Whether you’re wanting to start, grow or innovate your business, the Nelson Regional Development Agency should be your natural first port of call. We’re highly connected within the regional and national business community across a wide range of sectors and can provide you with the tools, resources, solutions and expert advice you need to take your business to where you need it to be.
The Nelson Regional Development Agency is at the heart of the region’s business infrastructure and is the Regional Business Partner for the Top of the South. The Regional Business Partner (RBP) Network is designed to make it easier for New Zealand businesses to access early-stage support to innovate and grow and is made up of 14 Regional Business Partners around the country.
Supported by the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment and Callaghan Innovation, we also partner with the Nelson Tasman Chamber of Commerce, Marlborough Chamber of Commerce, Nelson Tasman Business Trust and Business Trust Marlborough to create a network that provides information, advice, funding and connections to local businesses seeking support for their start-up, growth and innovation journey.
Mark Maguire, our Manager, Innovation & Business Growth can:
• Assess your business needs and help you plan your next steps
• Connect you with the right mentors, networks and contacts
• Find events, programmes and other opportunities suited to you and your product or service
• Facilitate government funding and services on behalf of Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment and Callaghan Innovation.
For more information on the services offered through the Regional Business Partner Network, you can download a summary, continue browsing the website or get in touch with Mark directly.