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2018 Network Meeting Schedule

Leon Jay

Digital Marketing Intensive For Local Businesses

Sat 27 Oct 2018 (9:00 AM) - Sun 28 Oct 2018 (5:00 PM)

NMIT Room S106, 75 Nile Street, Nelson

Harness The Power Of The Internet, And Grow Your Business For A Fraction Of The Traditional Cost

Speaking with Confidence

Speaking with Confidence

Mon 29 Oct 2018 (5:30 PM) - Mon 3 Dec 2018 (7:00 PM)

NMIT Room T301, 75 Nile Street, Nelson, 7010, New Zealand

This is a 6 week practical course that anchors the learning by doing. Nail your presentations to prospective clients and business partners! Secure new leads and contracts as a direct result of your improved public speaking skills.


Master LinkedIn to Raise your Profile

Sat 10 Nov 20189:30 AM - 4:00 PM

NMIT Room S106, 75 Nile Street, Nelson

Learn how to use LinkedIn effectively to promote your business, build your presence, raise your profile! Gone are the times when LinkedIn was just a place to upload your CV.

BizNet November 2018

BizNet November 2018

Mon 12 Nov 20185:30 PM - 7:30 PM

NMIT Room A174, 322 Hardy Street, Nelson


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. 



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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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