Events & Training

Events Overview

Stay in touch by attending our various events and upskill your team by taking advantage of our training programmes and networking opportunities. The Chamber events calendar brings you popular events including Ba5’s, business luncheons, conferences, in addition to a wide range of seminars and training opportunities:

2024 New Member Connect

Our new members will be invited to attend a morning tea with the Queenstown Business team, where they get an opportunity to:

  • Network with other new members
  • Introduce their business, and
  • Learn more about membership benefits and our services.

Business Lunches and

The Queenstown Business Chamber regularly hold breakfast and lunch events with Government ministers and business leaders providing access to key decision makers and delivering insights and business updates for Chamber members.

Leadership in Business

The Queenstown Business Chamber runs programmes designed to support, empower and connect businesses through a range of events showcasing prominent local and national business leaders recognising the phenomenal talent among us.

In June, we host the Westpac Women’s Business Conference, one of our premier business leadership events.

Queenstown Airport and Queenstown Business Chamber of Commerce have come together to create a series of events promoting leaders and thought leadership under the following themes – Resilience, Experience and Community. Over the coming year we will have different speakers speaking to the different themes, calling the series “Elevate”.  The series is open to all, and is designed to inspire, connect and “elevate” our business community with the sharing of knowledge.

Business Excellence Series

The Queenstown Business Awards brings the business community together, recognising achievement, diversity, innovation, and the fantastic talent we have here in the region.

To continue celebrating, the Queenstown Business Chamber of Commerce has developed the “Business Excellence Series”.

Where category sponsors and the relevant Award winners are invited to share their stories with members, providing a platform to share their knowledge and expertise with the business community.

Networking Events

Our networking events offer an opportunity to engage with the business community and build strong relationships in the region. Some of our key networking events include:

Business after Five (Ba5) events are held monthly and is a great way to connect with other members over a glass of wine. Ba5 events are generally hosted by a member and allows the opportunity for the host business to promote themselves, their services or products.

Netwalking. Definition, the combination of networking and walking. We are proud to offer members the opportunity to check in with Queenstown Business on a personal level, meet new members, and make new connections in a safe, positive environment.  We all know that sometimes it can be hard to get up and out of your comfort zone; Netwalking is a great way to get some fresh air and move your legs and minds.

Business Awards

The bi-annual Business Awards bring the business community together, celebrating and recognising achievement, innovation, and the amazing businesses we have here in the region. This is your opportunity to show why your business is special and cheer for those doing well. In the year following the awards we host the Business Excellence Series where we invite the sponsor and category winners of the awards to share their stories and expertise.

We are proud to present the Business Awards for 2025, stay tuned for further information

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Chamber Golf Tournament

If you are looking to tee up your clients or treat your staff what better place to do it than at one of New Zealand’s most prestigious golf courses. The Ambrose format allows golfers of all standards/levels to mix and play together, making it an enjoyable day for everyone.

Our next golf event will be in October 2024, stay tuned for further information

Seminars & Workshops

The business environment is constantly changing, and we deliver seminars and workshops throughout the year to upskill you and your team and be across valuable business updates. These cover the likes of immigration, employment law, economic and policy updates. The Chamber also delivers an executive training programme which we run in partnership with leading educational providers.

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