For any business, networking can provide a lifeline of support and knowledge. It can help you benchmark against other businesses, boost your reputation, generate leads or mutual benefits or just share information.

Some of the networks in our region are:

Manawatu Chamber of Commerce

The Manawatu Chamber of Commerce exists to support business growth and vitality throughout the Manawatu region. 

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The Factory

The Factory has been working with entrepreneurs since 2005 to take their businesses and technology to the next level.

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Palmerston North City Council

As a shareholder council, CEDA are closely connected with Palmerston North Council – and can direct you to the right people to talk about resource and building consents, council plans and strategies, upcoming events and other council services.

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Manawatu District Council 

As a shareholder council, CEDA are closely connected with Manawatu District Council – and can direct you to the right people to talk about resource and building consents, council plans and strategies, upcoming events and other council services.

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Horizons Regional Council

Horizons’ responsibilities include managing the region’s natural resources, leading regional land transport planning, contracting passenger transport services and coordinating our region’s response to natural disasters.

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3Keys

Inspire. Innovate. Network. Three Keys is inspirational and educational networking, with a difference.

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BNI Manawatu

BNI’s mission is to help members increase their business through a structured, positive, and professional referral marketing program that enables them to develop long-term, meaningful relationships with quality business professionals.

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Centres of Asia-Pacific Excellence

CAPE is committed to enhancing New Zealand businesses economic engagement and cultural understanding with the Asia-Pacific region.

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Feilding & Districts Promotions 

Feilding & Districts Promotion works to showcase and further develop the town of Feilding, and so is a key party to talk to for any businesses entering Feilding.

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Manawatu Young Professionals Network

Manawatu Young Professionals Network’s mission is to connect Young Professionals throughout the Manawatu area to create meaningful relationships and help the community.

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Rotary

Rotary clubs offer networking opportunities on a local, regional, national and international level. There are clubs in almost every community.

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Rural Business Network

The Rural Business Network has branches around the country. It creates opportunities for rural business people, from farmers to agri-business, to network, learn and be inspired.

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Tararua Business Network

The Tararua Business Network is a facility for all business owners, with a special emphasis on small to medium sized businesses, to encourage their growth and support their development.

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Whanganui Chamber of Commerce 

The Whanganui Chamber of Commerce provides access to networking events, business savings and business support and advice to grow your business.

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Women and Business

Women and Business is a monthly networking event for business women in Palmerston North.

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Women in Business Whanganui

Bringing Whanganui women in business together to inspire, connect, share and grow.

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