Teens On Scooter

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 within the workplace are employees able to work remotely.

Of the workforce is expected to change significantly within the next six months?

Of businesses are experiencing recruitment issues due to workforce shortages.

Of businesses rely on migrant labour.

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.

Registrations Closed

Health and Safety Representative Training (Stage 1) - Queenstown

27 Jun 2022

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

BYO Lunchbox: Happiness in 20 Minutes with Julie Woods

27 Jun 2022

"A joyously brief performance on being happy by that blind woman, Julie Woods." - World premiere...

Panel Discussion: Unpacking governance for SMEs and Start Ups

28 Jun 2022

We are pleased to support the Institute of Directors in New Zealand's panel discussion on ‘...

Essential Leadership Skills

29 Jun 2022

This course will provide an introduction to the skills to successfully manage and lead your team....

Stylist Lou Heller at Riverstone Kitchen Lunch

30 Jun 2022

Learn the style fundamentals from Lou Heller - a Christchurch-based fashion stylist, fashion writ...

Registrations Closed

Business South … Our Past and Future, Plus ...The Grand Business South Awards Launch

30 Jun 2022

We invite you to join us for a special night of celebrations! We look forward to sharing wit...

Not-For-Profit: Governance and Management

01 Jul 2022

This workshop focuses on the management, strategies and legal aspects of governance for trustees,...

Waitaki Beer N Yarn: Craftwork Brewery

04 Jul 2022

Come along to the July Beer 'n' Yarn hosted at Oamaru's latest craft brewery, Craftwork Brewery&n...

Tradies Academy

06 Jul 2022

We fully get that at the best of times, being a tradie business owner is tough and with the addit...

Health and Safety Representative Training (Stage 1) - Dunedin

07 Jul 2022

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