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.

70+ Online Expo Stands

Make new business connections and discover new supply lines by taking a look through the exhibitors at this year’s Wellington Business Expo.

Get in touch by leaving your virtual business card and enter draws to win fantastic prizes.

See the exhibitors here.


Prize Giveaways

Businesses! Connect with other local businesses and take advantage of Expo only deals, along with opportunities to enter prize draws run by our exhibitors. Take a look through the 70+ stands here.

Students! Learn about new career pathways with our Education to Employment Career’s Showcase and play the Trade Game to win prizes.

Livestream Broadcasts

Join us live throughout the Expo to hear from a range of local businesses. Take part by joining the discussion live on Facebook. See the schedule of livestream broadcasts here.

Business Economist Breakfast

Well-known economist Brad Olsen was our guest speaker at the Business Economist Breakfast, sponsored by NZME.

Guests heard first-hand what is happening with the economy and had the opportunity to meet Brad and ask their own questions. See photos and video from the event.

Education to Employment Careers Showcase

The Hon Chris Hipkins opened our Careers Showcase Speed Meet, sponsored by Open Polytechnic.

This event was for employers, schools and students to come together to learn about different local careers. See photos from the Speed Meet and find out more about local careers here.

Manufacturing and Technology Forum

The Hon Grant Robertson opened our first ever Manufacturing and Technology Forum, run in partnership with WellingtonNZ.

Together we explored the role of manufacturing and technology, the new opportunities that exist in a covid era economy and the role of the manufacturing sector in New Zealand’s economic recovery. Find out more here.

Health and Financial Wellness Forum

Local businesses coaches Mid Thomas and Trish Love presented on how to manage your health and finances in a Covid environment. Sponsored by Hutt Valley Chamber Expo Sponsor, Gee & Hickton. Find out more and see the photos here.

Lower Hutt Business Safari

Take a look at the photos from our Lower Hutt Business Safari, where a group of us took time out to go behind the scenes of a selection of Lower Hutt businesses. Find out more.

Wellington Business Safari

Join us on the Wellington Safari Bus. The Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce will take you on a behind the scenes tour of a selection of local Wellington businesses. Find out more here.

Upper Hutt Business Safari

Come along on tour with us and see behind the scenes of some new developments underway in Upper Hutt. Find out more here.

Wellington’s Big Business Bash

Join us as we take advantage of Alert Level 1 and come together as a business community to celebrate nearing the end of the 2020 rollercoaster ride. This event, sponsored by Riverlink and Lower Hutt Events Centre is open to everyone in business. Find out more.

12-16 October 2020 ... The Countdown is On!