Chamber Events/Training / Courses

Speed Networking 5 July 2017

Our popular Speed Networking event is back again. Networking is a key tool for anyone in business, even in the digital age. The Ignite Wanaka speed networking night enables business owners, managers and their staff to talk about their business, brand and product in a supportive environment and to a captive audience.



This event is great for ….

  • New businesses wanting to spread the word about their product, service or business
  • Established businesses looking to make new connections
  • People new to town
  • Improving your business social skills
  • Middle managers and staff looking to gain confidence within the business.

Each person gets two minutes to share their message and talk about their business with another ‘networker’ one-on-one before a bell is rung and the next person gets their turn. The final bell will sound and everyone moves to the next chair and you do it all over again with someone new.

Wednesday 5th July 2016
Edgewater Resort, 5.30pm-8pm – drinks and canapes provided

No cost for Chamber Members. Preference given to members who have not taken part in previous speed networking events.

RSVP essential for this event due to limited numbers (only 20 spaces)
Please email to reserve your spot.

QLDC by-election- Meet the Candidates

Due to the resignation of Councillor Ella Lawton, who’s running for Otago Regional Council, there is to be a by-election to fill the vacancy in the Wanaka Ward of the Queenstown Lakes District Council. The Ignite Wanaka Chamber will once again hold a Q+A sesssion to meet the candidates and for members of the community to ask questions

Tuesday 11 July, 5-6.30pm
Lake Wanaka Centre
Hosted by Mike Regal, Radio Wanaka

To represent the Wanaka Ward (one vacancy), the following are standing.

  • BATTSON, Jude
  • HUDSON, Wayne
  • SMITH, Quentin
  • SPEARING, Eddie       Independent

As there are more candidates than there are vacancies to be filled, an election will be held between the said candidates using the first past the post electoral system by postal vote, conducted over the period from 6 July 2017 to 28 July 2017

The Cube Wanaka – Business Mentoring Initiative

Free On-Line Training

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