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce, business advice is available on freephone 0800 50 50 96. Specialists include HR, employment law, ACC and health and safety.
7. News Bites. Get the latest in employer news each month through our email newsletter, News Bites.
8. Promotional opportunities. You can promote your business to other members and the wider business community in many ways including hosting events such as Business After 5.
9. Credibility. Being a Chamber member, with a membership certificate on your office wall, provides you with credibility and respect in the eyes of customers and others.
10. Additional member benefits. There are numerous other membership benefits - call 03 687 2733 or email firstname.lastname@example.org