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2019 Network Meeting Schedule

Become a MailChimp Ninja

Thu 2 May 20199:30 AM - 1:00 PM

NMIT - Room T301, 71 Nile Street, Nelson, 7010

MailChimp Training for Business 101 – create professional email marketing campaigns - every time | a practical 3.5 hour workshop

Social Media Follow Up Workshops

9 May 201910:00 AM - 12:00 PM

9 May 20191:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Multiple venues

Two special follow up workshops for participants of previous B!Social Ultimators and Social Media Advertising Workshops. Gain additional support & clarity and updates on the newest changes around Facebook & Instagram.

BizNet May 2019

Mon 13 May 20195:30 PM - 7:30 PM

NMIT - Room K104, 10 Alton Street, Nelson, 7010

Make More Money - Unlock The Profit In Your Business Is your business earning enough? Do you want to grow profit? Spend some time with John Hopkins from Compass South and learn some simple strategies and practical tips that you can apply straight away to unlock more profit in your business.

Lunch & Learn May 2019

Tue 21 May 201912:00 PM - 1:00 PM

NMIT - Room M307, 20-22 Alton Street, Nelson, 7010

Marketing Today with Chris Butler

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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Thinking about getting a business mentor?

Recently we were part of an interview on Business Mentors and how they can benefit you and your company

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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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