Covidsmart

Wellington Business Expo 2020 programme

This year we’re being ‘Covidsmart’. In these uncertain times, we’ve carefully planned a range of online and in person events that can be adapted if needed, to meet any changes in Wellington’s alert levels.

~ PROGRAMME OF EVENTS ~

Online Expo Stands

We are busily building stands for our Expo exhibitors, who are waiting behind the scenes. It’s not too late to take part, with stand packages starting from just $195 + GST. Exhibitors in our Wellington Business Expo 2020 will be revealed on the first day of the Business Expo, on 12 October 2020.

Economist Breakfast

Hear from well-known economist Brad Olsen at the Economist Breakfast, sponsored by NZME. This is your opportunity to hear first-hand what is happening with Wellington’s economy and where we are heading. Find out more about this event and book your tickets here.

Manufacturing and Technology Forum

The Honorable Grant Robertson will open this in-person event, sponsored by WellingtonNZ. Join us as we explore the role of manufacturing and technology and new opportunities that exist in a covid era economy. Find out more and book here.

Education to Employment Careers Showcase

The Hon Chris Hipkins will open our Careers Showcase, sponsored by Open Polytechnic, for employers, schools and students. Students – learn about careers and win prizes with our Trade Game. An in-person Speed Meet connects local employers with local students and we will be showcasing a range of careers online. Find out more about these events here.

Business Safaris

We have a number of smaller, in-person events compliant up to and including Alert Level 3. We’ll have three Business Safaris taking place across the Wellington region. More information to come soon.

Health and Financial Wellness Forum

Hear from a panel of local businesses about how to manage your health and finances in a Covid environment. Sponsored by Hutt Valley Chamber Platinum Partner and Expo Sponsor, Gee & Hickton. Find out more and book.

Livestream Broadcasts

Join us live throughout the Expo to hear from a range of local businesses. Extend your business networks and supply chains and discover new business opportunities. Ask questions and get answers right away. We are currently working on a schedule of livestream broadcasts, to be published soon. We have some spaces left, so if you want to extend your reach, get in touch with us today.

Expo Closing Celebration

We close our Wellington Business Expo 2020 with a mega in-person business networking event and prize giving. This event is sponsored by Riverlink and Lower Hutt Events Centre and taking place at the Lower Hutt Event Centre. Bookings available soon.

Prize Giveaways

Businesses! Look out for Expo only deals, along with opportunities to enter prize draws run by our exhibitors. Leave your virtual business card to make contact and enter the prize draws.

Students! Learn about new career pathways and win prizes with our Education to Employment Career’s Showcase. Play the Trade Game and come back regularly between 12-22 October to learn about more local careers. Hear from people in their early 20s about how to get into a range of careers, from funeral directing to radio.

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