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Business support

The Wellington region is a diverse and innovative place that has the resources and networks for growing your smart, creative enterprise. WellingtonNZ is proud to support and facilitate business success through many of our business units.


CreativeHQ is Wellington's startup base. A subsidiary of WellingtonNZ, they enable bright people to build brilliant businesses by nourishing entrepreneurial talent and driving startup innovation in the Wellington region. They are dedicated to increasing the number of high growth businesses that fuel New Zealand’s economy through their incubation and acceleration programmes as well as grassroots entrepreneur initiatives and innovation services.

Find out more about our CreativeHQ and the Wellington startup ecosystem.

Business Growth and Innovation

WellingtonNZ is your Regional Business Partner (RBP) for the Wellington Region, and our team of business advisors can help you take your business to the next level.

If your business has aspirations for growth, we’ve got the tools to help you make it happen. The Business Growth team work with businesses across the Wellington region to support innovation, and increase scale, revenue, investment, capability and employment.

Find out more about services the Business Growth and Innovation team offer, or contact the team.

Marketing & PR

WellingtonNZ has a variety of marketing and PR support for businesses within the Wellington Region. From monthly business enewsletters to social channels, and event promotion to media support, there are numerous ways we can help amplify the work that you're doing.

Find out more about the marketing and PR services WellingtonNZ provide.

Tourism product development

If you're looking to set up a new tourism product in Wellington, our Tourism Trade team can provide you with advice on sales channels, contacts, product feasibility and other market considerations including H&S and the cruise market.

For more information, contact Jo Heaton, Tourism and Trade Economy Manager. 

Business Events Wellington

Business Events Wellington is a membership-based group that promotes Wellington as a conference, meeting and incentive destination. There are three tiers of membership as well as the ability to pay to be listed under the dedicated section of our website. If you a business that services the conference, event and incentive market and would like to find out more and maximising the opportunity of this key market sector, feel free to get in touch  with the business events team.