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International Trade Delegations

Guiding Your Journey Through International Markets

For over 165 years, the Auckland Business Chamber has been at the forefront of international trade, spearheading international trade delegations to specific marketplaces. Our aim? To equip businesses with the knowledge, tools, and relationships needed to flourish in the global arena.

Embarking on an international trade delegation with the Auckland Business Chamber means diving deep into a chosen market. We guide businesses through immersive experiences, introducing them to local industry leaders, offering insights into market dynamics, and fostering invaluable relationships. Such delegations are not merely tours but strategic platforms for learning, growth, and expansion.

The modern trade landscape, still echoing with the disruptions of COVID-19 and further complicated by major climatic events, poses a myriad of challenges. However, businesses need not navigate these complexities alone. Our seasoned team of experts, fortified by a vast international network and our esteemed affiliations with Customs, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT), and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), is on hand to provide unparalleled and personalised guidance.

Our commitment remains unwavering: to elevate your business on the international stage, seamlessly integrating it into new markets and cultures, and unlocking a world of opportunities.

European Union Business Delegation 2024

With the advent of the NZ-EU Free Trade Agreement, let’s make the most of it.

Join a high-powered business delegation with Auckland Business Chamber CEO Simon Bridges, with the possibility of Minister of Trade, Hon. Todd McClay, subject to availability, in the second half of this year.

The delegation will visit Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary for 8-9 days.

While overall trade between New Zealand and the European Union is worth over NZ$20 billion, the economic relationship with these growing economies is well under done, with plenty of room to grow!

The delegation is suitable to businesspeople across all sectors, with specific areas of interest including:

  • Technology, including medtech, cleantech, and services
  • Food and beverage
  • Agriculture
  • Tourism
  • Infrastructure
  • Consultancy services
  • Investment

Itinerary will include:

  • Meeting local trade and investment agencies
  • Discussions with national sector and business associations
  • Bespoke B2B meetings to match your interests
  • Business roundtable sessions
  • Networking with startup and VC firms
  • Official receptions
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Mark your calendars for an unparalleled experience: The New Zealand Israel Innovation Hub, in collaboration with the Israel Australia, New Zealand Chamber of Commerce and the NZ Middle East Business Council, is thrilled to announce a definitive business delegation to Israel from 14 to 24 November 2023. The journey is enhanced with a connecting flight via the UAE.

Why Israel?

  • Touted as the ‘Start-up Nation’, Israel’s start-up ecosystem is a hive of innovation.
  • From the historic aura of Jerusalem to the bustling tech and cultural life in Tel Aviv, Israel offers a blend of ancient traditions and cutting-edge innovation.

Mission Highlights:

  • Dive deep into the heart of Israel’s start-up culture with visits to Startup Nation Central and the Peres Centre for Peace and Innovation.
  • Engage in enriching tech seminars, network extravaganzas, and cultural immersions, including exclusive tours of Tel Aviv’s esteemed museums.
  • Exclusive access to business magnates, venture capitalists, potential collaborators, and a unique opportunity for a UAE stopover for additional business insights and regional advancements.

Areas of Focus: AI, Cybersecurity, Agritech, Food-tech, Māori-centric innovations, Construction, and Smart City solutions.

Your Takeaways:

  • Profound understanding of Israel’s innovative trajectory and the rich tapestry of its history.
  • Glimpses into the strategic blueprints and policies propelling New Zealand’s digital metamorphosis.
  • Potential R&D partnerships, groundbreaking technologies, and market penetration strategies.
  • Enhanced business ties, courtesy of premium networking sessions and commercialisation talks.

Experience the epitome of entrepreneurial spirit and technological innovation in Israel. Dive into its deep wells of knowledge, network with the best in the business, and return with newfound inspirations and potential collaborations.

Set your compass towards the future, set it towards Israel.


To Register Your Interest Contact:

Josh Brown:
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +64 21 366 860

Genelle Bailey:

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 09 302 9916

Business Delegation to China  CLOSED

Dive deep into the vast world of China’s markets with the Auckland Business Chamber. We’re thrilled to offer an exclusive invitation to businesses keen on exploring and understanding the Chinese market landscape.

📅 When? Departure: 9 September | Main Event: 10 September – 16 September | Return: 17 September

📍 Cities Covered:

  1. Shanghai – The economic heartbeat of mainland China
  2. Beijing – The political nexus
  3. Haikou – Gateway to China’s vast Free Trade Zone

🎯 Delegation Goals:

  1. Decode the Chinese market intricacies.
  2. Unearth insights into economic policies and development plans.
  3. Navigate the legal frameworks affecting businesses.
  4. Soak in the rich tapestry of Chinese culture.
  5. Forge lasting business connections.

💰 Budget: Approximately $7,000 per delegate (excluding flights). This encompasses accommodation, meals, event access, transport, and service fees.

📜 Visa Arrangements: We’ve got you covered with group visa facilitations. Note: Visa fees are separate from the delegation budget.

🔔 RSVP: Secure your spot by Friday, 2 June, as spaces are limited.

📢 Info Session: Registered? Great! We’ll soon be rolling out details for a dedicated information session to set the stage.

Registrations are now closed

Unlock China’s immense potential and pave the way for a future replete with opportunities. 

Delegation to India  CLOSED

Seize this golden opportunity to be part of a pioneering delegation to India, a land brimming with potential and significance for New Zealand. Set for August 2023, this initiative emerges from a meticulous review and collective vision of New Zealand’s business stalwarts, showcasing our strategic commitment to fostering deep ties with India.

India at a Glance:

  • On the cusp of becoming the world’s third-largest economy.
  • The globe’s largest population, rich with a young, educated, and mobile demographic.
  • A historical and evolving connection with New Zealand, with 5% of Kiwis boasting Indian heritage.

Despite our shared successes, the journey has just begun. A focused and persistent effort in trade and investment will shape our collaborative future.

📅 Event Dates: Delegation Duration: 27 August – 31 August

🔔 Registration: Slots are limited. Confirm your participation by Monday, 26 June.

📢 Information Session: A detailed briefing awaits registered participants. Stay tuned for insights and logistical information post-registration.

Unlock the unparalleled business prospects India presents, and become an architect of a prosperous mutual future. We eagerly anticipate your engagement and are committed to ensuring a fruitful experience.

Registrations are now closed

Embrace the future. Embrace India.

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