Waikato Exports to the World Expo

Waikato Exports to the World Expo

ANZ and ExportNZ proudly presents the Waikato Export event of the year.

The NZ Government has set the ambitious goal toincrease exports from 30% of GDP to 40% of GDP by 2025 – bringing greater wealth to NZ.  Waikato will be a key part of our country's export success.

If you are an established exporter or are an aspiring one, the Waikato Exports to the World Expo will connect you with organisations that can help facilitate, simplify and expedite your own exporting journey, helping you understand how each one can assist you in growing operations.

Free admission to our trade booths which will run from 9am-5pm.  The Hon Steven Joyce will be opening the event at 9am alongside David Bennet MP, Hamilton East.

Organisations attending are:

ANZ, NZTE, NZ Customs, MFAT, NZ Export Credit Office, Kea NZ, NZ Story, LANZBC, NZGBA, NZCTA, AmCham, INZBC, MSM Sales Specialists, Waikato Chamber of Commerce, PWC, Corporate Traveller, Waikato Business News, Mainfreight Air & Ocean, Digital Stream, University of Waikato, Waikato Innovation Park, Independent Verification Services, Baldwins & EMA.

During the day we will be holding 4x seminars at a one off cost. Attend all or whichever one suit your requirements:

9.30am – 10.30am

Session 1 – Going to market offshore

Session hosted by: -Kea NZ

A seminar on some of the key decisions for an aspiring exporter including selection of suitable export markets, distribution channels and third party providers

Morag McCay,                   Director - Conducere

Simon Graafhuis, Chief Financial Officer, Gallagher Group

11.30am – 12.30pm

Session 2 – Tariffs and non-tariff trade barriers & maximising FTA export documentation & HS codes 

Session hosted by: Mainfreight

Brett Collett , Senior Policy Analyst, Trade Access, NZ Customs

Charles Boulton,  Senior Policy Officer, Trade Negotiations, MFAT

1.30pm – 2.30pm

Session 3 – Accessing finance and reducing credit risk

Session hosted by: Corporate Traveller

A seminar covering export credit options including an overview of the products offered by NZECO

Phil Quinn, Senior Business Originator, NZ Export Credit Office

David Barnett, Senior Manager, Trade & Supply Chain, ANZ 

Steve Lowe, Business Relationship Manager, QBE

3.30pm – 4.30pm

Session 4 – How do I digitalise my export strategy

Session hosted by:  digitalstream

A seminar on how digital capabilities can be considered within your export strategy to enhance customer experience and provide a flexible and cost effective operating model

Damian Willems,  Program Manager Digital, NZTE

Russell Brown, CEO,  digitalstream 

Register NOW to secure your place as numbers are limited.

Attend Contact

Time & Date

Friday, 29 April 2016, 09:00 AM - Friday, 29 April 2016, 05:30 PM


Silverdale Road, Hamilton ($2 Car Parking, Gate 10)

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Members: $50 +gst (4 seminars) Non Members: $200 +gst (4 seminars)