Annual Review 2021

Check out our annual report which reviewed the year that was. With insights and data about the Business Trust, it will help you get a picture of who we are and what we do.

Michael's Virtual Journeys

Michael Nees is on a mission to take people to places they ordinarily wouldn't get to, with his new business, Virtual Journeys NZ.

Change and Resilience - Gael Gordon & Gina Munro

An open and honest conversation lead by Gina Munro as she invites Gael Gordon to reflect and share her personal journey through the rocky and often challenging journey we all know as Covid.

Lit up and glowing

Louise Reid is the owner of local business Love Your Lights and signed up for a mentor. Louise shared a testimonial about her mentoring experience below.

GK Events: An eventful journey

Gareth and Kim sought out a Business Mentor to help them grow their understanding of how their business was running. Mentor Anna Salek was the perfect guide.

Distilling the Best of Business Advice

Award winning Dancing Sands Distillery owners Sarah and Ben Bonoma share their business story.

New to Business?

Take a look at these helpful links to IRD information and workshops.

NTBT - Annual Review 2020

Thanks to everyone who took part in our survey. Take a look at our annual review of this year.

Taking Sabbatical During Lockdown

Sarah Holmes, our manager, took extended leave at the beginning of this year which then turned into lockdown. Take a look at this interesting article . . .

Strengthening our Community Sector

Development Programme for Nelson/Tasman Not-for-Profits Expressions of Interest Open Now!

NTBT - COVID-19 - August 2020 Update

COVID Alert Level 2 Update from NTBT - Hello Everyone, We are sure you are aware of the news from last night that our region is now in Alert Level 2 in response to the fight against COVID-19 with a review happening on Friday.

Marketing Language

A positive research driven session with Judy Celmins from Engage4Insights on Marketing Language. How to cut through all the noise, treat your customers like part of your family and think about the value you can provide.

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

Straight-talker just the ticket for local start ups to take their business to the next level

Read more about Robert Panzer and him being a mentor

Whole Brain Thinking

Julie Varney

Social Media Marketing

Leon Jay

Become a Superstar Salesperson for Your Business

Become a Superstar Salesperson for Your Business Jean Barr - Top Achievers Sales Training

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.

Leading change for success in your business

Courtney Davis attended a BizNet meeting which featured the guest speaker, Stephen Paul, Managing Partner at BNZ. Read her summary of Stephen's presentation on Leading success.

The Sweet Taste of Success

Andrea Kepes, was in the audience when Phil Lash from Chocolate Velvet gave a highly motivating talk for NTBT. Read Andrea's summary of talk - She assures us that Phil walks the talk and has plenty of sage advice on achieving your goals, business or personal.

Recipe for a Well-Run Business

Courtney David attended Lunch & Learn last August. Guest speaker, Paul Rosanowski, local business owner and mentor, shared his recipe for a well-run business. Here is Courtney’s summary of Paul's presentation.

Reach potential clients with online videos

Maze audiovisual gave a great presentation on how to reach out to your clients using video. You can view their presentation using the link.

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