To help the region's enterprises stay ahead of the curve, Venture Taranaki has launched a new webinar series, which aims to support the Taranaki business community during COVID-19 and beyond. ‘Ahead of the Curve’ will host different industry and technical expert, providing critical support, information and practical steps you can use as we transition through the levels of restrictions and begin our regional economic recovery. 

For information on upcoming webinars, keep an eye on our social media and business event listing channels. 

How to increase your personal energy, performance, and productivity in demanding times

Tom Schurr gives us an effective framework to lift our personal energy and performance.

Fantastic interns and where to find them

Hear about the range of internships available in Taranaki and what support is out there to find students and fund internships and get inspired by some of our local success stories.

Decommissioning the Tui Oil Field

Susan Baas, the Petroleum & Minerals National Manager from Ministry Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) provide an overview of the project to decommission the Tui Oil Field.

Understanding Social Procurement

Dr Seán Barnes from the Ākina Foundation presents 'Understanding Social Procurement and the Benefits Involved'. What is social procurement? How is it emerging in NZ and who is part of the push for action?

Using tech to break down barriers to work

Gordon Heggie and Stephen Reed from Jobhop tell the story of how a concussion led to a new platform connecting businesses and private households with people who need work.

Navigating the internet video BOOM!

Jordan McFadyen from Done By Nine explores ways that your business can increase brand-awareness and sales with online video, and explain why you need to start your online video strategy now.

Re-Employment: Changing the way you think about getting a job

With uncertainty surrounding the current job market, Tim Carrington from Carrington Recruitment shares what to do differently on your job applications, why someone should hire you, and how to stand out.

Energy (not time) is your greatest asset

Tom Schurr from Woke Traders outlines how productivity and profit are linked to managing your individual and business energy. Why evergy, not time is your greatest asset in times of change and what are the biggest drainers and gainers from your energy are.

Taranaki Business Survey - June 2020

Justine Gilliland and Anne Probert present the data and analysis of the June 2020 Taranaki Business Survey. The results of this survey should be of particular interest, and indicate the current state of business confidence in Taranaki during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Banks and businesses

A real-world conversation around the current climate for businesses, with practical advice on how to strengthen your business and get the most from your banking relationship. Featuring Ian Cooper, Warren Jones and Mike Minders from the business team at TSB.

Adapting your business to remote working

In these unprecedented times, with physical barriers being put upon us within our workplaces, learning how to work effectively for you, for your family and the organisations you work for is a proactive investment. Adam Harris outlines the challenges and opportunities within remote working.

Go Local, Go Taranaki

Brylee Flutey from Venture Taranaki dives into the Go Local Go Taranaki Campaign. A critical recovery message to encourage conscious local spending to support local enterprises and employment. Find out how you can get behind this message and how the campaign can benefit you.

Tradies: Target your Terms and thrive beyond COVID-19

Sian Wingate founder of Tradie Terms presents her top three tips on getting cashflow through the door quicker. Discover how terms of trade can be used as your #1 tool to get paid faster.

Successful Contact Tracing

Roger Ford from Datacom answers all our questions on contact tracing. These are very uncertain times, and being able to implement effective systems to support contact tracing is complex. This session hopes to provide a framework and insights into ways to manage through the chaos.

A Year of Two Halves

There's never been a better time to review and develop the culture of your organisation. Focusing on practical ‘’how to’’ steps to understand your precovid culture, develop an understanding of  your desired culture and key actions to take to shift from the current to the desired. With panelists from Baker Tilly.

Business Continuity

Hear what your business should be considering to ensure business continuity through Alert Levels 3, 2 and beyond.’ Including business aid, commercial leases and employment law featuring panelists Troy Wano, Alice Tocher and Rebecca Eaton from Govett Quilliam.

Securing your Mental WOF

Overall wellbeing champion Paul Rangiwahia, explores creating better work environments, being kinder to ourselves, and protecting our mental health. This webisode covers; Spring cleaning your mind; The return to the tribe; Redefining success.

The Business of People

Discover what steps you need to take to maintain the wellbeing, health and safety of your people, and your business viability as you balance your operations and employment needs during this time with Annalese Sharrock and Charlotte McIssac of Strategy Collective.

Digital (un)normal: Adapting business for a digital future in Level 3 and beyond

Featuring Jordan McFadyen of Done by Nine talking about digital marketing strategies.

Steps to operating under Level 3

Join us and Velocite Ltd Director and owner Grant McQuoid as he discusses the crucial steps you need to take prior to operating under Level 3.

New report forecasts COVID-19 impact on regional economy

Watch Infometrics’ Brad Olsen discuss the key findings of the report, and implications for the regional economy:

Venture Taranaki + Infometrics webinar on the impact of COVID-19

Infometrics' Brad Olsen delivered a comprehensive analysis of up-to-the-minute data of relevance to Taranaki's regional economy as it assesses the impacts of COVID-19.