Your first stop for free, confidential, objective advice to help your business or start-up succeed

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Meet our client adviser to discuss your business or start up idea in confidence. Gain free resources, helpful tools & tips, connections to business leaders and network meetings.

Gain objective advice to help challenge your thinking, set new goals and achieve success. Mentoring is available for trading businesses, start ups and community non-profits.

Inspirational, practical, valuable opportunities to connect with other business owners, share ideas, learn more about business from local experts and grow your business network.

Attend a free 4 hour workshop, helping you to unlock the secrets of business success, to plan a winning business and avoid the business failure trap. 

Upcoming Events
 

BizBreak September 2017

BizBreak September 2017

Wed 27 Sep 20179:30 AM - 10:30 AM

NTBT Board Room, 39 Halifax Street, Nelson

Join us for coffee, meet other business owners, build your networks & learn more about business

BizNet October 2017

BizNet October 2017

Mon 9 Oct 20175:30 PM - 7:30 PM

NMIT *Room A174*, 322 Hardy Street, Nelson

Trademarks and protecting your Intellectual Property (IP) - Tips and insights from an expert

Lunch & Learn October 2017

Lunch & Learn October 2017

Tue 17 Oct 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PM

NMIT **ROOM T308**, 322 Hardy Street, Nelson

An interactive discussion about the world of social media and how you can use it best for your business. Bring your questions, challenges, concerns to this interactive discussion packed with a lot of info and inspiration.

BizBreak October 2017

BizBreak October 2017

Wed 25 Oct 20179:30 AM - 10:30 AM

NTBT Board Room, 39 Halifax Street, Nelson

Join us for coffee, meet other business owners, build your networks & learn more about business


Our latest news

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Past talks

To view more videos, visit our YouTube channel

Whole Brain Thinking

Julie Varney

Social Media Marketing

Leon Jay

Kay shares some expert tips and insights to attracting the right candidates.

Wendy introduces us to 5 key concepts to help you avoid burn out in life & business.


About NTBT

The Nelson Tasman Business Trust has been supporting local businesses since 1993.

NTBT provides free, confidential, independent assistance for business owners or those planning to start a business: free training, monthly network meetings and mentoring for Nelson and Tasman as an Agency for Business Mentors NZ.

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What people are saying

Having a business mentor has really helped me on many different fronts, and I have really appreciated his ideas & feedback; and certainly implemented most of his ideas so far.
 
Peter Ogilvie, Plus4 Insurance Solutions
 
 
 

A great match for our business and an integral part to our growth and success.  Our mentor has taught us new skills, helped refine our ideas, kept us accountable and is there for help and advice whenever we need it.

Helen Barnett, Complete Kitchens Ltd

 


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