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Welcome to Business South

Connect.Navigate.Empower.

Business South is your Southern business association.

We champion the interests of Southern business, ensuring your voice is represented locally, regionally and nationally. We are proud to provide a wide range of services, support, training and networking opportunities for businesses of all sizes, at all stages of the business lifecycle.

Let's Make It Easy

Who are you?

At Business South, we support a wide array of organisations, people and communities.

Who are you?

At Business South, we support a wide array of organisations, people and communities.

of people are confident with their local council's leadership on economic development.

of businesses have used digital technology to increase their productivity over the last 2 years.

of businesses have dedicated in-house staff to carry out digital marketing for their business.

of businesses would consider taking on a young person or apprentice when they have a vacancy.

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The Grand Business South Awards 2022

The Grand Business South Awards celebrate the remarkable achievements of businesses in our region.

Join us at a glittering black tie gala dinner on Friday, 18 November at the Dunedin Town Hall.

Part of a wider community

Stronger Together

When you join Business South, you also become part of an expansive national business network with expertise in all areas of business.

As a collective, our voices are amplified. We engage directly with decision-makers, meeting regularly with the Prime Minister, Government Ministers, MPs and other officials to champion your interests and to stay ahead of developments that affect business.

Health and Safety Representative Training (Stage 1) - Dunedin

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Ensuring you and your colleagues remain free from injury at work takes not only care, but specifi...

Starting out on Sustainability Workshop Series: Product stewardship in your business

05 Oct 2022

Every year New Zealanders send around 2.5 million tonnes of waste to landfill – that's over...

Accounting for Non-Accountants: Online

06 Oct 2022

This practical workshop will help you to understand accounting knowledge in plain language, as we...

Not-For-Profit: Meeting Procedures

06 Oct 2022

Learn as an office bearer of any not-for-profit organisation, the skills for planning and deliver...

Health and Safety Representative Training (Stage 1) - Invercargill

10 Oct 2022

Ensuring you and your colleagues remain free from injury at work takes not only care, but specifi...

Health and Safety for Managers

12 Oct 2022

This course will guide you through your legal obligations and introduce strategies to ensure your...

Health and Safety Representative Training (Stage 1) - Queenstown

13 Oct 2022

Ensuring you and your colleagues remain free from injury at work takes not only care, but specifi...

Building on Health & Safety Representative Training (Stage 2) - Dunedin

17 Oct 2022

Build on the skills and knowledge developed in Health and Safety Representative Training – ...

Immigration: Accredited Employer Work Visa Seminar

18 Oct 2022

This FREE seminar will help employers with their recruitment pathway, and prepare them for the ac...

Turning Point

19 Oct 2022

"Create robust team members with our three day Turning Point program." The tidal swells of COV...

Thriving in a World of Relentless Demands

19 Oct 2022

It seems like the world is getting busier than ever. But where does all that busy-ness get you? A...

In-Depth Facebook Workshop

19 Oct 2022

Learn how you can leverage Facebook as an effective marketing tool for your business or organisat...