What’s on at the New Zealand International Business Centre?
Explore activities from NZTE and our partners at the New Zealand International Business Centre this year.
Check back soon for 2024 activities.
New Zealand-United Kingdom Trade
Wednesday 14 June, 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm
On 31 May 2023, the New Zealand – United Kingdom Free Trade Agreement (NZ-UK FTA) will enter into force. Come and hear about the benefits of the FTA and how it will advance two-way goods and services trade worth NZ$5.3 billion.
This event will feature a range of speakers including the UK Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to New Zealand, Rt Hon David Mundell MP, and a panel of New Zealand and UK companies discussing the benefits of the NZ-UK FTA and opportunities for cooperation.
Afternoon tea will be provided with networking at the end of the session. Registration is free on a first-come, first-served basis.
Hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Manatū Aorere (MFAT) and the British High Commission.
Latin America – the agritech opportunity
Wednesday 14 June, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Join NZTE’s expert panel for an update on agritech opportunities in Latin America and to hear perspectives on New Zealand’s future agribusiness and trade relationships in the region.
Featuring Sara Reyes, New Zealand Trade Commissioner Latin America, Elvira Martinez, NZTE’s Country Manager for Colombia, and other speakers to be confirmed – don’t miss this unique market update.
Latin America New Zealand Business Council Event
Thursday 15 June, 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Join the Latin America New Zealand Business Council for a morning tea session to hear from experts doing business in Latin America.
Good Harvest: Sustainable Agriculture Practices - New Zealand & the EU
Thursday 15 June, 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Sustainable agriculture is a shared journey for New Zealand and European farmers, policymakers and politicians, stakeholders and consumers.
Join us to hear how New Zealand and the EU work together in sustainable agriculture, including in research cooperation, along with a discussion on new opportunities for businesses large and small through the EU-NZ FTA.
Hon Damien O’Connor, Minister of Agriculture and Minister for Trade & Export Growth alongside H.E. Nina Obermaier, Ambassador of the European Union, will also lead a conversation with EU and NZ industry leaders.
Women in Agritech Networking Event
Thursday 15 June, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Meet and forge new connections with women and other supporters in the primary industry. Hear from a fantastic panel of inspirational speakers sharing their journey in agriculture and international trade.
Hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Manatū Aorere (MFAT) and Agritech New Zealand.