ORGANISATIONS WHO CAN HELP
The BCC specialize in taking ideas with potential and turning them into international companies. If you have a great idea and the burning ambition to make it big, these are the people you want to talk to. The BCC is also the driving force behind the Innovate Manawatu competition!
Economic development agency Vision Manawatu is brilliant for business, working to develop industry capability and grow regional employment opportunities. The Vision team have the expertise and passion to link you with a wide network of mentors and resources. Connect with Vision online at: www.visionmanawatu.org.nz.
New Zealand Trade and Enterprise have people, resources and networks to help you take a business international. They have heaps of really useful online business resources on their website so have a look!
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment fund Research and Development throughout the country. For businesses and researchers it's definitely worth understanding who they are.