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It’s quick and easy to make the right connections in Wellington. We’re New Zealand's government hub, as well as the home of a range of industry associations and business networks. So there’s plenty of opportunities to connect with government and other business professionals in your industry in Wellington.
Making business connections is easy in Wellington with networking and professional events happening year-round. Learn from some of the best in the industry and mingle with other business professionals in Wellington.
Take a look at our professional events calendar to see what events are coming up in your industry.
There are approximately 40 embassies and high commissions in Wellington. Many of these delegations have trade promotion functions. View a full list to see whether your country has direct representation in Wellington.
There are also many bilateral trade organisations charged with facilitating business between countries, such as:
Wellington has a number of active business networking organisations:
There are a wide range of industry-specific associations that can assist you, your business and staff when you arrive in Wellington. The associations listed below either have a presence in Wellington or elsewhere in New Zealand:
Wellington also has a great professional ‘Meetup’ community. These groups are great for connecting with other like-minded professionals and business owners in the Wellington region.