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ExportNZ is a division of BusinessNZ. Through our nationwide network we can provide the knowledge, information, contacts, training, support and services to help you grow your export business.

ExportNZ's key objectives are to:

  • Provide effective advocacy and lobbying on behalf of exporters
  • Inspire New Zealand firms to engage in exporting to expand their business horizons and grow internationally
  • Provide practical support programmes and networking events to help firms achieve these goals.

Our People

Catherine Beard

Catherine Beard - Executive Director

As Executive Director of ExportNZ, Catherine heads up the services offered to members around New Zealand to support and develop international trade.

These services include training, advocacy, media relations, government relations, networking, and ExportNZ's international business conference Go Global.

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Our Network

Locally Focused, Globally Minded

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BusinessNZ is New Zealand's largest business advocacy body, committed to championing a production, export-oriented, competitive business environment in which enterprise can thrive.

Membership is drawn from four regional business organizations: EMA, Business Central, the Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce (CECC) and the Otago Southland Employers' Association (OSEA) - which offer services and support to 14,500 members companies

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