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2018 Network Meeting Schedule

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

Lunch & Learn May 2018

Lunch & Learn May 2018

Tue 22 May 201812:00 PM - 1:00 PM

NMIT Room M306, 322 Hardy Street, Nelson, New Zealand

Prepare to Sell your Business - Plan Now for the Future

Facebook Advertising Workshop

Facebook Advertising Workshop

Sat 26 May 201810:00 AM - 4:00 PM

NMIT - S Block - Room S106, Approach from Nile Street, Nelson, New Zealand

Facebook Advertising Workshop

BizBreak May 2018

BizBreak May 2018

Wed 30 May 20189:30 AM - 10:30 AM

NTBT Board Room, 39 Halifax Street, Nelson

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

Digital Marketing Workshop Series

Digital Marketing Workshop Series

Thu 7 Jun 2018 (5:30 PM) - Thu 26 Jul 2018 (5:30 PM)

NMIT Room T305, 322 Hardy Street, Nelson, New Zealand

DIGITAL MARKETING FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES - Harness The Power Of The Internet, And Grow Your Business For A Fraction Of The Traditional Cost

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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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