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
 

BizNet June 2017

12 Jun 20175:30 PM - 7:30 PM

NMIT *Room A174*, 322 Hardy Street, Nelson

Regional Economic Development - Direction and economic update

Lunch & Learn June 2017

20 Jun 201712:00 PM - 1:00 PM

NMIT *Room A174*, 322 Hardy Street, Nelson

Become a superstar salesperson for your business

BizBreak June 2017

28 Jun 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

BizBreak July 2017

26 Jul 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

To view more NTBT news, visit our blog.

Past talks

To view more videos, visit our YouTube channel

BizNet May 2017: Business Modelling for the Rest of Us

Ryan Foster reports on the May 2017 Biz Net meeting, a great presentation by Lenz Gschwendtner on how to hone your business model.

How to sell yourself in 30 seconds

Your 'Elevator Pitch' is a very valuable tool to have in your marketing toolkit. Find out how to perfect yours.

Angela teaches you how to be money-wise, no matter what your income is.

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 way to meet and to learn off other business owners. The information you gain is priceless. These meetings have been extremely helpful in my first year of business.

Claire Chicken, The Cutting Bar, Nelson

 


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