Selling is a skill; a skill that can be taught, and a skill that can be learnt. We have a range of tools available which cover everything from recognising and defining target markets to effectively communicating your message and closing a sale. Our team is made up of numerous professionals with proven track records in sales, boasting skills they are more than willing to share with our members and local enterprises. 

Advice and Consultancy

The Chamber offers members assistance in sales covering a wide range of topics - broad and specific business advice, practical sales assistance and tips for business to business (B2B) and business to consumer (B2C) sales. For more information email Shirley van Waveren or call 03 353 0316.

Training and Events

The Chamber can tailor training to your specific needs and deliver in-house, as well as 1:1 personalised coaching engagements in all subject areas to address organisational/individual needs. The Chamber provides public workshops on B2B sales and B2C sales as well as plenty of networking events - for information, inspiration and education - to build your business contacts and promote your business or services. Check out over 140 training courses and events specific to all aspects of business in our Training and Events Calendar. To receive our fortnightly Upcoming Training & Events e-newsletter please email Mary Botting.

Resources (guides and samples)

The Chamber has over 100 resources, free to members, covering all aspects of business operation. In particular the sales resources cover the following areas:

  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Customer Service
  • Distribution

Visit our Sales resource page to access sample documents and quick guides.

Member Savings

Doing business with our members makes good sense. The Chamber provides a range of member discounts and special offers from our key national partners and local Chamber supporters enabling members to save money on a range of services including - banking services, recruitment, telecommunications, motor vehicles, auto rental, office products, health insurance, fuel and appliances. Visit our Member Savings page to learn more.

Publications and Communications

Update magazine - distributed quarterly to Chamber members free of charge. Tackling current issues and featuring regular columns from key business leaders. Click here to receive the next issue.

Manufacturing & Exporting - a monthly e-newsletter update for Chamber members on current manufacturing and export issues and trends, including The Exporter newsletter from ExportNZ. Click here to sign up for this newsletter.

BusinessNZ PSI (Performance of Services Index) - a monthly survey providing an early indicator of levels of activity in the New Zealand service sector. Email Shirley van Waveren to take part.

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